Mark Gray is in his second decade of bringing the “groove” to American sports via print, radio, and television coverage. An award winning sportswriter, Gray, who was also known as “The Scribe” when he first broke into sports talk radio, continues to cover sports with a unique perspective that can’t be found in conventional media.
A former talk show host at ESPN Radio, Gray debuted the network’s weekday version of GameDay with former Major League pitcher Rob Dibble. He also co-hosted the network’s popular prime time show called Game Night and later developed the popular weekend version of their overnight program called The Weekend Sports Groove. He also hosted for MLB Live on XM Radio’s MLB Home Plate (channel 175).
Gray’s print credits as a journalist include: NBA Correspondent for The Sporting News, general sports correspondent for The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, sports editor of The Atlanta Daily World, and sports columnist for The Atlanta Tribune. In 1997, Gray was honored by the Atlanta Association of Black Journalists for producing “The Outstanding Feature Story in Print”.
He has been noted for his candor as a television broadcaster as well. Gray has been a color analyst for college football and basketball games on MBC Cable Television Network, Comcast SportsNet, and Sunshine Network as well as handling sideline reporter duties. He also worked as a television correspondent for the award winning America’s Black Forum which aired on MBC Network.
Gray currently is a host at CBS Radio’s WJFK-FM (106.7 The Fan) Washington, D.C. and hosts a weekly internet talk show TSL Sports Talk on Shadow League Radio powered by HSRN that is heard on www.HSRN.com and www.theshadowleague.com.
Mark is also coordinator of multimedia content and executive producer of HBCU Sports Nation for Heritage Sports Radio Network. He is also the voice of Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) football and basketball championship for HSRN.
Formerly, Gray hosted The SportsGroove on WOL-AM (1450) in Washington, D.C. WOLB-AM (1010) in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray is a 1990 Who’s Who graduate of Morgan State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism and a Associate in Arts degree from the Community College of Baltimore in Mass Communications.