Rob is a proud Beaver County resident. He was born in New Brighton and currently lives in Rochester. Rob has been with NewsRadio 1020 KDKA since 1983 and currently hosts Weekend Magazine. He covers a range of topics and issues during the program including travel, home improvement, veterinary medicine and Black and Gold Sunday’s. Rob’s guests on past shows have included Mary Steenburgen, Rob Reiner, Congressman Jason Altmire and Congressman Tim Murphy.
Along with time on the radio airwaves, Rob currently hosts various cable television shows and has hosted programs such as Heritage Valley Health System Front Page seen Sunday’s on the CW and Highmark High School Sports Practice during the high school sports season which airs Sunday morning’s on FSN. Rob Pratte has touched millions of lives. His quite remarkable range of talents and “people” power have taken him from board rooms to political back rooms and from Congressional offices to star-studded dressing rooms. In his spare time (if he has any!)
Rob loves model railroading, working out and hanging with his kids. Rob is married to Kelly and his three children, Tyler, Robbie and Eva attend St. John’s the Baptist School in Monaca.
After the firing of Pittsburgh City Police Chief Nate Harper and Mayor Luke Ravenstahl announcing he will not run for re-election, Franklin & Marshall College Professor of Public Affairs Dr. G. Terry Madonna spoke with KDKA’s Rob Pratte Saturday to discuss what it means to be Mayor of a city today.
Family & Sports Medicine Dr. Edward D. Snell from Cranberry Township joined KDKA’s Rob Pratte Saturday morning to discuss what vaccines are important for children to have.
Lou Gentile of CSI Investigators talked with KDKA’s Rob Pratte Saturday morning about the Saint Paul of the Cross Monastery located in downtown Pittsburgh and the passing of their friend Frederick Paul Policaro.
KDKA’s Rob Pratte talks to State Sen. Jay Costa, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, State Rep. Mark Mustio, and a former airline employee about the US Airways and American Airlines merger and its effects on the region.
What will happen to the state stores after the Pa. House of Representatives moved quickly on a bill to privatized the state liquor stores?
How much are you spending on Easter this year?
On this week’s edition of Pittsburgh Works, Dave Trautman and Branden Fulciniti from Trautman & Associates answer questions about property assessments.
Beaver County’s Quigley Catholic High School won the state mock trial competition Saturday — and has the most wins in state history.
What do the mayoral Canidates think about Nate Harper and the problems facing the Pittsburgh police and what need to do to move the city forward? Mayoral hopefuls Bill Peduto, Michael Lamb, Jack Wagner and Representative Jake Wheatley all addressed Former police Chief Nate Harper and what needs to be down to help the city move on and what they will bring to the office of the mayor.
KDKA’s Rob Pratte gathered around the table with coaches and experts to talk the latest in sports at Kuhn’s Market on McKnight Road Sunday.
With Marcellous Shale drilling, the growth of Beaver County and surrounding towns is crucial to the region. Besides the industry from natural gas, the retail and technology sectors will also be important to the area.
Gov. Tom Corbett has laid out his proposed budget, but state Sen. Elder Vogel says it’s far from finished.
Rob Pratte hosted Black and Gold Sunday at Kuhn’s Market with guests John Miller, Jim Colony, Krista Voda, Swin Cash and Ted Arneault.
Rob Pratte sat down with Christopher Guith, Vice President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce For 21st Century Energy Sunday morning to talk about what the oil and gas development has done for the country, as well as our region.
KDKA Radio’s Rob Pratte talked with Jack Wagner about his trip to Israel and his decision to run for mayor.
|Full Program Grid|
|7:00 PM||CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley|
|7:30 PM||omg! Insider|
|8:00 PM||The Big Bang Theory|
|8:31 PM||Two and a Half Men|
|9:01 PM||Person of Interest|
|11:00 PM||KDKA-TV News at 11|
|11:35 PM||Late Show with David Letterman|