San Fernando Valley Business Journal


Mark Madler covers accounting, aviation & aerospace, banking & finance, manufacturing, media & entertainment, the cities of Burbank and Simi Valley, 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.

Recent Stories

New CFO at Wesco Aircraft

Richard J. Weller has been appointed chief financial officer and executive vice president at Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc.

Planning Commission OKs Sun Valley Studio Complex

The Los Angeles Planning Commission unanimously recommended on Thursday that a proposed sound stage complex in Sun Valley receive a conditional use permit and required variances from zoning rules.

Technicolor, Deluxe Create Digital Joint Venture

Technicolor S.A. and Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. announced Thursday an agreement to create a digital cinema joint venture.

AwesomenessTV to Launch Channel for Moms

DreamWorks Animation’s AwesomenessTV online teen network will launch a second network later this year aimed at mothers in the millennial generation.

Englander Declares for Antonovich Seat

Valley Councilman Mitch Englander announced on Wednesday that he is running to replace County Supervisor Michael Antonovich, who is termed out.

Tenants High and Dry in High-Desert Market Lacking Choices

There was little activity in the Antelope Valley industrial market during the quarter despite the economic recovery – for good reason. There simply is little desirable product available.

Disney Makes Big Bet on Fantasy Draft Website

TRANSACTION: Media giant gets in on action with $250 million stake in DraftKings.

The investment by Walt Disney Co. in fantasy sports betting startup DraftKings Inc. may not be huge, but it offers to attract the younger online demographic that most media companies and advertisers seek.

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L.A. Talk Radio finds ‘broadcast’ success online

Want to speak your mind behind the microphone? L.A. Talk Radio will provide the air.

Stratolaunch Taxis to Runway

AEROSPACE: Work nearing end in Mojave on world’s largest jet plane.

The world’s largest plane will soon taxi down a runway in Mojave.

Golden State Opportunity For Florida?

Gov. Rick Scott visits Valley group to talk business friendliness.

Why a local business group provided a podium to Florida Gov. Rick Scott.

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