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.
In Beaver County, some crews are going without their trucks, plows and salt.
Investigators continue to look for suspects after one person was killed and four others were injured when gunfire erupted overnight at a bar in Homewood.
A robbery suspect, who police say preyed on people at Rivers Casino, has been ordered to stand trial.
The Greene County Coroner’s Office is investigating the death of an elderly woman at a nursing home.
An ice jam near Parker is causing concern, because it could be devastating if it melts too quickly.
The Allegheny River near Parker in Armstrong County has turned into a tourist attraction.
More than 100 firefighters from 15 different companies battled a raging fire that destroyed part of a Fayette County business.
A fire forced the evacuation of a popular shopping plaza in Marshall Township this afternoon.
A woman in Beaver County is facing charges after being arrested for driving her children to school while being under the influence of prescription medications.
A Beaver County paramedic is facing charges in connection with the alleged assault of a woman while responding to a 911 call.
The winter of 2014 has been one to forget for Bradigan’s Incorporated, a home heating oil and diesel fuel distributor in Kittanning.
A Texas native is facing a long list of charges following a 19-hour standoff with police and SWAT teams at a home in Washington County.
An elderly woman collapsed Friday while shoveling her driveway in Westmoreland County and later died.
A Lawrence County man is facing charges after he allegedly pointed a gun at a snow plow driver who pushed some snow into his yard.
An Ellwood City high school student is in custody after allegedly making a threatening comment on Facebook.