Begin each day with the Morning Program with Mark and Gary, a live and local radio broadcast designed to get you going in the right direction. Heard every weekday from 5:15 to 9 a.m., host Mark Zimmerman will encourage you with Scripture, spark thoughtful conversation on current topics and challenge you to live today for Jesus Christ.
Gary Bittner adds updates on what’s happening locally that affects our community. Listen for Christian music, news, traffic updates, weather, community events, interviews, features, as well as opportunities for you to participate! Designed to inspire, inform and entertain, Moody Radio Cleveland’s, Morning Program with Mark & Gary, will bring a smile to your face as you dive into your day.
Born in Cleveland, Mark Zimmerman 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.