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

Kennedy Award winner Ethan Payne bound for Marshall

The Poca rising senior running back rewrote state record books in his junior season.

July 12, 2020 - 2:03 pm

Herd That's run ends in TBT quarterfinals

The Marshall alumni team fell to 4-time champion Overseas Elite, 93-76.

July 11, 2020 - 11:18 pm

2020 H.S. football season shortened by one week

Governor Jim Justice & Bernie Dolan of the WVSSAC announced plans Friday afternoon.

July 10, 2020 - 1:21 pm

Fate of fall sports season could be announced Friday

Governor Jim Justice has a press conference scheduled for Friday.

July 9, 2020 - 7:33 pm

Spirited rally lifts Herd That into TBT quarterfinals

The Marshall alumni team rallied from 18 points down to defeat The Money Team.

July 9, 2020 - 5:45 pm

WVU-Maryland matchup off the board as Big 10 cancels non-conference games

The ACC is reportedly considering a similar move to a conference-only model.

July 9, 2020 - 4:30 pm

Beilein remembers 'fabulous' time at West Virginia

Beilein joined the '3 Guys Before the Game' podcast this week.

July 9, 2020 - 5:00 am