Mark Kriski

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Mark Kriski is a Canadian born in Nova Scotia of Polish descent. He served as a DJ on Victoria, British Columbia's Q-100 FM, and Montreal's 980 AM, known as CKGM, then later as weatherman on Canada's The Weather Network in the late 1980s. Kriski now works at KTLA in Los Angeles. Mark Kriski has been a fixture at KTLA for 2 decades. For years he was seen on the "KTLA Morning News" five hours a day, from 5am-10am Monday through Friday; in late October 2010 his shift became 7a-10a. Kriski has won 8 Emmy Awards and one Associated Press Radio-Television Award. The Los Angeles Times named Kriski the Funniest Weatherman in Los Angeles; he also earned 3 Golden Mike Awards for Best Weather Segment from the Radio & Television News Association. In November 2010, Mark contracted viral Pneumonia and was off the air for two months because of sick leave. Kriski was married to Samantha Lewis, owner of Digital Playground, from 2004 to 2009. On May 18, 2011, he announced his engagement to KTLA colleague Jennifer Gould ; they were married September 24, 2011. Kriski studied radio and television arts at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario.
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