Most recently, Marks had served as Senior Vice President, NBC Universal Television Group Publicity, since May 2004, following the formation of the newly combined NBC Universal. Before then, she was Senior Vice President of NBC Entertainment Publicity since July 2001, overseeing all communications efforts for NBC Entertainment.
Earlier, Marks served as Vice President of NBC Entertainment Publicity since 1999, where she was responsible for all press and electronic publicity for NBC's primetime series and longform programming. Under her leadership, NBC merged its West Coast press and publicity department with its electronic media department to increase synergy in support of NBC's Entertainment programming.
From 1994-99, Marks was Director of Press & Publicity for NBC Movies, Miniseries and Specials. She oversaw the publicity campaigns for primetime specials and longform programming such as "The "60s," "Alice in Wonderland" and "Merlin." Previously, Marks had been Senior Press Manager (1994) as well as Press Manager (1992-94) for movies, miniseries and specials. She joined NBC Media Relations as a Junior Publicist in 1991.
Marks began her career at NBC in 1984. Before moving into Media Relations, she held positions in a number of departments, including news, sales and corporate events.
A native of Rockport, Mass., Marks is a graduate of Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications. She lives in Chatsworth, Calif., with her husband, Rick, and daughter, Dempsey Taylor.