Marc Bernier Wiki – Marc Bernier Biography
Marc Bernier was a talk radio host in Daytona Beach for 30 years. He is being reported to have died at the age of 65 after a three-week battle with COVID-19, WNDB and Southern Stone Communications announced on Twitter Saturday night, August 28th.
Marc Bernier was 65-years-old.
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Marc grew up in the small Rhode Island town of Tiverton. His first job was the midnight shift at a small radio station in Fall River, Mass., for a Portuguese-language station, on July 6, 1975. He doesn’t speak Portuguese, but he learned the ropes of broadcasting. He bounced up and around the radio dial and across New England before moving to Florida in 1990.
Marc came down as executive producer for Steve Crowley’s “American Scene,” a syndicated radio talk show produced live from Disney-MGM Studios and carried locally on WKIS-AM 740. Crowley would leave the show, and Marc subbed for Crowley. Marc would go on to host his national radio show, “The American Forum.”
In January of 1991, Marc’s next stop would be Daytona Beach and WNDB-AM 1150. Marc has been named by Talkers Magazine to its “Top 100 Talk Show Hosts in America” list many times. Marc has appeared on TV as well. In addition, Marc has taken his program to Washington more than 77 times. Marc began doing commentaries on the morning news program in 1994.
Marc added a Saturday morning program in 2002 called “Weekend Around the House.” The program, about home fix up and repair, began with Marc’s brother Carl. Justin Gates (vice-president of Sports Network International) replaced Carl in August of 2002. In 2003 Marc added a weekly book review show promoting literacy called “BookMarc.” Marc also hosted a talk show for WFHG-FM 92.7 in Bristol, Tennessee, from his home studio from 10 AM-Noon daily. You can check out Marc at marcberniershow.com.
Marc Bernier Death Cause
The WNDB radio host, an outspoken critic of COVID-19 vaccinations, died from COVID-19 after a three-week hospital stay, as first reported on Sunday, August 28th.
On August 10th, Bernier was hospitalized and spent three weeks fighting the virus. His last tweet quoted a video from Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried asking residents to get vaccinated, which he used to compare the US government to Nazi Germany.
“It’s with great sadness that WNDB and Southern Stone Communications announce the passing of Marc Bernier. Marc informed and entertained listeners on WNDB for over 30 years while enjoying a successful 46-year career as a broadcast journalist,” a WNDB Facebook post said.
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