Mark Giangreco - Updated Feb 2024

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Mark Giangreco

Mark Giangreco worked for WLS-TV in Chicago, Illinois, as a sports director and lead sports anchor. Until 2021, Mark Giangreco was the host of ABC7’s sports feature during the 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts. Moreover, he continues to contribute to ESPN Radio.

Early life

Mark Giangreco was born on 13th May 1952, in Buffalo, New York, the United States of America. As of now, he is 71 years old and his sun sign is Taurus.

Moreover, he holds citizenship in America and he belongs to a Caucasian ethnical background. Additionally, his mother’s name is Joanne Lucille Downing Giangreco.

Furthermore, his father was a sportsperson, besides that, his father’s name is unknown. Talking about his siblings, he has two brothers named Thomas Giangreco and Pete Giangreco.

His brother Thomas works as a medical device consultant, while Pete works as a political consultant for the Democratic Party. From his childhood, Mark loved hockey, classic cars, and drawing.

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Caption: Mark Giangreco posing for a photo (Source: Robert Feder)

Talking about his academic qualifications, he attended Canisius High School. Moreover, he completed his graduation from the University of Dayton in 1974 with a degree in BA in Communication.

Professional career

From his college life, Mark Giangreco started working. After that, he joined the WING-AM radio station based in Dayton. There, he worked as a news and sports reporter. Moreover, he worked as a sports anchor at WDTN-TV from 1976 to 1977.

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Caption: Mark Giangreco as an anchor for ABC 7 news channel (Source: T Dog Media)

Again, he got his first job at NBC but he worked there for less than a year. After that, in 1978, he worked for WLKY-TV as a sports anchor and sports director.

There, he worked for around 4 years which was located in Louisville, Kentucky. Moreover, he moved to Chicago for WMAQ-TV in 1982.

Later in 1994, he joined ABC7 in Chicago as a sports anchor. As of now, he is working at WLS-TV in Chicago, Illinois as a lead sports anchor and sports director.

Awards and net worth

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Caption: Mark Giangreco with his James H Ellery Award (Source: Wikipedia)

As an anchor and reporter, he has received several awards and recognitions in his professional career. He has won Emmy Awards and he has received two Associated Press Awards for Best Broadcast.

Moreover, he has received the Dante Award from the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans. He was named ‘Father of the Year’ by the Chicago Father’s Day Council in 1996.

Again, he has won the Justinian Society of Italian Lawyers Award for journalism.

Talking about his net worth, he earns a decent sum of money as a news and sports director. Moreover, his net worth is estimated at $5 million. He earned more than $87,421 annual salary.

Relationship status

He is a single and unmarried man. In the past, he married Cindy Giangreco. The couple has three children named Mark, Christopher, and Matt. The couple divorced in 2005 and the reason behind the separation is unknown.

Talking about his rumors and controversy, he has been a part of a controversy. He was suspended from ABC while he did anti-Trump rants online where he blasted the President’s supporters as ‘simpletons.’

Mark Giangreco – Body measurement

Talking about his body measurements, Mark Giangreco has black hair and dark brown eyes in color. Besides that, there is no more detailed information regarding Giangreco’s height, weight, and other body measurements.

Mark Giangreco – Social media

The news reporter is active on social platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. On his Twitter, there are more than 35k followers. Likewise, there are more than 4k followers on his Facebook. Besides that, he is not active on Instagram.