Mark Tyler


Mark Tyler graduated from Atlantic City High School and went on to Columbia Union College, in Takoma Park, MD, which is now Washington Adventist University.

Mark earned a BA degree in Journalism. His major was Journalism/Publications. His minor was Communications. Upon graduation, he accepted a three-month internship with his hometown paper The Press of Atlantic City. That three-month internship was extended to six months and in the fifth month he was hired as a professional Staff Writer.

Mark worked as a Staff Writer for The Press for approximately six years before also being given responsibilities as a Weekend Assignment Coordinator.

During his 10 years at The Press, he won the following awards:

New Jersey Press Association Better Newspaper Contest

Responsible Journalism First Amendment

 (The Art Weissman Memorial Award)

Local School Boards Rack Up Travel Expenses

3rd Place, Daily over 60,000


New Jersey Press Association Better Newspaper Contest

Reporting and Writing, Community Home Run Award

Her Kitchen Long on Love, Short on Funds

3rd Place, Daily Over 60,000


Garden State Association of Black Journalists

Features Award

Big Ben

2nd Place, Daily Over 60,000


Mark prides himself on upholding the highest standards of journalistic integrity and has been working tirelessly to make this website a respected source for local news, events, business listings and discussion!


Mark has been a life-long Seventh-day Adventist Christian. He observes the Sabbath from sunset on Friday evening until sunset on Saturday evening so if you reach out to him and he doesn’t respond immediately please don’t be offended. He is observing his faith.

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