Mark Sayre joined KTVU in 2022. He brings more than a decade of experience covering the South Bay and the wider Bay Area and was on the front lines of many of the biggest recent stories including the pandemic, the construction and opening of both Levi’s Stadium and the eastern span of the Bay Bridge, the BART extension to Santa Clara County, wildfires, floods, elections and a wide variety of public policy programs and controversies.
Mark previously worked for KPIX, where he also covered the South Bay. He has also worked at KCBS/KCAL in Los Angeles and at two different stations in Las Vegas in a variety of roles including news anchor and investigative reporter. Mark has three individual local Emmy awards and was on the reporting team which won the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California award for best evening newscast in Los Angeles.
Mark is a Bay Area native and graduated from both U.C. Berkeley and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Mark worked in the news department at KALX-FM, the student-run radio station at Berkeley. Mark was also previously a news intern at KTVU.
Mark feels the Bay Area is an amazing place of rich diversity, opportunity and progress yet also has many challenges. He feels lucky to live here and to cover these significant longer-term issues.
Before embarking on his journey as a parent Mark traveled the world and has visited more than 50 countries. Seeing so many different places, cultures, and ways of life has made Mark even more appreciative of what we have here at home. Today he has become somewhat of an expert on traveling to a wide variety of youth sports venues and discovering the best deals at the snack bar during games.
The men's national soccer teams from Mexico and Colombia meet Tuesday night at Levi's Stadium. 60,000 fans expected.
A Bay Area man alleges that a Southwest Airlines passenger launched a physical and verbal assault against his wife on board a Phoenix-bound flight.
A second elderly person died after ingesting "dishwashing liquid" at a San Mateo senior living facility. A wrongful death suit filed by the victim's family says it was a much stronger chemical that killed the 93-year-old.
San Jose will consider expanding the number of cameras that can read license plates as it considers tightening data policies to protect the privacy of those using the roadways,
The 49ers are set for the home opener vs. Seattle on Sunday. Rain is in the forecast, but that's not keeping fans from getting excited. Extra bus and light rail service is available from VTA.
One in every three San Jose police officers had some kind of complaint lodged against them in 2021, according to a new report.
The San Francisco 49ers are the first NFL team to have a team-sanctioned club for the LGBTQ+ community.
As the Bay Area is in the grip of an ongoing heatwave, crews monitor for problems with infrastructure on roads, airports, trains and the electrical system.
Travel demand remains high for Labor Day weekend as gas prices drop. Airports advise early arrival for flights.
A San Mateo senior living facility is under investigation after the company admitted that staff members accidentally served dishwashing liquid to residents. As a result, a 93-year-old woman died, and two others were hospitalized.