WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-white01, ww color white

Mark Rosen

web mark rosen Mark Rosen
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.

Mark has two adult children. Nick lives in Los Angeles and is a post-production editor for Herbalife, and his daughter Chloe who graduated from DePaul University in Chicago.

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).

Mark said he is a regular co-host on KFAN radio, appearing on the Power Trip morning show Tuesday through Thursday and with the Common Man at 2:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Mark loves watching movies and playing golf in his spare time.

facebook icon Mark Rosen Like Mark On Facebook

twitter icon Mark Rosen Follow @WCCORosen On Twitter

email icon Mark Rosen E-Mail Mark

email icon Mark Rosen Request Mark To Speak At An Event

most recent stories2 Mark Rosen

(credit: CBS)

Pitching Paves Tommies’ Way To D-III World Series

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The University of St. Thomas baseball team is heading to its fifth Division-III College World Series. The Tommies begin play on Friday afternoon in the double-elimination tournament in Appleton, Wis. This year’s [...]

05/23/2012

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Golfers Hit The Links To Support Children’s HeartLink

It’s an unfortunate part of life – the tiniest of patients can have the biggest of problems, like being born with a heart defect.

05/21/2012

(credit: CBS)

Twin Brothers Excelling In Track At 2 Twin Cities Colleges

Nick and Mike Hutton are both having outstanding track seasons at a pair of Twin Cities colleges. The middle distance runners are both enjoying their success and supporting each other as only brothers can do.

05/21/2012

(credit: CBS)

Middle School Student Makes Eagan’s Varsity Track Team

Fourteen-year-old Maddie Gourley is off to quick start on her high school track career.

05/16/2012

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Toby Gardenhire Switches From Player To UW-Stout Coach

Toby Gardenhire has stepped up to the plate thousands of times as a player, but it’s a brand new ballgame for him in his new role as a first-time head baseball coach.

05/14/2012

(credit: CBS)

For Devereaux Peters, A Spot On The Lynx’s Bench Is An Investment In The Team’s Future

The Lynx have a roster packed with talent, and that means rookies see themselves sitting on the bench in the near future. But that spot is okay with Devereaux Peters.

05/09/2012

Downtown East

Mark Rosen On Stadium: ‘The Time Is Now’

One way or another, our long, long Viking stadium issue is coming to a conclusion, starting with the critical vote in the House probably sometime late Monday night.

05/07/2012

(credit: CBS)

St. Thomas Baseball Team Uses Defense To Stay On A Roll

The St. Thomas baseball program is currently the No. 3-ranked team in the country, and is on top of the MIAC.

04/18/2012

(credit: CBS)

Mark Rosen Interviews Terry Ryan

Terry Ryan has a no nonsense approach to coaching, and there’s no doubt his approach has had some success.

03/04/2012

Greg Kinnear

Movie Blog Flashback: Kinnear Shoots Movie In Metro

When Greg Kinnear was shooting his new movie Thin Ice in the Twin Cities two years ago, the production went under the title The Convincer. The Jill Sprecher-directed film shot a number of scenes around the metro area, including right in WCCO-TV’s own backyard.

02/17/2012

(credit: CBS)

Fmr. Viking Fred McNeill Battling Dementia After Football

Fred McNeill played linebacker for the Vikings in two Super Bowls. Ultimately, the violent game that pro football is has taken its toll on McNeill.

02/15/2012

(credit: CBS)

Catching Up With Vikings’ Hall Of Fame Coach Bud Grant

Mark Rosen got a chance to sit down and talk football with Vikings’ Hall Of Fame coach, Bud Grant.

11/14/2011

(credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

The Packers’ Main Concern: Vikings’ Pass Rush

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Green Bay Packers are coming into Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings at 6-0, with a franchise-tying 12 straight wins. The Packers, now lead by quarterback Aaron Rodger, has won seven [...]

10/20/2011

(credit: Cafe Cyan)

Mark Rosen’s Favorite Fair Food: Icy Cool Malts

This week, WCCO’s anchors are taking a look behind the scenes at how their favorite State Fair foods are being prepared.

08/29/2011

Golfing Generic

Pro Tips Plus Physical Therapy To Improve Golf Game

Whether you are in your 20s, 40s or older, chronic aches and pains can have a big effect on your golf swing. You can watch the lessons they offer on the Golf Channel all day, and it doesn’t matter if your body won’t move that way.

08/08/2011

previous

next

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,813 other followers