Donald Van de Mark

San Francisco

Donald is an author, public speaker and spokesman. From 1981 through 2002, he spent over 20 years as a ground-breaking journalist. In the early 1980's, Donald was one of a small group of reporters who pioneered business news on television.

From 1988 through 1993, he was the first Washington correspondent for CNBC. There, he was spent over 25 years as a ground-breaking journalist. In the early 1980's, he was one of a small group of reporters who pioneered business news on
television.

From 1988 through 1993, he was the first Washington correspondent for CNBC. There, he was nominated for an Ace Award, for his five-part series entitled: "China – The Giant Awakens."

Donald worked for the feared media mogul Barry Diller as Diller made two widely covered takeover attmepts of Paramount Communications and CBS in 1993 and 1994.

Then Donald moved back into news for CNN in New York, where he edited and co-anchored MoneyWeek, as well as four additional shows that ran daily on CNN financial news. On August 31, 1998, he broke the story of Long Term Capital Management's near collapse, an event that shook global currency, bond and equity markets.

In 1999, he left CNN to become co-founder and EVP of Editorial Content for MyPrimeTime, a San Francisco-based media startup devoted to personal and professional development. There, Donald wrote and anchored two biographical TV series, Great Entrepreneurs and Great Leaders, both of which ran on public broadcasting stations.

In 2011 Donald completed his first book, The Good Among the Great, 19 Traits of the Most Admirable, Creative and Joyous People which is available on Amazon as well as most bookstores.