Mark Clegg joined the 41 Action News team in 2002. He co-anchors the 5 & 10 pm newscasts with Christa Dubill – and the 6pm newscast with Elizabeth Alex.
Prior to coming to Kansas City, Mark was an anchor and reporter at WTHR, the NBC affiliate in Indianapolis. He started his broadcasting career in 1987 at KXAS-TV (NBC) in Dallas/Fort Worth, after earning a degree in Communications from the University of Texas at Arlington. He's since anchored and reported at KFDX-TV (NBC) in Wichita Falls, Texas, WFAA-TV (ABC) in Dallas/Fort Worth and KBTV-TV (NBC) in Beaumont, Texas – where he also served as News Director.
Mark developed an interest in broadcasting and international events in his youth. Born in Philadelphia, he later lived with his family in Singapore, Tehran, Iran and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Some of the most memorable stories he's covered include Hurricane Andrew's strike on the Gulf coast, the Promise Keepers "Stand in the Gap" rally in Washington, D.C., and flying with the Fabulous Thunderbirds at Whiteman Air Force Base.
Mark also spent time at the FBI Training Academy in Quantico, Virginia. His special report on FBI Profilers earned him the first in a number of Emmy awards. He has also been honored for such special reports as Internet Addiction and Teenage Suicide.
In 2005, Mark launched Business in Action. For five years, Mark profiled several hundred local businesses – taking viewers inside some of the Metro’s best companies and introducing them to some of the top entrepreneurial minds in the Kansas City area.
Mark has a strong commitment to the Kansas City community. He is a member of the Church of the Resurrection. He serves on the Board of Directors of Kansas City's Rose Brooks Center – a safe haven for women and children working to break the cycle of domestic violence. He also works with Literacy Kansas City and the ALS Association - Keith Worthington Chapter to name a few.
In his free time, Mark enjoys music, travel and skiing – but most of all, spending time with his sons Jacob and Sam. Mark lives in Old Leawood.
Email Mark at Mark.Clegg@kshb.com
A couple of disturbances will bring rain chances to Kansas City today and again tomorrow morning.