Mark Zinni Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Height, Husband, Cancer, WFSB, Net Worth, and Salary

Mark Zinni is an American Emmy and Associated Press award-winning journalist who came to Channel 3 from FOX 8 News in Cleveland

Mark Zinni Biography

Mark Zinni is an American Emmy and Associated Press award-winning journalist who came to Channel 3 from FOX 8 News in Cleveland where he was an anchor and reporter for five years.

Before his time working in Northeast Ohio, he worked for almost seven years as an anchor and reporter at WPRI in Providence, Rhode Island. Zinni attended Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin High School in 1994 and graduated. He is a 1998 graduate of the School of Journalism & Mass Communication at St. Bonaventure University in Olean, NY.

Mark Zinni Career

Zinni got his start in television in 1995 as an intern at WKYC in Cleveland and later worked as an intern at NBC’s TODAY Show in New York. He got his first job as a producer and reporter at WICU in Erie, Pennsylvania, and then went to work as an anchor and reporter at WTOV in Steubenville, OH in 1997.

Mark joined WFSB as an anchor and reporter in 2014 and can be seen on weeknights on Eyewitness News at 5:30 with Denise D’Ascenzo and on Eyewitness News at 11 with Erin Connolly. From Salt Lake City he went to Cleveland where he previously worked at KTVX. Before he worked in Utah, Mark spent more than six years at WPRI in Providence, Rhode Island, where he was the weekday morning news anchor and a general assignment reporter.

He has interviewed a few presidential candidates and other national politicians, the Dalai Lama, and made several trips to Hollywood for entertainment news. Mark covered the American Idol finales from Los Angeles in 2004 and 2006 and was the first local reporter to a live interview with host Simon Cowell.

Zinni as well as traveled to L.A. to take viewers “behind the scenes” on the sets of various CBS and FOX television shows. In 2014 Mark and his partner relocated from northeast Ohio to Hartford, Connecticut. He started at WFSB in 2014 and anchored his first newscast in October 2014.

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Mark Zinni Age

He was born on October 29, 1975, on the east side of Cleveland, United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on October 29th, every year. Zinni is 47 years old.

Mark Zinni Height

Zinni stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 8 inches.

Mark Zinni Family

Zinni 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 she has any siblings.

Mark Zinni Husband

Zinni lives in Connecticut with his husband and their dog, Ellie. Mark and his partner relocated from northeast Ohio to Hartford, Connecticut in 2014.

Mark Zinni Net Worth

Zinni has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a reporter and anchor.

Mark Zinni Salary

Zinni earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.

Mark Zinni Cancer

Zinni has always enjoyed participating in community events and volunteering with local organizations but cancer care and treatment are personal issues for him. Zinni was diagnosed with thyroid cancer and had a total thyroidectomy and underwent treatment at the Cleveland Clinic in January of 2014. His tumor was found during a routine physical that many people, mostly men, often avoid. Since his diagnosis, he has worked to educate people about the importance of annual doctor appointments and health checks.

Mark Zinni Award

Zinni is an Emmy and AP award-winning reporter and producer. He was honored by the National Association of Television Arts & Sciences in 2003 for his role in covering The Station Nightclub fire in West Warwick, Rhode Island. Mark in 2007 was honored again with Emmy nominations by the Boston chapter of NATAS for his work as both an anchor and reporter. In 2010 he received three additional nominations from the Lower Great Lakes chapter of NATAS, for his work in Cleveland in 2009.

Mark Zinni WFSB

Zinni works at WFSB where he works alongside other famous WFSB anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Melissa Cole
  2. Mark Dixon
  3. Bruce DePrest
  4. Carolina Cruz
  5. Shawnte Passmore
  6. Ayah Galal
  7. Roger Susanin
  8. Matthew Campbell
  9. Mike Savino
  10. Patricia Del Rio
  11. Eva Zymaris
  12. Courtney Zieller
  13. Susan Raff
  14. Caitlin Nuclo
  15. Kevin Hogan
  16. Nicole Nalepa
  17. Erin Connolly
  18. Irene O’Connor
  19. Eric Parker

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Zinni.

Who is Zinni? He is an American Emmy and Associated Press award-winning journalist
Age46 years old as of 2021
Height5 feet 8 inches
SpouseNot Available
Salary$40,000 – $ 110,500
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million
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