Mark Koebrich joined Channel 9 in September 1981 from WLKY-TV in Louisville, Kentucky. Koebrich came to 9NEWS as the Southern Bureau reporter in Colorado Springs.

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Mark Koebrich joined Channel 9 in September 1981 from WLKY-TV in Louisville, Kentucky. Koebrich came to 9NEWS as the Southern Bureau reporter in Colorado Springs. Later that year, Koebrich helped launch 9NEWS 6:00AM with Bertha Lynn, Larry Camp and Krista Bradford. Koebrich anchored the early morning news for six years and was then assigned to anchor 9NEWS at 12:00pm and 9NEWS 4:30pm with former staffer Linda Benzel.

Mark Koebrich is now the anchor for 4 o'clock at 9NEWS and 9NEWS at 5 p.m. He is also the 9NEWS Consumer Reporter.

Koebrich's enthusiasm for each project assigned has merited him a variety of experiences. In 1986, Koebrich was a finalist for NASA's Journalist in Space project. In 1988, Mark was loaned from 9NEWS to the Grant Tinker-Gannett program "USA TODAY - The Television Show" as a national correspondent. Beginning in 1992 until it's last telecast in September 1994, Koebrich hosted "Good Afternoon Colorado" weekday afternoons on Channel 9. "Good Afternoon Colorado" launched a spin-off craft, hobby and collectibles program for the Discovery Channel daytime lineup called "Start to Finish." The program aired on Discovery for eight seasons.

Mark Koebrich joined Channel 9 in September 1981 from WLKY-TV in Louisville, Kentucky. 9NEWS.com. 0915/14.

Koebrich has covered the Olympic Games in China, Salt Lake City and Atlanta for both NBC News Channel and KUSA. He spent three weeks in the jungles of Guatemala following a group of Kentucky doctors and nurses, and he followed the Denver Broncos to four Super Bowls. He has won a dozen Emmys for his work, including awards for best spot news coverage, best anchor and best documentary.

Koebrich is a native of Illinois and graduated from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. He received a degree in Journalism with special emphasis in radio and television with a minor in speech and public relations. His television career was launched in Terre Haute, Indiana at WTHI-TV as News Director/Primary Anchor from 1974 to 1978. Koebrich moved to WLKY-TV in Louisville, Kentucky serving as Bureau Chief before coming to 9NEWS.

Koebrich gives a great deal of time to local charities and is a popular program speaker. He and his wife, Cathy, have two grown children.

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