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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
  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]