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Mary King

Mary King co-anchors WIS Sunrise alongside Len Kiese weekdays from 4:30am-7am. She's been reporting for WIS-TV since moving to the capital city in 2011. Previously, Mary was the morning anchor and a reporter for WHAG-TV in Hagerstown, Maryland. In addition, she spent time at MLB.com and the FOX News Network in New York City, as well as, WCCB-TV in Charlotte, NC. Mary has received several awards for her reporting, including a regional Edward R. Murrow award.

Mary has been involved in the entertainment industry for years and has been seen in national commercials and television shows for Nickelodeon, Wendy's, Sears and Kraft Macaroni & Cheese among others.

Mary graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Broadcast Journalism from Troy University in Troy, Alabama. She attended college on a full scholarship after winning the title of Connecticut's Junior Miss. Mary was named Troy University's College of Communication and Fine Arts Outstanding Senior and Phi Kappa Phi's Outstanding Junior of the Year. She also received the honor of being Troy's Homecoming Queen her senior year of college and enjoyed serving as her sorority's president and captain of the dance team.

While in Hagerstown, Mary was named first runner-up to the title of Miss Maryland two years in a row and was recognized by the Miss America Organization for her community involvement. She currently enjoys working with several Midlands area non-profits and serves as a mentor in Columbia area schools.

An award-winning dancer and choreographer, Mary studied for years in New York City under many of the choreographers now seen on the popular TV show "So You Think You Can Dance."

Mary loves her family and being married to her best friend, Curtis. She thanks God for her blessings she considers too numerous to count! Mary and Curtis are actively involved at Transformation Church in Indian Land, South Carolina and have a terrier-mix puppy named Mickey.

Mary loves helping WIS Sunrisers start their day and being a part of the Midlands community! If you have a story idea, send her an email at mking@wistv.com.

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