American editor, writer and author. Marks was the founding editor of Blender, and served as editor-in-chief of the magazine until 2008. In 2009, Marks was named editor-in-chief, music, for CNET.com. He has served as the music editor for entertainment industry Web site Inside.com, as executive editor of Spin magazine, and as editor of CMJ. He was Executive Editor of Billboard (2014 - 2017).
He has been a contributing editor to Rolling Stone, and his writing has been published in GQ, Details and the New York Times. Marks also co-managed the independent label Homestead Records.