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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Texans Jacob Martin applauds team's efforts in social justice

Texans outside linebacker Jacob Martin was moved by coach and general manager Bill O’Brien publicly saying last month he will take a knee with his players during the national anthem this coming season to help protest racial prejudice and police brutality.

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Astros' players collaborate to help Houston during COVID-19 pandemic

Through the organization, Athletes and Causes and their Project Frontline, Joe, Allie, Lance, and Kara contributed to the efforts to distribute 300-500 meals to the medical staff at Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital in Houston Tuesday, with the food provided by the Berg Hospitality Group, which includes B & B Butchers & Restaurant.