Mark Madler

Staff Reporter (Technology, Entertainment)

Mark R. Madler covers aviation & aerospace, manufacturing, technology, automotive & transportation, media & entertainment, banking & finance and the Antelope Valley. He joined the company in February 2006.

Madler previously worked as a reporter for the Burbank Leader. Before that, he was a reporter for the City News Bureau of Chicago and several daily newspapers in the suburban Chicago area.

He has a bachelor’s of science degree in journalism from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

He can be reached at (818) 316-3126, or by email:

Phone: 818-316-3126 Extension: 117

Recent Stories

Airport Commission Clears Van Nuys Construction Project

The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners has accepted a report finding that construction of a new fixed-based operation at Van Nuys Airport will not harm the environment.

Dreamworks' Glendale Campus Sold

The campus of DreamWorks Animation in Glendale has been sold for $290 million to a partnership that includes South Korean investors.

Jamaica Hotel Buys Capstone Turbines

Capstone Turbine Corp. received an order for two of its microturbines for use at a hotel in Jamaica, the company announced Monday.

Zetta Jet Finds Financier in Bankruptcy

Zetta Jet Pte. Ltd. has received $8.5 million from a company it owes money to, allowing the private aviation company to continue operations while working through bankruptcy.

Economist Says Valley Growing Faster Than L.A. County

The San Fernando Valley is the bright spot in the Los Angeles County economy, an economist told attendees Thursday morning at the first San Fernando Valley Economic Forecast sponsored by the Business Journal and California Lutheran University.

Semtech Helps Launch Internet of Things Academy

Semtech Corp. has joined with other technology companies and organizations to create a college curriculum based on its long-range radio frequency technology.

BlackLine, KPMG Form Partnership

BlackLine Inc. has formed an alliance with accounting powerhouse KPMG to sell their technology products to help improve accounting efficiencies.

State Funds Chamber’s Job Training

Vulnerable employers could benefit from $187,000 grant.

Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber of Commerce secures state grant to train companies facing international competition.

Safety First For FedEx Contractor

Burbank delivery firm receives award from package giant.

FedEx contractor awarded for innovative safety record.

Throttle Bottle Offers Solution for Runaway Cars

AUTOMOTIVE: Invention could avoid costly accidents and manufacturer recalls.

A Porter Ranch resident has what he believes is a solution to the problem of unintended acceleration in vehicles – when a car zooms out of control and the brakes cannot overcome the power of the engine.

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