Who is Mark Ockerbloom?
Mark Ockerbloom is a prominent journalist with several Emmy awards to his name. He works as the co-anchor of Boston 25 News at 5:00, 6:00, 10:00, and 11:00. He began working for the channel in November 2004 as a reporter, and three years later, he was promoted to the news anchor desk.
Mark Ockerbloom Age, Family
Mark was born in Winchester, Massachusetts. He was raised in a journalism family and has always been interested in current affairs.
He understands firsthand the level of confidence that viewers put in their broadcasters, as well as the zeal with which they follow local news. His extensive knowledge of the Boston area, from sports to politics, lends an insightful perspective to many of the subjects he covers.
Mark Ockerbloom Height
The Boston 25 News journalist stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Mark Ockerbloom Education
Ockerbloom did his early studies in his native homeland. He graduated with a high school diploma from Boston College High School in 1981. That same year, he enrolled at Providence College where he graduated in 1985 with a Bachelor of Arts in English.
Mark Ockerbloom Wife
The Boston 25 News anchor is married to Marysia Sikora Ockerbloom. He has openly praised his wife for being a good mother and a significant other to him on multiple occasions, especially on his social media platforms. The couple is blessed with three daughters; Allison, Juliana, and Alena.
Mark Ockerbloom’s Salary and Net Worth
Mark earns an average salary of $81,627. He works at Boston 25 News and his job at the station has provided him with a stable source of income. Mark has built a net worth of $approximately $900,000 throughout his career.
Mark Ockerbloom Career
Ockerbloom is credited for working as a sports director for the major part of his career. Actually, he is capable of working in any sector within the broadcasting field be it sports anchor, news reporting, producer, you can name it all.
Throughout the years, he has covered a number of significant topics, such as the Boston Marathon Bombings, the capture of Whitey Bulger, the Aaron Hernandez trial, the Pope’s trip to the United States, and the funeral of former President George H. W. Bush.
In addition, he has covered numerous Super Bowls for the Patriots and Red Sox, as well as the ensuing victory parades. Prior to joining WFXT, Mark co-hosted a nightly sports show at NECN and anchored evening sportscasts. He won Oklahoma’s Sportscaster of the Year at KOCO-TV in Oklahoma City before leaving to return to his native New England.
He won a second Emmy in 2017 for his work on the State Police Overtime Scandal that the station covered, and a third in 2019 for the Merrimack Valley Explosions that the station covered.
What Happened To Mark Ockerbloom’s Brother?
Ockerbloom experienced something that nobody would want to experience with his or her sibling. He lost his brother Carl in 2004. Carl had battled cancer for a while but unfortunately, the deadly disease took his life. Mark volunteers at the Pan-Mass Challenge in honor of his brother.