While in Harrisburg, he broke the story of the Three Mile Island nuclear accident by managing to get a call through to a reactor control room tech who told him, “I can’t talk now — we’ve got a problem!” No kidding! Later he anchored and reported for a Washington, D.C., station. (Favorite story: Trying to interview very stoned and incoherent “Legalize Marijuana” protestors outside the Reagan White House.) Ultimately, he landed here at his favorite station, KDKA.
Mike also has been a TV host and “Newsbreak” anchor, as well as a talk host on CBS Radio stations in St. Louis and Baltimore. Mike appeared as a TV reporter in the film “Dead and Alive,” starring Tony Danza, Samuel L. Jackson and Ted Levine. During a couple of trips to the Middle East for live broadcasts on KDKA, Mike dodged softball sized rocks thrown by Hezbollah on the Israeli border with Lebanon, got to see the pyramids in Egypt and climbed Mt. Sinai in pitch-black darkness to see the sunrise.
Mike currently resides in an undisclosed location (just like Dick Cheney) with his black cat, Halle. Hear him weekdays Noon-3 on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA!
On Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Tom Corbett proposed his new budget along with changes for transportation in the region.
With the increase in technology advancing every day, some times it’s hard for the consumer to keep up.
Sunday night America watched on as the Baltimore Ravens won in the Superbowl, over the San Francisco 49ers.
First Commonwealth Financial Advisors President & CEO and host of KDKA’s Moneytalk Rick Applegate joins KDKA’s Mike Pintek Thursday to discuss the new fees credit card companies may start charging on Monday, Feb. 4.
State Rep. Mike Turzai spoke with KDKA’s Mike Pintek Thursday about Gov. Tom Corbett’s LCB privatization plan.
Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Rosita Youngblood joined The Mike Pintek Show to discuss a controversial landmark.
The current flu epidemic raises many questions and concerns, especially with the recent rise of the “super bug.”
Those members in the Senate and many business leaders who don’t agree with the current state laws enforcing compulsory unionism joined together on Tuesday in Harrisburg to reintroduce Right to Work legislation.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talked to dating expert Craig Wilson from datingforlife.com.
President Obama has addressed the nation declaring his new proposals for tighter gun regulations.
Can we keep firearms out of the hands of mentally ill people?
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek speaks to the star of the new Animal Planet reality show “Money Barn” Lee Hostetter.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek speaks with the Director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs at Franklin and Marshall College Dr. G. Terry Madonna in the first half of the hour.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek speaks to former State Representative Dave Levdansky on the upcoming regulations regarding gun control.
Teachers in Texas and Ohio are now taking firearms training courses after the tragedy in Connecticut.
|Full Program Grid|
|7:00 PM||CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley|
|7:30 PM||omg! Insider|
|8:00 PM||2 Broke Girls|
|8:30 PM||Rules of Engagement|
|9:00 PM||The Big Bang Theory|
|9:31 PM||Mike & Molly|
|10:00 PM||Hawaii Five-0|
|11:00 PM||KDKA-TV News at 11|
|11:35 PM||Late Show with David Letterman|