John Lowe joined the Gold and Blue Nation staff in July 2023. Before coming to Morgantown, he spent two years as Sports Director at WYMT in Hazard, Kentucky and two years as a News Reporter at WSAZ in Huntington.
John was born and raised in Morgantown and graduated from WVU with a degree in Journalism with an emphasis in broadcasting in 2019. He went to Morgantown High School where he started his career as a sports intern at WBOY in 2013.
While at WYMT, John led the sports department in coverage of the Kentucky Wildcats, five local colleges and 52 high schools. In the two years he was in Hazard, the high schools he covered won six state championships.
During his time at WVU, John held several positions as a reporter covering the Mountaineers and local high schools including a freelance writer for The Associated Press and The Dominion Post as well as serving as the sports editor at the university’s student-run newspaper, The Daily Athenaeum.
When he’s not at work, John enjoys traveling, hiking, biking and watching the Mountaineers play.