about standupdad

A longtime television news reporter, Mark Joyella took on the story of his life in 2010, when his daughter was born.  Despite years of working long days, living on coffee and adrenaline, and thinking he’d seen and done it all–riding out hurricanes, riding in fighter jets, and even eating fire at Coney Island–fatherhood was and is the most exhausting, amazing and meaningful work he’s ever done.

After working at television stations from Colorado to Alabama, Miami to New York City, and written for newspapers like the New York Post. These days Mark’s the TV Editor at Mediaite, serves as a New York based contributing correspondent for Australia’s top-rated The Morning Show, and coaches individuals and corporations on media, video and storytelling. You can learn more about Mark’s work at his website, Standupkid.

Mark’s also been dubbed “New York’s Most Annoying Husband” by the New York Daily News, and “World’s Most Annoying Husband by a New Zealand television network.  If you insist, you can find out more about all that on a very funny blog written, of course, by Mark’s wife.

Mark Joyella


8 Responses to “about standupdad”

  1. Annette October 19, 2010 at 1:05 pm #

    Can’t wait to read all about it! 🙂

    • standupkid October 19, 2010 at 1:13 pm #

      Thanks, Annette! Glad to have you along for the ride!

  2. Melissa October 22, 2010 at 4:14 pm #

    I think that you and your wife are amazing! I always LMAO everytime I read something either of you write! I demand a sitcom!!!!

  3. Ann Nyberg October 22, 2010 at 7:06 pm #

    Once again Mark, you are onto something great!

    • standupkid October 22, 2010 at 7:15 pm #

      Ann! Thanks! And as always, great to have you in my corner.

  4. Fake Name January 20, 2012 at 5:28 pm #

    You are SO adorable!!

  5. Fake Name January 20, 2012 at 5:29 pm #

    P.S. can you write something about advice for aspiring journalists? [both career and college oriented, I’m a junior in high school…]

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