Based in Boston since early 2014, he covers New England for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and is an anchor and reporter for WBZ NewsRadio 1030. He also contributes to The Irish Times, The Irish Daily Mail, and Northern Sound Radio.
From 2014 to 2018 he covered New England for Fox News Radio. Prior that, in New York, he was an editor and on-air reporter at Fox News Radio.
From 2002 to 2012 Bill Marcus was based in East Asia where he covered the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics, the Japan Tsunami, the cultural and technological transformation of China and breaking news and international sporting events for Fox News Radio, American Public Media’s Marketplace, Fox TV, France 24 TV, PRI’s The World and the French wire service AFP.
From China he also wrote for IDG’s Computerworld and Chief Marketing Officer magazines, Ziff Davis’ CIO Insight, Crain Communications’ Ad Age China, SourceMedia’s CardLine Asia-Pacific, the Shanghai Business Review, the The Independent, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Toledo Blade, WAMU, Washington, Shanghai Daily, the Oriental Morning Post, The Times-Union, of Albany, N.Y., and he was Shanghai correspondent for the Fred Dicker Show.
During this time, he also reported for National Public Radio from the northeastern United States.
In the 1980s and 90s, Bill was a regular contributor from the New York State Capitol in Albany for WABC-AM TalkRadio 77, New York, WNEW-AM, New York, the AP Radio Network, National Public Radio, the Mutual Broadcasting System, and the ABC and CBS radio networks. His feature work was aired on AP Radio.
From 1982-1986 he wrote a regular political column, “Dateline: Albany,” for three weekly Westchester newspapers. He also wrote for the Capital District Business Review and The Saratogian.
Bill’s first articles about China were published in 1995 when he was a reporter for The Record of Troy, N.Y. His New York Times op-ed piece, For Gay People, Out of Sight, Out of Life, in 1990, correlated a lack of social tolerance in the New York City suburbs with the skyrocketing HIV infection rate there, and, resulted in administrative reform.
Bill Marcus began his broadcast career in 1980 in his home town of Greenburgh, New York, on WFAS, White Plains, as an editor, anchor, beat reporter, and public affairs talk show host.
He was first published in 1977 in The New York Times when he was a senior in high school. His article, The Motor Vehicle Torture, lampooned the Westchester Department of Motor Vehicles.