Mark Corey

Mark Corey Mark Corey, Raytown High School, Class of 1986

Mark Corey graduated from Raytown High in 1986.  He later continued his education at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, receiving a Bachelor’s in Communications in 1998.  

Mark Corey graduated from Raytown High in 1986.  He later continued his education at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, receiving a Bachelor’s in Communications in 1998.  Corey is a multi-award winning journalist, producer, and photographer.  He currently serves as the Investigative Producer and Photographer for the CBS affiliate, KRQE, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. 

Corey is a multi-award winning journalist, producer, and photographer.  He currently serves as the Investigative Producer and Photographer for the CBS affiliate, KRQE, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. 

As a producer, he handles all of the computer-assisted research, secures permission for use of outside video sources, and supervises the visual elements of each investigative project including editing and graphics design. As a photographer, Corey is responsible for maintaining high-quality light and sound for all of the unit photography including on-camera interviews, video surveillance, and undercover video. 

Corey has participated in 17 back-to-back Bike MS events, raising $26,575 for Multiple Sclerosis and is consistently among the top ten fundraisers for the New Mexico event.  Beyond collecting and managing donations, Corey has donated over $2,575 of his own money to fight this deadly disease.

Corey has been an active member of the Santa Fe Men’s Camerata Choir Group.  They regularly perform at retirement homes as part of the group’s community service outreach.  

Since 2008, Corey has received 23 awards for his work. In 2008, he received the Lin Television Circle of Excellence Award for outstanding leadership, professionalism, and commitment to Lin TV.  In 2011, Corey was awarded the Edward R. Murrow Award for News Video Series, Air New Mexico.  

He is the recipient of 19 Rocky Mountain Southwest Emmy Awards and received five nominations in this year’s round of judging. In 2014, he was recognized for outstanding journalism at Media General, receiving the D. Tennant Bryan Award for investigative reporting. He received the 2016 Award of Excellence in Television for “E.R. Wait Times” from the American College of Emergency Physicians.