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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
  • Family remembers child who drowned at Platte River Park

    DENVER — A memorial has been set up along the Platte River where a three-year-old boy died Saturday after a tragic accident. The family identified the child as Amari Furqan. However, the Coroner’s Office has not released an official identification or cause of death. An autopsy is expected to be performed on Monday. The family believes the boy escaped from a first-floor window and wandered into a nearby park and eventually the river. “I think the playground attracted him or something,” […]

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    Land’s End faces backlash over sending free issues of racy magazine to some customers

    DENVER — Lands’ End, a traditional family friendly clothing company, is facing a public backlash after sending copies of G.Q. magazine to customers without their permission. The magazine in question, which features a woman nearly topless on the cover, was sent to customers who’ve spent $100 with the company in the last month. The company was attempting to reward high value customers with a free subscription but instead customers vented to the company on social media. One mother, who posted […]

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    Ebola concerns grow as cases, deaths rise in Africa

    DENVER — On the same day the Centers for Disease Control increased it’s response to the Ebola outbreak, health experts in Colorado declared the risk to the general population remains extremely low. The Ebola outbreak, which has spread through several West Africa nations, is responsible for a rising death toll and fears of a global health emergency. The World Health Organization has sent several health officials to the region to help contain the outbreak. “We’re focusing on the public health […]

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    Denver announces it’s applying for money to host children who entered U.S. illegally

    DENVER — There is new controversy over a plan to help illegal immigrant children in Denver. City leaders announced Tuesday they are asking for federal money to host up to 60 undocumented children. “We think it’s fiscally responsible to go after federal grant dollars to provide support to kids,” says Penny May of Denver Human Services. Her department is applying for $4 million in federal money that will allow them to house up to 60 children. The program would last […]

  • University of Denver student Devin Hogan talks about evacuation from Israel

    DU student back in US after evacuation from Israel

    DENVER — A 20-year-old University of Denver journalism student is back home in Maryland after being evacuated from Israel because of political and civil unrest. Devin Hogan spoke with FOX31 Denver on Monday via Skype from her home in Maryland. Hogan recently returned to the United States at the encouragement of D.U. staff amid the escalation in violence near Tel Aviv. “Everything the tension, just got really escalated,” Hogan said on Monday. The University of Denver spent over $3,000 to […]

  • Car swamped on 38th Avenue near Inca Street in Denver

    Family rescued from swamped car during Denver flooding

    DENVER — Four people in one family found themselves in need of rescue when their car got swamped under water during Tuesday afternoon’s storm. It happened at an underpass near 38th Avenue and Inca Street. The Martin family was trying to move through the high water. “A big truck came by just real heavy. I just drenched the car and the car died,” says Ocean Martin. They could only watch as the water grew higher and higher. “The inside of […]

  • A baby rests with mom at Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge, Colo. after being born in the car on the side of a road

    Baby can’t wait, couple delivers newborn on side of road

    WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — A Colorado family had no choice but to deliver their child on the side of the road during rush hour traffic on Monday. The family, who was on their way to a nearby hospital, decided they had only moments to react and decided to call the hospital for help while delivering in the car. The child was eventually brought to Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge to be evaluated. Both the mother and child are in […]

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    Federal judge could rule Wednesday on Colorado’s same-sex marriage ban

    DENVER — A federal judge is expected to rule as soon as Wednesday on a lawsuit asking for Colorado’s ban on same-sex marriage to be overturned in an effort to protect equal rights. During a nearly two-hour long hearing Tuesday, supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage presented their arguments over the legality of the 2006 constitutional ban on gay marriage. Supporters of same-sex marriage believe the law should be deemed unconstitutional on the basis it violates the U.S. Constitution’s equal […]

  • 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 pic.twitter.com/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 […]

  • 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 […]