Will Howard is a native of Talbot County. He started his career as a journalist with the Associated Press, Baltimore News American and WBAL-TV in Baltimore after graduating from University of Maryland. Returning to Easton he restored the Avalon Theatre in cooperation with the Town of Easton. He created then sold Legal Spirits Restaurant with his other interests in the theatre. He started Visitors TV Network in 1986, the largest video information hotel network in the country presently in 14 cities on the Eastern Shore. Howard has received 7 Gubernatorial commendations from 5 Maryland Governors for community service. Howard was co-founder of Talbot Paramedic Foundation, and has operated as president since 1986.