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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

Dekalb Media Day 2016: Columbia, Clarkston, Cross Keys, and Stone Mountain

The Columbia Eagles went 5-6 last season. Head coach David Edwards is back for his fifth season and looking for a big year The Clarkston Angoras posted an 1-8 record in 2015. Head coach...

July 28, 2016 - 12:45pm
GPB Sports Blog

Dekalb Media Day 2016: Miller Grove, McNair, and Druid Hills

Miller Grove High School is well known for excellence in boys basketball, and the football team has been winning lots of games in recent seasons. The Wolverines have a new head coach this year in...

July 27, 2016 - 1:24pm
GPB Sports Blog

Dekalb Media Day 2016: Stephenson, Dunwoody, and Redan

The Stephenson Jaguars are coming off a 9-2 record and a region championship. Head coach Ron Gartrell is entering his 21st season as head coach of the Jaguars. Ron is recovering from hip surgery,...

July 27, 2016 - 1:05pm
GPB Sports Blog

Dekalb Media Day 2016: Marist, St. Pius, and Decatur

The Marist War Eagles have won two state championships in football and head coach Alan Chadwick with ten wins this year will become the second all time winningest coach in Georgia High School history...

July 26, 2016 - 1:01pm
GPB Sports Blog

Dekalb Media Day 2016: Lithonia, Lakeside, and SWD

The Lithonia Bulldogs had a winning season last year, chalking up 6 in the “W” column against just 4 losses. GPB Sports' Mark Harmon talked with the top dog, head coach Marcus Jelks who is entering...

July 26, 2016 - 9:43am