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Mark Edwards
Works at CÜR Media
Attended University of Evansville
Lives in St. Louis
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Genre Manager/Music Technology Director, CÜR Media, Managing General Partner, Mark Edwards Worldwide
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Merging Compelling Content With Innovative Technology To Cause Disruption
Employment
  • CÜR Media
    Genre Manager/Music Technology Director, 2015 - present
  • Mark Edwards Worldwide
    Managing General Partner, 2007 - present
  • Unisys
    Content Manager/Web Analytics Specialist, 2014 - 2015
  • TeshMedia Group
    Senior Vice President, Content Development, 2012 - 2013
  • Entercom Communications Kansas City KUDL/KGEX
    Program Director/Brand Manager, KUDL, KGEX, and KZPT, 2010 - 2011
  • CBS Radio
    Director Of Programming-KEZK/KYKY St. Louis, MO, 2004 - 2010
  • Entercom Communications
    Program Director, KOSI/KALC Denver, 2003 - 2004
  • Bonneville International
    Operations Manager, WVRV St. Louis, 2001 - 2003
  • Viacom
    Vice President/Programming WLIT Chicago, 1990 - 1999
  • Greater Media
    Operations Manager, WEJM Philadelphia, 2000 - 2001
  • Knight Quality Stations
    Operations Manager, WSRS/WTAG Worcester, MA, 1988 - 1990
  • Fairbanks Broadcasting
  • Infinity Broadcasting
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St. Louis
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Indianapolis - Chicago - Philadelphia - Denver - Boston - Kansas City - Worcester, MA
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Introduction

Mark Edwards’ career in Online and Social Media, multi-platform content creation and broadcasting spans over 40 years and almost every form of media. He has had experience in radio programming and management, music streaming, building online presence, computer programming, and consulting on everything from branding to developing highly successful Social Media campaigns.

His work touches almost every communications platform in the online and broadcast spaces, and his current position as Genre Manager and Musical Technical Director at CÜR Media lets him combine his experience in online media, broadcast programming, internet content creation, and computer programming to help build a revolutionary new music streaming platform. Mark Edwards Worldwide, the multi-disciplinary media consultancy he has operated since 2007, continues to work with selected clients on Content Creation, Social Media, Online Presence, SEO, SEM, and Web Analytics projects.

Edwards worked with Unisys as a Content Manager and Web Analytics Specialist for a number of United States Department Of Justice websites. In that role, he was charged with creating web content, optimizing it for SEO success, and analyzing its effectiveness. He also wrote the code that powered the websites, using tools including C#, Microsoft Visual Studio, Bootstrap, SharePoint, HTML5, CSS, and many more.

As Senior Vice President of Content Development for the TeshMedia Group and John Tesh Radio show, Edwards was responsible for all online and social network activity, including website, SEO, SEM, analytics, podcast and streaming audio creation, working on the company’s video and television projects, and leading the company’s push into the world of branded content and content marketing.

Edwards is a longtime award winning new media, online, and broadcast programmer, manager, and innovator. He works with and helps develop the cutting edge of the latest technology, and is regularly asked to test new products for firms like Google, Facebook, Twitter, and many more. His New Media Newsfeed, updating the latest tech and User Experience news, is read by thousands of people a month. His writing has been published in a score of online and print platforms and he has spoken at many industry events.

His quarter of century of programming top radio stations includes WLIT/Chicago, KOSI/Denver, KYKY, KEZK, and WVRV in St. Louis and more. His pioneering work in Social Media, online marketing, and multi-platform branding is well known in the broadcasting and online industries.

Among his many accomplishments are launching one of the first websites for a radio station in 1992, producing the first direct mail video for a broadcast property, and an unsurpassed track record in launching new broadcast and online brands. Few in any industry can match Edwards’ unique understanding of online strategy and tactics, as well as his deep understanding of usability and best practices for dozens of online platforms, many of which he has worked with since their inception.

