Thom Loverro has been a professional journalist since 1977, working for a number of newspapers, including eight years as a news editor and reporter for The Baltimore Sun, where he covered government, politics and crime.
He moved into sports reporting when he joined The Washington Times in 1992. He moved to the Washington Examiner as a sport columnist in 2009 and returned to the Washington Times in 2013, where he is currently the lead sports columnist. Loverro also hosts a daily sports talk radio show called "The Sports Fix" on ESPN 980 in Washington. The show was named in the top 100 sports talk shows in America by the industry web site Talkers.com. Loverro has covered the World Series, the NFL, NBA and NHL playoffs, world championship fights, the Winter Olympics in Japan in 1998 and Salt Lake City in 2002 and the Summer Olympics in Australia in 2000. He has also traveled to cover such unique events as the Baltimore Orioles trip to Cuba to play the national team in 1999. His articles have also appeared in Sports Illustrated, Sport magazine, Washingtonian, Columbia Journalism Review, American Journalism Review, Cigar Aficionado, The Guardian and the USA Today sports web site Sports on Earth. He has won 32 national, regional and local journalism awards over his career, including a first place in the National Society of Newspaper Columnists and a three-time sports columnist winner in the Virginia Press Association competition. In 2009, Loverro was voted Maryland Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. In 2005, he was one of just three sportswriters across the country to be invited to the Oval Office in The White House to interview President Bush about baseball. Loverro, who received a Bachelor of Science degree in Liberal Studies from the University of Scranton and a master's degree in Journalism and Public Affairs from American University in Washington, has also taught journalism courses at Towson State University and American University before joining the Sports Industry Management Program at the School of Continuing Studies at Georgetown University. He is also the author of 11 books, including subjects from Negro League Baseball to the Baltimore Orioles.
University of Scranton - B.A. - Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
American University - M.S. - Journalism and Public Affairs