Radio Personality…Television Talk Show Host…Political Consultant…Public Relations and Marketing Counselor…Community Servant …
Those are just a few titles that have described Marc Curtis Little since 1972. Today, Marc is prouder to be called husband, father, son, brother, friend and a child of God. The award-winning mass communications veteran is now a published award-winning author—Don’t Blink When God Calls (2008, Infinity Publishing), the Indie Excellence Award-winning Angels in the Midst (2010, Infinity Publishing), the Next Generation Indie Book Award-winning Magnificent Redemption (2012, MLPR Books/CreateSpace) and the two-time Next Generation Indie Book Award-winning After Obama (2014, MLPR Books/CreateSpace)—and a social media evangelist.
Marc is also a part-time commercial and stage actor. Marc had a speaking role in the Emmy award-winning (eleven) HBO movie Recount, appeared in television commercials and print ads in Florida and Georgia, and played in the Jacksonville, Florida productions of The Color Purple: The Musical (Old Mister), Fences (Gabriel) and A Soldier’s Play (Sergeant Vernon Waters).
Marc Curtis Little was born on September 8, 1951 to the late Clara Little and Matthew Little in Newark, New Jersey. He was formally educated in the Newark public school system at Peshine Avenue Elementary School and Weequahic High School, where he earned seven varsity sports letters and academic honors.
Marc learned survival skills in his blue-collar neighborhood situated in the South Ward of New Jersey’s most populous city. After graduating high school in 1969, Marc moved to California to attend Los Angeles City College, from where he earned a degree in Broadcast Communications.
Marc’s professional career began in 1972 when he accepted a job in Jacksonville, Florida. His tenure included on-air and management positions in radio and television in four states, and ownership of a nationally recognized public relations company for 20 years.
As a broadcaster and programming executive, he earned seven Billboard Magazine awards, as well as honors from Black Radio Exclusive Magazine and Radio & Records Magazine. Marc was recognized by the Public Relations Society of America with two President’s Achievement Awards for his landmark work as vice chairman of its National Diversity Committee.
As one of America’s most visible public relations counselors for a quarter of a century, Marc worked with Pepsi-Cola, Pfizer, Glory Foods, Disney World, Comcast, The Florida Lottery, Florida’s Anti-Tobacco Truth Initiative, former National Basketball Association All-Star Amare’ Stoudemire, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Congressional Black Caucus, Congresswoman Corrine Brown, Republican National Committee, Florida A&M University, Edward Waters College, CBS Records and the Florida Department of Commerce through his companies, Urban Media Communications and Marc Little Public Relations.
Marc’s work as a public servant has crossed four decades. He was appointed by statewide political officials to volunteer positions on the Florida Commission on Human Relations, the Office of Faith and Community-Based Partnerships, Foundation for Florida’s Future, Florida Commission on Minority Economic and Business Development, Jacksonville Insight Committee and Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Workforce 2000 Task Force. Marc has been honored with awards from more than 100 organizations for his volunteer work in the public sector.
Marc is a devout Christian and the father of two adult children. He is married to the former Zaundria Mapson May. Though Marc divides his time between northern New Jersey and Florida, he maintains his membership at Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida.