Mark Remillard is an ABC News reporter based in New York.
He began working in news as an intern at Los Angeles news/talk radio station KFI AM640. In 2012, Mark began working part-time as a reporter/anchor for KTAR News in Phoenix while studying journalism at Arizona State University. He also worked as a crime reporter for ASU’s student publication, The State Press.
Just before graduating from ASU, Mark was promoted to a full-time reporter at KTAR. He covered a range of assignments, specializing in local business and transportation, but also provided numerous reports on state and local government, crime and breaking news. He also covered President Barack Obama's visit to Phoenix in January 2015.
Mark developed a focus in business journalism while working alongside longtime business journalist, author, and Forbes contributor Micheline Maynard as an intern for her 2014 book Curbing Cars: America's Independence from the Auto Industry. He later co-hosted and produced a podcast with Maynard as part of ASU’s Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism entitled How to Cover Money, which served as a resource for journalists looking to report on business topics.
In August 2015, Mark moved to New York City to join ABC News as a radio correspondent providing on-air reports for the network's roughly 1,500 affiliates in North America. Since that time he has covered a wide range of stories, including business/Wall Street, technology, crime, courts, and politics. He's also written articles for abcnews.com and filed on-camera reports for ABC News television affiliates.
Mark also played an important role in ABC News Radio's coverage of the 2016 Presidential Election, including live reports from Donald Trump's election victory on Nov. 8th, 2016. He also provided on-scene reporting of the trial, conviction and sentencing of comedian Bill Cosby in 2018.
In 2017, Mark worked with ABC’s 20/20 to produce an investigative multi-media project on the 2002 murder of prominent fashion writer Christa Worthington, and later the trial and conviction of Christopher McCowen. As part of the project, Mark produced and hosted a six-part investigative podcast called A Killing on the Cape, which reached #1 on Apple Podcasts on Nov. 1st, 2017. As of March 2020, the podcast has been downloaded more than 4.8 million times.
From 2019 to early 2020, Mark worked alongside ABC's Investigative Unit and 20/20 to report and host a 9-part podcast and 2-hour documentary on serial sexual predator, Jeffrey Epstein. The podcast reached #1 on Apple Podcast's True Crime chart on January 10th, 2020 (#2 overall), and as of March 2020 it has been downloaded more than 3 million times.