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.

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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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NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Editorial: Father’s Day

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA General Manager Michael Young has a few things to say this Father’s Day.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/19/2015

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NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Editorial: Memorial Day Weekend

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA General Manager Michael Young weighs in on safe driving with teens in this editorial!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/29/2015

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NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Editorial: National Law Enforcement Memorial Week

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA General Manager Michael Young, discusses the tragic death of Ligonier Township Police Lt. Eric Eslary.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/08/2015

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NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Editorial: Bucco Fever

CBS Radio General Manager Michael Young has Bucco Fever!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/03/2015

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NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Editorial: Governor Tom Wolf’s First Budget Proposal

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA General Manager Michael Young says “Welcome to Taxavania!”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/06/2015

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NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Editorial: The Internet

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA General Manager Michael Young wants to talk about the Federal Communications Commission vote to treat the Internet like a utility…

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/02/2015

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NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Editorial: Penn State Dance Marathon

They’re dancing for charity in State College this weekend – All weekend.

02/20/2015

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Newsradio 2010 KDKA Editorial: Guns for Opportunity

We’ve heard of turning in unwanted guns for cash or food.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/13/2015

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Newsradio 1020 KDKA Editorial: Erik Arneson

There are perks when you win an election.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/06/2015

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Newsradio 1020 KDKA Editorial: Tom Wolf

KDKA’s General Manager Michael Young has something to say about Pennsylvania’s fresh start…

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/16/2015

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Newsradio 1020 KDKA Editorial: Nous Sommes

The following Editorial discussed the attack on the French publication Charlie Hebdo.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/09/2015

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Newsradio 1020 KDKA Editorial: Let’s Talk

The following Editorial discussed the protests surrounding police brutality.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/12/2014

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Newsradio 1020 KDKA Editorial: Santa Cause

The following Editorial discussed the season of giving.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/26/2014

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Newsradio 1020 KDKA Editorial: A New Start

The following editorial discussed the outcome of the Midterm Elections.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/07/2014

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