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
  • Good Samaritan who helped couple attacked on 16th Street Mall tells his story

    DENVER — A week after a couple was attacked, beaten and robbed by a group of teens on the 16th Street Mall, the Good Samaritan who helped them has spoken for the first time. That good Samaritan ended up being stabbed in the process. A couple was heading to Rock Bottom Brewery when they say they saw some teens littering and decided to speak up. Then an all-out brawl broke out. A man who works at Tokyo Joe’s restaurant saw […]

  • Denver mayor: ‘We’re taking a serious look into police response times’

    DENVER- After a brutal assault and robbery along the 16th Street Mall, Denver’s mayor is urging patience to allow investigators time to piece together what happened. Initial reports indicate a couple was attacked by several teenagers after a verbal altercation near the intersection of 16th and Curtis streets. The couple told FOX31 Denver over the weekend they noticed teenagers littering and decided to speak up, which eventually led to an all-out brawl. “I got dog piled and kicked in the […]

  • Visiting couple attacked on 16th Street Mall speaks out

    DENVER — A couple that was brutally beaten and assaulted along Denver’s 16th Street Mall are sharing their story about the attack in an effort to encourage police to step up their patrols along the busy tourist spot. The incident happened around 9 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of 16th and Curtis streets. The victims spoke in an exclusive interview on Sunday after learning no one has been arrested or charged in the attack. “I got dogpiled, kicked in the […]

  • Police: Suspect who pulled pellet gun on officer captured after manhunt

    LONGMONT, Colo. — A man accused of pulling what was later determined to be a pellet gun on a police officer during a traffic stop was arrested just Monday night after an intense four-hour manhunt. Police said said an officer fired one shot after Levi Rosales pointed what appeared to be a scoped rifle at him after being pulled over in the 100 block of Elk Place just before 5 p.m. because he was suspected of being involved in an […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • (Photo: Mark Meredith)

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

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