News Bios

Mark Ovenden

KDLT Sports Director

Mark has been in sportscasting since 1976 where he began his career as weekend sports anchor at WTVR in Richmond, VA. The Boston native always wanted to be a sportscaster since driving friends crazy by doing play by play of almost every game he played in as a kid! “The love of sports and gift for gab made this a…

Anndrea Anderson

Weekend Anchor/Reporter

Anndrea is a reporter and the weekend anchor/producer. She joined the KDLT News team in April 2015. Anndrea comes to Sioux Falls from Scottsbluff, Nebraska, where she got her start in news at KOTA-TV. Before she made the trek to the Midwest, Anndrea grew up in sunny California. She was born and raised in the East Bay Area (so she’s…

Tom Hanson

KDLT News Anchor

Tom is South Dakota’s most experienced television news anchor. In September of 2014 Tom was awarded the coveted Tom Brokaw Award, named after the longtime NBC News Anchor. In 2013 The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented Tom with the prestigious Silver Circle EMMY award. Tom started his career right here at KDLT as a studio cameraman, master…