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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. 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.

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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

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
GPB Sports Blog

For All The Marbles

This week Football Fridays in Georgia, heads to south Georgia, to Moultrie, Georgia where the 7-1 Lowndes Vikings will take on the 5-4 and two time defending state champion Colquitt County Packers....

October 27, 2016 - 12:36pm
GPB Sports Blog

A Great State Rivalry

This week on Football Fridays in Georgia we will broadcast one of the best rivalries in the state. The Battle of Five Forks Trickum, as the 5-2 Parkview Panthers take on the 5-2 Broncos of Brookwood...

October 19, 2016 - 2:15pm
GPB Sports Blog

Back Under Those Friday Night Lights!

Due to the aftermath of the hurricane, this week’s Football Fridays in Georgia on GPB shifts from the Camden County at Colquitt County game in Moultrie, Georgia, to the Archer Tigers at Grayson Rams...

October 12, 2016 - 1:52pm
GPB Sports Blog

Big Region Rivalry

This week on Football Fridays in Georgia we have two teams that are kicking off region play, and kicking off region play with a big region rivalry. The North Cobb Warriors will invade Cantrell...

October 5, 2016 - 1:56pm

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