John McGowan - Northern Michigan's News Leader

John McGowan

John McGowan is the Weekend Anchor for 9&10 News at 6 and 11. John joined 9&10 News in October 1972 as a Production Coordinator. In 1977, he joined the News Department as Sports Director. His first sportscast was on July 16, 1977.

John began the first extended high school sports scoreboard show in northern Michigan, Sport scene Scoreboard. He then became a News Producer and was the first Producer of Michigan This Morning. In January 1991, John went back in front of the camera as Weekend Anchor of news and sports. In November 2000, John became Sports Director and Sports Anchor for 9&10 News at 6 and 11. In September 2003, John became Weekend Anchor for 9&10 News at 6 and 11.

John has been a part of several awards. Sports Overtime has won Best Sportscast by both the Michigan Associated Press and the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. John has also won Honorable mention for two news series.

Now residing in Cadillac, John grew up in Bay City, Michigan. He is a graduate of C