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.
A Northwest Atlanta man trying to put out an overnight car fire makes a gruesome discovery - another man found dead inside the vehicle's passenger seat.
The pandemic has forced organizers to move today's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemorative Service to a virtual format.
A new Centers for Disease Control report brings bad news about COVID-19's impact on Georgia and the Atlanta metro area.
It'll take longer for Georgia to get its covid-19 vaccines. The state has been told its shipment next week from Pfizer is being reduced by 40%.
The first metro Atlanta COVID-19 hospital vaccinations are taking place, as the number of infections becomes more widespread across Georgia.
A deadly shootout inside a Southwest Atlanta apartment.
The Georgia Department of Public Health has created a draft COVID-19 vaccine plan in preparation of federal emergency use authorization, which includes how best to distribute the shots across the state.
A tragic ending to Thanksgiving in southwest Atlanta, after a late-night fire leaves a man dead.
A late-night shooting at a southeast Atlanta grocery store left one man dead.
Two people are dead and two others were hospitalized after a shooting at a Clayton County mobile home park late Sunday evening.