Mark Rosen / WCCO Sports
Mark Rosen is WCCO-TV’s sports director, anchor, and reporter.
Mark joined WCCO-TV as a high school junior at St. Louis Park and was hired full time while attending the University of Minnesota.
As time went on, he was promoted to weekend sports anchor than anchor of the 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 10 p.m. weekday sportscasts. In 1981 he started hosting his Sunday night show with Vikings wide receiver, Ahmad Rashad. The Rashad-Rosen report soon became Rosen’s Sports Sunday and has been on the air ever since.
Mark said the highlight of his career was covering the Miracle on Ice hockey team in the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid.
He has been named Best TV Sportscaster for City Pages a number of times and was inducted into their Hall of Fame. He also won numerous regional Emmy awards. In late March 2012, his book, “Best Seat in the House” was released, covering everything from his early years at WCCO to his favorite interviews.
Among Mark’s many community projects, he is also a member of the board of directors for Children’s Heartlink and the A.C.E.S. foundation (Athletes Committed to Educating Students).