Mark Christopher Biography
Mark Christopher is an American Host/Anchor working with KOMO News Radio as KVI NEWS TALK/Anchor in Seattle, Washington since July 2015. Asides from this, he also serves the station as a News producer, editor, and also as Husky Football Game Day Tech Producer. He also works in audio production.
Mark Christopher Education
Christopher attended Ron Bailie School Of Broadcasting between 1979 and 1980. There, he was studying News, Production, FCC, Copywriting, Air Personality Development, Creative/Development, and Promotions. He graduated from the school with a 4.0 Top Honors Grade.
From there, he went on to study in different ways at Jodi Rothfield On Camera Workshop, FCC First Class Telephone 1979, and Radio Workshop Washington 1986 in Broadcasting Shelton, Spokane, Seattle. There he was studying in the year 1979. He also did On Camera Auditions at Jodi Rothfield Casting Agent and KCTS 9 PBS Camera Talent.
Mark Christopher Career
Christopher works with KOMO News 4 where he serves the station as a News Anchor, News producer, editor, and also as Husky Football Game Day Tech Producer. Asides from this, he is also an accomplished drumist and was previously playing for Queen Anne High School. It was while there that KOMO News Anchor Kathi Goertzen was departing the Cheerleader duty her senior year.
His first jobs included working for as a Room Service waiter at The Edgewater Hotel and a Ticket agent/Dock Assistant at Lake Union Seaplanes Air Service. He happens to be one of the most sought-after community emcees/hosts in the area. Christopher states that his love for Seafair has placed him among time with The Milk Carton Derby, the Seafair Pirates, Torchlight Parade entries, and Seafair Boat Club. He is also privileged to be the PA/Announcer for the Boeing/Seafair Airshow on race weekend.
Mark is also known for his time working as a TV Host for KCTS 9 and his years of music radio at KBSG Goodtime Oldies. Previously, he has also worked with KJR, Warm 106.9(Christopher Claus, and KIXI Light FM. He states that it was longtime KIRO/KOMO news anchor Bill Yeend who had lunch with him one day that said it was time for him to look serious at News/Talk.
For him, his background in music was a plus. His first experience in the station was working as a co-host alongside KOMO’s Elisa Jaffe on the KVI “Sunrise Seattle” morning show. Christopher states that he loves sharing on the radio all that is going on in the great city and Puget Sound. Asides from this, he is still an accomplished drummer.
Mark Christopher Age
Christopher likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates her birthday. However, he might be in his 50s.
Mark Christopher Height
He stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Mark Christopher Family
Christopher was born and raised in the United States to his loving and caring parents. He states that his father was a test pilot and flight trainer for jets at Boeing. This was after his duty as a Naval Aviator in WWII. On the other hand, his mother owned the first women’s consignment clothing store(Mary’s Pop ‘In’s) in Seattle. Asides from this, she also provided a wardrobe for some of the first women anchors in Seattle.
Mark was raised in a family of seven children where he was the youngest. He states that he is a proud native of Seattle and the Northwest. Asides from this, he is a two-time winner of the Opening Day Boat Parade “best commercial decorated boat.”
Mark Christopher Wife
Christopher is married to his beautiful wife, Karen whom he has been together with for over 29 years. Together, the duo are proud parents to their two daughters Jamie(UW and Bellevue College) and Jessie.
Mark Christopher Net Worth
Christopher has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as a Host/Anchor.
Mark Christopher Salary
Christopher earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Mark Christopher KOMO
- Elisa Jaffe
- Steve McCarron
- Joel Moreno