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

BYD Signs Jobs Agreement at Lancaster Plant

BYD Motors Inc. announced Monday signing a community benefits agreement with Jobs to Move America to create job opportunities for underserved people at the company’s Lancaster manufacturing plant.

Downtown Lancaster Named a Cultural District

Downtown Lancaster has been designated as a state cultural district by the California Arts Council.

Teledyne Acquires Pump Manufacturer

A subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Inc. has acquired a Pennsylvania manufacturer of precision components and subassemblies, it was announced Thursday.

Filming Up in Santa Clarita

Santa Clarita issued 545 on-location film permits in its recently completed 2016-17 fiscal year, the fourth year in a row the city has recorded more than 500 permits.

Location Filming Drops in Q2

On-location film, television and commercial production fell by 4.7 percent in the second quarter compared to a year ago, according to figures released Wednesday by FilmL.A.

Penthouse Acquires Omni Magazine

Penthouse Global Media has acquired Omni magazine and plans to publish a print issue of the groundbreaking science publication in October.

Cameras Ready to Roll in Converted Warehouse

ENTERTAINMENT: Partners see demand for Crimson Studios.

Crimson Production Studios is taking advantage of the booming local entertainment industry with new soundstages.

Chamber Lauds Those Who Serve

Two Valley employees given awards because they help businesses.

Chamber of Commerce honors public servants who helped local businesses in the line of duty.

When Aging Jet Engine Needs Parts, Call Ontic

AEROSPACE: Company signs license deals with legacy motor manufacturers.

Ontic Engineering & Manufacturing Inc. has made a deal with Pratt & Whitney Canada for the manufacturing rights to components for a business jet engine.

Brand Manager

Former ski bum turned public relations consultant John Lockhart loves to tell the stories of client companies and their products.

John Lockhart, president of People Media Worldwide Inc., on gathering audiences to hear his clients’ stories.

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