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 Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster (19) lays on the field from an injury during the first quarter against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium.
    Scott Galvin-USA TODAY Sports
    December 04, 2019 - 2:47 pm

    The knee injury that JuJu Smith-Schuster suffered in last month’s loss in Cleveland may keep him on the shelf for a while.

    Smith-Schuster has not played since November 14, and told reporters...

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    Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey talks with media on December 4, 2019
    Josh Rowntree - 93.7 The Fan
    December 04, 2019 - 11:45 am

    Maurkice Pouncey is back from his two-game suspension following the on-field fight in Cleveland on November 14. He’s returned with little remorse. 

    “No regrets, but I’ve moved on now,” the...

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    Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano (5) and Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Patric Hornqvist (72) battle for the puck in front of Flames goaltender David Rittich (33) during the first period at PPG Paints Arena
    Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
    December 02, 2019 - 1:33 pm

    All they can do is laugh it off, and then keep playing.

    That’s become the mindset of the injury-riddled Penguins in the last fews days, as the depth of the organization has been tested,...

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    Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle Cameron Heyward (97) looks up at the scoreboard against the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field.
    Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports
    November 18, 2019 - 2:41 pm

    Sandwiched between Thursday’s fight in the end of the Steelers’ 21-7 loss to Cleveland, and the rematch with the Browns on December 1, is a game the Steelers have to win.

    Pittsburgh will...

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    Pittsburgh Panthers guard Trey McGowens speaks during ACC Operation Basketball at Charlotte Marriott Center.
    Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports
    November 12, 2019 - 9:33 pm

    Jeff Capel knows the immaturity of his young team is real. But he also isn’t afraid to give some tough love in order to correct it.

    Such was the case last week, when Capel threw his players...

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    Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt (90) and defensive end Cameron Heyward (97) watch a replay against the Indianapolis Colts during the fourth quarter at Heinz Field. The Steelers won 26-24.
    Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports
    November 12, 2019 - 1:09 pm

    Cam Heyward is the king of his defense. And the king is leading the charge. 

    "The way I look at it, it's always on me,” Heyward said. “It's not a selfish thing. Heavy is the head that wears...

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    Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner (30) warms up before playing the Los Angeles Rams at Heinz Field.
    Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
    November 11, 2019 - 1:36 pm

    The Steelers run game could get a pair of much needed returns Thursday night when the team travels to Cleveland. 

    Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Monday that running back James Conner and...

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    Injured Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger talks with offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Randy Fichtner as Mason Rudolph (2) warms up before playing the Cincinnati Bengals at...
    Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports
    November 07, 2019 - 6:00 pm

    Mason Rudolph doesn’t want to make a mistake in scoring territory, but knows that he needs to be less cautious than he’s been to this point.

    “As an offense, we have to be more aggressive and...

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