Marc J. Spears is the senior NBA writer for ESPN’s The Undefeated. He is an experienced Senior Writer with a demonstrated history of working in the journalism and broadcast media industry.
Quick Facts and Information on Marc Spears
|Full Name / Real Name
|Marc Joseph Spears
|Birthday / Date of Birth
|22nd April 1972
|Mother: Carolyn A Spears, Father: Curtis M. Spears
|Education (High School / College / University)
|San Jose State University / Louisiana State University / University of the District of Columbia
|Wife/Spouse / Partner
|Children (Son, Daughter)
|Twitter, Instagram, Facebook
|Height in Feet / Height in Meter
|6 ft 6 in / 1.98 meters
Mark J. Spears Career Wiki
Marc began his writing career as a student at Andrew Hill High School. He was an editor for the Andrew Hill Newsletter and worked as a major contributor to the Falcon yearbook staff. In addition to his academic and journalism activities, Marc played basketball for the Falcons. He enjoyed his time as a student at Andrew Hill and credits his teachers for his success.
After high school, he graduated from San Jose State University and the University of District of Columbia. As a professional journalist, Marc became the first African-American sportswriter for Yahoo Sports. His career has included covering such major events as the NBA champion Boston Celtics during the 2007-08 season, the Beijing Olympics, the 2008 and 2009 NBA All-star games, and the 2009 NBA Finals.
Moving on to The Denver Post, Marc covered the sports section as an NBA writer and columnist. He also has worked at The Courier-Journal as general assignment reporter covering college football and basketball, the Los Angeles Daily News, and The Tulsa World as a beat writer. As the host of a weekly NBA radio show, he has interviewed many prominent people in sports and entertainment. Marc is President of the National Association of Black Journalists’ Sports Task Force.