Bill Rehkopf

Bill-RehkopfBill is a native of Murrysville and attended Franklin Regional High School before studying communications at Clarion University.

He returns to KDKA after helping to launch sister CBS station All News 99.1 WNEW in Washington, D.C.

Before that, Bill was the morning news anchor at KDKA, succeeding the retiring Bob Kopler.

Prior to coming home to Pittsburgh, Bill was the News Director at WPOC in Baltimore, where he led the station’s marathon local coverage of the events of September 11.

He also provided coverage of the D.C. sniper story and the funerals of Presidents Reagan and Ford for stations across the country.

Bill is a volunteer firefighter and emergency medical technician and enjoys church, boating and sports with his wife and two children.

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Local Experts Convene Working Group On Addiction

Local experts to head a working group to end addiction.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/17/2014

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Franklin Regional Asst. Superintendent Speaks Out For First Time Since Stabbing

Mary Catherine Reljac, Assistant Superintendent of the Franklin Regional School District, spoke exclusively with Bill Rehkopf for the first time since the stabbing.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/14/2014

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Congressman Talks About Dealing With Mental Illness

Congressman Tim Murphy brings his unique mental health perspective to the legislative side to prevent violent tragedies.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/10/2014

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GM Recalls Another 1.3 Million Vehicles

General Motors is recalling another 1.3 million vehicles.

04/01/2014

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Suicide Survivor Brings His Miraculous Story To Pittsburgh

Kevin Hines uses his real life experiences to shine a light on suicide prevention.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/28/2014

Autism Speaks Light it up Blue

Autism Speaks Raising Awareness With “Light It Up Blue” Campaign

Autism Speaks is asking everyone to Light It Up Blue to raise awareness for Autism.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/27/2014

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County Council Claims Security Breach Against County Executive

County Council Members claim a security breach against the County Executive himself, putting Fitzgerald and his staff on blast.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/25/2014

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Capt. Phillips Talks About Life As A Captive

Captain Richard Phillips talks about the movie based on his life and what brings him to Pittsburgh.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/20/2014

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March For The Military Benefits, Pays Tribute To Servicemen, Women

It’s not too late to sign up the the March for the Military benefiting Operation Troop Appreciation.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/18/2014

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Tips From A Professional: How To Avoid Tax Season Scams

With tax season deadlines around the corner, make sure you are prepared to defend against scams.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/17/2014

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Green Lane Projects Gives Pittsburgh The Green Light

The Green Lane bike project is coming to Pittsburgh, bringing a safer way of transportation for cyclists.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/13/2014

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Chatham U. Alum: “Women’s Education” Something “Worth Preserving”

Chatham University is looking into going coed in order to save their dwindling enrollment numbers.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/11/2014

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Help Out A Local Family Dealing With Disease

Help out a local family suffering with a common, yet not so familiar disease.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/07/2014

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Missionary Offers Insider’s View Of Unrest In Ukraine

A local missionary is in Ukraine and gives us his unique perspective on the protests and unrest.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/06/2014

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10 Clergy Members Arrested During UPMC Protest

10 clergy members arrested today during a protest of UPMC.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/27/2014

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