Paul Martino

martino paul web 2015 Paul MartinoPaul joined KDKA-TV in 1984 as a general assignment reporter and later became Bureau Chief in Westmoreland County. He now anchors weekend evening newscasts, as well as reporting during the week for KDKA-TV News.

The “You Paid For It” series on “Perks for State Lawmakers” won a Golden Quill award in 1996. Paul has always been on top of the area’s political scene.

Also a sports enthusiast, Paul has covered the Pittsburgh Pirates throughout their history and reported on the success of the Pittsburgh Penguins while traveling to Minnesota and Chicago for the Stanley Cup Championship.

The Wall Street Journal and local newspapers have referred to Paul as the “Sam Donaldson” of Pittsburgh. As a reporter for WKRG-TV in Mobile, Alabama, he received the Press Club Award in 1981 for Outstanding Professionalism for his coverage of a hostage situation involving Mobile’s mayor. In 1982, Paul received an award from the Associated Press (AP) for Best Documentary. This documentary covered Governor George Wallace’s return for a fourth term in office after overcoming partial paralysis and a history of racism. Paul went on to win another Associated Press Award in 1983 for his coverage of an execution. In 1987, he received the Golden Quill Award for his investigative reporting of a police chief’s unethical practices.

Paul spends most of his free time in the community. He plays the keyboard for his band, “Time Tested” for several charity events. Paul is also the president of the local chapter of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

Paul earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Radio-Television from Southern Illinois University. Paul resides in the North Hills area of Pittsburgh and has three children.

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Allegheny Co. Man Accused Of Making $2 Mil In Retail Theft Scheme

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Police are searching for two suspects who robbed the McDonald’s in Bellevue at gunpoint earlier this week.

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Woman Hit With Beer Bottles In Brutal Attack

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Police Seek Help Identifying At Least 5 Suspects In ATM Skimming Case

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Pittsburgh Athletic Association Restaurant Will Reopen After Health Dept. Inspection

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08/14/2015

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2 Killed In Rt. 65 Crash

Emergency responders are on the scene of a multi-vehicle crash that left two people dead.

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Attorney General Kane Charged In Grand Jury Leak Investigation

Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor has been charged with violating grand jury secrecy laws and lying about her actions under oath.

08/06/2015

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Report: Teacher Under Investigation After Breast Groping Photo Surfaces

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SWAT Called To North Side Home

Police and SWAT were called to a home on the North Side. e.

07/24/2015

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Beaver Co. Teen Killed On Camping Trip Remembered On Her Birthday

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Police Raid Suspected Meth Lab In Canonsburg

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Butler Co. Man Charged With Abusing 7-Week-Old Baby

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