Publisher — Robert P. Mark
Robert Mark (Rob), Commercial pilot & Publisher, Jetwhine.com
Robert Mark, a 35-year aviation-industry thought leader, is Chief Executive Officer of CommAvia, a marketing-communications group that delivers … leading edge media to the aviation industry.
Mark is Editor of AINSafety, a weekly aviation safety magazine published by Aviation International News. He has twice won the coveted Airbus Aerospace Journalist of the Year award at the Paris Air Show, as well as the National Business Aviation Association’s 2010 Award for Outstanding Journalism. He is the author of four McGraw-Hill books, the most recent being the second edition of a Professional Pilot Career Guide published in June 2007.
Robert Mark and his Editor Scott Spangler, publish the award-winning, syndicated aviation blog Jetwhine.com as well as co-host and co-produce the weekly aviation radio show, The Airplane Geeks. He’s a regular aviation contributor to Fox News and CNN, having appeared on both Fox’s Geraldo at Large, as well as CNN’s In the Arena with Elliott Spitzer. Mark has been featured on NBC, PBS, as well as WGN and KFI radio. An adjunct faculty member at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, he teaches Marketing/Public Relations and Communications Skills/Persuasive Messaging focused around traditional and emerging media.
Mark, a commercial pilot, has logged 7,000 flying hours in airliners and business-jets, as well as dozens of small training aircraft. He says the most fun was a few hours in the captain’s seat of the mighty Airbus A380. Robert Mark also spent 10 years as an air traffic controller and supervisor with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
A professional speaker, Rob Mark has engaged audiences on a variety of aviation business marketing topics at regional, as well as national convention meetings for the Business Aviation Meet-Up at RAF Northolt in London, the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) convention, Cessna Aircraft Company, the Wichita Aero Club, both the Florida and Minnesota Aviation Trades Associations, as well as the Texas Department of Transportation.
He received his Master of Science degree from the Integrated Marketing Communications program at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in English by Northeastern Illinois University. Mark is a member of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), the General Aviation Airport Coalition (GAAC), The American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) and the Mystery Writers of America (MWA).
Contact Robert Mark at firstname.lastname@example.org, or email@example.com. By phone, ring 847-864-9780. You’ll also find Rob Mark on Twitter at: “Jetwhine,” on LinkedIn.com at “Robert Mark” and on SKYPE at: commavia.