Mark Ockerbloom Biography
Mark Ockerbloom is an American Emmy-Award-winning News Anchor working for Boston 25 News since 2004. He co-anchors Boston 25 News at 5:00, 6:00, 10:00, and 11:00 and he is one of the most respected journalists in the Boston area.
Mark Ockerbloom Education
Ockerbloom is a BC High and Providence College graduate and is an active supporter of JDRF, NAMI, Special Olympics Massachusetts, and Medfield Public Schools.
Mark Ockerbloom Career
Ockerbloom has been with WFXT since 2004 where he co-anchors Boston 25 News at 5:00, 6:00, 10:00, and 11:00. He was raised in a newspaper family, so he knows firsthand the type of trust viewers place in their newscasters, and the passion with which they follow local news. From sports to politics, his depth of knowledge about the Boston area adds keen insight to most of the stories he covers.
Mark has always been intrigued by emerging issues. The major stories he covered over the years include the Boston Marathon Bombings, Whitey Bulger’s capture, the Aaron Hernandez trial, the Pope’s visit to America, and the funeral for former President George H. W. Bush. Not forgetting he also covered several Patriots’ Super Bowls and Red Sox World Series as well as all of the victory parades that followed.
Mark started his journalism career working as a TV sportscaster at WMUR-TV in Manchester, New Hampshire. He then got another great opportunity in Oklahoma City serving as a Sportscaster at KOCO-TV, Mark was actually named Oklahoma’s Sportscaster of the Year.
Ockerbloom returned home to New England and co-hosted a nightly sports show at NECN before finally going to Boston 25 News. He has received broadcasting awards from the Associated Press and The Society of Professional Journalists. In 2010, Mark received a Boston/New England Emmy for Best News Anchor. In 2017 he took home another Emmy for his role in the station’s coverage of the State Police Overtime Scandal and in 2019 he captured a third Emmy for the station’s coverage of the Merrimack Valley Explosions.
Ockerbloom volunteers at the Pan Mass Challenge in honor of his older brother Carl, who succumbed to cancer in 2004. Mark enjoys playing hockey, softball, fishing, and golf. An avid runner, Mark ran the 2002 Boston Marathon with his brother Carl, a memory he cherishes to date.
Mark Ockerbloom Age
Ockerbloom likes to keep his personal life private and 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 40s.
Mark Ockerbloom Height
Ockerbloom stands at a height of about 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Mark Ockerbloom Family
Ockerbloom was born in Winchester, Massachusetts, and brought up in a newspaper family. However, he has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Markhas any siblings.
Mark Ockerbloom Wife
Ockerbloom is married to the love of his life, Marysia and they live in the Boston area. The couple has three daughters, Allison, Juliana, and Alena.
Mark Ockerbloom Net Worth
Ockerbloom has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as an anchor.
Mark Ockerbloom Salary
He earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Mark Ockerbloom Social Media
Ockerbloom is very active on social media including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He has over 17000 followers on Twitter, over 3000 followers on Instagram, and over 16000 followers on Facebook.