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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Dennis Miller’s Bolder, Fresher Tour Coming To Pittsburgh

Dennis Miller is coming home to Pittsburgh and bringing his Bolder, Fresher tour with him.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/27/2014

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Funeral Home Scam Trying To Catch You Off Guard

Scam artists are trying to use funeral home newsletters as a way to hack into your computer.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/20/2014

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Penn State Attempting To Curb State Patty’s Day Drinking

Penn State and State College Officials are making attempts to get rid of State Patty’s Day.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/19/2014

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School Cancellations Taking Their Toll On Districts

School cancellations taking a toll on summer vacation.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/18/2014

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CMU, Yahoo Joining Together In New Partnership

CMU and Yahoo team up for a new $10 million partnership.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/12/2014

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Bob Costas Replacement Sheds Light On Pink Eye

Pink eye – how you can avoid it and what to do if you have it.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/11/2014

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Local Organization Hopes To Send Mother, Sons To Disney World

Jamie’s Dream Team, a local organization, is hoping to fulfill the dream of a mother of two, who three years ago was diagnosed with breast cancer.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/10/2014

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KDKA Afternoon News Remembers The Beatles

The KDKA Afternoon News remembers the Beatles invasion 50 years ago today.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/07/2014

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Be On The Lookout For The “One Ring” Cell Phone Scam

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to be on the look out for the “one ring” cell phone scam.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/30/2014

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US & World News Report 2014 Top Jobs

U.S. News Senior Career Editor Jada Graves gives the KDKA Afternoon News the details on the 100 Best Jobs in 2014.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/23/2014

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Engler Excited For Pittsburgh Rock ‘N Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Inaugural inductee Rich Engler talks about his big night before the Pittsburgh Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Celebration.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/23/2014

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Getting Out Of Abusive Relationships

Tragedy stuck a couple in Greensburg whose domestic abuse led to both of them dead. To prevent something like this being the outcome for your loved ones learn the signs and know how to help them.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/21/2014

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Local Experts To Launch Study Regarding High Number Of Asthma Cases

AGH received grant money to conduct a study to find the cause of increase asthma in children in the Pittsburgh area.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/20/2014

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Heroin On The Rise In The Suburbs Over The Years

After a McDonalds employee is arrested for selling heroin out of the restaurant Bill Rehkopf talks about the concerns of the drug popping up in the suburbs.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/16/2014

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Canadians Enjoying Ice Fishing During Bitter Blast

You think it’s cold here wait until you hear how cold it is for our neighbors to the north and what they are doing.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/03/2014

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