Mark Ibanez Biography
This is what you need to know about Mark Ibanez, an American journalist currently working at KTVU as a sports director. Ibanez has been with the KTVU Channel 2 Sports Department for over 40 years, which makes him the longest-running sports reporter and anchor in the Bay Area. He celebrated his 40th-year with KTVU in October 2019.
Mark Ibanez Age
Mark Ibanez was born in 1956 in the United States. He is about 64 years old as of 2020.
Mark Ibanez Height
- Not Known.
Mark Ibanez Wife
Ibanez is married to his wife Tina Ibanez. The couple is blessed with a son. The family resides in Napa, California. Ibanez has been married three times now, the identity of his other wives has not been disclosed yet.
Mark Ibanez Daughter
Mark’s daughter is called Rachel Ibanez who followed her father’s footsteps to become a journalist. She was a senior at the University of Oregon and she graduated in June of 2016 with a major in journalism.
Mark Ibanez Salary
Ibanez receives an annual average salary of $70,000. This is according to the annual average salary of a journalist at KTVU.
Mark Ibanez Net Worth
Ibanez has an approximated net worth of $100K – $500K U.S dollars. His career as a journalist is the primary source of his income.
Mark Ibanez family
Born in a middle-class family, Ibanez grew up in Marin County in a family that focused on educational pursuits and really had nothing to do with sports. However, Ibanez’s mom couldn’t even get him to play Little League baseball when he was a kid. His mother was a nurse.
Mark Ibanez Education
Mark went to several schools that include San Rafel High School, Petaluma Senior High School in 1973. He then attended Santa Rosa Junior College from 1973 to 1974. He earned his B.S. degree in Journalism from the University of Idaho in 1978 in Moscow, Idaho, graduating with the class of 1977.
Mark Ibanez Career
Mark began his professional broadcasting career in 1978 at KXTV Channel Ten, a CBS affiliate in Sacramento. After his departure in 1979, he set his eyes on the Bay Area, landing here at KTVU Channel 2 on October 10, 1979. With more than 40 years at Channel 2, his career at KTVU is equal in length to that of former KTVU Anchorman Dennis Richmond.
Ibanez is an honored member of the Bay Area Broadcasters Silver Circle. With 16 Emmy award nominations, Mark has been awarded 4 Emmys. Among his proudest accomplishments, a 1994 best-selling book titled “Mark’s Remarks.” All of the proceeds were donated to the American Cancer Society.