Nate Barnes

  • Sports Reporter at the News-Herald in Willoughby, Ohio.
  •  Was the Publisher of Panther Digest for Scout Media, covering all things related to the Pittsburgh Panthers.
  • Was previously a stringer for the Associated Press and The Sports Exchange, covering Pittsburgh-area sports.


Nate Barnes is a former writer for ThoughtCo, who wrote a number of articles on college basketball over a 16-month period in 2014 and 2015. He is currently a Sports Reporter at Willoughby, Ohio-based newspaper the News-Herald. Previously, he was the Publisher of Panther Digest, through Scout Media, where he covered all things Pittsburgh Panthers-related. An experienced sports journalist, Barnes was previously a stringer for the Associated Press and The Sports Exchange



Nate Barnes earned a B.A. in English writing, non-fiction, from the University of Pittsburgh in 2015.

Awards and Publications

News-Herald. "Perry vs. North basketball: Rangers withstand Pirates' rally to even record"

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