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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.

Recent Blog Posts

GPB Sports Blog

National Signing Day For The Rest Of The State, The Rest of The Country, and The Ess-E-Cee

SEC Rules Recruiting Once again the SEC has shown they are the conference to beat when in it comes to National Signing Day and recruiting. There are several ranking services, but most agree...

February 5, 2015 - 9:57am
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Georgia And Georgia Tech Have Huge National Signing Days

Another Top 10 Class For Georgia. Coach Mark Richt has another top ten recruiting class heading to play between the hedges in years to come. The Bulldogs signing 27 players this season including...

February 4, 2015 - 6:58pm
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Historical Piece Revitalized

Here at GPB Sports we live, think, and breathe high school sports all year long. So this week, Director of Operations Kevin Gerke and I hit the trail to Marietta High School to check in on the...

February 3, 2015 - 8:34am
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The Gold Standard In High School Hoops

When you talk about the Miller Grove Basketball program the question I always have is: What do you do for an encore? Coach Sharman White’s Wolverines are the gold standard in the realm of Georgia...

January 24, 2015 - 9:31am
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The Biggest Weekend Of The Year

This Friday and Saturday is Christmas coming early for high school football fans. Starting Friday at 1 p.m., 14 teams will collide in seven classifications to decide this year’s GHSA state...

December 11, 2014 - 12:05pm

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