Andy Sheehan

KDKA-TV Investigator Andy Sheehan began his broadcast journalism career in September 1992.
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Joined KDKA: September 1992. I was a reporter with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette hired during the newspaper strike.
Hometown: Rumson, New Jersey
Alma Mater: Columbia University, New York

Music: Solidly, Bob and Bruce (Dylan/Springsteen) but hit to all fields. Rock, Country and Jazz. It’s all good.
Movie: “Chinatown”, The Godfather I and 2 (Not 3), “On the Waterfront”
TV Show: “The Sopranos”, “Breaking Bad”
Book: “The Great Gatsby”
Hobbies: Long distance running, cooking, writing
Sports Team: The Buccos
Food: Clams and lobsters on the Jersey Shore
Local Restaurant: Tessaro’s
Hidden PA Gem: The Laurel Ridge Hiking Trail
Sport/Exercise: Marathon running. Mostly half-marathons now.
Historical Figure: Lincoln, MLK, Bobby Kennedy
Favorite Pennsylvanian: My wife, Abigail
Quote: “He not busy being born is busy dying.” Dylan
Word: Yes
Vacation Spot: Ocean Grove, New Jersey
Holiday: Thanksgiving
Guilty Pleasure: Doing crosswords while watching the Pirates on TV.
Planet: Saturn

Facebook or Twitter? Twitter
Cats or Dogs? Dogs
Beatles or Rolling Stones? Beatles
Comedy or Tearjerker? Laughs
Phone Call or Text Message? Text
Mac or PC? PC
Coffee or Tea? Coffee in the morning, tea at night
Paper or Plastic? Paper
Morning Person or Night Person? Night
East Coast or West Coast? East Coast

KDKA-TV Investigator Andy Sheehan began his broadcast journalism career in September 1992, when he joined KDKA-TV after reporting for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for nine years. Prior to that he worked for the Daily Register in Red Bank, New Jersey.

A member of the KD Investigators, Andy’s forte is the in-depth investigative story, exposing corruption and government waste. On a daily basis, he gives viewers the inside story on breaking events with exclusive reports and interviews. Through his network of sources, he has developed over the years, he keeps you on top of the news.

Andy is always out in front on the big stories, giving you the complete story behind the city’s fiscal woes, the recent grand jury probes into key political figures and the intrigues behind the slots legislation.

Born in Red Bank, New Jersey, Andy is a graduate of Columbia University.

Andy and his wife, Abigail, live with their two sons in Pittsburgh.

most recent stories2 Andy Sheehan

Victim Of Alleged Hate Crime: ‘I Can’t Understand It’

A Pittsburgh-area man says he was attacked and beaten at a bar because of the color of his skin. Six people are facing charges.


6 People To Face Ethnic Intimidation Charges In Alleged Attack At Avalon Bar

A least six people will be charged for allegedly assaulting a black man at a bar in Avalon.


Grand Jury Report Could Soon Be Released On Sexual Abuse In 6 Pa. Dioceses

Pennsylvania’s grand jury report on sexual abuse in the Catholic Church has been delayed once again.


KDKA Investigates: Is Your School Hoarding Cash?

A fiscal watchdog group thinks school districts may be hoarding cash that should be going into the classroom or back into taxpayers’ pockets.


‘They Had Hate In Their Hearts’: Victim Says Neo-Nazi Group Used Racial Slur, Attacked Him In Backroom At Bar

It’s a quiet neighborhood bar, off the beaten track in Avalon, but an incident there last week is now being investigated as a hate crime.


Report Says Pittsburgh Region Is 4th Worst In Country For Bad Air Days

A new study ranks the Pittsburgh region the 4th worst major metropolitan region in the country for air pollution.


Senator Jay Costa Drafts Legislation To Tackle Underpaid, Under-Trained Police Officers

Police in financially-strapped towns can barely pay their officers — and perhaps the outcry over the recent tragedy will get them the additional training they need.


Peoples Gas Proposes Partnership With PWSA; Environmental Groups Worried About Customers’ Control

Peoples Gas wants to form a public-private partnership with the city, but some worry that customers will lose control of their water and their rates.


Rose Shooting Shows Need For Better Pay, Training In Small Police Departments

Since the tragic death of Antwon Rose, there’s been a new focus on the training of police officers in small, economically depressed communities.


DA’s Record Reveals Convicting Officers Is Difficult

East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael Rosfeld is facing a charge of criminal homicide for fatally shooting 17-year-old Antwon Rose, but history shows convicting officers is difficult.


Police Arrest Teen Who Also Ran From Vehicle During Antwon Rose Shooting

Allegheny County Police say they have arrested the juvenile who ran from the car with Antwon Rose prior to Rose’s fatal shooting in East Pittsburgh.


Antwon Rose’s Family Wants Immediate Charges Against Officer Michael Rosfeld

The family of Antwon Rose is calling for criminal charges to be filed against the East Pittsburgh Police officer who fatally shot him, Michael Rosfeld.


Judge Clears Way For Release Of Sex Abuse Report On 6 Pa. Dioceses

A grand jury report will shine a light into the deep past of six dioceses in Pennsylvania, including Pittsburgh and Greensburg, and determine what they did and did not do to protect children and young people from sexual abuse.


KDKA Investigates: Fatal Overdoses Dramatically Down Across Region

Through the first five months of 2018, fatal overdoses in Westmoreland are down more than 40 percent, and coroners across the region are reporting similar decreases.


Central Catholic Tenor Aims For Stardom With Acceptance To Prestigious Music School

Not everyone is a fan of Italian opera, but one listen to Colin Aikins’ voice might change your mind. It’s a gift.