Multimedia Journalist, Escanaba Bureau
Mark joined the WLUC crew in July of 2016 as a multimedia journalist out of the Escanaba bureau.
Growing up, he split time between living in the suburbs of Detroit and Rapid River. After graduating from Rapid River High School, Mark joined the U.S. Army. After the Army he went on to Northern Michigan University and graduated with degrees in Theater and Political Science.
In his free time Mark works in Escanaba’s community theater group, Players de Noc. He also enjoys a good road trip, spirited discussion, riding his bike, long walks (not necessarily on the beach), reading, movies, rooting for ALL the Detroit teams, the company of friends and 80’s music.
He is also a huge Night Owl and his favorite movie is probably “The Big Lebowski.”
Mark is happy to be doing a job that he feels can really matter and wants to hear about what matters to you so please, if you see him out and about, feel free to say hi.
The fight started after now-suspended Silvio De Sousa of the University of Kansas blocked an opponent's shot and then glared him down.
The teen's family is from Trinidad. He said that his dreadlocks are part of his heritage and that many men in his family wear them.
Police are working to determine how many shooters were involved in the fatal incident near Pike Place Market.
"The one-drop rule ... which is what identifies and defines what a black man is, or a Negro," Capt. Javier Ortiz said during a public hearing.
The National Weather Service even issued a “a falling iguana” forecast.