Andy Sheehan

KDKA-TV Investigator Andy Sheehan began his broadcast journalism career in September 1992.
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VITALS
Joined KDKA: September 1992. I was a reporter with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette hired during the newspaper strike.
Hometown: Rumson, New Jersey
Alma Mater: Columbia University, New York

FAVORITES
Music: Solidly, Bob and Bruce (Dylan/Springsteen) but hit to all fields. Rock, Country and Jazz. It’s all good.
Movie: “Chinatown”, The Godfather I and 2 (Not 3), “On the Waterfront”
TV Show: “The Sopranos”, “Breaking Bad”
Book: “The Great Gatsby”
Hobbies: Long distance running, cooking, writing
Sports Team: The Buccos
Food: Clams and lobsters on the Jersey Shore
Local Restaurant: Tessaro’s
Hidden PA Gem: The Laurel Ridge Hiking Trail
Sport/Exercise: Marathon running. Mostly half-marathons now.
Historical Figure: Lincoln, MLK, Bobby Kennedy
Favorite Pennsylvanian: My wife, Abigail
Quote: “He not busy being born is busy dying.” Dylan
Word: Yes
Vacation Spot: Ocean Grove, New Jersey
Holiday: Thanksgiving
Guilty Pleasure: Doing crosswords while watching the Pirates on TV.
Planet: Saturn

THIS OR THAT
Facebook or Twitter? Twitter
Cats or Dogs? Dogs
Beatles or Rolling Stones? Beatles
Comedy or Tearjerker? Laughs
Phone Call or Text Message? Text
Mac or PC? PC
Coffee or Tea? Coffee in the morning, tea at night
Paper or Plastic? Paper
Morning Person or Night Person? Night
East Coast or West Coast? East Coast

KDKA-TV Investigator Andy Sheehan began his broadcast journalism career in September 1992, when he joined KDKA-TV after reporting for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for nine years. Prior to that he worked for the Daily Register in Red Bank, New Jersey.

A member of the KD Investigators, Andy’s forte is the in-depth investigative story, exposing corruption and government waste. On a daily basis, he gives viewers the inside story on breaking events with exclusive reports and interviews. Through his network of sources, he has developed over the years, he keeps you on top of the news.

Andy is always out in front on the big stories, giving you the complete story behind the city’s fiscal woes, the recent grand jury probes into key political figures and the intrigues behind the slots legislation.

Born in Red Bank, New Jersey, Andy is a graduate of Columbia University.

Andy and his wife, Abigail, live with their two sons in Pittsburgh.

most recent stories2 Andy Sheehan

Suspected Shooter Used Legal Device In Las Vegas Attack

Automatic weapons are strictly regulated in this country, but a device that allows a regular gun to fire much faster, is legal and is easy to get online.

10/03/2017

Las Vegas Shooting Raises Questions About Hotel Security

How was it possible for suspected gunman Stephen Paddock to smuggle as many as 19 rifles, including AR-15-style automatic rifles into his Las Vegas hotel room undetected?

10/02/2017

Has The Luxury Apartment Boom Reached Its End In Pittsburgh?

For years now, cranes and construction crews have filled the skies of Pittsburgh as huge luxury apartment buildings have shot up in just about every city neighborhood, but it supply outpacing demand?

09/27/2017

Self-Proclaimed Neo-Nazi Back In Jail, Heads To Trial For Anti-Semitic Flier Distribution

Hardy Lloyd, a self-proclaimed neo-Nazi, is headed to trial for violating his probation and allegedly distributing anti-Semitic fliers.

09/26/2017

‘I’d Like To Be Up Here When I’m 100’: Winner Of 1st Ever Great Race Returns For 40th Race

The winner of the first ever City of Pittsburgh Richard S. Caliguiri Great Race has participated in every Great Race for the past 40 years, and he has no plans to stop.

09/22/2017

Uber Making Strides In Self-Driving Technology On City Streets

In the past year and half, Uber has logged more than a million miles cruising our city’s street in self-driving cars that will soon make the driver just another passenger.

09/20/2017

Self-Driving Car Company Announces World Headquarters In Strip District

There are new self-driving cars cruising city streets, and soon the company developing them will be building a new world headquarters in the Strip District.

09/19/2017

CMU Grads’ Start-Up Solidifies City’s Position As Driverless Technology Leader

Argo AI will be announcing the building of a world headquarters in the Strip District, solidifying Pittsburgh’s position as the world leader in driverless technology.

09/18/2017

Self-Proclaimed White Supremacist Charged With Distributing Racist, Anti-Semitic Fliers

A self-proclaimed white supremacist is heading back to jail after police say he handed out anti-Semitic fliers and had an illegal cache of weapons in his home.

09/15/2017

Former Union Boss Pleads Guilty To Stealing $1.5M In Dues

He was the powerful head of a local union, entrusted with the funds and dues of hundreds of Boilermakers, but today he was in court for stealing.

09/14/2017

Officials: Hate Literature Being Distributed On Pitt, CMU Campuses

Officials say white supremacist stickers and fliers are being circulated in Squirrel Hill and on the campuses of Pitt and CMU in Oakland.

09/08/2017

Bishop Zubik Wants Dreamers To Have A Chance: ‘God Is Always There For The Underdog’

Bishops representing the Catholic Church have joined the chorus of those wanting to give Dreamers a chance, urging the faithful to call their senators and congressional representatives to restore DACA.

09/07/2017

White Supremacist, Neo-Nazi Propaganda With Swastika Images Found In Jewish Section Of Pittsburgh

Amid fears that Neo-Nazism is on the rise nationally, there’s apparently a white supremacist flier campaign going on in the city’s East End.

09/06/2017

Trump Considering Ending DACA, Senator Casey Reacts

The announcement that President Donald Trump may end DACA is prompting mixed reaction from lawmakers, and one person who is definitely not on board is U.S. Senator Bob Casey.

09/04/2017

Midtown Towers Residents Endure A Year Of Hardships After Devastating Fire

It’s been nearly four months since a fire destroyed a Downtown apartment building, and many of its residents are still looking for a place to live.

09/01/2017

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