“I think consumers need someone to listen to them and I find taking on that role to be very gratifying.” Mark has written about consumer issues for ConsumerAffairs.com since 2004. Previously, he was a news correspondent for the Associated Press Radio Network, Westwood One Radio Networks and Marketwatch.com.
Huffman also produces video segments for ConsumerAffairs.com and, in 2006, produced a 20-minute DVD, “Senior Scam Alert,” a training tool to help seniors avoid scams.
He received a B.A. degree from the University of Kentucky. He and his family live in a historic rowhouse in Richmond, VA, and have a weekend home on Chesapeake Bay.
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