Known to Pitt fans nationwide as the “Voice of the Panthers,” Bill Hillgrove handles football play-by-play duties.
Hillgrove has a long association with the Panthers and Pittsburgh sports scene.
Prior to taking over as the play-by-play man for Pitt football, Hillgrove served as the Panthers’ color analyst from 1970-73.
He has also served as the play-by-play man for Pitt basketball broadcasts since 1969.
A popular and well-known Pittsburgh sports personality, Hillgrove has long been a Pitt ambassador of good will.
In 2007 he was honored with the prestigious Chris Schenkel Award for excellence in college football broadcasting.
Hillgrove has also been the Pittsburgh Steelers’ play-by-play announcer since 1995.