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.
The state police fire marshal is investigating a fire that claimed the lives of two adults and a child in White Township, Indiana County Sunday morning.
Police are investigating two shootings in McKeesport overnight, one of which was fatal.
Police say a disagreement during a Mercer County high school’s track practice ended with the coach stabbing a parent.
Closing arguments are expected to be delivered this afternoon at a trial for a local principal accused of soliciting sex at a gym.
A woman was hospitalized after she was attacked at a Butler County bus stop.
Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in Homewood early Sunday morning.
Police are investigating a murder in Westmoreland County.
Two young men are in jail following a string of dangerous, so-called “pranks.”
An Ellwood City man is facing a long list of charges, accused of beating a woman with an aluminum bat last weekend while she was home alone in Lawrence County.
A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of an abandoned recycling company in Hazelwood to a new buyer.
Some people in Hazelwood are outraged.
A woman was injured when high winds caused a tree to topple over in Fayette County this morning.
One person is in custody following an intense row house fire in Ellwood City Monday morning.
Bishop David Zubik is among several local Catholics who made the trip to the Vatican, while thousands celebrated here.
The trial is now underway for three men charged in the stabbing of Pittsburgh Steelers’ lineman Mike Adams.