PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – This will be the final week at KDKA for Jon Burnett.
On Tuesday he received a special proclamation from Pittsburgh City Council.READ MORE: Former Steelers WR Ryan Switzer Says Son Is Moving From ICU After COVID-19 Diagnosis, Surgery
The proclamation was a surprise to Jon, who was brought to the council meeting with a phony cover story about The Great Race.READ MORE: Suspect Sentenced To 20-40 Years In Prison For Fineview Shooting
But, he came to find out that this Saturday, his final day at KDKA, will be “Jon Burnett Day” in Pittsburgh.
“I can’t believe I have my own day,” said Burnett. “It’s beyond belief. Pittsburgh has been for me such a perfect home.”MORE NEWS: Pirates Looking For All-Star Teachers
Jon also received a souvenir magazine cover, designed by Pittsburgh Magazine, as a tribute to his longtime support of The Great Race.