In 1984, Marcus moved to Montgomery and has been a fixture on the airwaves every since. He was the News Director for the top Country and Adult Contemporary stations in the area for almost a decade. Before that he served in various roles in the news department for yet another decade. Hyles also performed anchor and reporter duties for a satellite news network in the state. Writing is a favorite pastime as he has written articles for several newspapers and periodicals. He has won Associated Press awards for Extraordinary Coverage of a Scheduled Event and News Cooperation. Marcus other interests include songwriting, music and sports.