Dan McGowan

Dan McGowan

Dan McGowan joined the Eyewitness News team in January 2013 as a digital reporter for, where he covers Providence, politics and education.

Prior to joining WPRI 12, Dan spent two years with the Providence journalism startup GoLocalProv and was promoted to news editor while he was a graduate student at Boston University. He has also written features, political stores and book reviews for the Providence Phoenix, Providence Monthly and Mediaite.

In 2012, Dan’s Providence Monthly cover story ” Atwells Vs. Atwells” was named “Best Business Story” by the Rhode Island Press Association. His work has also been cited in the New York Times, Bloomberg and Reuters and has appeared on WEEI 93.7 FM, WPRO News Talk 630 and 920 WHJJ.

Dan grew up in West Haven, Conn. In his spare time, he is an alumni board member at City Year Rhode Island and a baseball coach for Mount Pleasant Little League. He lives in Providence.

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