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

PWSA Votes On Budget, Includes Multi-Year Rate Increase For Customers

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority has released its 2018 budget and rate plan, and if you’re a customer, you can expect your rates to go up by double digits in the coming months.


Increase In Asian Population Is Changing Region Culturally, Economically

On the campuses of Carnegie Mellon and Pitt, on the streets of Squirrel Hill and throughout the city and Allegheny County, people from China and Taiwan are discovering Pittsburgh as a place to study and work.


New, Revised Agreement Could Soon Get Redevelopment Of Civic Arena Site Underway

The long-delayed redevelopment of the old Civic Arena site may finally be getting off the ground.


New International Internet Scam Targets Animal Lovers

The FBI has a new warning about an international scam that has already made victims out of hundreds of Americans.


Parents Of Slain Pitt Student Want More Than Justice

As they await the extradition and trial of their daughter’s alleged murderer, the parents of a slain Pitt student are trying to make a difference.


KDKA Investigates: Worker Refuses To Take The Fall For Illegal Asbestos Removal

He headed a group of workers told to remove tons and tons of tile from the buildings on the old Westinghouse site in Churchill, but says he was never told that each one contained dangerous levels of asbestos.


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.


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?


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?


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.


‘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.


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.


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.


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.


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.




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