Andy Sheehan

KDKA-TV Investigator Andy Sheehan began his broadcast journalism career in September 1992.
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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

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

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

New Civic Plaza Bolsters Braddock’s Revitalization

After years of blight and decline, Braddock is coming back in big and stunning ways.


Tiny House Village Being Built For Veterans In Need

Plans are in the works to build a tiny house village for veterans who have had a tough time transitioning back to society.


Developers Face Hearing For Massive Asbestos Removal

The developers of the old Westinghouse research property in Churchill were called before a county health department hearing officer Monday, accused of illegally removing tons of asbestos materials from the building.


Luxury Apartment Building Tenant Complains: When It Rains It Pours — Inside

A tenant in a new luxury apartment building in Bloomfield says when it rains, it pours… inside his apartment.


Environmentalists, Miners Square Off In Western Pa. Coal Country

What once was a 62-acre lake at Ryerson Park in Greene County is now just a dried up lake bed.


New Home Buyers Appeal City’s “Newcomer’s Tax”

Pittsburghers are known for their warmth and hospitality, but some new home buyers may have their doubts.


Congress Approves Global War On Terror Memorial

Friday, in an emotion-choked session, the House of Representatives took a giant step towards making the Global War on Terror Memorial a reality.


Controller Calls Lead In Children A Crisis; Health Dept. Disagrees

Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner is calling high blood lead levels in Pittsburgh’s children a public health crisis, but the health department disputes her claims.


New Details Tell Tale Of Saxonburg Police Chief’s Heroics In 37-Year-Old Cold Case

For 37 years, the murder of Saxonburg Police Chief Gregory Adams was shrouded in mystery until the body of fugitive Donald Eugene Webb was unearthed last week in the backyard of his wife’s home in Massachusetts.


PWSA Looks For New Lead Line Fix

Thousands of people in the City of Pittsburgh may be drinking water with elevated levels of lead and not even know it.


KDKA Investigates: Feds Demand That Beaver County Pay Back Half A Million Dollars

Beaver County stands to lose millions in federal funding because of the alleged actions of one of its lawyers.


Pittsburgh Veteran Leading Charge In Washington DC For War On Terror Memorial

Andrew Brennan was a junior at Central Catholic High School when the planes hit the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001. Now a veteran, he’s spearheading the effort to get a Global War on Terror Memorial built.


Clairton Mayor Signs Emergency Declaration Over Mysterious, Smoldering Fire

The DEP and Allegheny County Health Department are looking into a smoky haze that’s lingering over part of Clairton.


Pittsburgh Police Zone Five Working To Improve Community Relations

Tearing down walls and building bridges between police and the community, that’s the motto of new initiatives for Pittsburgh Police Bureau zone five.


PETA Lodges New Allegations Against Pitt’s Labs

PETA has fired another salvo at Pitt claiming 50 incidents of abuse on research mice.




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