Bob Pompeani

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A sports anchor for KDKA-TV News at Six and KDKA-TV News at Eleven, Bob Pompeani began his career at KDKA-TV in 1982, but his experience with hometown sports goes beyond the 31-years he’s worked at KDKA.

Growing up in an area deep in sports traditions, Bob has seen all of the biggest high school rivalries as well as met players and coaches who’ve gone on to make sports history.

In 1997 Bob was voted Pittsburgh’s favorite sportscaster in a reader poll of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

In 1998, Bob became the first man ever to receive the Pittsburgh Beauty Academy’s Professional Image Award — in the twenty years that PBA has handed out the honor.

Bob was also the 2000 Tri-State PGA of America Distinguished Service Award winner for outstanding contributions to local golf — getting inducted into the local Tri-State PGA Golf Hall of Fame.

Bob was inducted into the Beaver County Sports Hall of Fame in April of 2007 for his many contributions to local sports.

Bob has received the Golden Quill Award six times: first in 1987 for his report, “Earning Their Stripes,” a story about hockey officiating; second in 1988 for “Project Playoffs”; and lastly 2013 for his Pittsburgh Steeler “exclusives.”

Bob has won three Mid-Atlantic Emmy awards and eight AP awards for play-by-play of Steeler Pre-Season games and as host of the “#1 Cochran Sports Showdown.”

After graduating from Hopewell High School, Bob graduated from Point Park University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Political Science.

In between work and family time, Bob works closely with the community and is on the board of directors for the American Heart Association, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Partners for Quality Inc, and the Give the Kids the World Foundation.

Bob has also been on the Executive Committee for the Mario Lemieux Foundation since 1995 and has served as Master of Ceremonies for the “Penguins at your Service” annual black tie dinner for the past 18 years.

Bob and his wife, Lisa, reside in Robinson Township with their two daughters, Chelsea and Celina. In his free time, Bob enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family.

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Bob McKenzie: Fleury, Pens Have Something To Prove in Postseason

Bob Pompeani talked about the Pens with TSN NHL Insider Bob McKenzie.

93-7 The Fan–16 hours ago

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James Neal: “I Never Asked For A Trade”

Former Penguin and current Nashville winger James Neal joined Bob Pompeani Saturday before he faced his old team.

93-7 The Fan–16 hours ago

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Dan Dakich: Colts Have Aggressive Defense

ESPN 1070 in Indianapolis host Dan Dakich joined Bob Pompeani Saturday to preview Steelers-Colts.

93-7 The Fan–18 hours ago

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Jeff Banister Thanks Pirates Fans, Organization

Former Pirates coach and new Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister joined Bob Pompeani Saturday.

93-7 The Fan–10/18/2014

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Chad Voytik: Virginia Tech Win Can Be Turning Point

Pitt quarterback Chad Voytik joined Bob Pompeani Saturday after the Panthers 21-16 win over Virginia Tech.

93-7 The Fan–10/18/2014

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Legends For The Fan: Penguins Great Pierre Larouche

Larouche talks about his time with the Pens as a player and now back with the orgainzation and how the game has changed since he played.

93-7 The Fan–10/15/2014

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John Perrotto: Execs Think Somebody Will Give Martin 4-5 Years

Bob Pompeani talked about the Pirates offseason with John Perrotto of USA Today.

93-7 The Fan–10/11/2014

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Pat Bostick Previews Pitt-Virginia

Pitt broadcaster and former quarterback Pat Bostick previewed the Pitt-Virginia game with Bob Pompeani.

93-7 The Fan–10/04/2014

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Tekulve’s Prognosis Good, Says Heart Transplant Put “Everything In A Different Perspective”

Christmas 2013 wasn’t a very merry one for former Pirates pitching star and TV sports commentator Kent Tekulve.

10/01/2014

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Penguins’ Mike Johnston Says He Is Used To So-Called Pressure

New Penguins Head Coach Mike Johnston joined Bob Pompeani Saturday as the team prepared for training camp.

93-7 The Fan–09/06/2014

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Harrison Says He Felt Like Poster Child For Goodell’s Rule

Former Steelers linebacker James Harrison joined Bob Pompeani Saturday to talk about his recent retirement and look back on his career.

93-7 The Fan–09/06/2014

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Steve Sax: “Nothing Wrong With Pedro Alvarez”

Former Major League second baseman Steve Sax joined Bob Pompeani Saturday.

93-7 The Fan–08/16/2014

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Mark Melancon: Rivera Was A Big Influence

Pirates closer Mark Melancon earned his 21st save of the season Friday night against the Padres, a career high.

93-7 The Fan–08/09/2014

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Kevin Colbert: Success Depends On Young Players

Steelers GM Kevin Colbert joined Bob Pompeani live at training camp Saturday.

93-7 The Fan–08/02/2014

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Female Sports Journalists Weigh In On Ray Rice Suspension

Bob Pompeani hosted a roundtable discussion about the Ray Rice suspension with Amy Lawrence of CBS Sports Radio and Andrea Hangst of The Bleacher Report.

93-7 The Fan–07/26/2014

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