A native of Orange County, Marc is a graduate of Chapman University, where he received a bachelor's degree in broadcast television journalism.
While at ABC7, Marc has reported on countless breaking stories, including the Las Vegas mass shooting, the destructive Thomas Fire in Ventura and the mudslide aftermath in Montecito.
Marc joined ABC7 in June 2014 after spending nearly eight years at KION-TV, the CBS affiliate in Salinas, California. While at KION, Marc served in many roles, including evening news anchor, beginning in 2010. The station was honored with three consecutive regional Emmy awards for best newscast (small market) in Northern California.
In 2012, Marc's anchor duties extended to KION's sister stations, KCOY 12 and KKFX FOX 11, based in Santa Maria and Santa Barbara, California.
Marc began his career in 2006 as a morning news anchor at KVII-TV in Amarillo.
Prior to jumping into the broadcast news industry, Marc drove open-wheel race cars, competing in the Pro Mazda National Championship. He continues to be an avid motorsports fan and has attended the Indianapolis 500 annually since 1993.
He lives in Pasadena with his wife, two sons and rescue dog Hayley.
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