MARK THORNHILL

Anchor/Reporter  

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JOB EXPERIENCE

1994-Present: News Anchor/Reporter,  WAFF-TV, Huntsville, Alabama.
Duties include co-anchoring the 5PM, 6PM and 10PM weeknight newscasts. Also reporting on two weekly franchises: Consumerwatch (1997-2004) and Crimestoppers (2004-present).

1991-1994: Sports Director,  WAFF-TV, Huntsville, Alabama.
Duties included managing 3-person staff, reporting, producing and anchoring 2 evening sportscasts Monday through Friday, as well as producing and anchoring special sports programs.

1985-1991: Sports Anchor/Reporter,  WSFA-TV, Montgomery, Alabama.
Duties included anchoring 10PM sportscast Monday through Friday, providing nightly reports for the 6PM sportscast. Also wrote, produced and anchored numerous half-hour and hour-long special programs.

1984-1985: Sports Anchor/Reporter,  WAAY-TV, Huntsville, Alabama.
Duties included anchoring the weekend sportscasts as well as reporting 3 days a week for the evening sportscasts. Videotaped, wrote and produced reports and sportscasts.

HONORS/AWARDS

Crime Stoppers International “Best Television Crime of the Week” 2009
Alabama Associated Press “Best News Anchor” 2008
Alabama Associated Press “Best News Anchor” 2007
Alabama Associated Press “Best Spot News Story” 2007
Regional Emmy Nomination, 1999 for “Best Spot Story” of Birmingham Tornado
Alabama Associated Press “Best News Series” 1999 and 2000
Alabama Associated Press “Best Newscast” 2001 and 2004
Alabama Associated Press “Best Spot News Story” 1996
Alabama Associated Press “Best Sports Anchor” 1993
Alabama Associated Press “Best Sports Anchor” 1989
Alabama Associated Press “Best Sports Anchor” 1986
Alabama Associated Press “Best Sports Program” 1997
Alabama Associated Press “Best Sports Feature” 1988
United Press International “Best Sports Feature” 1989
Huntsville Press Club “Best Sports Program” 1991
Huntsville press Club “Best Sports Anchor” 1991
Huntsville Press Club “Best Sports Anchor” 1992
Huntsville Press Club “Best Sports Reporting” 1992
Huntsville Press Club “Best Sports Program” 1992

EDUCATION

Auburn University at Montgomery, 1985-1986, Communications/Business
University of Alabama-Huntsville, 1980-1984
Arab (Alabama) High School, 1980 Graduate

PERSONAL/FAMILY

Wife: Teresa, Married 25 years
Children: Kristin, Wesley and Drew





MARK THORNHILL

 Huntsville, AL

Represented by:

Linda Levy
The NWT Group
 (817) 987 - 3600
LindaLevy@TheNWTGroup.com


 

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