Mark Kriski
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Mark Kriski has been a fixture at Channel 5 for more than two decades. He can be seen every Monday through Friday (7 a.m. to 10 a.m.) on the KTLA Morning News.

Kriski's weather knowledge and expertise place him at the top of his field and have earned him nine Emmy Awards and an Associated Press Radio-Television Award. The Los Angeles Times named Kriski the funniest weatherman in Los Angeles; he also earned a Golden Mike Award for best weather segment from the esteemed Radio Television Digital News Association.

Kriski studied radio and television arts at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario. He came to the United States in 1991 after he accepted the position of weatherman on the KTLA Morning News. He's one of the last-remaining original "characters" from the show's inception.

As of 2012, Kriski has added the role of professional ring announcer to his resume for boxing and mixed martial arts (MMA); most notably for boxing champ Oscar De La Hoya and Golden Boy Promotions, and late, legendary hall-of-fame trainer Emanuel Steward's Kronk Boxing. Kriski's distinct voice can also be heard on radio and TV commercials.


Recent Articles
  • Mark Kriski's weather forecast on Jan. 19, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Monday’s Forecast: Warming Trend Continues

    Warm weather was expected to continue through Southern California this week, with rain not expected until the end of the month. Mark Kriski reports from the newsroom for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.

  • Meet the 2015 Rose Queen Madison Triplett

    Meet Madison Triplett, the Rose Queen for 2015 Tournament of Roses. The 17-year-old plans to attend college and major in economics. In addition to her goal of one day being a CFO, Triplett also wants to start a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating minorities on financial literacy. Mark Kriski reports for the KTLA 5 News.

  • Wednesday Forecast: More Cold Temps, Gusty Winds

    Look for gusty winds and cold temperatures to continue across most of Southern California Wednesday. Mark Kriski has KTLA’s forecast on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. 

  • Tuesday Forecast: Cold Temps, Chance of Rain

    Look for cold temperatures to continue Tuesday along with a chance of rain for Southern California. Mark Kriski has KTLA’s forecast on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014. 

  • Monday Forecast: Cold Temps Expected All Week

    Cold Southern California temperatures Monday are forecast to get even colder later in the week. Mark Kriski has KTLA`s forecast on Monday, Dec. 29, 2014.

  • Tuesday Forecast: Santa Ana Winds and Warm Temps

    Look for Santa Ana winds and warm temperatures for most of Southern California Tuesday as high pressure builds over the region. Mark Kriski has KTLA’s forecast on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. 

  • Monday Forecast: Offshore Winds and Sunny Skies

    Look for sunny skies and offshore winds Monday as temperatures remain on the warm side for Southern California. Mark Kriski has KTLA’s forecast on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. 

  • Surviving Disaster: How to Make it Through an Earthquake Alive

    Mark Kriski reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014. Related Quiz: Do You Know What to Do in an Earthquake?

  • The Irwindale Speedway Celebrity Stock Car Race

      KTLA’s Mark Kriski and Eric Spillman were live with a preview of the Celebrity Stock Car Race taking place at the Irwindale Speedway on Saturday, September 27th. In addition to the speedway’s regular night of exciting championship NASCAR, well known names from the worlds of entertainment and business will suit up, and buckle into NASCAR-style stock cars.       Celebrity Benefit Race to “Star” during Night of NASCAR Racing at Irwindale Benefits Wounded Warrior Project Tickets: $10 online […]