Mark Leeps

Mark is a television news manager for WUFT News. Reach him by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing

UF beats OSU 24-17 in Gator Bowl

In this double-report, WUFT-TV’s Katie Gillen explains how special teams play fueled another Gator victory over Ohio State, while WUFT-TV’s Bianca Alberty reports on fan perceptions of the football “rivalry” given that former UF coach Urban Meyer is now taking charge at OSU. [jwplayer config=”News-video” file=”wuftnews/20120102-GatorBowl.mp4″]

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Coat drive helps children in Gainesville

The Gainesville Woman’s Club has partnered with Stein Mart and local schools to provide winter coats to children whose families cannot afford them.  During the drive, which lasts until December 19th, people can drop off new or gently-used coats during normal Stein Mart business hours, and the club will make …

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Dove World move delayed

A controversial Gainesville church, Dove World Outreach Center, will not move to SW Florida this November as once expected.  Finances are holding up the private buyout.  Dove World pastor Terry Jones says a move is still expected, but when it comes he may now move the church to Ft. Myers …

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UF swimmer Conor Dwyer prepares for Minnesota Grand Prix

UF swimmer Conor Dwyer is preparing for a big national meet, the Minnesota Grand Prix.  In this profile by WUFT-TV reporter Katie Gillen, Dwyer credits his training regimen and work ethic for his success. [jwplayer config=”News-video” file=”wuftnews/20111110-ConorDwyer.mp4″]

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