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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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  • Police said the gas line in a Thornton home that exploded on June 19, 2014 was intentionally tampered with. (Photo: KDVR/Mark Meredith)

    Police: Thornton home gas line tampered with before explosion

    THORNTON, Colo. — Police officially ruled out manufacturing of drugs, like meth or hash oil, as the cause for an explosion at a Thornton home on June 19 that killed a man. At a community meeting Wednesday night, the Thornton Police Department said the home’s gas line was intentionally tampered with and the house was likely filling up with gas for an hour to an hour and a half before the explosion. House explosion in #Thornton on 6/19 still under […]

  • Denver Clerk and Recorder to issue same-sex marriage licenses

    DENVER — The Clerk and Recorder’s Office in Denver County began issuing same-sex marriage licenses Thursday. Clerk and Recorder Debra Johnson, who is gay, first said that her office will start issuing marriage licenses until 4:30 p.m. First male same-sex marriage in Denver. Congratulations! #MarriageMatters http://t.co/HqRH5UqtrW— Debra Johnson (@CRDenver) July 10, 2014 Mayor John Hancock said he supports Johnson’s decision. “As a city, we have stood together against injustice and for the rights of all people,” Hancock said. “Today, I fully […]

  • A composite sketch of an attempted kidnapping suspect from an incident on July 5, 2014. (Photo: Denver Police Department)

    Police look for man who picked up child in attempted kidnapping

    DENVER — Denver Police responded to an attempted kidnapping on Cleveland Place Saturday. According to a crime alert from the Denver Police Department, the young victim was walking behind a family member in the 1500 block of Cleveland Place when a man picked up the child and began to walk away. The family member saw the incident, which prompted the male suspect to put the child down and flee, police said. Detectives described the suspect as a white male, middle-aged […]

  • Arvada man has a close call with lightning July 7, 2014.

    Arvada man survives lightning strike

    ARVADA, Colo. — The storms that rolled across metro Denver Monday won’t soon be forgotten by people like Chad Greenlees. The Arvada resident was filming the storm on Monday evening when he captured a lightning bolt hitting his neighborhood. The bolt also left the husband and father paralyzed for a few minutes. “I was incoherent, my ear still really hurts and rings still,” Greenlees said. The storm left over 11,000 people without power on Monday evening, but by Tuesday night almost […]

  • Family holds vigil for man killed in confrontation with police

    DENVER – The family of a 20-year-old man shot and killed by Denver police during an attempted arrest gathered on Sunday to demand answers from investigators. Ryan Ronquillo, who was being sought for auto theft charges, was shot and killed during an incident on July 2. Denver Police attempted to arrest Ronquillo while he was attending a funeral at the Romero Funeral Home near Elk and Tejon streets. During the attempted arrest, investigators report Ronquillo tried to run over officerswith […]

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    Medina Alert app hopes to curb hit-and-runs

    DENVER — Just months after a new law aimed to help police crack down on hit-and-runs, a new application for smartphones and tablets is being released to let the public do the same. The Medina Alert app, available for free for both iPhones and Android devices, will allow Coloradans to report hit-and-runs in addition to several other features. The application will also allow drivers to discover the closest police station, see previous hit and run cases, and donate to victims […]

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    CU Boulder scientists hope to determine cause of Greeley quake

    GREELEY, Colo. — Scientists at University of Colorado Boulder are trying to determine what caused a 3.4 magnitude earthquake that was felt in Greeley late May. The quake, which was centered four miles northeast of Greeley, struck in an area where quakes are considered uncommon. As part of their research, the scientists hope to determine whether or not fracking played any role in causing the seismic event. “The fact of the matter is we don’t have the data and that’s why were out […]

  • Dave Nazeri

    Father on motorcycle hit, severely injured; accused hit-and-run driver faces charges

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Ten days after allegedly hitting a father on his way home, a 16-year-old Thornton man is officially facing charges for the hit-and-run. Dave Nazeri remains in a coma at a Denver area hospital after the May 31st wreck. On Tuesday, Westminster Police announced formal charges have been filed against 16-year-old Lucio Roberto Vasquez-Jimenez. Police announced Vasquez turned himself in at the Westminster Police Department for the hit-and-run accident after consulting with an attorney. The Nazeri family remains […]

  • Lakewood police work to make neighborhoods safer

    Lakewood police try new approach to reducing crime in some neighborhoods

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — On Wednesday, Lakewood Police allowed FOX31 Denver cameras to go along with them as they launched a new program aimed to lower crime issues in the Colfax and Wadsworth community. The program, which has had success in other cities across the United States, allows police to specifically increase their presence in a particular location for a period of time to purposefully indicate their abilities to patrol. “It’s a great opportunity to come out and focus on this area,” said Sgt. Dave Hoover with Lakewood […]

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    Court documents detail plans for murders of teen’s grandparents in Sterling

    STERLING, Colo. — The teenaged grandson of the 70-year-old man found dead in his Sterling home Thursday has been charged in the investigation. Sterling Police identified Brendan Lee Johnson, 19, and his girlfriend, Cassandra Ann Rieb, 18, as suspects in the death of Charles Roger Severance at a media conference held Tuesday afternoon. Johnson, who is the grandson of Charles Severance, and Rieb face first-degree murder, aggravated robbery, forgery and theft charges, police said. The two made a court appearance […]

  • Vandals paint hateful messages in Foothills Park in Highlands Ranch, Colo.

    Vandals paint hateful messages in Highlands Ranch park

    HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — Vandals are suspected in causing $5,000 worth of damage to Foothills Park after residents reported seeing several pieces of graffiti early Monday morning. Foothills Park, which is surrounded by Highlands Ranch homes, was covered in symbols of intolerance hate. Cleanup crews spent most of Monday trying to remove any trace of the damage but are expected to return to the park on Tuesday to finish their work. “I’m just really surprised … we’ve never seen anything […]

  • Video: Woman removed from Denver to Seattle flight after bizarre behavior

    DENVER — A woman is kicked off of a flight at Denver International Airport. A passenger on the plane says her bizarre behavior happened while the plane taxied before takeoff, and it was caught on video. Denver Police told FOX31 Denver they did remove a woman from United Airlines flight 339 around midday Monday at the request of the flight crew. The flight was going to Seattle. The story became public after a passenger posted video of the incident on […]