Marcus Moore Official Biography

ByABC News
October 16, 2017, 12:00 AM
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Marcus Moore
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— -- Marcus Moore is a correspondent for ABC News based in Dallas. Prior to joining ABC News he worked at WFAA-TV where he was an anchor and reporter.

Marcus has traveled all over the world as a journalist, tirelessly covering some of the most important and impactful stories we have seen in recent years. In 2017 he covered search and rescue efforts in Mexico City after a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake, he has reported on the Syrian refugee crisis from Istanbul and covered the extraordinary rescue of 33 trapped miners in Copiapo, Chile in 2010.

Marcus has also been on the front lines of coverage of extreme weather. With an extensive background in storm chasing, Marcus has reported on Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Patricia in Mexico, and Hurricane Katrina when it made landfall in Biloxi. His prior stops include KMBC-TV in Kansas City, WAPT-TV in Jackson, MS and KOMU-TV in Columbia, MO.

His interest in news developed in 5th grade, and at 16 he landed his first job at KBTX in Bryan, Texas as a studio camera operator, eventually moving up to weekend reporter.

Marcus is fluent in Spanish and Russian.

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