Mark Davis

Reporter for Enterprise

Mark Davis is a general assignment news and features writer. He joined the AJC in 2003 after working in his native North Carolina, in Tampa and in Philadelphia. Davis is a graduate of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

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Bob Barker
LOS ANGELES - JUNE 06:  Television host Bob Barker poses for photographers at his last taping of "The Price is Right" show at the CBS Television City Studios on June 6, 2007 in Los Angeles California. Barker has been the host of the "The Price is Right" for 35 years.  (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)

Posted: 5 days ago

LOS ANGELES - JUNE 06: Television host Bob Barker poses for photographers at his last taping of "The Price is Right" show at the CBS Television City Studios on June 6, 2007 in Los Angeles California. Barker has been the host of the "The Price is Right" for 35 years. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)
Photos: JAY-Z through the years
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 24:  Blue Ivy Carter, Jay Z and Beyonce onstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California.  (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)

Posted: 13 days ago

INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 24: Blue Ivy Carter, Jay Z and Beyonce onstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)
Jennifer Hudson files for protective order against ex-fiance
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 17: (L-R) Singer Jennifer Hudson, winner of the Outstanding Album award, David Otunga, and son David Daniel Otunga Jr. attend the 43rd NAACP Image Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on February 17, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

2:37 PM Friday, Nov. 17, 2017

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 17: (L-R) Singer Jennifer Hudson, winner of the Outstanding Album award, David Otunga, and son David Daniel Otunga Jr. attend the 43rd NAACP Image Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on February 17, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)
Rapper DMX turns self in for $1.7 million tax evasion
DMX turned himself in and has been charged with tax fraud in New York. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, he has avoided paying $1.7 million in taxes.

2:51 AM Friday, Jul. 14, 2017

DMX turned himself in and has been charged with tax fraud in New York. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, he has avoided paying $1.7 million in taxes.
Opinion: Don’t rush to assumptions about what 6th race represented
 Republicans and Democrats are clinging to the supposed lessons of the Karen Handel victory over Jon Ossoff in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. The first thing both sides should realize is we are in a season when lessons have a short life. So if it is wise to know what we do not know, let’s measure the burst of reaction to...

7:00 PM Friday, Jun. 23, 2017

Republicans and Democrats are clinging to the supposed lessons of the Karen Handel victory over Jon Ossoff in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. The first thing both sides should realize is we are in a season when lessons have a short life. So if it is wise to know what we do not know, let’s measure the burst of reaction to...
Longtime ‘Price is Right’ host Bob Barker rushed to hospital after fall, report says
LOS ANGELES - JUNE 06:  Television host Bob Barker poses for photographers at his last taping of "The Price is Right" show at the CBS Television City Studios on June 6, 2007 in Los Angeles California. Barker has been the host of the "The Price is Right" for 35 years.  (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)

3:11 PM Tuesday, Jun. 20, 2017

LOS ANGELES - JUNE 06: Television host Bob Barker poses for photographers at his last taping of "The Price is Right" show at the CBS Television City Studios on June 6, 2007 in Los Angeles California. Barker has been the host of the "The Price is Right" for 35 years. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)
Professor Jeffrey Garten and TV personality Ina Garten
TV personality Ina Garten  told Katie Couric why she and her husband, Jeffrey, decided not to have children in a new interview. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)

10:37 PM Friday, Apr. 21, 2017

TV personality Ina Garten told Katie Couric why she and her husband, Jeffrey, decided not to have children in a new interview. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)
Young Jeezy
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 03: Rapper Jeezy performs onstage at MTV's "Wonderland" LIVE Show on November 3, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for MTV)

3:05 PM Friday, Feb. 24, 2017

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 03: Rapper Jeezy performs onstage at MTV's "Wonderland" LIVE Show on November 3, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for MTV)
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp rounds out the top 5 highest-paid actors, making $48 million in 2016. He earned major millions for the latest installment of “Pirates of the Caribbean, reportedly an eight-figure payday, and the box office flop “Alice Through the Looking Glass.” 

9:54 PM Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016

Johnny Depp rounds out the top 5 highest-paid actors, making $48 million in 2016. He earned major millions for the latest installment of “Pirates of the Caribbean, reportedly an eight-figure payday, and the box office flop “Alice Through the Looking Glass.” 
Melissa McCarthy
Melissa McCarthy made $33 million in 2016, including a reported eight-figure payout for the remake of “Ghostbusters.” She also starred in the movie “The Boss” and still earns a paycheck from her TV series “Mike & Molly.”

9:03 PM Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016

Melissa McCarthy made $33 million in 2016, including a reported eight-figure payout for the remake of “Ghostbusters.” She also starred in the movie “The Boss” and still earns a paycheck from her TV series “Mike & Molly.”