Mark Segal is one of Philadelphia's most awarded opinion writers and has been recognized by the National Newspaper Association, Pennsylvania News-media Association, Suburban Newspapers of America and the Society of Professional Journalists, among others.
Most people describe you as: Upbeat, fun, exciting, opinionated, a crusader and a Philadelphia Chauvinist
People would be surprised to know that: I'm a homebody
What is your drink of choice? Diet Coke and Vodka.
Where is your happy place? Home.
What is your biggest regret? Many, but all were learning experiences.
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? Height, weight and lets talk hair...
What do you consider your greatest achievement? Helping the community achieve great things.
Which trait do you most value in another person? Intelligence
If you could interview anyone, past or present, who would it be? Way too many choices: Oscar Wilde, Lincoln or Baron Von Steuben.
Favorite movie? Classics like Auntie Mame, Some like it Hot, Citizen Kane, and Casablanca
What TV show is currently your DVR/On Demand obsession? The Good Wife
The worst thing anyone said or did to you is: Do you really want me to repeat it? Not going to happen.
I believe in: Good food and a warm bath.
What is your motto or inspiration? Life is a banquet and most people are starving to death.
If you could go back in time, where would you go? Too many choices... so much of history I'd like to witness to understand better.