Mark Viviano

Mark Viviano 175x131Mark Viviano is sports director for WJZ.

Most recently, Mark was studio anchor and national correspondent for CNN-Sports Illustrated, a position he assumed after leaving the Baltimore NBC affiliate television station WBAL-TV in December 1999.

Baltimoreans will remember him as the weekend sports anchor and reporter for that station, as well as for his role on sister radio stations WBAL-AM and 98 Rock FM as the morning radio sports anchor and evening/weekend call-in host for sports–related programming.

Mark originally came to Baltimore from the Midwest where he worked for WDTN-TV in Dayton, Ohio as weekend sports anchor. He also served in a similar capacity at WCRG-TV in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Career highlights include earning national recognition as the reporter who broke the story of the Cleveland Browns’ relocation to Baltimore in November 1995.

He also was selected to carry the Olympic torch through Baltimore en route to its final destination at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.

Mark is an avid runner and has completed 21 marathons, including the 2002 Boston Marathon. He finished 109th out of 1,800 runners in the inaugural Baltimore 10 Miler in June 2008.

A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Mark is a native of St. Louis, Mo.

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ALCS Game 3 Orioles Will Take On Royals Tuesday

Game 3 of the ALCS has been postponed.

10/13/2014

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Report: Ravens Execs Knew About Elevator Punch In February

A new report challenges what both the Ravens and the NFL have told us about the Ray Rice controversy.

09/19/2014

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Ravens Defeat Steelers 26-6 In Thursday Night Football

Joe Flacco threw two touchdown passes to tight end Owen Daniels, Justin Tucker kicked four field goals, and the Baltimore Ravens defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 26-6 in Thursday Night Football on WJZ-TV.

09/11/2014

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Ravens Take LB Mosley With 17th Overall Pick

The Baltimore Ravens have selected Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley with the 17th overall pick in the NFL draft.

05/08/2014

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After 6 Weeks In Sunny Sarasota, Orioles Ready For Opening Day

The Orioles start a new season with Opening Day, taking on the Boston Red Sox Monday afternoon.

03/30/2014

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Raising Expectations: Orioles Plan To Make A Lot Of Noise In 2014

We’re a little more than three weeks away from Opening Day, and the Orioles know the fans are expecting a big season from them.

03/07/2014

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Winning Attitude: Orioles Focused On Trip To World Series In 2014

The Orioles appear to be poised for another winning season and a possible playoff run.

03/06/2014

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Baltimore’s Day For Ray: #52 Inducted Into Ring Of Honor

A special tribute to one of the greatest sports figures in Baltimore history.

09/22/2013

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Former Colts-Great Art Donovan Dies At 89

Former Colts-great Art Donovan passes away at the age of 89. Artie will be remembered as much for his play on the field as the way he lived his life after he left the game.

08/04/2013

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Back To Work: Ravens Hold 1st Full Squad Practice Of The Preseason

The road to a second straight Super Bowl title begins in earnest for the Ravens. The first full squad practice took place Thursday.

07/25/2013

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Veteran Ravens Players Report For Training Camp In Owings Mills

It is day two of Ravens training camp in Owings Mills. The Ravens player got a break Wednesday–practice was canceled.

07/24/2013

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And They’re Off! Sports Director Mark Viviano Calls His First Race At Pimlico

In two weeks, Baltimore is the center of the horse racing world with the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes. It was a beautiful day for racing at Pimlico Friday.

05/03/2013

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