Bob Allen

boballen Bob AllenBob Allen joined the KDKA-TV team in January 2000 as a General Assignment reporter.

Bob began his broadcasting career in 1979 at Beaver Falls radio station WBVP. From there, he went on to WKBN Radio in Youngstown. His first television job was also in Youngstown — at WYTV.

Since then, he’s worked at TV stations in Memphis, Louisville, Kentucky and Toledo, Ohio. Most recently, Bob spent three years as a General Assignment reporter and part-time anchor at the NBC affiliate in Kansas City.

During the Gulf War crisis, Bob also worked at KDKA-TV, providing hourly updates during the early morning hours.

After working at six television stations since 1982, Bob is finally fulfilling his dream of working as a reporter in his hometown — a goal that he set for himself “many years ago.”

A Langley High School graduate, Bob attended Penn State University and Point Park College. In addition to his son Ryan, Bob’s parents and four sisters also call Pittsburgh home.

Ben Avon Neighborhood Grateful To Firefighters For Extinguishing Blaze

When firefighters arrived Saturday night, the duplex at the end of Berringer Place in Ben Avon was engulfed in flames.

11/20/2016

Advocates Raise Domestic Violence Awareness Following Woman’s Murder

They came to the Canonsburg Borough building wearing purple, a color long associated with domestic violence.

11/19/2016

Police: Mom’s Boyfriend Accused Of Child Abuse, Drugs Found In Toddler’s System

A fugitive is now in custody, accused of abusing his girlfriend’s young son.

11/15/2016

Canonsburg Pastor Grapples With Officer’s Murder, Offers Message Of Healing

Pastor Stuart Broberg is grappling with the death of a slayed Canonsburg officer.

11/13/2016

Acts Of Bravery Discovered While Investigating Canonsburg Shooting

Authorities found numerous acts of bravery while investigating into the shootings of two Canonsburg police officers.

11/12/2016

Flying Cash Catches Eye Of Motorists In Butler Co.

Motorists on a busy Butler County road saw something odd that forced them to stop and get out of their vehicles on Monday.

11/11/2016

Mix Of Prayer And Politics Sunday At Pittsburgh Church

Sunday service at Ebenezer Baptist Church was a mixture of prayer and politics.

11/06/2016

Vice President Biden Reaches Out To Union Workers In West Mifflin

Members of the the United Steel Workers Local 2227 and other Hillary Clinton supporters preparing to go door to door to get out the vote.

11/05/2016

Clairton Bears Support Aliquippa HS Star Fighting Cancer, Hold Bone Marrow Drive

High school football fans lined up in Clairton on Friday night to help find a match for an Aliquippa High School football star who needs a life-saving bone marrow transplant.

11/04/2016

Hit-And-Run Driver Kills Hunting Dog, Injures Man

A man was injured and his hunting dog was killed Friday in a hit-and-run crash in Lawrence County.

10/31/2016

NYC Mayor De Blasio In Pittsburgh, Says Clinton ‘Will Survive’ FBI Investigation

When he arrived at the Hillary Clinton campaign office near the University of Pittsburgh, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gave student volunteers a pep talk.

10/30/2016

Mayor Peduto, Boston Mayor Talk Politics At Ritter’s Diner

Bacon, eggs, toast and politics dominated the menu at Ritters Diner on Baum Boulevard.

10/29/2016

Car Slams Into Pole In Sheraden, Shots Fired

A car slammed into a pole in Sheraden on Friday.

10/28/2016

Police: Man Breaks Into Daycare, Steals Crackers & Juice

A man is facing charges for allegedly breaking into an Allentown daycare in order to steal food.

10/25/2016

Grace Life Church Honors Monroeville Police Officers

It was appropriate for the morning service at Grace Life Church in Monroeville to open with a song from Monroeville police officer Jim Markol.

10/23/2016

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