By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – On Tuesday evening, Allegheny County Council commended former KDKA reporter Paul Martino for his 50-year career in television news.READ MORE: Wilkinsburg Arts Festravaganza Celebrates Arts
Paul, in turn, commended the council members for their work.
“It’s a thankless job that you have, you don’t get paid much money for it, and when you cut to the chase, you’re responsible for life and property in this county and I salute you for the work that you do,” Martino said. “I thank you very much for this honor tonight, it really means a lot to me, thank you.”READ MORE: Man Dies After Being Struck By Vehicle Near Heinz Field On North Shore
Paul’s final broadcast was two weeks ago, marking the end of a 37-year career at KDKA.
His retirement frees him up to, among other things, perform more often with his classic rock band.MORE NEWS: Two People Found Dead In Forward Twp. Home, Police Investigating
You can find him on the keyboard.