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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

New Season, New Show!

High School Football is Back, and so is Football Fridays on GPB! The long wait is finally over. Yes, I went to some spring practices. Sure I checked out some 7 on 7 action this summer. Of...

August 17, 2016 - 12:50pm
GPB Sports Blog

APS Media Day: KIPP Academy & Washington Bulldogs

The Washington Bulldogs have won four state championships in football in school history. Head coach Derrick Avery is entering his second season as head coach of the Bulldogs and looking to improve...

August 3, 2016 - 1:46pm
GPB Sports Blog

APS Media Day: Grady, Jackson High & B.E.S.T

The Grady Grey Knights made it to the second round of the GHSA playoffs last season. Coach Earthwind Moreland has a lot of talent returning including a quarterback with a very familiar last name...

August 2, 2016 - 2:23pm
GPB Sports Blog

APS Media Day 2016: Carver, Therrell, and South Atlanta

The Carver High School Panthers posted a 7-4 record last year. Coach Darren Myles lost 23 seniors to graduation with 12 players moving on to play at the college level. But don’t worry about Coach...

August 1, 2016 - 12:44pm
GPB Sports Blog

APS Media Day 2016: Mays, Douglass, and North Atlanta

The Atlanta Public Schools are gearing up for another exciting season of high school football. The Mays Raiders are coming off a 10-2 season. The Raiders graduated 5 starters on offense and 8 on...

July 29, 2016 - 2:05pm

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