Mark Suppelsa is the co-anchor of the WGN Evening News at Five and Six and WGN News at Nine and Ten. He first joined the WGN-TV team in July 2008, but has been working in the TV news business for 33 years.
Prior to joining WGN-TV, Mark spent five years at Fox O&O, WFLD, anchoring Fox News Chicago at Nine. He spent ten years at Chicago’s NBC O&O, WMAQ-TV as a weekend anchor, reporter and early evening news anchor.
Mark is a 9-time Regional Emmy winner and has been awarded the Edward R. Murrow award for reporting along with numerous Illinois Associated Press awards for reporting and anchoring. Over the years, Mark has covered a variety of stories including Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev’s first visit to the United States in 1990, the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, 6 National Conventions, President Obama’s historic first Inauguration and more recently many investigative stories in Chicago. Mark has also interviewed four U.S. presidents.
Mark was born in Milwaukee, WI, but grew up in the Chicago area, where he now lives with his family.