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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
  • Thieves target e-cigarette business, steal merchandise and damage store

    ARVADA, Colo. — An Arvada business is releasing surveillance video hoping it will help lead police catch three people responsible for a spike in thefts. The owners of the Vapor Exchange reported losing thousands of dollars worth of merchandise after a burglary early Thursday morning. The thieves are also suspected of several other thefts at electronic cigarette stores in recent weeks. Arvada police has not released a description of the suspects or confirmed if the robberies are related. In Thursday’s […]

  • Fallen Officer Memorial in Denver

    Denver officer to be added to fallen memorial wall years after his death

    DENVER — A well-known and long-serving Denver police officer will be added to the fallen memorial wall this week after his death was reclassified as a homicide. Micahel Dowd’s name will be dedicated on the Denver police memorial on Thursday after nearly three years of work by family and friends. Dowd died in 1997 from complications related to a November 1969 shooting in downtown Denver. The officer was attempting to arrest a wanted gangster when the suspect shot Dowd at least […]

  • Blue Moon

    California man sues makers of “Blue Moon” beer because it’s mass produced

    DENVER – A California man has filed a class action lawsuit against the makers of “Blue Moon” claiming that he was unaware the product was made by beer conglomerate MillerCoors. Blue Moon began brewing in Colorado in 1995 and has become one of the best selling beers across the United States. The company has marketed the beer as a Belgian-style wheat ale that is “artfully crafted.” The lawsuit alleges the beer is mass produced and is not defined as a […]

  • Colorado State Trooper Wilder with books cleaned up from Highway 287 in Boulder County

    State Patrol catches troublesome litterbug accused of throwing books onto highway

    DENVER — A mystery that’s stretched along a Boulder highway since February appears to have been solved after troopers reported seeing a man throwing books onto the road early Thursday morning. The Colorado State Patrol cited Glenn Pladsen with six counts of littering after a traffic stop. Troopers believe Pladsen is the same person responsible for spreading 600 books out along the road since February. “The crews were then forced to pick up the books, over 600, by hand. To date, […]

  • A TSA checkpoint at Denver International Airport. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

    Possible DIA groping victims come forward; charges might be pressed

    DENVER — Several men have contacted Denver police with allegations that they had been groped by security screeners at the Denver International Airport, the Denver District Attorney’s office said. The men came forward after the news broke that two Transportation Security Administration screeners were fired after an investigation into groping of passengers going through security screening. According to police reports, the screeners targeted men the male agent found attractive. The female agent would change the computer to indicate the passenger […]

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    Victim of tax fraud? This information will help you

    DENVER — The federal tax filing deadline is less than a week away but some taxpayers are finding out their refund check has already been mailed to someone else. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation reported seeing a 75 percent increase in the number of fraud complaints to their office compared to the 2014 tax season. “The quicker you report this information to the IRS and to the state of Colorado, the better off you’re going to be,” said Susan Medina, […]

  • Icelandair Boeing 757 damaged by lightning strike on way to Denver. A hole can be seen in the nose. Photo credit: Kyle Hernandez

    Denver-bound Icelandair Boeing 757 damaged by lightning strike

    DENVER — Passengers aboard an Icelandair flight to Denver reported hearing a large boom and witnessing a bright flash after lighting struck their flight on Tuesday. It happened shortly after take-off. The Boeing 757 was able to continue its long journey to Denver and no one on board was hurt. Upon arrival, passengers reported seeing a hole near the nose cone of the aircraft believed to be caused by the lightning strike from several hours prior. “Everybody kinda’ got tense […]

  • Elmeania Lampley

    FOX31 Denver viewer donates $5,000 to 70-year-old attack victim

    DENVER — A woman who was brutally attacked and robbed outside of a Denver Wal-Mart is getting the help she desperately needs thanks to a stranger in Sidney, Neb. Elmeania Lampley was shocked to learn an anonymous donor had sent a check for $5,000 to replace the money that was stolen from her on March 30. “It means a lot, a very very lot,” said Lampley in an interview with FOX31 Denver on Monday. The 70-year-old had planned to use […]

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    Viral post leads to meeting of two strangers looking for one kidney

    DENVER — Just days after a Colorado billboard put on the back of her husband’s pickup truck asking for a kidney donation went viral, a group is bringing together the people who helped get the word out. Earlier this week, Michelle Stewart spoke publicly about the worldwide attention she’s received after a person uploaded a photo of the plea for help. “I was amazed that it could be so widespread,” said Stewart. The Henderson resident had no idea who the person […]

  • Periscope, acquired by Twitter (TWTR, Tech30) in January, lets users live broadcast from their mobile devices. Sound familiar? It's comparable to Meerkat, which was a breakout hit at this year's SXSW.

    Periscope: What you need to know about the app that’s going viral

    DENVER — If you’re a regular social media user you’ve probably heard of a new phone application called Periscope. However some experts are warning parents to set guidelines on the service to prevent kids from being targeted for harassment. Periscope, which is free to download for the iPhone, premiered last week and allows users to stream a live broadcast from their phone’s camera. We tested out the service and found it took only seconds for nearly a hundred people to […]

  • Suspect in Walmart parking lot attack Jesse Giron, pictured on the right in the blue shirt, was under arrest. Suspect Lenny Esquibel on the left in red hat, was still at large.

    Denver police issue alert for 2 men suspected of robbing 70-year-old woman outside Wal-Mart

    DENVER — Denver police believe two men are still on the loose after attacking and robbing a 70-year-old woman at a Wal-Mart on Monday. The victim said she had just cashed her federal tax refund check when one man tried to grab the cash out of an envelope. The suspect attacked the woman at the Wal-Mart at 7800 Smith Road near Quebec Street in broad daylight and with several other shoppers nearby. “He reached over and was hitting me across […]

  • Littleton Fire Rescue drone

    Littleton Fire Rescue turns to drone to help save lives

    LITTLETON, Colo. — Firefighters in Littleton are hoping a drone will help the department keep a better eye on first responders and allow investigators to better understand how a fire began. On Monday, a fire was reported at the Terra Vista Apartment complex off of S. Federal Circle. The blaze damaged at least seven townhome units and the American Red Cross was offering assistance to at least three families. No injuries were reported for either residents or firefighters. The fire […]