Mark Berman

Mark Berman

Sports Director/Anchor

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 latest from Mark Berman

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George Springer says 'thank you' to Houston

"First and foremost, I want to say thank you to the city, to the fans, to all my teammates, to everybody who I’ve known along the way who’s had a special impact on my life," Springer said during an interview Friday on Zoom with FOX 26 Sports.

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Highly sought-after running back picks University of Houston

One of the highest-ranked unsigned running backs in the nation in the 2021 class, Alton McCaskill from Oak Ridge High School in Conroe, announced Thursday he has chosen to play for the University of Houston and actually signed his National Letter of Intent with UH last month.