Josh Rowntree

Josh Rowntree is a reporter and update anchor for The Fan. Josh joined KDKA Radio in April of 2016. Josh has been in broadcasting since 2009, serving as a play-by-play announcer, show host, writer and social media manager for the TribLIVE High School Sports Network (formerly MSA Sports Network). In his time there, he has covered a dozen different high school sports.

Josh grew up in Pittsburgh and is a 2010 graduate of Point Park University with a BA in broadcast journalism. He currently serves as a play-by-play and color analyst for the University of Pittsburgh on the ACC Network Extra and is the voice of Carlow University athletics.

Josh and his wife Chelsea reside in Highland Park with their dog, Burt.

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    Pittsburgh Penguins center Matt Cullen (7) takes the ice against the Carolina Hurricanes during the first period at PPG PAINTS Arena.
    Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
    April 19, 2019 - 5:30 pm

    It may be the end of the line for veteran Penguins forward Matt Cullen. 

    If this is the finish to Cullen’s 21-year career, it seems he is going out in an unpleasant way following Pittsburgh’...

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    Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin (71) warms up before playing the Calgary Flames at PPG PAINTS Arena.
    Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports
    April 16, 2019 - 11:24 pm

    Evgeni Malkin feels the Penguins just did not have it. But identifying what ‘it’ might be seems like it may be a struggle. 

    Malkin spoke for nearly six minutes following the Penguins 3-1...

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    Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) handles the puck against New York Islanders center Brock Nelson (29) during the third period in game three of the first round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs
    Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
    April 15, 2019 - 2:28 pm

    There has been no celebrating for the Islanders… yet. 

    New York leads the Penguins 3-0 in the best-of-seven series, but Islanders players on Monday were focused singularly on Tuesday night’s...

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    Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) looks on against the New York Islanders during the third period in game three of the first round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs at PPG PAINTS Arena. New...
    Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
    April 14, 2019 - 4:20 pm

    Unable to generate offensive chances and having production from its star players disappear, Pittsburgh is now facing a 3-0 hole to the surprising New York Islanders following Sunday’s 4-1...

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    Pittsburgh Penguins forward Phil Kessel (81), left, celebrates with forward Evgeni Malkin (71) after scoring a goal during the second period against the Detroit Red Wings at PPG PAINTS Arena.
    David Dermer-USA TODAY Sports
    April 04, 2019 - 10:55 pm

    The Penguins are heading back to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. 

    Pittsburgh extended its NHL best streak of playoff berths to 13 years with Thursday’s 4-1 win over Detroit at PPG Paints Arena....

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    Pitt TE coach Tim Salem in practice in April 2019
    Josh Rowntree - 93.7 The Fan
    April 04, 2019 - 5:14 pm

    If there is one, undeniable area that Pitt needs increased production from in 2019, it is the tight end position.

    Despite helping pave the way for a pair of 1,000-yard rushers last year,...

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    Penguins center Evgeni Malkin at practice in April 2019
    Josh Rowntree - 93.7 The Fan
    April 03, 2019 - 1:45 pm

    Evgeni Malkin may be close to returning to the Penguins’ lineup. Pittsburgh’s star center, who has missed the last eight games with an upper-body injury, was able to practice in a full-contact...

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