Subsequently, after graduation, Mark Steines embarked on his journalism journey, starting as a reporter and photographer at KWWL-TV. His next work destination was a Springfield, Missouri-based station, KSPR – T, where he served sports anchor till 1991. 

Mark’s journey continued to Los Angeles-based KCAL-TV. He garnered Golden Mic Award and an Emmy Award for Beyond Endurance: Borneo. And Mark even earned an Emmy for Beyond Endurance: Madagascar. Additionally, he also worked on several ESPN assignments. 

Major Career of Mark Steines

In 1995, Mark Steines started as a correspondent and substituted anchor for the show 1995’s Entertainment Tonight. Shortly after that, he was promoted as a co-host of the show. He also anchored Entertainment Tonight Weekend and was also a primary substitute anchor.  In mid-September 2010, he started co-hosting the show regularly. He was seen on syndicated television magazines till his contract session expired in 2012. It was after 17 years since he joined the show.

Mark Steines with his former co-host Cristina Ferrare on 'Home and Family'
Mark Steines with his former co-host Cristina Ferrare on ‘Home and Family’

Since October 2012, he has been co-hosting Hallmark Channel’s talk show Home & Family. He started as a co-host with Paige Davis, and after a month, Cristina Ferrare became his hosting partner. Since June 2016, Debbie Matenopolous has appeared as Ferrare’s replacement. 

Steines has also tried his hands at acting. He has played some parts in several movies and TV shows. Moreover, he appeared in Nixon, Suddenly Susan, The Practice, The Young and the Restless, Half & Half, CSI: NY and Handy Manny.

His other hosting credits include VH1’s Greatest TV Rock ‘n’ Roll Moments, Goldern Karma Awards, VH1’s The 25 Sexiest, 2008 Miss America Live, and Mark Brunett’s AOL interactive online game Gold Rush and more. He obtained Emmy Award in 2005 as host of the 2005 Hollywood Christmas Parade and the National Iris Award for hosting The Big Business of Sports Endorsements.

Also an enthusiastic photographer, Steines earned appreciation for exclusive artworks on walls inside Hollywood homes & offices. See The Light: A Passage to Sierra Leone, his photo book documents a trip of Light House Medical Mission to raise awareness for fresh water in underdeveloped countries. 

Passionate about multiple fields, including media broadcasting, acting and photography, he indulged in all, even though all weren’t his major in his professional career. Throughout his career, reportedly, he has amassed a net worth of $20 million.