Mark Alford co-anchors FOX 4 News at 5:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. with Loren Halifax.
Mark joined FOX 4 in March 1998 after spending two years as a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter for KPRC-TV in Houston, Texas. Prior to that, Mark anchored at KDFW-TV, Dallas, Texas; and reported at WPTV-TV, West Palm Beach, Florida; KWTX-TV, Waco, Texas; and KXAN-TV, Austin, Texas. During his career, Mark’s work has been recognized by the Associated Press and twice by the Rocky Mountain Press.
After brief stints at Lee College in Baytown, Texas and Southwest Texas State, Mark attended the University of Texas at Austin where he studied government and Latin American Affairs.
In his spare time, Mark and his wife Leslie own and operate the Lonestar Ranch horse stables in South Kansas City. Mark and Leslie have three children, Mark Jr., Alexandria and Spencer. They currently reside in South Kansas City.