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Mark Harmon

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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.

Archive News Articles

College Football signing day

It's National Signing Day 2015

Today is the day that all high school athletes dream about. Today, all over the state of Georgia and the country for that matter, high school players are signing letters of intent to play...

February 4, 2015 - 4:01pm

Recent Blog Posts

GPB Sports Blog

A Sensational SemiFinal

This week on Football Fridays in Georgia on GPB-TV and gpb.org/sports we have a sensational semifinal matchup. The Mill Creek Hawks come into this one ranked number two in the polls, with a picture...

November 30, 2016 - 12:04pm
GPB Sports Blog

The Great Eight

This week we head into the quarterfinals of the GHSA Championship Playoffs which means just a great 8 teams remain in each classification. That means at the beginning of the season over 400...

November 23, 2016 - 11:46am
GPB Sports Blog

On To The Second Round

Kind of a wild first round of the GHSA Playoffs highlighted by that spectacular 92-61 win by the Lowndes Vikings over the Hillgrove Hawks. That is 153 total points and that is a new track record for...

November 16, 2016 - 12:51pm
GPB Sports Blog

Rev up Your Engines

With the regular season now in the rear view mirror, the 240 playoff teams are ready for GHSA post season play. Some come in ranked number one and undefeated. Some, not so much. One team made it...

November 10, 2016 - 10:47am
GPB Sports Blog

Region Championship and Playoff Position Drama

I cannot believe it. This Friday is November 4th. And November 4th is the final Friday of the GHSA football regular season. The last time we can go under those Friday Night Lights in the regular...

November 2, 2016 - 2:31pm

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