Joe Gorchow

Joe Gorchow

Depending on the sports story of the day, you may just find Joe in all of our shows.  Joe's competitive nature and passion for sports blend perfectly into the role he has at WIS.  Striving to provide the coverage our viewers deserve, on the teams they love.

His path to Columbia started in the northeast.  Joe spent most of his life in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, which is roughly 15 minutes outside of Philadelphia.   He obtained a broadcast journalism degree from Syracuse University, as a 2009 graduate, from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

During his time in school, he took advantage of multiple internships, which led to some on-air opportunities to be a host for Comcast Newsmakers.  A sports guy interviewing local politicians… it just sounds right.

In the fall of 2009, he took a job at KNDU to be a sports anchor & reporter in Kennewick, WA.  He wore many hats while working in Washington State, including producing and anchoring a Friday night sports special, which took third place in the SPJ Northwest Excellence in Journalism Awards in Sports Reporting in 2010. 

When 2011 rolled around Joe searched to join another award-winning group. He found a home at WIS working alongside Rick Henry. 

In Joe's free time he enjoys spending time with family & friends, working out, playing golf, and reminiscing about his glory days as a high school pitcher.  


Recent Articles by Joe

Jaycee Horn brings passion and tenacity to the Panthers secondary.

Sweet to Elite: Gamecocks oust Georgia Tech to keep dancing

‘We’re not going to shut up and dribble’: Staley condemns Capitol riot

Beamer returns home to take ‘dream job’ at USC

Gamecocks fire Will Muschamp; Bobo named interim head coach

Clemson’s ‘epic’ comeback at Death Valley fueled by DJ, Etienne

Beloved Spring Valley assistant football coach dies after being hospitalized with COVID-19

Gamecocks Offensive Coordinator Mike Bobo accused of racial insensitivity by former players

SC governor says schools must reopen in-person as other state leaders remain wary

South Carolina high school sports addresses safety precautions amidst coronavirus outbreak

Coach Staley shares thoughts on protests, riots and the way forward after George Floyd’s death

Report: Surviving children detail terrifying account of murder-suicide at home near St. Matthews

Hidden WWII letters connect family to lost loved one