Mark Mullen Biography
Mark Mullen is an American television Journalist. He is the anchorman for NBC affiliate KNSD-TV in San Diego. Mark joined the station in June 2010 from ABC News. He had previously served as a Los Angeles-based correspondent. Mark was also Chief Asia Correspondent for NBC News. He regularly reported news on notable Chinese and East Asian current events.
Mark also contributed in-depth stories about China’s changing culture, economy and political system. He has also visited war zones to deliver stories from Iraq.
He covered stories from Europe and from across the U.S. The stories include the aftermath of 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina. He’s also drawn on his experience as a pilot to report on major plane crashes.
Mark Mullen Age, Height, And Body Measurements
Mark Mullen Education
He went to Loyola University in New Orleans from 1981 to 1987. Mark majored in journalism and Spanish.
Mark Mullen Spouse And Married
He is married to Jamie Flanagan. Jamie Flanagan is a San Francisco native. The couple has two children.
Mark Mullen Career
His first job was as an anchor and reporter for WLOX-TV in Mississippi. The regional ABC affiliate covering the Gulf Coast. Mullen moved to KDFW in Dallas in 1989.
He also moved to KRON in San Francisco in 1991. In 1997, he was made anchor of the national ABC overnight newscast World News Now.
Mark returned to local news. He was with stints in Seattle and a return to KRON. This was before joining NBC News as a national correspondent in 2003.
Mullen assumed a post in Beijing in 2006. He assumed it as NBC’s first full-time correspondent. He worked in China since Ned Colt left in 2004.
The new role was part of NBC’s expansion of its bureau. He was also tied to the network’s effort to increase the visibility of China in anticipation of an iris broadcast of the 2008 Olympic Games.
Mullen produced a number of notable stories while in Beijing. The stories included a weeklong series on the “NBC Nightly News” called “China Rising”.
China Rising examined a multi-faceted. It changed China in the context of the October 2007 Communist Party Congress
Mullen also contributed to the year-long series of Olympic countdown broadcasts. He contributed for NBC’s “Today” and “Nightly News.”
His August 8 live stand-up from Tiananmen Square was the first live broadcast from the square. This was due to the Chinese government crackdown on student demonstrators in 1989. Mullen has also won numerous national and regional awards for his work.
Mark Mullen NBC 7
As an Emmy Award-winning domestic and foreign Correspondent for NBC News, Mark Mullen’s career has taken him to the furthest reaches of the world.
But San Diego always remained a special place for Mark. “San Diego has always been an extraordinary city. As a journalist, many of the nation’s biggest issues originate here.
And for lifestyle, ask anyone who lives here. It’s fantastic! I was thrilled to move here with my family and work with the great team at NBC 7 San Diego”.
Prior to his taking the helm anchoring the 5 pm, 6 pm, and 11 pm newscasts with Catherine Garcia and Monica Dean, Mullen served as Chief Asia correspondent for NBC News based in Beijing, regularly reporting on notable Asian and Chinese current events with in-depth coverage of The Olympics– filing stories for NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, MSNBC and CNBC.
In the run-up to the 2008 Olympics, Mullen became the first journalist to broadcast a live report from Tiananmen Square since the Chinese government crackdown on student demonstrators in 1989.
Over the years, Mullen’s assignments have also included reporting from war zones. He was recognized for his story in Iraq about the Kurd’s first ever vote in that country’s historic election.
Mark also covered stories in the Middle East, Europe and throughout the US including Hurricane Katrina, the aftermath of 9/11, and The California Wildfires.
The majority of the stories Mark did as an NBC domestic correspondent were based here in Southern California, many in San Diego.
Prior to joining NBC, Mullen was at ABC News in New York where he anchored World News Now, America This Morning and was a correspondent for ABC’s World News Tonight and Good Morning America.
Mark’s career began in 1987 after graduation from Loyola University of the South. His first assignment took him to Mississippi and WLOX-TV.
He later went on to work for newsrooms at KDFW-TV in Dallas, KRON-TV in San Francisco and KING-TV in Seattle
Mark has won numerous national and regional awards for anchoring and reporting, including a National Emmy Award for Outstanding News Coverage. The Society of Professional Journalists also named him Outstanding Young Journalist of the year.
Mark’s experience and passion for journalism leave him well suited for the NBC 7 San Diego anchor desk. And by his words, the feeling is mutual…
“It’s a privilege to be a part of a newsroom with such a strong commitment to journalism, a history of dedicated community service and talented staff members.”
Mark Mullen Net Worth
Mark has made over 2 trades of the Altice USA stock since 2017, according to Form 4 filed with the SEC. Most recently Mark bought 2,000 units of ATUS stock worth $46,200 on 7 November 2017.
The largest trade Mark’s ever made was buying 5,000 units of Altice USA stock on 27 June 2017 worth over $150,000. On average, Mark trades about 3,500 units every 67 days since 2017. As of 7 November, 2017 Mark still owns at least 7,000 units of Altice USA stock.
The estimated Net Worth of Mark Mullen is at least $164 Thousand dollars as of 7 November 2017. Mark Mullen owns over 2,000 units of Altice USA stock worth over $163,590 and over the last 2 years, Mark sold ATUS stock worth over $0.