Michael Young

Michael YoungMichael Young currently serves as the Senior Vice President and Pittsburgh Market Manager for CBS Radio Pittsburgh, where he oversees all facets of the four CBS Pittsburgh radio stations; News Radio 1020 KDKA, KDKA-FM/Sports Radio 93-7 The Fan, WBZZ-FM/100.7 Star, & WDSY-FM/Y-108.

Young has spent his entire professional career (nearly 33 years) in radio, and has been with CBS for over 28 years. He joined CBS in 1985, where he was a part of CBS Radio Representatives in New York City, the company’s in-house national sales firm. Young held various sales and sales management positions at CBS Radio Representative before he moved to the CBS Radio Network as Eastern Sales Manager.

In 1996, CBS moved Young to Pittsburgh where he has spent the past 17 years; first serving as General Sales Manager for KDKA-AM, then Vice-President & General Manager of KDKA-AM, and currently holds the position of Senior Vice President & Pittsburgh Market Manager for all of CBS Radio’s Pittsburgh properties and operations.

Prior to joining CBS, Young worked in sales as an Account Executive at two radio stations (WGRQ-FM & WKBW-AM) in Buffalo/New York.

Young is a native of Western Pennsylvania. He was born and raised in Bradford, and attended the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he majored in communications media and worked at the University’s radio station (WIUP-FM).

Young, his wife Barbara, and three sons reside in Pine Township, north of Pittsburgh.

KDKA Editorial

Newsradio 1020 Editorial: Keystone Exams

School districts should be accountable for the education they provide Pennsylvania’s students, but the Keystone Exams aren’t the answer.

02/05/2016

KDKA Editorial

Newsradio 1020 Editorial: ShotSpotter in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh may be home to high-tech businesses, but when it comes to investing in technology the city doesn’t have a great track record.

01/29/2016

Editorial

Newsradio 1020 Editorial: Forget Reality TV

Forget “reality” shows on TV – Pennsylvanians can just watch the continuing dysfunction in Harrisburg.

11/13/2015

Editorial

Newsradio 1020 Editorial: Election Day

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA General Manager Michael Young addresses the fact that voter registration is down and those who voted on Tuesday was even lower.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/06/2015

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NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Editorial: Pittsburgh’s ‘Silicon Strip’

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA General Manager Michael Young addresses how hi-tech Pittsburgh has become.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/23/2015

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NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Editorial: Buctober in Pittsburgh

KDKA General Manager Michael Young looks back at a third consecutive play off appearance for the Pirates and despite an early exit there are positive signs for 2016.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/09/2015

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NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Editorial: The State Budget and Schools

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA General Manager Michael Young addresses the issue that Pennsylvania still does not have a budget.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/02/2015

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NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Editorial: Elsie Hillman

NewsRadio1020 KDKA General Manager Michael Young gives a heart-felt thank you to Elsie in this week’s Editorial.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/17/2015

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NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Editorial: 9/11

On Tuesday – September 11th – 2001 – There were seven crew members and 33 passengers – On a United Airlines flight from Newark to San Francisco. There were also four terrorists. By the time […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/11/2015

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NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Editorial: Alison Parker and Adam Ward

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Radio General Manager Michael Young addresses the issue of Mental Health Crisis in this week’s Editorial.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/28/2015

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NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Editorial: School District’s State Funding

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA General Manager Michael Young believes that the biggest concern as kids head back to school isn’t speeding through school zones, but really money.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/21/2015

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NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Editorial: Attorney General Kathleen Kane

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA General Manager Michael Young weighs in on Kathleen Kane in this week’s Editorial.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/07/2015

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NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Editorial: Cecil the Lion

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA General Manager Michael Young discusses Palmer in Zimbabwe in this week’s editorial.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/31/2015

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NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Editorial: Speeding

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA General Manager Michael Young addressed the issue of work zone cameras in this week’s editorial.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/17/2015

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NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Editorial: Independence Day weekend

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA General Manager Michael Young explains it’s the Independence Day weekend, and while it’s a time for cookouts and fireworks, it’s also time to remember what we’re celebrating.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/02/2015

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