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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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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Pension Reform

The following KDKA editorial is discussing how many Pennsylvania townships, boroughs, and municipalities are at risk of bankruptcy.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/04/2014

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Ask The Leaders

See what mayor Bill Peduto and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald have to say when you ask them questions about their plans.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/21/2014

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Warmathon

KDKA Warmathon raised over 300 thousand dollars this year for many people who are barely making ends meet when it comes to paying their utilities.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/18/2014

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Theraflu

The following KDKA editorial is about drug awareness, and how tainted drugs have been the source of over a dozen recent deaths around our area.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/03/2014

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Again

The latest KDKA Editorial is about the future of the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/24/2014

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Bad Math

The following KDKA Editorial discusses Allegheny County millage rates.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/22/2014

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Not Yet

The following KDKA Editorial talks about Pittsburgh’s Act 47 Status.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/13/2014

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New Mayor

The latest KDKA Editorial is about Pittsburgh’s New Mayor

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/03/2014

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Year’s End

How will you remember 2013? After two decades of losses – the Pirates not only had a winning season – But made it into post-season play – And the phrase, “Raise it!” became part of […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/03/2014

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