Mark Ockerbloom Biography
Mark Ockerbloom is an American Emmy-Award-winning Anchor/Reporter/Director working for Boston 25 News in Dedham, Massachusetts as an Evening News Anchor. There, he anchors the evening news at 5, 6, 10, and 11 PM. He joined the station in the month of November 2004.
Mark Ockerbloom Age / Birthday
Ockerbloom manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday and how old he is at the moment. Judging from his appearance, he might be in his 40s.
Mark Ockerbloom Height / Measurements
Ockerbloom is of average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Mark Ockerbloom Partner / Wife
Ockerbloom is married to his wife named Marysia who together reside in the Boston Area. He, however, manages to keep much information regarding his wife away from the limelight. We will update this information once he shares more information regarding his wife with the public.
Mark Ockerbloom Kids / Children
Together with his wife, the duo are proud parents to their three kids. They include Juliana, Alena, and Allison. Mark, however, manages to keep much information regarding his kids away from the limelight. We will update this information once more information is available to the public.
Mark Ockerbloom Family / Relatives
Ockerbloom was born and raised in Winchester, Massachusetts to his loving and caring parents. He stated that he was raised in a newspaper family. He, however, manages to keep much information regarding his parents away from the limelight. Ockerbloom had a younger brother named Carl who unfortunately passed away from cancer in the year 2004. He has shared some memorable moments with him that he states will forever remain in his heart.
Mark Ockerbloom Education
Boston College High School where he studied between 1978 and 1981. After this, he went on to join Providence College where he studied between 1981 and 1985. There, he obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English.
Mark Ockerbloom Career
Ockerbloom works for Boston 25 News serving the station as a co-anchor for the evening News at 5, 6, 10, and 11 PM. Asides from this, he works for WFTX-Fox 25 News serving the station as a News Anchor. He joined the station serving as a Sports Anchor and Reporter in November 2004 and served in this role until July 2007. Mark happens to be one of the Boston area’s most respected journalists.
He was raised in a newspaper family and has always been intrigued by current events. Mark states that he knows firsthand the type of trust viewers place in their newscasters and the passion with which journalists follow the local news. He has deep knowledge of sports and politics in the Boston area and adds keen insight to many of the stories he covers.
Some of the major stories he has had the privilege to cover include Whitey Bulger’s capture, the Pope’s visit to America, the funeral for former President George H. W. Bush, the Boston Marathon Bombings, and the Aaron Hernandez trial. Asides from this, he has covered several Patriots’ Super Bowls and Red Sox World Series. This is in addition to covering the victory parades that followed.
Prior to coming to WFXT, he anchored evening sportscasts and co-hosted a nightly sports show at NECN. Before making a return home to New England, he worked at KOCO-TV in Oklahoma City. There, he was made the Oklahoma Sportscaster of the Year.
Mark began his television career working as a TV Sportscaster at WMUR-TV in Machester, New Hampshire. Away from work, he enjoys playing softball, golf, hockey, and fishing. Being an avid runner, he ran the 2002 Boston Marathon with his brother Carl which is a memory he cherishes to date.
Mark Ockerbloom Awards, Recognitions and Charities
Ockerbloom was also privileged to receive broadcasting awards from the Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists. Back in the year 2010, he received a Boston/New England Emmy for Best News Anchor. Later on, in the year 2017, he was privileged to receive another Emmy for his role in the station’s coverage of the State Police Overtime Scandal.
Later in the year 2019, he captured a third Emmy for the station’s coverage of the Merrimack Valley Explosions. Ockerbloom is a proud and active supporter of NAMI, Medfield Public Schools, JDRF, and Special Olympics Massachusetts. Asides from this, he volunteers at the Pan Mass Challenge in honor of his older brother Carl, who lost his battle with cancer in 2004.
Mark Ockerbloom Salary
Ockerbloom receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Mark Ockerbloom Net Worth
Through Mark’s career as an Anchor/Reporter/Director, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $ 5 Million.
Mark Ockerbloom Facebook, and Twitter
Ockerbloom is active on his social media accounts. He has about 16K followers on his Facebook Page and about 16.7K followers on his Twitter account.
Mark Ockerbloom Boston 25 News
Ockerbloom works at Boston 25 News where he works with his fellow colleagues who are anchors, reporters, and meteorologists and they include:
- Kevin Lemanowicz
- Butch Stearns
- Vanessa Welch
- Gene Lavanchy
- Elizabeth Hopkins
- Rachel Keller
- Ray Villeda
- Kerry Kavanaugh
- Jason Law
- Catherine Parrotta
- Bob Ward
- Crystal Haynes
- Robert Goulston
- Ted Daniel
- Drew Karedes
- Kelly Sullivan
- Shiri Spear
- Vicki Graf
- Tucker Antico