Sarah Arbogast

Sarah Arbogast joined the KDKA team as a Traffic Reporter in November 2011.
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Joined KDKA: 2011
Hometown: North Versailles
Alma Mater: East Allegheny High School/Cal U

Music: I listen to a little bit of everything…Tom Petty is a favorite!
Movie: “The Notebook” (I know, sooo girly)
TV Show: “Homeland”
Book: “My Sister’s Keeper” by Jodi Picoult
Hobbies: Spending time with family & friends, skiing, hot yoga
Sports Team: Pirates
Food: This is a tough one…but I’m going with my mom’s spaghetti
Local Restaurant: We are lucky to have so many great restaurants! I love La Tavola and Joseph Tambellini
Hidden PA Gem: The Back Porch in Speers
Sport/Exercise: Chasing after my two little ones 🙂
Historical Figure: Rosa Parks
Favorite Pennsylvanian: Gene Kelly
Quote: “Beginnings are scary, endings are usually sad, but it’s what’s in the middle that counts.”
Word: Vacation
Vacation Spot: Aruba is my happy place! I also love Ocean City, MD…so many fun memories there!
Holiday: Christmas Eve…it’s always been such a special day with my family
Guilty Pleasure: Reality TV & Twizzlers
Planet: I’d have to go with Earth on this one

Facebook or Twitter? Facebook
Cats or Dogs? Definitely dogs…love my dog, Charlie 🙂
Beatles or Rolling Stones? Beatles
Comedy or Tearjerker? Hmm…probably a tearjerker (see my favorite movie above…)
Phone Call or Text Message? Phone call
Mac or PC? PC
Coffee or Tea? Coffee…and lots of it!
Paper or Plastic? Both???
Morning Person or Night Person? Morning! I kind of have to be when the alarm goes off at 2:30 AM 🙂
East Coast or West Coast? East Coast
Star Trek or Star Wars? Neither! Haven’t watched a single one!

Sarah Arbogast joined the KDKA team in 2011. The North Versailles native is thrilled and honored to be delivering the news in her hometown.

After graduating from California University of PA, Sarah landed her first reporting job in Beckley, West Virginia. After spending some time in the Mountain State, she moved on to report at WJET in Erie. Two years later, Sarah traveled across the state and spent three years covering news in Harrisburg, York and Lancaster for WPMT.

Sarah has covered everything from crime to politics. Two of her most memorable stories are the Sago Mine Disaster in 2006 and the Supreme Court case involving military father, Albert Snyder. In 2016, Sarah was honored with a Golden Quill for her reporting on Life Changing Service Dogs for Veterans, an organization providing medical service dogs to veterans who suffer from physical disabilities or cognitive challenges from Traumatic Brain Injuries and/or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Outside of work, Sarah enjoys spending time with friends and family. Sarah and her husband have two children, Delaney and Jameson, and a dog named Charlie.

most recent stories2 Sarah Arbogast

Hello Bully & WPHS Hold Free Pet Clinic In Allentown

Pets are part of the family, but affording their food and medical care can sometimes be daunting.


Local Jewish Community Organizes Event Honoring Orlando Victims

People across the country continue to come to grips with what happened at Pulse nightclub in Orlando.


Family, Firefighters Honor Teen Shot And Killed

Just like his father and older brother, J.R. Gustafson wanted to be a Mt. Pleasant firefighter.


Pittsburgh Technical Institute Students Participate In Disaster Drill

Oakdale Park was gripped by mass chaos Wednesday morning, but it was only a drill.


Consumer Reports: Advice On Avoiding Air-Conditioner Breakdowns

If you’re in the market to replace your air-conditioning system, don’t sweat it.


Community Comes Together To Improve Moore Park

It was all hands on deck at Moore Park in Brookline over the weekend.


Beloved Crossing Guard Retires After Nearly 30 Years

For Anita Jackson, it’s been a labor of love.


City Employees Take Part In World Blood Donor Day

People all across the country are expected to roll up their sleeves today for World Blood Donor Day.


Sewickley Church Holds Vigil For Orlando Massacre Victims

It was supposed to be a celebration of identity in honor of Pittsburgh’s Gay Pride Week.


‘Daniel Tiger’ Exhibit Opens At Children’s Museum Of Pittsburgh

It’s been months in the making, and now a brand new exhibit at the Children’s Museum is ready for visitors.


Surprise Baby Shower Held For Nearly 40 Military Moms-To-Be

They sacrifice so much and today, dozens of military moms-to-be were showered with gifts and surprises.


New Functional Art Exhibit For Moms Opens At Arts Festival

The Dollar Bank Three Rivers Art Festival is underway and this year, there’s a new, unique exhibit.


Masked Men Rob Washington McDonald’s At Gunpoint

Police are calling it a brazen, take-over style robbery.


‘Open Streets Pittsburgh’ Celebrates Bikes, Boards & Roller Blades

Three and a half miles of Penn Avenue and Butler Street shut down to traffic Sunday. It was all for the first of this summer’s “Open Streets Pittsburgh.”


New Law Makes Interlock Mandatory For 1st Time DUI Offenders

Governor Tom Wolf is cracking down on drunk drivers. Wednesday, the governor signed Senate Bill 290 into law.




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