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.

Charges Upgraded Against East Huntingdon Hit & Run Suspect

A man accused in a deadly hit and run crash on Christmas Eve is now facing third-degree murder charges.


Greensburg Frozen Custard Shop Damaged By Fire

Fire damaged a frozen custard shop in Greensburg Monday night.


Fire Destroys Home In Armstrong County

Fire destroyed a home in Armstrong County and sent two people to the hospital.


Man Accused Of Attempted Murder In Lower Burrell Carjacking

A man is charged with attempted murder in a November carjacking.


Customer Steals Restaurant’s Tip Jar, Hides Out In His Own Home

A Fayette County man is in jail after police say he swiped the tip jar from a restaurant while ordering food, and then fled to his home not far from the scene.


Police Investigating Armed Robbery At Latrobe Sunoco

Police in Latrobe are looking for the person who robbed a Sunoco gas station on Christmas.


One Suspect Arrested In Connection To Abandoned Post Office Fire

Two men are accused of setting an old post office in Westmoreland County on fire.


Police: Husband, Wife Dead In Westmoreland County Murder-Suicide

A husband and wife were found dead in Westmoreland County, and investigators say it is the result of a murder-suicide.


Laurel Mountain Ski Resort Open After Years Of False Starts

The historic Laurel Mountain Ski Resort in southwestern Pennsylvania was scheduled to reopen for the first time in 11 years.


Man To Stand Trial For Allegedly Sexually Abusing Girl For 3 Years

A man accused of sexually abusing his girlfriend’s daughter had an outburst while leaving his preliminary hearing Tuesday.


Anonymous Donor Gives Thousands For Animal Rescue’s New Shelter

A Westmoreland County animal rescue organization has itself been rescued, and it’s all thanks to an anonymous donor.


Woman Hit In The Head With Mallet, Man Jailed

A Westmoreland County man is facing charges for allegedly striking a woman with a mallet during a domestic dispute.


Anonymous Stranger Pays All Overdue Lunch Balances At Elementary School

A very special stranger paid off all overdue lunch balances at H W Good Elementary.


Police: Broken Glass, Poisoned Bread Left In Yard With ‘Intent To Poison Dogs’

State Police in Westmoreland County are warning pet owners to check their yards before letting their animals outside after broken glass and poisoned bread were left on one man’s property.


Police: Young Man Escapes Detention Center, Steals Truck, Leads Police On Chase

A young man is in custody after police say he escaped from a detention center in Westmoreland County, stole a pickup truck and led officers on a chase along Route 30.




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