Mark Zinni Profile
Mark Zinni is an American News Anchor/Reporter working for WFSB-TV (CBS Affiliate) in Hartford, Connecticut. He joined the station in September 2014.
Mark Zinni Career
Zinni serves at WFSB Channel 3 Eyewitness News as an evening news anchor. He anchors the weeknight newscasts from 4 PM to 6:30 PM and 11 PM. Before joining WFSB, he worked for WJW-TV in Cleveland, Ohio as a Weekend Morning News Anchor and Weekday News Reporter for nearly 4 and a half years. This is the station that he was watching while growing up and always aspired to work there in the future. It was therefore his dream come true. There he covered multiple stories in the community, and he describes it as “an incredible experience with some of the best people in the business.”
Before that, he served at KTVX-TV in Salt Lake City, Utah as a News Anchor/Reporter for 4 months. Zinni has also worked as a news anchor and reporter for WPRI/WNAC in Providence, Rhode Island; and WJW-TV in Cleveland, Ohio. While in college, he interned at WKYC-TV in Cleveland, Ohio for 4 years. Also, he interned at The TODAY Show in New York.
Over the years in his career, he has earned several awards. He says that one thing he likes about his job is the fact that he meets new faces every day and got to share their stories. He started his career at WICU-TV in Erie, Pennsylvania where he worked as a reporter and producer. From there, he went to work for WTOV-TV in Steubenville, Ohio as a news anchor and reporter for nearly half a decade.
Zinni has been passionate about the news since he was young. He got his first cable television in the ’80s, where he used to sit on his couch and watch CNN and he was fixated on how the news was gathered, as well as how it was presented. He says that that is where his fascination with TV news began. For his education, Zinni is a proud alumnus of St. Bonaventure University. He attended the university in the year 1994 and graduated 4 years later with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Journalism & Mass Communication.
Mark Zinni Age
Zinni is 46 years old as of 2021. He was born on October 29, 1975, in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 29th of October every year.
Quick Facts About Zinni
|Age||46 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Mark Zinni Height
Zinni stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).
Mark Zinni Family
Zinni was born to his loving parents whose names are unknown. His mother is Croatian and his father is Italian. He posted his mom on his Instagram Page on July 22, 2022. Information regarding Zinni’s siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Mark Zinni Partner
Zinni is openly gay. He is married to his lovely partner, Garith Fulham, a New England native. He has been working as a director of development and communicator for Mercy Housing and Shelter Corporation, since April 2018. There is no information about their wedding. However, Zinni posted their pics on his Instagram Page on October 24, 2021, whereby they were celebrating their 17th anniversary. Zinni often posts his husband on his Instagram Page. They happily reside in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. They like spending their spare time together, as well as with their dog named Ellie.
Mark Zinni Salary
Being one of the top journalists for WFSB, he earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Mark Zinni Net Worth
Zinni has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter.
Mark Zinni Cancer
Zinni was diagnosed with stage one thyroid cancer in the year 2014. He was lucky to discover it early because the cancer is both treatable and curable at its early stage. Zinni ultimately underwent surgery and he was told by his doctors that he would take medicine for the rest of his life and will undergo some other treatments. He was also told that there will be no radiation or chemotherapy in his future. Zinni was treated at the Cleveland Clinic. He says that after the surgery he felt like he needed a change – something new both professionally and personally.
At WFSB Zinni works alongside;
- Erin Connolly
- Wendell Edwards
- Nicole Nalepa
- Caitlin Francis
- Irene O’Connor
- Kara Sundlun
- Caitlin Nuclo
- Stephanie Simoni
- Melissa Cole
- Mark Dixon
- Scot Haney
- Connor Lewis
- Lorin Richardson
- Joe Zone