Thom Loverro has been a professional journalist since 1977, working for a number of newspapers, including eight years as a news editor and reporter for The Baltimore Sun. He moved into sports writing when he joined The Washington Times in 1992. He moved to The Washington Examiner as a sports columnist in 2009 and returned to The Washington Times in 2013, where he is currently the lead sports columnist. Loverro is currently a regular contributor to WJFK 106.7 The Fan in Washington. He was the co-host of "The Sports Fix" radio program on ESPN 980 in Washington for nearly seven years. He is currently co-hosting The Kevin Sheehan Show podcast on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Loverro has covered the World Series, the NFL, NBA, and NHL playoffs, world championship fights, the Winter Olympics in Japan in 1998 and Salt Lake City in 2002 and the Summer Olympics in Australia in 2000. He is the author of 11 books on the Washington Redskins, the Baltimore Orioles, the Philadelphia Eagles, championship wrestling, Negro League Baseball, and more.
Loverro has won more than 40 national, regional, and local journalism awards over his career, including a first place in the National Society of Newspaper Columnists and a three-time sports columnist winner in the Virginia Press Association competition. In 2014, he was the recipient of the Society of Professional Journalists' 2014 Sigma Delta Chi Award for Excellence in Journalism in the Sports Column Writing category. In 2009, Loverro was voted Maryland Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.
He is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists. He is also a member of the Baseball Writers Association of America, having served as chairman of the Baltimore-Washington chapter. He is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America and the National Sports Media Association.