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 goaltender Matt Murray (30) and defenseman Brian Dumoulin (8) celebrate after defeating the Anaheim Ducks at PPG PAINTS Arena. Pittsburgh won 2-1.
    Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
    October 18, 2019 - 11:29 am

    While the 2019-2020 NHL season still remains in its infancy, there is growing concern in Dallas. And the Stars will be in search of a season-turning win Friday night at PPG Paints Arena. 

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    Pittsburgh Penguins center Jake Guentzel (59) celebrates after scoring a goal in the second period against the Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place.
    James Carey Lauder-USA TODAY Sports
    October 17, 2019 - 2:22 pm

    Another game, another goal, another beating for Jake Guentzel. And his coaches and teammates are taking notice. 

    Guentzel, generously listed at 5-foot-11, 180 pounds, is not a power forward...

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    Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Stephon Tuitt (91) and defensive end Tyson Alualu (94) celebrate a defensive play during the third quarter against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Divisional Play...
    Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports
    October 15, 2019 - 1:17 pm

    The Steelers’ celebration after Sunday night’s win in Los Angeles was tempered Monday, when the team learned that defensive lineman Stephon Tuitt would miss the rest of the season with a pectoral...

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    The Pittsburgh Steelers defense celebrates an interception in the end-zone by inside linebacker Mark Barron (26) against the Cincinnati Bengals during the fourth quarter at Heinz Field.
    Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
    October 03, 2019 - 11:23 am

    All it took was one win, one reasonably strong performance, and the Steelers, after an atrocious start to the 2019 season, thrust themselves right back into the AFC North race. 

    Monday’s 27-...

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    Pittsburgh Panthers head coach Pat Narduzzi stands on the field during a warm up practice prior to the game against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium.
    Matthew OHaren-USA TODAY Sports
    September 30, 2019 - 12:36 pm

    Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi fielded the question, smiled, and quickly dismissed it. 

    Over the weekend, a report came out of New Jersey that Narduzzi, in his fifth year in Pittsburgh, was a...

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    Pittsburgh Panthers quarterback Nick Patti (12) warms up before playing the Delaware Fighting Blue Hens at Heinz Field.
    Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
    September 28, 2019 - 5:11 pm

    Kenny Pickett stood and watched his fellow Pitt quarterbacks warm up before Saturday’s game against Delaware. It became apparent, right then, that Pickett would be a surprise absence from the...

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