Moody Radio Cleveland
The Morning Program with Mark and the Morning Team

The Morning Program with Mark and Gary

Air Date July 18, 2013


On today's program guests include Terry Pluto, Jeff Johnson and John and Kendra Smiley.  Additional items referred to may be found on Moody Radio Cleveland's Facebook page:  Facebook Group.


Terry Pluto

6:05 a.m. – Terry Pluto
Sports Columnist for The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio
Topic: Envy
Website | Listen

6:15 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic:  The Word of the Day
calidity - heat 

6:45 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: PayPal credits Pennsylvania man with 92 quadrillion dollars

6:54 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: Mercy Ships to be featured on 60 Minutes this Sunday

Jeff Johnson

7:05 a.m. – Jeff Johnson
Director, Building Hope in the City; Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church, Cleveland, Ohio
Audio Blog Topic: “The Best of Jeff” - Making it Rain | Listen

7:15 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: America comes to Cleveland for National Senior Games

7:45 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: “Feed Their Future” Campaign for children of the Mathare Valley in Kenya
(888) 333-4978 | Website

8:05 a.m. – Terry Pluto
(Same as 6:05 a.m.)

8:15 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic:  The Grab Bag Question
One quadrillion dollars in numerals is a “1” followed by how many zeros? 15

Kendra and John Smiley

8:35 a.m. – John and Kendra Smiley
Parenting coaches and authors
Topic: Inconsistent Discipline | Listen

8:45 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: Cedar Point’s Gatekeeper is the best new amusement park ride


Mark Zimmerman

Mark Zimmerman

Born in Cleveland, Mark grew up in Geauga County. After graduating from West Geauga, Mark went to Bowling Green where he majored in Radio/TV. Mark landed a job at WUAB-TV where he did just about everything. He entered the advertising world in 1987 working at various area agencies. In February 1993, Mark was heard for the first time on Moody Radio Cleveland as a part-timer, and started hosting The Morning Program in 2000.

Mark lives in Lake County with his wife Wendy, three daughters, a large cat, and an active dog. Mark sings in the praise team at church, leads an adult Sunday School class and serves on the board of Building Hope in the City. With the entire Zimmerman family, Mark is very involved in the ministry of the Love & Hope Children’s Home in El Salvador.