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 Allegheny County.

most recent stories2 Andy Sheehan

7,700 Runners Take Part In YMCA Turkey Trot

A river of runners — 7,700 strong — woke up early to wind their way through the North Shore and downtown on Thanksgiving morning.


Report On Offensive Emails: Justice Not Undermined, No Names

A new report flags 38 people as high-volume senders of inappropriate emails, and says 13 senders were judges or senior government officials.


KDKA Investigates: ‘Virtual Kidnappings’ Taking Phone Scams To Terrifying New Level

It’s called a “virtual kidnapping” and scammers are targeting people across the country.


State Revokes Glade Run Residential Care Facility’s Operations License

State investigators say lax oversight at a Butler County residential treatment facility for children with autism and other developmental disabilities continues to jeopardize the safety of those who live there.


Canonsburg Case Part Of Disturbing Trend Of Ambush Police Shootings

The tragedy in Canonsburg is part of a terrifying and disturbing national trend of the ambush shootings of police officers.


High Volume Of Overdose Cases Putting Strain On Resources, Budgets Of First Responders

It’s a crisis that is gripping the nation, and spreading. Lawmakers across the country are trying to fight the growing problem of opioid addiction and overdose.


KDKA Investigates: No-Show Makeup Artist Leaves Brides In The Lurch

The Better Business Bureau is looking into claims that a Pittsburgh makeup artist is scamming brides out of hundreds of dollars.


State Files Consumer Protection Lawsuit Against Nursing Homes

The attorney general’s office has filed a consumer protection lawsuit alleging a company with 12 skilled nursing homes.


KDKA Investigates: Are Drivers Being Gouged By Towing From Private Lots?

In the parking lot of the University Center Quality Inn in Oakland, the tow truck driver is a busy man.


Connellsville Flood Victims Say They’re Being Pressured To Move On

The flood waters in August rushed through the low-lying neighborhoods of Connellsville.


KDKA Investigation: No Help For Families To Replace Lead Service Lines

Pittsburgh is full of old houses and between 20 and 30 percent of the housing stock has lead service lines.


New Biography Reveals Man Behind Legendary Steelers Coach Chuck Noll

A new biography is giving an inside look into Chuck Noll’s life, legacy and personal battle.


Emerald Ash Borer Decimating Region’s Ash Trees

Since hopping a shipment into the United States six years ago, the Emerald Ash Borer has been eating its way through thousands of trees in our city’s parks.


‘Reckless Political Rhetoric’: Pittsburgh Officials Respond To Voter Fraud Concerns

Donald Trump and his key advisors have raised doubts not just about Hillary Clinton but about the integrity of the election itself.


KDKA Investigates: 28 Percent Of Pittsburgh Surveillance Cameras Not Working

Surveillance cameras have proved invaluable to law enforcement across the country.




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