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Mark Koehn

Published On: Apr 20 2012 01:00:44 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 02 2015 09:49:15 AM CDT

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Mark K

Hometown: Little Chute, Wisconsin

High School: St. John's/Little Chute High

College: University of Wisconsin - Madison

Other Journalism Experience: WFRV-TV Green Bay, KSTP Twin Cities

Started at WISC-TV on: October 1977

Twitter: @newskoehn

What is your favorite part about living in Madison?

It's people and diversity

What is the biggest news story that you've covered?

Several - Cuban refugees at Ft. McCoy, 9/11 and aftermath, 3 superbowls

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Work out, garden and playing with my dogs Estie and Lola, aka The Newshounds

What is your family life like? Significant other, married, kids?

Dan, significant other.

What is your favorite kind of ice cream?


What is the funniest thing that’s ever happened to you?

Being recognized on the streets of Paris by a family from Waunakee.

What is your favorite place to vacation?

Cruise ships.

Who is your hero and why?

My Dad. He taught me about life.

What was your favorite band when you were in high school?

REO Speedwagon

What is your favorite sport to play or watch?

Love watching the NFL especially the Packers.

If you could possess one superhuman power, what would it be?

I don't know if its a superpower, but I would love to able to see the future.

What are you really bad at that you'd love to be great at?


What is your most memorable travel experience?

Europe - Paris/Amsterdam

What is the worst job you have ever had?

It's always been in television news so none.

Who would you most like to interview alive or dead, and why?

Jesus Christ. Just so many questions.

What is your favorite tradition around the holidays?

Christmas day at mom’s house and designing our own holiday card.

What is your favorite song of all time?

"Is that all there is?" -Peggy Lee

What is your favorite movie of all time?


What is your favorite book of all time?

Marley and Me.

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?

You only live once.

If you could relive any moment...what would that be?

The day I met Dan.

Where were you when September 11, 2001 occurred?

Working. Terrible day.