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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Local Man Hopes To Start Massive Medical Marijuana Grow Operation

A Hempfield Township man has high hopes for a 25,000 square foot facility.


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Bolivar Bar Faces Social Media Firestorm Over Fundraiser For Accused Cop Killer

A Westmoreland County bar owner is facing backlash on social media over a controversial fundraiser.


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Water-Logged Field Could Dampen Greensburg’s Weekend Celebration

The people in charge of this weekend’s celebration at Lynch Field in Westmoreland County are scrambling.


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Man Sought After Fight, Gunfire At Local Strip Club

The glass and plastic sign in front of The Hideout Gentleman’s Club has seen better days, after a wild Sunday night.


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Failed Suicide Pact Lands Elderly Couple In Hospital

A man and woman in their 80s were taken to the hospital with serious injuries after a failed suicide pact.


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Thousands Expected To Attend 2016 Westmoreland County Airshow

The thunderous sound of jet fuel getting cooked off high above the Laurel Highlands can only mean one thing: It’s airshow time!


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Mom, Little Boy Threatened By Knife-Wielding Carjacking Suspect At Greensburg Walmart

State police are investigating an attempted carjacking outside of the Walmart in Greensburg.


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Cops: Woman Leaves Child In Care Of Stranger After Crash & Flees

A woman is facing charges for leaving a child in the care of a stranger and taking off after an accident.


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Police Seek Help Identifying Youngwood Pool Vandals

Police are investigating after a community pool in Westmoreland County was vandalized.


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Invasive Weeds Could Take Bite Out Of Profits For Farmers This Growing Season

It is growing season, a time for farmers to plant their crops; but this year, they are facing invasive weeds growing on their land.


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Fallen Marines’ Mother Heartbroken Over Norwin Rotory’s Banner Policy

Above the roads and streets of Irwin you see the faces of present-day active duty service personnel on banners, recognizing their duty, honor and sacrifice.


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Fayette Co. American Legion Post Closed Over Rowdy History

An American Legion post in Fayette County is apparently too rowdy to stay open.


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Kids Given Fur Traps As Part Of Goodie Bag Handed Out At Festival

Goodie bags handed out to kids at a recent outdoors show have some parents upset.


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Officials Assessing Damage Following Gas Line Explosion

It’s been more than 24 hours since a 30-inch gas line exploded in Salem Township.


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Police: 2 Pharmacy Employees Handcuffed During Armed Robbery

Police are investigating an armed robbery at a pharmacy in Westmoreland County.




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