Mark Cowman

Escanaba Bureau Multimedia Journalist

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mcowman@wluctv6.com

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.


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Nonprofit changing lives with service dogs for veterans and first responders

The Patriotic Service Dog Foundation provides dogs free of charge to help first responders and veterans suffering from PTSD — changing lives for those who serve. At least a third of the dogs are rescues, trained to help their owners in large crowds or to “interrupt” when they notice signs of emotional distress.

Dramatic video shows Alaska glacier collapse near kayakers

Kayakers Josh Bastyr and Andrew Hopper ventured out on what they called a “peaceful glacier exploration” at Alaska’s Spencer Glacier. As glacial bridge began to collapse, they found themselves in danger. It’s a new normal in the area, reports NBC’s Kevin Tibbles reports, who recently visited the Spencer glacier to learn about the impact of climate change on the region.

Man speaks out after close call with lightning strike

Video captures the moment when Romulus McNeill stepped outside during a storm, when a flash of lighting struck so close by that he dropped his umbrella before getting out of there. “I feel like I am blessed,” he tells NBC’s Morgan Chesky. “Maybe two inches to the right it could have been a different story where I’m not sitting here.”

Community mourns New Orleans anchor killed in plane crash

Nancy Parker, a beloved local TV news anchor in New Orleans, was killed along with pilot Franklin Augustus when his stunt plane crashed. Parker had been working on a profile of Augustus, an airshow pilot who had been flying for decades, at the time of the tragedy.

Jeffrey Epstein’s attorneys pledge their own investigation into his death

Attorneys for Epstein are fighting back after the medical examiner ruled that the accused sex trafficker died by suicide by hanging. The official cause of death ruling has not diminished a probe into how this could have happened to a high-profile inmate, as the New York Times reports details of the conditions of Epstein’s Manhattan cell.