Mark Ferguson Biography
Mark Ferguson is a New Zealand-based Australian actor and television anchor working for 7News where he serves as the anchor of the 6 pm news bulletin in Sydney. He joined Channel Seven in 1987 as a reporter in the Brisbane newsroom.
Ferguson attended the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and graduated proudly in 1981. He is an exceptional journalist, foreign correspondent, and newsreader with more than three decades of experience. He started his television career in his hometown of Tamworth in northwest New South Wales where he secured a job at NEN-9 in 1984. In 1986, he joined NRTV Lismore before he later joined 7News in Brisbane. In addition, two years later, he relocated to the Seven’s Cairns bureau where he did features for Hinch, Sportsworld, and 11 am. After traveling through Europe and Great Britain for a year, he Channel Seven in Sydney in 1991.
In 1992, he joined Nine News in Sydney, and later in 1994, he transferred to the network’s London bureau. While he worked at the London bureau, he covered major stories including; the 50th anniversary of D-Day, the Palestinian intifada, the ongoing troubles in Northern Ireland, the horrific Rwanda massacres, the death of Princess Diana, and the funeral of assassinated Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.
Furthermore, he later returned to Sydney in 1997, to work for Nine Network as an anchor and reporter. In 2000, he worked at Good Medicine while he still served as a part-time news anchor. He resumed his full-time job in the newsroom in 2001, as the anchor of Nine Morning newscast and he later took up the Nine Early News. Together with the 7NEWS Sydney team, they were honored in 2019, with a Walkley Award for 7NEWS’ coverage of the Sydney Stabbing. During his free time, he enjoys spending time on his farm down south and spending ample time with his family.
Mark Ferguson Salary
Ferguson earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Mark Ferguson Net Worth
Ferguson has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor.
Mark Ferguson Age
Ferguson was born on February 28, 1961, in Sydney, Australia. He is 61 years old as of 2022, and he celebrates his birthday on the 28th of February every year.
Mark Ferguson Height and Weight
Ferguson stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall. However, information about his weight will be updated when available.
Mark Ferguson Family
Ferguson likes to keep his personal life private hence he has neither disclosed the names of his parent nor those of his siblings. However, this information will be updated when available.
Mark Ferguson Wife and Children
Ferguson is married to Jayne and together they have been blessed with three sons; Jack, Ted, and Paddy.