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Mario Armstrong is a radio and television talk show host, focusing in the areas of technology and digital lifestyle. Armstrong appears as a Digital Lifestyle Expert regularly on the TODAY show, CNN, HLN, the American Urban Radio Networks and NPR's Morning Edition. His radio program, "The Mario Armstrong Show", was hosted on the XM/Sirius and syndicated on radio from 2009 until 2012.
Armstrong also heads Mario Armstrong Media, LLC, a technology-media company that creates content for traditional, mobile and online media outlets for syndication. Armstrong is also a co-founder of the Urban Video Game Academy—an educational non-profit program that uses video games to increase students’ interest and academic achievement in science, technology, and math. The program has been featured in USA Today, on CNN and in Newsweek magazine.
Armstrong has been recognized as:
- “Top 40 under 40” Emerging Leaders - Baltimore Business Journal
- One of Baltimore's "Top 25 Young Rising Stars" - Baltimore Times
- "Service Above Self Award" - Rotary Club of Maryland
- "Technology Advocate of the Year" - Urban League
- Hope for Today, Visions for Tomorrow award - Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland
- Root 100 (2010, 2011, 2012)
- theGrio 100 (2013)
- "Mario Armstrong". NPR. 2009-07-28. Retrieved 2012-01-29.
- "African-American Talk - Political Talk - News/Talk - The Power - SiriusXM Satellite Radio - SiriusXM Radio". Sirius.com. Retrieved 2012-01-29.
- Mario's Bio - Mario Armstrong
- Digital Lifestyle on AURN : American Urban Radio Networks
- TODAY.com - Mario's Top 3
- TODAY.com - Goodbye Germs!
- The Netflix Juggernaut - CNN.com
- Facebook Users Taking 'Vacations' - CNN.com
- Mario Armstong | HLNtv.com
- Mario Armstrong : NPR
- Opportunities for our NEW daily Sirius XM tech show - Mario Armstrong
- Contact us - Mario Armstrong
- Urban Video Game Academy - About Us
- USATODAY.com - Academy aims to draw minorities into video gaming industry
- Newsweek Reference on UVGA.org
- Mario Armstrong | The Root
- theGrio’s 100: Mario Armstrong, proving video games can be good for you | theGrio