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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    Miami Hurricanes cornerback DJ Ivey (8 left) reacts after his second interception against Pittsburgh Panthers quarterback Kenny Pickett (8 right) during the second quarter at Heinz Field.
    Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
    October 26, 2019 - 4:34 pm

    The Pitt defense allowed only 208 yards of total offense to Miami Saturday at Heinz Field. Good enough to win. Good enough to beat a lot of teams. The offense, however, was another story. 

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    Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner (30) runs the ball against the Los Angeles Chargers during the second half at Dignity Health Sports Park.
    Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
    October 24, 2019 - 3:06 pm

    Through six games, the Steelers are still searching for an offensive identity. 

    Running back James Conner leads the team in receptions with 26. Top wideout JuJu Smith-Schuster is averaging...

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    Steelers safety Minkah Fitzpatrick at practice in 2019
    Josh Rowntree - 93.7 The Fan
    October 23, 2019 - 12:57 pm

    To Steelers safety Minkah Fitzpatrick, his next opponent is just the opponent, with a bunch of numbers on the field. 

    Fitzpatrick, traded by Miami to the Steelers for a first-round pick on...

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    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph (2) is helped from the field after a hard hit by the Baltimore Ravens during the third quarter at Heinz Field.
    Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
    October 21, 2019 - 2:18 pm

    Mason Rudolph is unable to remember the hit that knocked him out cold, and out of the Steelers’ 26-23 loss to Baltimore on October 6. 

    Rudolph was hit in the jaw by the helmet of Ravens...

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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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