Mark Leland is the Weekend News Co-Anchor for FOX 11 News. Mark also serves as a general assignment reporter during the week.
Mark, a two-time Emmy Award winner, comes to FOX 11 from WGBA in Green Bay, where he was the main news anchor. Prior to that, Mark worked in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Washington, DC, Waco, Texas, and Binghamton, New York. He has reported from Capitol Hill, the Super Bowl and Appleton’s sister-city in Japan.
Mark is a board member of The Brian LaViolette Scholarship Foundation, and Prevent Blindness in Northeast Wisconsin. He is also an active volunteer for the Center for Childhood Safety, having designed and constructed many of the child-sized homes featured in Safety Town. And through WLUK FOX 11, Mark works with the Crimestoppers program and the Brown County Crime Prevention Foundation.
Mark received his Master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in Evanston, IL. His bachelor’s degree comes from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas, home of the Horned Frogs. Mark is also a freelance writer for “The Business News” and other publications in Northeast Wisconsin.
Mark and his wife, Kathi, live in the Green Bay area. They are proud parents of two children, Austin and Summer.