ESPN’s longest tenured reporter Mark Schwarz joined the network in July 1990. In nearly 30 years of journalistic excellence, Schwarz seen it all.
After recently signing a new, multi-year contract, Schwarz took time to reflect on three decades of covering the biggest names and stories in sports while also sharing his excitement for what’s to come.
There have been quite a few, but these stand out to Schwarz.
Schwarz takes his job of serving the fan at home seriously and sometimes that means asking tough questions that not everyone is going to like.
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There’s a reason Schwarz has stuck around for 29 years and plans to be with ESPN for years to come. Hint: Storytelling drives him.
Shelby L. Lacy and Molly Mita produced the videos.
3. ESPN’s Tournament Challenge Marathon is back for the third straight year, with 25 consecutive hours of men’s and women’s college basketball analysis, bracket advice and more, beginning at 6 p.m. ET on Monday, March 18 and ending on Tuesday, March 19, at 7 p.m. across all ESPN networks.
4. On Monday, March 18, at 7 p.m. Maria Taylor, Rebecca Lobo and Andy Landers will unveil the women’s college basketball championship teams during a one-hour special, discussing the matchups, regions and overall bracket.