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.

Some Westmoreland Co. Movie Theaters Undergoing Changes, Upgrades

A few local movie theaters are going through some big upgrades, and that means changes for the moviegoers who use them.


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Fayette County School District To Close 4 Elementary Schools

The Connellsville Area School Board has voted to close four of the district’s eight elementary schools.


Court Adjudicated Youth Home Worker Facing Institutional Sex Assault Charge

A worker at a residence of court adjudicated youth is facing charges for allegedly having sex with a resident.


Tiny Town, Known As “The Village That Garbage Built,” Up For Sale

Tiny house living is all the rage these days. People are getting rid of their mini-mansions and buying something, well, much smaller.


1 Dead In South Huntingdon Twp. Trench Collapse

One person has died after a trench collapsed in Westmoreland County Wednesday morning.


Police: Man Opens Fire On Vehicle In Route 51 Road Rage Incident

Police are looking for a man accused of firing a shot at another vehicle during a Westmoreland County road rage incident.


Police: Man Charged In Girlfriend’s Death Initially Claimed She Shot Herself

A man is facing homicide charges after allegedly shooting his girlfriend in the head Sunday night.


Officials Trying To Determine Source Of Yough River Spill

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.


Woman’s Harassment Of Animal Shelter Leads To ‘Hundreds’ Of Court Visits

The Pet Adoption League of Westmoreland County is a place Sarah Jo Smith had dedicated much of her life to finding animals good homes.


TSA Pre-Check Coming To Arnold Palmer Regional Airport

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


Westmoreland Co. Prison Officials Fear Overcrowding Due To SCI Pittsburgh Closure

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.


What Trump Supporters Hope To Hear In His Inaugural Address

One of the ways Donald Trump won the state of Pennsylvania was by taking the suburbs around Pittsburgh and Philadelphia and making them his own.


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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