Nate Barnes Introduction 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. Experience 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. Education Nate Barnes earned a B.A. in English writing, non-fiction, from the University of Pittsburgh in 2015.Awards and PublicationsNews-Herald. "Perry vs. North basketball: Rangers withstand Pirates' rally to even record" LiveAbout and Dotdash Meredith LiveAbout, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a reference site focused on entertainment, activities, and hobbies. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.