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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Preliminary Hearing Held For Man Accused In Fatal Fayette Co. Police Chase

A man accused of leading police on a high speed chase in Fayette County that ended in a fatal accident was in court Monday.


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State Budget Impasse Taking Toll On Westmoreland County Food Bank

The Westmoreland County Food Bank is $200,000 behind in donations from last year.


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No Snow, No Dough: Ski Resorts Waiting To Open

Skiers and workers at Seven Springs are watching and waiting for snow.


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Composite Sketch Released Of Remains Of Unidentified Teenager

Police have released a sketch of an unidentified teenager whose remains were exhumed from a grave in Westmoreland County.


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Police: Burglary Suspect Identified By Name On Shirt

Police say a suspect had his first name stenciled on a sweatshirt he wore while breaking into a western Pennsylvania taxi company where he used to work.


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One Dead After Car Fire In Wilkinsburg

A man died early Sunday morning following a car fire in Wilkinsburg.


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Fallen St. Clair Twp. Officer Laid To Rest

This morning, hundreds of police officers from the area converged on Johnstown to remember a fallen officer.


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Community, Fellow Officers Saying Goodbye To Fallen St. Clair Twp. Officer

Friends, family and police from all over are saying goodbye to a local officer who was killed in the line of duty last weekend.


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Pennsylvania Couple Accused Of Shoving Girl, 4, Into Garbage Bag

A Pennsylvania couple is facing charges, accused of tying up a four year old girl and putting her in a garbage bag.


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Police Recover Rifle Used In Fatal Cop Shooting

The rifle used in the fatal shooting of a St. Clair Township police officer has been recovered.


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Connellsville Home Burns Down While Family Is Away For Thanksgiving

A family’s home and possessions went up in smoke Thursday. A Connellsville family was spending Thanksgiving at a relative’s when they learned their house was on fire.


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Local Soldiers Prepare Thanksgiving Meals For Needy Families

Local soldiers spent the entire year serving our country, but Thursday, they served our community in another way.


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Westmoreland Mall Putting New Security Measures In Place Ahead Of Holiday Rush

Shoppers are getting ready to hit the malls for Black Friday and the busy holiday shopping season, and many places are putting new security measures into place to keep everyone safe.


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Judge Weighing Juvenile Court For Teen In Mass Stabbing

A hearing for a teen who stabbed 20 classmates and a security guard at his western Pennsylvania high school ended without a judge ruling whether he’ll be tried as an adult.


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Local Hunter Gets Lost In The Woods While Bear Hunting

Emergency crews were able to help a hunter find his way out of the woods after becoming lost Saturday evening.




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