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Greg Shoup

Nice article Nathan! I will say that I have been in the business since Mellinger was 10, and I have never met a person that has as much class and honesty as Mark. In this day and age it's difficult to find many people who are as dedicated to honing their craft and getting each story correct like Mark does. He is also one of the most humble and down to earth people you will ever meet. In other words a gentleman in the true sense of the word!

Judy McDonald

Good looks and personal integrity. What a rare combination nowadays! I also enjoy listening to Mark's radio program Saturdays on Bott Radio Network 1090 AM. If WANE TV is smart they'll hang on to this guy!

Kate Frey

I dated Mark in high school in Columbus, and he was a great guy even back then when he was new in town. It's nice to learn of an old friend's continued success.

Becky Abbott

Just wondered about Mark's parents. We use to live here in Ft. Wayne and went to church with a very nice Mellinger couple who had a son. We moved away and have lost contact, now back in Ft. Wayne and watching Mark on the news we were wondering if it is the same Mellinger family.
Looking forward to a response.
Becky Abbott
cdlcbobo@yahoo.com
Thank you

Kent Strock

My favorite Mark Mellinger moment was when he coordinated election coverage and used graphics that called the Democratic party the democrat party. As Frank Luntz would say, "It doesn't get much better than that and that is what I get paid the big bucks for"

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