Joe Brocato


Joe Brocato has covered sports at various levels in West Virginia for seventeen years.  As sports director at WDTV in Bridgeport, he coordinated coverage of WVU, Division 2 and high school sports throughout North Central West Virginia.  Joe also was a sports reporter/anchor in Laredo, Texas.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Joe is a graduate of the University of Hartford where he earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communications in December of 1999.

Joe is the afternoon sports anchor for MetroNews, providing updates in Charleston and Morgantown.

When not covering sports, you can find Joe making a mockery of the game of golf around the many scenic courses throughout the mountain state.



Recent Articles by Joe Brocato

Polar Bears pull away from PB to claim sectional championship

Fairmont Senior returned from a two-week break and stayed unbeaten.

April 16, 2021 - 9:56 pm

Crowded field of contenders featured in Class AAAA (playoff preview)

Boys sectional rounds open Saturday and continue throughout next week.

April 16, 2021 - 4:04 pm

Pendleton County runs streak to 34 games with win over Petersburg

The Wildcats are the state's lone unbeaten boys basketball team.

April 15, 2021 - 10:49 pm

Boys H.S. basketball sectional schedules

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Listed below are the seedings and schedules for the WVSSAC boys basketball sectional tournaments. Play is permitted to begin on April 17 and must conclude by April 24. The two sectional finalists advance to the regional round. (Please report any corrections or updates to joe.brocato@wvmetronews.com). This list is not complete and will be

April 14, 2021 - 1:18 pm

Goetz laps the field as WVU wins the Mountaineer Invitational

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — WVU senior golfer Mark Goetz pulled away from the field in the final round of the Mountaineer Invitational at Pete Dye Golf Club en route to a 12-shot victory. Goetz finished the 54-hole event at 12-under. For the third consecutive year, the Mountaineers claimed the team championship, finishing with a team total

April 14, 2021 - 1:25 am

Greater Beckley Christian hands James Monroe first loss, 58-55

The Mavericks nearly rallied back from a 16-point halftime deficit.

April 14, 2021 - 12:26 am

Williamstown defends their LKC title, 55-44 over Clay County

Sam Cremeans led Williamstown with 21 points in the victory.

April 12, 2021 - 9:38 pm