Mark Roper was born in Philadelphia, was raised in the Delaware Valley and is a graduate of Temple University. He started working as a Multimedia Journalist at Fox 43 in April 2016.

Mark comes to south central Pennsylvania from KSFY-TV in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and is excited to return to his Pennsylvania roots. While in Sioux Falls, Mark covered breaking news, the South Dakota legislative session, Presidential visits, severe weather, and worked with state legislators to pass a law on carnival ride safety.

In his spare time, Mark likes to travel, explore the outdoors, visit museums and ride roller coasters.

He also enjoys good food, and is looking forward to tasting all the great eats south central Pennsylvania has to offer.

Mark welcomes story ideas from viewers, so if you see him out on the street be sure to say “hi.”

Recent Articles
  • Central Pa. dairy farmers rally together to save an industry in crisis

    NORTH CORNWALL TOWNSHIP, LEBANON COUNTY, Pa. — a group of Lebanon and Lancaster County dairy farmers are rallying together to save their family businesses. The company they sell their milk to, Dean Foods’ Swiss Premium, gave 26 dairy producers 90 days notice that it’s ending its contract, leaving farmers to wonder what happens next. The group of dairy farmers which met at the Lebanon Valley Exposition Center are neither gathering to protest, nor are they angry with Dean Foods. There […]

  • Student charged with making terroristic threats speaks upon release from York County Prison

    SPRINGETTSBURY TOWNSHIP, YORK COUNTY, Pa. — One of four York County high school students recently charged with making terroristic threats at school is out of jail Friday. In a FOX 43 News exclusive, Brandon Thompson explains why he thinks his bail was excessive compared to what other students received from a judge. The York CountyPrison is where Thompson had been since March 1, and after more than two weeks Thompson’s mother posted a message on Facebook stating “victory. He’s being […]

  • Central Pa. hospitals not immune to nationwide nursing shortage

    YORK, Pa. — As hospitals nationwide are having difficulty finding nurses,  WellSpan’s York Hospital is trying new things to attract nurses. Some ideas include online recruiting events and social media, however there’s one incentive that’s not as high-tech but is helpful to many students. York Hospital isn’t immune to a nationwide shortage of registered nurses. Registered nurse Ellie Hoet said “it definitely makes your job harder, just because we`re short a lot of the time, but you work around it.” […]

  • York Catholic High School students seek positive ideas on National School Walkout Day

    YORK, Pa. — One month after the deadly school shooting in Florida, thousands of students across the country walked out of class Wednesday morning as part of National School Walkout Day. Some students took a different approach as many schools decided to use the demonstration as a teachable moment. Students and administrators at York Catholic High School decided to use the day as an opportunity to not necessarily learn from a book, but each other. While students nationwide walked out […]

  • York County student council leaders make plans for National Student Walkout Day

    RED LION, YORK COUNTY, Pa. — Students across the country are planning to walk out of school Wednesday, as part of an effort to bring attention to the issue of school safety. Students at one local high school plan to make a difference in demonstrating by doing something a little different. Red Lion Area Senior High School students who decide to participate in National Student Walkout Day will walk out of their classrooms, and into a safe meeting place, the […]

  • Capitol Police to deny entry by state rep. named in temporary protection order

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania state representative filed a temporary protection from abuse (PFA) order against another state representative, which could make it difficult for both to work at the Capitol. Luzeene County state rep. Tarah Toohil recently filed the temporary PFA against Delaware County state rep. Nick Miccarelli. A story broke in February that two women who had dated Miccarelli at different times, accused him of not only sexual harassment, but making threats as well. The latest development could […]

  • Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board eyes downtown York for new store

    YORK, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board may have its sight set on downtown York for one of its newest liquor store locations. While the state has expanded beer and wine sales to grocery stores and convenience stores, it still maintains exclusive rights to sell liquor. Liquor sales could become more convenient for people who live near the Continental Square area in York, but it’s not the only benefit or concern some see in that location. Downtown York soon […]

  • Pennsylvania winter storm response

    SUSQUEHANNA TOWNSHIP, DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. — Many people in central Pennsylvania might have breathed a sigh of relief when they woke up Wednesday morning and didn’t see a blanket of snow. Despite the lack of snow in the area, the weather was still a concern for people traveling in and out of Pennsylvania. Wherever people were headed, whether it was to hit the road or take to the sky, everyone had some place to go, but getting there Wednesday as […]

  • Eagle Eyes device provides eye-controlled freedom

    RED LION, YORK COUNTY, Pa. — Imagine not being able to interact with friends or family, that’s a reality for one York County family. Communication is no longer out of reach for one ten-year-old boy who now has it in his line of sight. Seeing the look on ten-year-old Ethan’s face says more than he could ever express in words. Ethan’s mother Holly Mansfield said “him knowing that he’s doing something on his own, somebody else didn’t hold up a choice […]