Mark Collins

Tampa Bay, Florida

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Mark Collins is a meteorologist and works at the Florida Institute of Oceanography. The Florida Native has been a trustworthy, authoritative voice covering severe weather for 17 years in several TV markets.

Mark Collins spent over 8 years in the Jacksonville market at WTLV and WJXT during the memorable record hurricane seasons of 2004 and 2005. Nonstop coverage capitalized on Mark's vast knowledge of tropical cyclones. While in Miami, he trained meteorologists on weather graphics and was a valuable resource covering severe weather on-air. Before Jacksonville he worked in the nations most prepared Weather Control broadcast center at WFOR and anchored weekends at WTVJ in Miami.

Mark Collins breaks down the sometimes severe, ever-changing and massively complex weather patterns with charisma and authority. Mark makes a sunny day weathercast interesting with unique story angles. Off the air he is also a sought after speaker, talking to schools, companies, and organizations about weather phenomena and safety.

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  1. Ocean Exploration Trust
  2. Colorblind Media