Friday, September 17, 2010
Mark Jones has worked a wide variety of assignments for ESPN since his debut in 1990. He is the ESPN2 Saturday prime-time announcer and serves as a play-by-play commentator on the NBA, WNBA and college football and men's and women's college basketball telecasts.
Jones previously hosted ESPN's NBA Today and on occasion served as an anchor/reporter on SportsCenter.
Jones has worked for ABC Sports (since August 1990), for whom his duties have included college football, college basketball, the World League and various events on ABC's Wide World of Sports.
Before joining ESPN and ABC Sports, Jones worked from 1986-90 for The Sports Network in Toronto, Canada, where he was the sports desk anchor and the host of a Toronto Blue Jays magazine show.
Jones, a native of Toronto, graduated from York University in Toronto with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics in 1985. While at York, he was a four-year member of the basketball team.