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Mark Meredith is an award winning journalist and has been a member of the KDVR/KWGN newsroom since January 2012.

Since moving to Colorado, the Georgia native has covered a number of high profile stories including: the Aurora theater shooting, Colorado's push to legalize marijuana, the disappearance of Jessica Ridgeway, and the largest wildfire in Colorado history.

As part of his coverage of the Black Forest Wildfire, Mark was named the Colorado Broadcasting Association's best breaking news reporter in 2013.

Before moving to Colorado, Mark worked as a general assignment reporter at the NBC affiliate in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. While in the Palmetto state, Mark covered a wide range of stories including plane crashes, local and state elections, hurricanes, the Presidential primary contest, and more.

Before reporting on-air, Mark served behind the scenes as an intern at CNN’s The Situation Room in Washington D.C. and for NBC News TODAY and Nightly News in New York, NY.

A native of Georgia, Mark enjoys spending time with family and friends, commercial aviation, and working out. A Southerner at heart, he’s looking forward to getting the chance to experience what the West has to offer.

Mark is a proud graduate of the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism. While at UGA, Mark worked behind the scenes with both WNEG News and the local campus produced station Newsource 15.


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    Oklahoma, Nebraska sue Colorado over legalized marijuana

    DENVER — The states of Oklahoma and Nebraska sued Colorado on Thursday, alleging that the Centennial State’s legalization of recreational pot violates the U.S. Constitution. “Colorado has created a system that legalizes, promotes and facilitates distribution of marijuana,” Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning said in a media release. “The illegal products of this system are heavily trafficked into neighboring states, causing an unnecessary burden on the state of Nebraska. Colorado has undermined the United States Constitution, and I hope the […]

  • Longmont Humane Society

    Longmont Humane Society website hacked, FBI probe requested

    LONGMONT, Colo. — The Longmont Humane Society is asking the FBI to look into a cyberattack that targeted the group on Monday and through most of Tuesday. The society’s website was hacked Monday by a group claiming to be the “Arab Warriors Team.” The website, which usually features dogs and cats available for adoption, encouraged users to support an effort to “free Palestine.” “This isn’t anything we’ve ever dealt with before or have done to us previously,” said Liz Smokowski, […]

  • Salvation Army Red Kettle

    Gold coin donated in Salvation Army red kettle

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Bell ringers for the Salvation Army are used to seeing a variety of donations from pennies to poker chips but for at least a decade, someone in Colorado has been donating a rare gold coin. The coin, known as a Krugerrand, was donated on Saturday outside a Kings Soopers off of South College Avenue. The generous coin collector worked hard to keep the donation a secret and is believed to have wrapped the coin in a […]

  • Thief makes off with family’s Christmas presents

    DENVER — A Denver family is turning to friends and strangers for help after a thief is accused of breaking into their home and stealing thousands of dollars worth of Christmas presents and electronics. The burglary, which was reported to police Friday evening, happened at a home in East Denver. The thief is accused of stealing at least one television set, several wrapped gifts, and several family documents. “It just really makes you feel uneasy and unsafe in your own home […]

  • Movie premiere of 'The Interview' in Denver

    400 Colorado movie fans get sneak peek of ‘The Interview’

    DENVER — Four hundred people packed a Denver theater Monday night to celebrate the premiere of a new movie featuring Seth Rogan and also to celebrate Colorado’s cannabis revolution. The movie, “The Interview”, is set to hit theaters nationwide on Christmas Day but Denver movie fans were allowed a sneak peak if they RSVP’d online. “It was about a four-hour drive up here, we’re kinda’ excited and ready to get going,” said Tom Willis, a movie fan from Gunnison. The […]

  • Candlelight vigil held for teen killed in accident

    DENVER — More than 100 people showed up to a Denver park on Sunday to pay their respects to a Northglenn High School freshman who died in a crash last week. Mercedes Parker, a member of the school’s basketball team, died on December 1st while returning from a basketball game in Fort Collins. The car she was riding in flipped several times on Interstate 25 as the car was heading South near Johnstown. “This isn’t goodbye…we’re going to see her in […]

  • Two people were killed and two others injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 25 at mile marker 253 near Johnstown on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. (Credit: Adrian Garcia, Fort Collins Coloradan)

    Northglenn High School student one of two killed in I-25 crash

    JOHNSTOWN, Colo. — A Northglenn High School student is among the victims of a car crash Monday night that also killed the driver and injured two others. The Colorado State Patrol identified the victims as 14-year-old Mercedes Parker and 21-year-old Devin Gomez. The victims were traveling back to the Denver metro area after attending a basketball game in Fort Collins according to the victim’s family. The crash remains under investigation but alcohol or speed are not suspected in the accident. […]

  • House fire in Black Hawk, Colorado following explosion caused by hash oil extraction

    Hash oil extraction blamed for Black Hawk explosion, fire

    BLACK HAWK, Colo. — A day after a fire completely destroyed a home in Gilpin County, officials have determined the blaze was caused by an accidental explosion during the extraction of marijuana hash oil. The fire, which broke out just after noon on Sunday in the 400 block of Chalet Drive, engulfed the home and left one person in the hospital. On Monday, officials stressed the investigation was ongoing and that no charges have been filed yet. The person injured […]

  • Craft beer

    Report: Craft beer takes the crown

    DENVER — A new report from the Wall Street Journal suggests consumers’ tastes are changing by buying more craft beer compared to the traditional American staple Budweiser. Colorado has seen a huge increase in the number of craft breweries over the years which could have contributed to the shift in consumer habits. “To see our growth as an industry on our side, were very excited about that,” said Steve Kurowski of the Colorado Brewers Guild. The group believes as more consumers […]

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    Hackers gain access to Colorado webcams

    DENVER — Russian hackers are suspected of breaking into over 70 Colorado surveillance cameras and posting the feeds online for anyone to see. The website, which highlights cameras from across the United States, shows private homes and businesses without the camera owners’ approval. Several media outlets reported the breach on Monday after the website “insecam” posted live feeds online. Cyber security experts believe it wasn’t difficult for hackers to access the cameras because many users keep generic usernames and passwords. […]

  • New Broadway show grapples with Columbine shooting

    DENVER — A new Broadway show debuting in New York deals with the Columbine shooting.

  • Balloon Boy

    “Balloon Boy the Musical” set to open at Monarch High School

    LOUISVILLE, Colo. — Five years after the nation watched a family who lived in Fort Collins try to steal fifteen minutes of fame with the “Balloon Boy” prank, a Colorado high school is set to debut a musical based on the strange chain of events. “Balloon Boy the Musical” will open at Monarch High School on Thursday night. The show, which turns the 2009 hoax into a comedy, is the creative work of a New York teenager and a high school drama department. “The musical, […]