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.
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After almost 80 years, a piece of naval history is on its way home. A model of the Japanese luxury liner Hikawa Maru is being packed up in Manitowoc and returned to Japan.
Visitors to Green Bay's Neville Public Museum will soon see hours slashed. The county-owned attraction is cutting access starting the first of the year.
An 11-foot-long model of the Japanese passenger liner Hikawa Maru is being sent back to Japan after 34 years at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc.
Area volunteers are making a difference in the community this holiday season. At this time of the year, many people are looking for ways to help their neighbors. The Salvation Army is one of the many places where you can do just that.
For the second year in a row, St. Norbert College could house overflow of homeless people from the St. John the Evangelist shelter in Green Bay.
A memorial fund has been created for a Grand Chute firefighter killed in a weekend car crash.