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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.

Editorial

Ride Sharing Operations

Read the latest editorial on ride sharing operations.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/22/2014

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Pennsylvania Legislators Vacation

Read the latest editorial on the Pennsylvania Legislators and summer vacation

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/01/2014

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Ride-Sharing Service Dilemma

It’s all about getting you where you want to go – If you don’t have a car – or don’t want to drive. Cabs can be hard to find in and around Pittsburgh. So a [...]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/25/2014

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All Tragedies Point To Mental Illness

Some tragedies get tremendous public attention – Like the massacre at Sandyhook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Thousands of smaller tragedies occur almost daily – And get little notice. What they have in common is [...]

07/18/2014

New State Budget Missed It’s Chance

Pennsylvania’s House and Senate barely approved a new state budget – Before the start of the new fiscal year July first. But Governor Tom Corbett held off signing it – In the vain hope of [...]

07/14/2014

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Jumping To Conclusions

The following editorial discusses everyon jumping to conclusions following recent altercation between a police officer and a woman during Pride Fest.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/20/2014

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North Park Parking

The following KDKA Editorial discussing the citations for parking on the grass at North Park

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/09/2014

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Eric Shinseki

The following KDKA editorial discusses Eric Shineski’s resignation from his secretary position Friday as the VA hospitals scandal continues to grow nationwide.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/02/2014

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/02/2014

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Deer Lakes

The following KDKA Editorial discusses fracking under Deer Lakes Park

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/12/2014

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Medical Marijuana

The following Editorial discusses Governor Corbett’s decision to back legalizing a marijuana extract.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/02/2014

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Knife Attack

The following KDKA editorial discusses the Franklin Regional HIgh School knife attack.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/14/2014

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Buccos Back

The following KDKA editorial is discussing the excitement that the city of Pittsburgh has for their Pittsburgh Pirates baseball season because of last year’s success.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/01/2014

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Intent

The following KDKA editorial is discussing the rise in drug overdose deaths, and the latest plan to reduce this statistic.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/25/2014

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Carrot

The following editorial explains why Mayor Bill Peduto feels that Pittsburgh needs an “exit plan” to deal with issues like debt and pension liability.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/14/2014

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St. Patrick’s Day

This KDKA editorial talks about the precautions that the Peduto administration will be taking on Saturday for St. Patrick’s Day.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/07/2014

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