Mark Goodman has been a music fanatic since seeing the Beatles on Ed Sullivan as a kid. He started in radio in his hometown of Philadelphia at WMMR. In 1978 he became music director of the station and in 1980 became a part of the air staff at WPLJ, the number one rock station in New York. It was 1981 when Mark left WPLJ to join the as yet unknown music video channel called MTV. As one of the 5 original VJs Mark interviewed everyone from Paul McCartney to Sting to Bruce Springsteen. He also hosted several special shows for the channel including “The Week In Rock”, “120 Minutes” and the first show ever syndicated to broadcast by MTV “The Top 20 Video Countdown.”
In the late 80’s Mark began an acting career that saw him working in film, and TV. Goodman appeared in several films including “Man Trouble” the worst film Jack Nicholson ever made even though it was produced by the same team as the classic ‘5 Easy Pieces”! Mark had a small but pivotal role in Police Academy 6 (yes there were 6!). On TV Mark could be seen in such shows as “ Married With Children and The Practice. Mark can now be heard on SiriusXM Channel 8 as well as from 4 – 7pm weekdays on SiriusXM Channel 106.