Marc Teichner joined FOX 5 Atlanta in 1998, coming from sister station WBRC in Birmingham, Alabama. He's on the scene while most of us are still deep in sleep. Marc breaks overnight news on Good Day Atlanta.
A self-professed night owl, Marc enjoys the graveyard shift because it allows him to cover lead stories on a daily basis. Also, he values being a part of the tight-knit overnight team.
Marc may be best known for being the only reporter in the Fulton County Courthouse during the March 2005 shootings involving Brian Nichols, but that's not the only big story Marc has covered. He also reported on the Birmingham abortion clinic bombing and the search for Eric Robert Rudolph. Marc continued to follow the Rudolph story through the arrest and conviction of the serial bomber
Graduating with honors from Beloit College, Marc went on to Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism for his master’s degree. He took his first on-air job at WIFR in Rockford, Illinois and then moved to WBBH in Fort Myers, Florida. Growing up in Boston, Marc was a ski instructor and still tries to hit the slopes at least one week during the winter. He also likes playing golf but has yet to achieve his goal of breaking 80. Marc enjoys family time with his wife, Andrea, and his son, Alex.
“She was the most intelligent, kind, humble, and beautiful person I have ever known. I wanted to spend every second with her."
A group of CDC experts is looking into possibly offering a COVID-19 booster shot for immunocompromised people after a recent warning saying that the two previous shots might not have given the group much protection from the virus.
The last thing the DeKalb County grandmother told her grandson was to make sure he got enough sleep so he wouldn't be late for his new job. Just hours later, she found the boy she raised since he was a baby dead in the store's parking lot.
A mother was injured and her adult daughter killed in an early morning shooting at a northeast Atlanta apartment complex. Investigators believe it may be tied to an earlier argument and are searching for the gunman.
An overnight shooting in Southeast Atlanta leaves a man dead and now a woman is being questioned by police.
Two men are killed, two others injured in a late-night shootout at a Dekalb County gas station.
A man has been hospitalized after he was shot in the leg while sitting with his sister at a Midtown bar.
A man was hurt early Friday morning when gunmen fired at his car on I-20, according to police.
Officials say gunmen opened fire at two men in a car as they drive down the DeKalb County street, causing them to crash into an SUV.
Police say the Clayton County woman followed her husband into their master bedroom and shot him multiple times.