Ralph Iannotti

iannotti Ralph IannottiRalph Iannotti began working as a KDKA-TV general assignment reporter in 1982. You can watch for his reports weeknights on KDKA-TV News at Eleven.

Ralph is an investigative reporter and produces a weekly segment called “Crime Stoppers” in cooperation with local police departments. This segment provides information to viewers about unsolved cases in an effort to bring the fugitives to justice. Ralph is well known for his gritty no-nonsense style and his track record of being first to break major stories.

Ralph started his broadcast career in 1968 as a radio talk show host with WAFS-AM in Amsterdam, New York. From 1967 to 1976, he worked as an announcer and then news director at radio station WPTR, in Albany, New York. In 1974, Ralph joined The New York Daily News as a special Albany correspondent. Two years later, he began working at WTEN-TV in Albany, New York as a weekend anchor, special projects coordinator, and general assignment/features reporter. While he was at WTEN-TV, Ralph received an award for producing the best local radio commercial.

Ralph recently, was the recipient of distinguished service award from the 2,000 member Pennsylvania Homicide Investigators Association – in recognition of his work with Western Pennsylvania Police Agencies.

Ralph attended Emerson College in Boston and currently lives in the South Hills. His hobbies include bike riding, weightlifting and jogging.

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There was quick reaction to the twist in the Penn State fraternity hazing case on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh on Friday evening.


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Two Washington County men, who managed to elude capture in a police manhunt Wednesday night, are now in custody.


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Pittsburghers Stand Ready To Help With Hurricane Relief, Some Heading To Texas

Operating out of a 22nd-floor office in the Moorehead Federal Building downtown, the Army Corps of Engineers in Pittsburgh is now a Hurricane Harvey Emergency Operations Center.


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Relatives and friends of 26-year-old murder victim Nicole Dailey gathered Tuesday night in Pittsburgh’s Perry South neighborhood to remember the young mother.


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President Trump Makes Campaign-Style Stop In W.Va.

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McKeesport Shooting Suspect Surrenders To Police

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