Marc Brown (journalist)
Marc Alan Brown (born September 29, 1961 in Los Angeles, California) is a television news anchor at KABC-TV in Los Angeles. Brown co-anchors the station's Eyewitness News HD newscasts at 5 pm and 11 pm with Michelle Tuzee. Brown has earned four Emmy Awards, a Golden Mike, an Associated Press and a Radio and Television News Director Association award.
A Los Angeles native, Brown graduated from Narbonne High School in Los Angeles' Harbor City Neighborhood and earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science from the University of Southern California. His first television job was as a reporter at KIEM-TV in Eureka, California in 1984. He went on to report and anchor at KOLO-TV in Reno, Nevada, KNTV in San Jose, California and KFMB-TV in San Diego, California before returning to Los Angeles to begin working at KABC-TV in 1989 as a reporter. He later was named weekend anchor and in 1996 he was given anchoring duties on the weekday 6 pm newscast. The following year his anchoring duties were broadened to include the station's 4 pm newscast and in 2000 he was named anchor of the weeknight 11 pm show. He became the first African-American to become the primary anchor of an 11 pm weekday newscast in Los Angeles. In August 2007, he, along with co-anchor Michelle Tuzee were promoted to the 5pm newscast, in addition to anchoring the 11pm program.
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