Mark Berman has worked at FOX 26 for 32 years, three decades of those as Sports Director. Mark has had a reputation for years for constantly scooping the competition. Year after year, Mark consistently has been the guy to get the hottest sports stories in town.
He was born in Houston and grew up in Hempstead. He graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications. Before coming to KRIV, he worked as a weekend anchor/reporter at KOSA-TV and then as a sports director for KIKK radio. He became the weekend sports anchor/reporter at KRIV in 1986 and in 1988 became the Sports Director, the position he has held since that time. Mark is married and has two children and one grandson. His daughter, Jessica Berman, is a news producer at FOX 26 Houston.
The 24th-ranked Houston Cougars win their season-opener inside the Alamodome, beating UTSA 37-35 in triple overtime.
Tulsa’s Isaiah Jarvis, who was at the center of a heartwarming moment when he was hit in the helmet by Pearland’s Kaiden A.K.A. “Bubs” Shelton and then went to console Bubs after he was visibly shaken will be in Williamsport, PA to help cheer the team on.
Mattress Mack and H-E-B donated $20,000 to Pearland Little League to help pay their travel expenses ahead of the LLWS. Plus, Mack got the entire team, their families, and players from the 2015 team tickets to Wednesday night's Houston Astros game!
Yordan Alvarez signs six-year contract with Houston Astros worth $115 million, an MLB source tells FOX 26 Sports.
Simone Biles and Jonathan Owens spoke one-on-one with FOX 26 Sports Director Mark Berman on their recent engagement.
The Houston Texans have hired defensive coordinator Lovie Smith as their next head coach.
Buzbee, who represents 22 women who have filed lawsuits against Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson alleging sexual misconduct and/or sexual assault, told FOX 26 Sports he has established dates to take Watson’s deposition.
The Houston Texans fired David Culley after just one season as head coach.
As FOX 26 Sports reported late Thursday night on Twitter legendary Prairie View A&M Track and Field Coach Barbara Jacket, who was with the school from 1966 to 1991, passed away Thursday at the age of 87.
“It is unfortunate, but we just don’t have enough scholarship players available to field a team," Aggie Coach Jimbo Fisher said.