Mark Koebrich joined Channel 9 in 1981 from WLKY-TV in Louisville, Kentucky. Koebrich anchored 9News on a daily basis before retiring after 37 years at KUSA, and 46 years in television news. He also held the position of 9NEWS Consumer Reporter for almost two decades.
In 1986, Koebrich was a finalist for NASA’s Journalist in Space project. Koebrich covered the Olympic Games in China, Salt Lake City and Atlanta for both NBC News Channel and KUSA. He spent three weeks in the jungles of Guatemala following a group of Kentucky doctors and nurses, and he followed the Denver Broncos to four Super Bowls. He has won a dozen Emmys for his work, including awards for best spot news coverage, best anchor and best documentary.
Koebrich is a native of Illinois and graduated from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.. His television career was launched in Terre Haute, Indiana at WTHI-TV as News Director/Primary Anchor from 1974 to 1978.
Now retired, Koebrich still gives a great deal of time to local charities and is a popular program speaker. He and his wife Cathy are helping with 3 grandchildren in California who are 16, 13 and 11.