Mark Alford co-anchors FOX4 News from 6:30- 9 a.m. with Abby Eden. Then co-anchors FOX4 News at 9 a.m. and noon with Kim Byrnes.

Mark knew he wanted to be a news anchor when he was in FIFTH grade in Baytown, Texas.

His passion for news and entertainment was evident early on, exemplified by his love for his two TV heroes, Johnny Carson and Walter Cronkite.

As morning anchor for the FOX4 Morning show since 1998, Mark has gotten to live out his dream, logging more than 20,000 hours on air!

He’s busy outside FOX4 as well.
Mark not only comes into Kansas City area homes through the television, he is also a realtor and owns a custom clothing company.

In his spare time Mark enjoys riding Harley Davidson motorcycles with his wife, Leslie, and vacationing with his children.


Recent Articles
  • Poster Project Helping Joplin Recover from Tornado

    JOPLIN, Mo. — One year ago on Tuesday, a massive tornado tore through Joplin, killing 161 people and leaving the community tattered. But new poster project is helping the city recover through art. FOX 4’s Mark Alford is Working for You with the report.

  • Secret Santa Spreads the Holiday Cheer

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The local holiday tradition of the Secret Santa is continuing, despite the death of the original Secret Santa a few years back. FOX 4’s Mark Alford went on a ride with the new Secret Santa and his special elves as he works to spread the Christmas cheer to people in need across the metro area, and is Working for You with the report.

  • Zoo Tax Vote Set for Tuesday

    Carol Hallquist of Friends of the Zoo stopped by the FOX 4 Morning Show to talk about Tuesday’s vote to raise taxes to support the Kansas City Zoo, and to anwser criticism about the proposed tax from opponents.

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