Mark has over 20 years in the news business, where he has worked for newspapers, magazines, radio/TV and digital media. He has lived in Dallas, Houston, Austin and Las Vegas, among other markets. Some of his newsrooms include The Austin American Statesman, CBS, The Associated Press, The Las Vegas Review Journal, Dun & Bradstreet, Time Warner, and Clear Channel Radio (now iHeartMedia) as well as the Austin Monitor. Mark earned a Bachelor of Journalism with a major in both print and broadcast journalism at The University of Texas at Austin. Outside of news, he likes to spend time with his wife Debbie, friends and extended family. His passions include cooking Texas barbecue, traveling the backroads, staying in shape, fly fishing and spring training baseball.