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.

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.


Police: Drunk Woman Yells ‘Merry Christmas’ As She Tried To Run Over Decorating Ex

A woman in Connellsville is accused of tearing up her ex-boyfriend’s yard with her car and hitting anything in her path, including a pool.


Mother Attacks Babysitter For Allegedly Leaving Kids Home Alone

A mother and a babysitter got into a physical fight at a Vandergrift home Sunday night when the babysitter allegedly left the mother’s three kids home alone.


Mt. Pleasant Teen Murder Suspect Pleads Guilty To Lesser Charges

James Burnsworth entered a plea Friday in the shooting death of Mt. Plesant 13-year-old James Robert Gustafson.


Police: 14-Year-Old Shoots Mom & Brother, Tries To Pin Murders On Dad

A 14-year-old Westmoreland County boy is charged as an adult with fatally shooting his mother and younger brother while they slept.


Couple Accused Of Breaking Into Vehicles In Church Parking Lots

Police say a Westmoreland County couple is accused of rifling through cars while their owners have been worshipping in church.


Plea Agreement In The Works For Mom Who Forced 12-Year-Old To Drive

Carrie Geyer waiving her preliminary hearing on charges she endangered the welfare of several of her children after she allegedly let her then 12-year-old son drive her van to “teach him some responsibility.”


Local Cuban-Americans React To Death Of Fidel Castro

Here in Pittsburgh, Cuban-Americans are looking back at an era they’ve struggled to forget after the death of Fidel Castro.




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