Mark Tamayo

Mark Tamayo


Mark has worked at KTVU since 2009.  Some of the biggest events he has covered have been the 2014 Napa Earthquake and the 2017 North Bay Fires. 

Mark’s career has solely been focused in California.  His first job was at KVIQ in Eureka.  He then ventured south to work at KSBW in Salinas. He eventually returned to the Bay Area to work at KRON.

Mark grew up in the Bay Area.  His family called Corte Madera home for many years. 

Mark studied journalism at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.  After graduation, he decided to pursue a meteorology degree at San Francisco State University. 

While working at KTVU, Mark provided continuous breaking news coverage following the 2014 Napa Earthquake.  He also provided critical weather information during the 2017 North Bay firestorm. 

Mark loves the infinite adventures that can be found in the Bay Area.  Those adventures could be a road trip to a small town and talking to the locals, discovering a running trail, or salmon fishing in the ocean.  He enjoys surfing at a local beach, riding his mountain bike on Mt. Tamalpais, and taking his young daughter to the neighborhood park with his wife.   

The latest from Mark Tamayo

Wet week ahead with tempest trouble on Tuesday

It's been a very wet winter so far, and it's only getting wetter. The upcoming forecast for the week of March 12 has all the Bay Area winter classics: wet, windy, and a whole lot of rain with another atmospheric river.

Enjoy the break in the rain while you can, it won't last

In the midst of all the flooding and torrential rain in Northern California, Thursday's weather provided a break from the recent rainy days. However, this break may be short-lived as the Bay Area and parts of Northern California are expecting more wet weather Friday and throughout the weekend.