Mark is a nomad at heart, having moved more than 20 times in 26 years. Before becoming a Web Content Producer at Fox 13, Mark worked as a writer on Senator Orrin Hatch’s reelection campaign, a surgical assistant, a legal aide, a door-to-door sales rep and the fastest hands a movie theater’s concession stand had ever seen.


Recent Articles
  • No injuries after airplane makes emergency landing on I-15 in Riverdale

    RIVERDALE – No injuries were reported after a single engine airplane made an emergency landing on the southbound lanes of I-15 in Riverdale Saturday morning. According to Utah Highway Patrol, a student was conducting touch and go exercises with an instructor when the aircraft lost power. “They experienced some mechanical problems with the airplane,” said Sgt. John Ely of Utah Highway Patrol. “The flight instructor took control of the airplane and she’s the one that landed it on the interstate.” […]

  • President Trump, Holt family and Utah politicians discuss Holt’s release from Venezuelan prison

    WASHINGTON D.C. — Utahn Josh Holt was released after nearly two years in a Venezuelan prison and flew home to the United States Saturday, and the Holt family joined President Trump and others in the Oval Office to discuss his release. “I’m just overwhelmed with gratitude for you guys for everything that you’ve done, for the support of my wife through those two years,” Josh Holt said. “They were very, very, very difficult two years. Not really the great vacation […]

  • Officials suspect target shooting to blame for fire on 25 acres in Tooele County

    TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — Fire officials suspect target shooting was the cause of a wildfire that burned about 25 acres in Tooele County Saturday. Tooele County Fire Warden Dan Walton tells Fox 13 the Black Knoll Fire began around 1:30 p.m. Saturday and grew to 25 acres. The fire was on state owned land in Tooele County and was extinguished later Saturday evening. The fire was located in the vicinity of mile post 73 along I-80. While the cause remains […]

  • Fire burning on 70 acres northwest of Vernal, structures threatened

    VERNAL, Utah — A wildfire is burning on an estimated 70 acres about 18 miles northwest of Vernal Saturday, and several structures are threatened. Heather O’Hanlon, External Affairs Officer for the Bureau of Land Management’s Green River District, said the Pine Ridge Fire began shortly after 1 p.m. Saturday about 18 miles northwest of Vernal. The cause of the fire is under investigation and the blaze is burning on about 70 acres of pinion, juniper and sage grass. Two heavy […]

  • Watch: Utahn Josh Holt reunited with family in Washington D.C. after release from Venezuelan prison

    Reunited. pic.twitter.com/Lb43PfEVXQ — Senator Hatch Office (@senorrinhatch) May 26, 2018 WASHINGTON D.C. — After nearly two years in a Venezuelan prison, Utahn Josh Holt and his wife returned to the United States Saturday. Video shared by Senator Orrin Hatch shows Holt and his wife reuniting with their family after their airplane landed in Washington D.C. See the video embeded above for their emotional reunion. Click here for more on Holt’s release, and watch Fox 13 News at Nine Saturday for […]

  • Video: Driver makes dangerous move moments after passing sign about roadway deaths in Utah

    CENTERVILLE, Utah — As Utah enters what troopers call the 100 Deadliest Days of summer, video shows at least one driver isn’t taking the pleas for caution seriously. Dash cam video submitted to Fox 13 News shows a vehicle passing a Utah Department of Transportation sign that warns drivers that 87 lives were lost last summer on Utah roads. The sign is on Legacy Parkway near Parrish Lane, and the man who captured the video says that just moments after […]

  • LaVerkin Police say suspects in vehicle fire at gas station may have been on inhalants

    LAVERKIN, Utah – A man was arrested on numerous charges after police in LaVerkin responded to a vehicle fire at a gas station Friday night. According to LaVerkin Police Department, police were dispatched to a Maverik gas station at 8:35 p.m. after two off-duty officers heard what sounded like an explosion. Police said there was “a large item in the parking lot fully engulfed. A vehicle on fire was also seen fleeing the scene.” A witness followed the fleeing vehicle […]

  • Search crews recover body of swimmer at Hyrum Reservoir

    HYRUM RESERVOIR, Utah — Search and rescue crews have recovered the body of a young man who drowned at Hyrum Reservoir Friday. Crews confirmed around 8:15 p.m. that the body of the swimmer was located and recovered from the reservoir. The identity of the deceased has not yet been released. According to the Cache County Sheriff’s Office, rescue units responded to a 911 call about a possible drowning at the reservoir just before 2:30 p.m. 16-year old Taydon Burbank said […]

  • Man killed in motorcycle crash in Harrisville

    HARRISVILLE, Utah — A man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Harrisville Friday. According to the Harrisville Police Department, the fatal crash occurred at 2000 North and Highway 89 shortly before 4 p.m. The man who was on the motorcycle was transported to McKay-Dee Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. There were no injuries reported beyond the fatality. No further details about the cause of the crash were immediately available. The identity of the deceased has not been released, […]

  • Troopers say alcohol, speed contributed to fatal motorcycle crash on I-84

    MORGAN COUNTY, Utah — A man was killed in a motorcycle crash on I-84 Friday, and troopers say alcohol and speed were contributing factors. According to the Utah Highway Patrol, the fatal crash occurred around 5:15 p.m. on I-84 near mile post 95. A man riding a Yamaha VM7 motorcycle was traveling “at an extremely high rate of speed” on the interstate when he left the roadway to the left and struck a cable barrier. The man was separated from […]

  • All clear after woman on tracks delays TRAX service in Salt Lake City

    UPDATE: The scene near 800 South and 200 West has been cleared. UTA says Salt Lake City Police responded and removed the woman from the tracks, and all lines are running again. Previous story continues below: SALT LAKE CITY — Red, Green and Blue line trains are delayed in Salt Lake County Friday because of a woman who is on the tracks and is refusing to move. A spokesman for UTA says the woman is on the tracks near 800 […]

  • Court documents say man accused of murdering Utah teen was ‘obsessed’ and wanted to marry her

    SALT LAKE CITY — An indictment filed in court Friday sheds additional light on the death of a teenage girl who police say was murdered as she was on the phone with her mother. Shaun French was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail earlier this week after police say he confessed to the murder of 15-year-old Baleigh Bagshaw. French was arrested in Colorado on May 9, two days after the killing. Police say French was extradited to Utah and […]