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Rob Owen is an American journalist and newspaper editor.


Owen, Rob was born on September 3, 1971 in Fairfax, Virginia, United States. Son of James Alan and Patricia May (Simpson) Owen.


Bachelor of Science in Magazine Journalism and Marketing, Syracuse (New York ) University, 1993.


Columnist and editor Owen's career included stints as a radio and television columnist at the Albany Times Union in Albany, New York. He was also a features writer at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Richmond, Virginia. His articles also appeared in the now-defunct NetGuide magazine.

From 1998-2010 he was TV editor and critic for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He is currently TV writer/critic for the Post-Gazette and his stories move on the Tribune News Service wire. In addition, he freelances regularly for The Seattle Times (Seattle, Washington), the Richmond Times-Dispatch (Richmond, Virginia) and Variety (Hollywood, California).

He is a past president of the Television Critics Association. Volunteer work Other works.


The nonfiction book talks about shows that members of the Generation X age group grew up watching and the shows they watched in the 1990s.


James Alan Owen

Patricia May (Simpson) Owen