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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

What A Championship Weekend!

Well, the dust has finally cleared and seven state champions have been crowned at the Georgia Dome in this year’s GHSA Championships.  First off,  all the players, coaches, trainers,...

December 16, 2015 - 2:14pm
GPB Sports Blog

The Grand Finale

This weekend is the GHSA State Football Championships on GPB.  The season kicked off back in August with over 400 schools dreaming of making it to the Georgia Dome.  Fourteen teams have...

December 9, 2015 - 11:30am
GPB Sports Blog

The Final Four

This is the week of the Semi-Finals in the GHSA Football Championship.  And all seven classifications have terrific matchups with a lot of great story lines.In Class 6A,  the four teams...

December 2, 2015 - 9:40am
GPB Sports Blog

Quarterfinal Time

First of all I want to wish all of you a terrific Thanksgiving on Thursday.  And then as a holiday present to yourself, you can sit back and enjoy this week’s GHSA quarterfinal matchup of...

November 25, 2015 - 10:32am
GPB Sports Blog

Round Two

We now head into round 2 of the GHSA High School Football Playoffs.  Last week  160 teams in 5 classifications kicked things off. (Single A, Public and Private sat out last week).So this...

November 18, 2015 - 11:11am

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