KTVU Sports Director Mark Ibanez Retiring After 43 Years

By Kevin Eck 

KTVU sports director Mark Ibanez is retiring at the end of March after 43 years with the Oakland Fox owned station.

Ibanez’ retirement was announced by Warriors head coach Steve Kerr during the game with the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday.

“Congrats on an amazing career and good luck on your retirement,” Kerr said in a pre-recorded video to Ibanez who had front row seats for the game.


He started his career in 1978 at KXTV in Sacramento. One year later, he went to work for KTVU.