Ross Guidotti

guidotti Ross GuidottiPittsburgh native and Point Park graduate Ross Guidotti joined KDKA-TV in 2001 as a general assignment reporter.

During his career, Ross has covered major stories including hurricanes, forest fires, efforts to impeach former President Bill Clinton and the Sago mine disaster.

In 1995 he began reporting for WHSV-TV in Harrisonburg, Virginia. In 1996 he moved to WJAC-TV in Johnstown, Pennsylvania and in 1998. In Johnstown, Ross wrote, produced and hosted the Emmy nominated special “Who Will Protect the Children?” WTVR-TV in Richmond, Virginia was the next stop. Ross has also been nominated for 3 Emmys and was awarded one in 2003. Ross was also awarded A Golden Quill, and an Associated Press Award in 2003.

Ross served in the United States Marine Corps and is a Desert Storm veteran. His hobbies include anything mechanical, weight-training, playing and coaching ice hockey, skiing and golf.

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Officials are working to determine the cause of an oil spill in the Youghiogheny River, near Connellsville.


Woman Charged For Threatening To Shoot Westmoreland Co. Judge

A woman is facing charges for threatening to kill a judge at the Westmoreland County Courthouse.


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Although necessary, TSA security check is the bane of modern day air travel.


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Officials at one county jail are worrying about overcrowding issues due to the pending closure of SCI Pittsburgh.


Man, Woman Facing Charges In Connellsville Robbery Incidents

A man and woman are facing charges in connection with armed robbery incidents last week in Fayette County.


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Mother Sentenced To Probation For Allowing Her Son, 12, To Drive

A Westmoreland County woman was back in court Wednesday where she was sentenced for allowing her 12-year-old son to drive her car.


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Man Accused Of Beating Woman With Fire Extinguisher Pleads Guilty

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Medical Marijuana Facility May Be Coming To Westmoreland Co.

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WATCH: Spool Of Wire Falls Off Truck, Rolls Down Route 40

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