FOX News Channel Signs Mark Meredith as Washington Based Correspondent
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2019--FOX News Channel (FNC) has signed Nexstar Station Group’s Mark Meredith as a Washington based correspondent. Beginning May 6 th, Meredith will cover breaking news emanating from the Washington, DC area.
Since 2015, Meredith has served as a White House correspondent for both the Media General and Nexstar Station Groups where he delivered news reports to more than 70 television stations across the country. In this capacity, he interviewed key newsmakers including President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and top congressional leaders such as Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA). Additionally, Meredith also assisted in the development of Media General’s Washington bureau leading up to the 2016 election.
Earlier in his career, Meredith was a reporter for KDVR-TV (FOX) and KWGN-TV (CW) in Denver, Colorado, where he covered a number of the nation’s most pressing headlines. In 2012, he was one of the first reporters on the scene during the tragic movie theater shooting in Aurora, CO. Additionally, he provided extensive coverage of the massive wildfires and floods that devastated the state in 2013. Notably, his reporting earned him the award for Best Breaking News Coverage Under Deadline Pressure from the Colorado Broadcasters Association.
Previously, Meredith served as a reporter for WMBF-TV (NBC) in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina where he contributed to the station’s evening newscast. During his time there, he covered hurricanes and wildfires, the 2009 economic recession and the run up to the 2012 South Carolina GOP primary. A graduate of the University of Georgia, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast News and Journalism.
FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. The number one network in cable, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for 17 consecutive years. According to a 2019 Suffolk University poll, FOX News is the most trusted source for television news or commentary in the country while a 2019 Brand Keys Emotion Engagement Brand Analysis survey found that FOX News was the most trusted cable news brand. A 2017 Gallup/Knight Foundation survey also found that among Americans who could name an objective news source, FOX News is the top-cited outlet. Owned by FOX Corporation, FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.
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