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.
Police say late Thursday night two people started brawling at the entrance to the Garnett Station in Downtown Atlanta. That fight spilled out into the sidewalk and then onto Peachtree Street. One of the combatants pulled a gun and started shooting.
Police are searching for a suspect on the run after gunning down a man between two apartment buildings in DeKalb County.
Three firefighters had to be rescued after they fell through a floor while battling an overnight blaze at a northwest Atlanta home.
Investigators are searching for suspects after a man was gunned down overnight at a Gwinnett County strip mall.
A pair of deadly shootings kept Atlanta homicide detectives busy during the overnight hours. Both of the murders took place at almost the same time, less than 2 miles apart.
Police are searching for a gunman who shot a man multiple times in a vehicle found under the I-20 overpass in Downtown Atlanta.
A woman is dead and a man is recovering in the hospital after a late-night drive-by shooting involving two vehicles at a southeast Atlanta gas station.
Police say 9-year-old Kimoni Mack was shot and killed Wednesday night at an apartment in southeast Atlanta. Investigators are working to learn what happened.
An Atlanta police officer has shot a woman carrying two knives accused of stabbing two people during an altercation at a Downtown Greyhound bus station.
A shooting at a Downtown Atlanta hookah bar ended with a security guard dead and a gunman on the run. It was the second deadly shooting connected to the bar in a little over a year.