Former Chicago Entertainment Critic, Radio Host Norman Mark Dies
March 22, 2012 at 3:47 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former CHICAGO DAILY NEWS and NBC O&O WMAQ-TV/CHICAGO entertainment reporter and critic NORMAN MARK, who died MONDAY from complications of multiple myeloma in RANCHO MIRAGE, CA at 72, according to the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES.
MARK, a graduate of NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY's MEDILL SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM, started his career at WHAP-A/HOPEWELL, VA in 1963, then moved to middays at WCKY-A/CINCINNATI and WAIT-A and WIND-A/CHICAGO, hosting overnights and weekends at the latter. MARK also served in the news department at KSFR-A/SANTA FE, filled in at KGO-A/SAN FRANCISCO, and hosted a weekend show at KNWZ-A/PALM SPRINGS. Most recently, MARK wrote movie reviews for the PALM DESERT ENTERTAINER.