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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.


Recent Articles
  • Cecil the lion was killed in Zimbabwe July 6, 2015

    Colorado company with unusual connection to killer of lion in Zimbabwe receives threats

    GOLDEN, Colo. — A Colorado-based Web development company received threats Tuesday after it was discovered it once provided IT services to a Minnesota dentist who said he killed a well-known lion in Zimbabwe. Walter James Palmer, a self-described game hunter and successful dentist, is accused of killing Cecil the lion during a hunt earlier this month. The doctor released a statement in self-defense after animal rights activists called for an investigation online and at Palmer’s dental clinic. “There is no […]

  • Brian Koopman, Loveland Police Detective. Photo: Loveland Reporter-Herald

    Loveland detective accused of misconduct during murder investigation

    LOVELAND, Colo. — A detective with the Loveland Police Department was placed on leave after being charged with a felony by a neighboring district attorney. Brian Koopman, a long-serving detective with the department, is charged with a Class 4 felony of attempting to influence a public servant. A source with information on the investigation described the case as involving a Larimer County judge. In a news release Wednesday, the Loveland Police Department declined to comment because of the ongoing criminal case. […]

  • Trailer, tools stolen from Thornton

    Thief steals trailer, tools, man’s livelihood

    THORNTON, Colo. — A Thornton construction worker is asking for help finding the person who stole tools and a trailer from a work site early Monday morning. The trailer and tools were stored in a parking lot off of East 120th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard as the owner worked on a soon-to-be opened Qdoba restaurant. “I just want my tools back. It’s expensive to replace tools, that’s my living,” said Mark Dreher, the owner of the missing trailer. The thief […]

  • Boy Scouts of America Headquarters (Photo: CNN)

    Boy Scouts look to lift ban on troop leaders who are openly gay

    DENVER — On the heels of a resolution passed by a committee of the Boy Scouts of America, it appears hundreds of national troops will lift a ban that prevented openly gay leaders from serving in the organization. A final decision on the proposal is not expected until the end of this month. If the measure is adopted, which is being pushed forward by the organization’s President Robert Gates, troop leaders would be able to serve without being discriminated against […]

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    Juvenile shot in Denver area KeyBank parking lot

    DENVER — Denver Police were trying to figure out who shot at and struck a juvenile as he was walking through a KeyBank parking lot on Monday afternoon. Investigators were responding to a traffic stop near the bank, when they saw the victim pleading for help after a bullet grazed his leg. Detectives spent most of Monday afternoon speaking with witnesses, reviewing bank security footage, and gathering evidence from the business parking lot. The KeyBank is located at 5250 Leetsdale Drive.  The […]

  • Cmdr. Scott Wegscheider receiving dialysis treatment at hospital.

    Brighton cop refuses to let kidney disease slow him down

    BRIGHTON, Colo. — Kidney disease can leave patients feeling itchy, weak, and nauseous but one Brighton Police officer refuses to let the disease stop him from serving others. Cmdr. Scott Wegscheider, who will turn 54 in August, is battling kidney failure while trying to balance work and tri-weekly dialysis appointments. “Your blood is toxic, everything you do is impacted by that,” said Wegscheider when asked to describe living with the disease. The National Kidney Foundation estimates 26 million Americans are […]

  • William Romo Rodriguez

    Daughter plans funeral for Denver murder victim

    DENVER — A week after her father was killed while he was trying to defend his business from a burglar, a young woman is asking for help as she plans for her father’s funeral. William Romo Rodriguez was killed on July 3 outside of his Denver auto shop. Police believe an unidentified suspect attempted to steal an SUV off the lot and was startled when Rodriguez tried to stop the theft. “Whoever it was, whether it was planned or not, […]

  • Gina Mumford, front right, helped identify hit-and-run suspect

    FOX31 viewer leads police to solve hit-and-run

    DENVER — One month after FOX31 featured a Denver couple’s mission to find a hit-and-run driver, a KDVR viewer is answering the call to help with surprising results. Earlier this summer, an unidentified driver plowed through an intersection at West 24th Avenue and Clay Street. After the collision, the driver in a silver Volvo briefly paused at the intersection but moments later left the scene of the accident. Denver police were unable to get a strong description of the driver […]

  • Uber app

    Uber ready to help during Amber Alerts

    DENVER – The popular ride sharing service Uber is launching a new service which will allow its drivers to receive late breaking information on Amber Alerts and other major warnings from local law enforcement. The company, which is launching the service only in Colorado, will push information out to drivers who are currently on the road at the time of an alert. “These are real people on the road at that time, they’re the eyes and ears, and if they […]

  • Firefighter Capt. Ken Walker's art made from retired fire hoses

    Firefighter’s passion exemplifies creativity and patriotism

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Firefighters are universally known for their heroic actions and community service, but a local veteran firefighter is taking his passions from the firehouse into the world of art. Capt. Ken Walker, a 26-year veteran of the West Metro Fire Department, recently unveiled a creative display of patriotism for the lobby of his department’s headquarters. The display, which is the combination of two retired fire hoses, is a tremendous expression of service and sacrifice. “My art, I really […]

  • Crash victim loses husband, asks for help with next step

    AURORA, Colo. – The mother of a child who was severely injured in a Colorado car crash is sharing her story for the first time to help solicit donations for her family. Stephanie Greer, who herself is recovering from a violent car crash, spoke with FOX31 Denver about the horrific chain of events that lead to her husband’s death and the long recovery her children are facing. On June 18th, the family’s SUV flipped several times after Ms. Greer lost control […]

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    Denver voters could decide if using marijuana in private businesses should be allowed

    DENVER — Two-and-a-half years after Colorado voters legalized recreational marijuana, activists are hoping to convince Denver voters to amend city laws to allow a private business to decide if consuming marijuana on their property should be allowed. The group behind the 2012 passing of Amendment 64, which legalized marijuana for people twenty one and older, is hoping to collect enough signatures to force a ballot measure for the November 2015 in Denver. The measure, which is still being written, would […]