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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

The Sweet Sixth

High school baseball fans in Evans, Georgia are very proud of their Greenbrier Wolf Pack baseball team: this year’s GHSA Class 5A state champions. This is coach Jason Osborn’s second year as head...

June 2, 2015 - 12:41pm
GPB Sports Blog

Dominating The Diamond

I want to send out a big congratulations to Parkview High School baseball coach Chan Brown and his 2015 state champion team. There have been many many exceptional teams in Panther baseball diamond...

May 27, 2015 - 1:11pm
GPB Sports Blog

Defending Champs Practice To Repeat

There is an old saying that there are only two seasons in Georgia: football season and 'spring football season'. Spring drills have wrapped up and this week, the GPB Sports team traveled south to...

May 22, 2015 - 11:25am
GPB Sports Blog

Superstar Takes Flight

If you follow high school sports and high school track in particular, you have to just scratch your head and be amazed at what is going on at Rockdale County High School, particularly in the running...

May 17, 2015 - 9:35am
GPB Sports Blog

Digging For A Deuce

The Roswell Hornets boy’s lacrosse team is having another outstanding season following winning the 2014 GHSA state title last year under Coach Alex Chrzanowski. This year, with an incredible nineteen...

May 12, 2015 - 10:08am

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