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Mark Harmon

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@GPBMarkHarmon

Mark Harmon, has been covering the Georgia and Atlanta sports scene since arriving in Atlanta in 1992. Since that day in November and was lucky enough to cover all kinds of major events from the preps to the pros including:

The Olympics, 3 World Series, 3 Super Bowls, 17 Masters, 2 PGA Championships, the Daytona 500 and all the great races at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, along with the MLB, NBA, and NHL All Star Games and playoffs. He has covered the University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, Georgia State and Kennesaw State athletics along with all the great high school sports the state of Georgia has to offer including the GHSA championships in football, basketball, and cheerleading. Mark won a record eight Associated Press first place awards for best sportscast in Georgia along with the 2013 Emmy for hosting the All Access Pass Pregame Show on GPB.

Mark joined the GPB Sports team in 2010 and has been the sports director since 2012. In 2010, he was one of the hosts of GPB Sports half hour Sports Central Show and has been the host of Football Fridays in Georgia since day one. It has been a lot of fun to see how GPB Sports has grown and improved its coverage each year, constantly striving to bring our viewers the top games, with the best players, and the most innovative coaches from around the state of Georgia. It all culminates in the GHSA state football championships at the Georgia Dome, which is a terrific two-day football fiesta of tackles, touchdowns, and trophy presentations. Mark was also been the host for the GHSA Basketball Championships which are held in March. GPB Sports has also worked with the Georgia State Golf Association producing a one-hour special on the 2014 Georgia State Amateur on which he reported and hosted.

Recent Blog Posts

GPB Sports Blog

The All-Around Best

Thomasville, Georgia is in southwest Georgia, a city of just over 18,000 people, and named after Jett Thomas a general in the War of 1812.  Thomasville holds an annual Rose Festival and is even...

April 28, 2016 - 2:18pm
GPB Sports Blog

Sharp Shooters

The East Coweta Competitive Air Rifle team is the newest state champion in the state of Georgia.  The Indians sharp shooters won the GHSA state title setting what Coach Peter Merrill believes is...

April 22, 2016 - 2:54pm
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A Real Keeper

The Marist Girls Soccer team is in the midst of another great season.  The Lady War Eagles are right now 16-0-1 on the season,  ranked number one in Class AAAA, and pursuing a 9th ...

April 14, 2016 - 12:40pm
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A First For APS

The Mays Raiders baseball team is on a big time roll right now.  The Raiders are cruising along with a sparkling 15-1 record, and a picture perfect 10-0 slate  in region play.  Coach...

April 7, 2016 - 2:11pm
GPB Sports Blog

One Legend Replaces Another

“I know why Mickey left for Clemson.  Clemson has an easier schedule this year”….incoming Grayson Coach Jeff Herron on why his predecessor Mickey Conn  went to join the...

April 5, 2016 - 12:14pm

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