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.
A fire started at the Inmetco Recycling Plant in Ellwood City. Thick, white smoke was spotted by many KDKA-TV viewers across the area.
It all happened when a boat went up in flames this afternoon, and it turns out, Pittsburgh firefighters couldn’t do much about it.
Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a woman accused of beating a man with a hammer in Stowe Township.
A California University student was killed in a Washington County crash Monday night.
Mandy’s Place was a staple of the North Side for 37 years, but the business has now closed.
Tenants at Crafton Towers were forced to evacuate this afternoon as the 103-unit apartment complex caught fire.
They are resting easier in Beaver County now that a suspect is in custody for the shooting of a Harmony Township police officer. The arrest comes while the officer remains on the road to recovery.
A Turtle Creek man has been charged with rape, accused of sexually assaulting his former girlfriend.
A former employee at a local emergency shelter for teenage girls is facing charges of sexual assault.
A teacher’s aide in the McKeesport Area School District is facing several charges stemming from an inappropriate relationship with several male students.
An innocent driver caught in the middle of a high-speed police chase in Fayette County Friday has died.
Police have arrested the man they say caused a two-car crash which injured a state police trooper and an innocent driver while being chased Friday.
One person was flown to a hospital after a Fayette County accident involving a State Police Trooper.
Police are investigating after workers found some suspicious materials in a park in the middle of Downtown Pittsburgh Tuesday afternoon.
Police in Butler County are asking for the public’s help after a vandalism spree.