Education
  • University of Evansville
    1977 - 1980
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I hope I'm in the right place to ask this question. If not please let me know. I have a bunch of photos on my computer that I would like to send to the new Google photos storage. I see how to hook up a device or SD card to the computer and have the items on that device uploaded, but I don't see anything about uploading photo folders from a computer. Is there a way to do that with the new app?

Thanks in advance for any help you can give me with this question.
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Hi, Mark. On your computer's web browser, go to photos.google.com and make sure you are logged into your account. You'll be able to upload all your photos there. 
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The End Of An Era, And The End Of A Genre
When I started the day, I made a promise on Facebook that I wouldn't post incessantly about the end of David Letterman 's Late Show. For any student of broadcasting, any student of comedy, or anyone who lived through the last 33 years, this is a truly bitte...
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Flying While Disabled-A Cautionary Tale
I have a vision problem. Actually, I'm legally blind . I'm usually able to take care of myself and get around just fine, although I don't see well enough to drive. I've discovered that as air travel and airports get harder for all of us to deal with, I need...
Air travel for the disabled can be difficult, but there are laws to protect you. Know your rights and what to do if something goes wrong.
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This may sound like a joke, but it's serious journalism.
The great city of St. Louis has a major problem with gun violence. Even as homicide rates have continued to decline elsewhere in the country, they have surged in St. Louis, which last year saw a 33 percent rise in killing, to 159 in a city of 318,000. (Note: this...
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Why has Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster​ not joined Attorneys General from all over the country in condemning Anthem for allowing personal information, including Social Security numbers and birthdays, of over 80 million customers be taken by hackers? Is he firmly in the pocket of insurance companies and the insurance lobby? Give him a call and ask him why he's NOT on this letter. 573-751-3321. https://www.scribd.com/doc/255340712/Anthem-Data-Breach-AG-Letter-021015?fb_ref=Default
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UNBELIEVEABLE. Anthem has just officially informed me that they will NOT pay for any credit or identity protection measures members like me took on their own upon hearing that 80 million people's Social Security numbers and other very sensitive information may have been compromised. They claim they will be providing "good" credit protection services that will be retroactive to the data breach. Retroactive doesn't count if damage has already been done. This is an unacceptable response from a company that truly does not understand the damage they have done to their members. http://ow.ly/i/8AG4k
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Best of Darlene Love Singing "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) http://youtu.be/RfurmGiKZ5k
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His show may be over, but obviously he's keeping the small town news tradition alive. Never a good idea to pair the untrained with a master as shown here.
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+Mark Edwards The "untrained" is very trained and capable. He did exactly what he should of done. Gave Dave Lettermen questions to answer with sarcasm and wit and stepped aside to let him run with it. Very good an entertaining interview.
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Serious question from a frustrated consumer. What does it take to get actual help from someone at AT&T? https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/how-can-i-get-actual-help-from-att-mark-edwards
I'm at my wit's end and could use your help. I've been having massive service problems with AT&T UVerse for the last couple of weeks, have been told today that it will be another week before I have Internet, TV, and phone service, and have been treated inappropriately by the company. I've tried to get directly to managers in the company who have the ability to get things done, but can't get past their "Executive Office" lackeys. The person who I ...
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Anthem to customers who proactively paid for credit protection at the time of their data breach: drop dead.
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The Anthem data breach situation is getting worse and worse. Now state Attorneys General are asking for answers that some of us have been trying to find for almost a week. Anthem has been less than honest and transparent in dealing with their members. See the letter and what the AG's think.
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There's a good chance that my Social Security number, birthday, and other highly sensitive personal information about me was leaked by Anthem Blue Cross in a data breach. How upset am I about this lack of security and the bush league way the company is dealing with it? So upset that I went on TV to talk about it. So upset that I even used my real name. And so upset that I hope this kind of violation of privacy doesn't happen to you or someone you care about. 
Cybercriminals hacked the second-largest U.S. health insurance company, potentially affecting many of you. KSDK
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