Andy Sheehan

KDKA-TV Investigator Andy Sheehan began his broadcast journalism career in September 1992.
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VITALS
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

FAVORITES
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

THIS OR THAT
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

Towns Scramble To Fill Huge Budget Holes Left By Landslides

Throughout the region — public works and road crews are playing whack a mole — no sooner do they clear a street of a landslide than they are called to another.

04/18/2018

KDKA Investigation: City To Propose New Protections Against Predatory Towing

After years of trying to regulate towing in the city, the Peduto administration will be forwarding new legislation balancing the rights of citizens and the property owners.

04/17/2018

KDKA Investigates: Attorney Challenges Predatory Towing Practices

A local lawyer is going to bat for people who say they’ve become the victims of predatory towing in the Pittsburgh area.

04/16/2018

Luxury Apartment Buildings For Students Sprouting Up In Oakland

It’s the new trend in student housing. Upscale, luxury apartments are sprouting up in Oakland, changing the college experience from what many are used to.

04/10/2018

State’s Medical Marijuana Drought Ending As Growers Come On Line

It’s been a frustrating launch for medical marijuana in the state of Pennsylvania, with stops and starts from shortages of supply. But that’s all about to change.

04/10/2018

Outcry Over ‘Black People In The Future’ Billboard Reveals Simmering Tensions Over Gentrification

Tensions have long been simmering over gentrification in East Liberty, but they boiled over recently with removal of a controversial billboard.

04/06/2018

New Drones Will Offer High-Tech Assistance To Police, But Raise Surveillance Concerns

Two high-tech drones will be assisting police and firefighters in Pittsburgh this summer, but the eyes in the sky are raising some concerns about surveillance.

03/30/2018

Thousands Of Opening Day Pirates Tickets Available As Fans Remain Disgruntled

Opening day excitement, even in the lean years, has been a guaranteed sellout for the Pittsburgh Pirates, but not this year.

03/29/2018

Mayor: City’s Violent Crime Rates Down Due To New Policing Policies

Four years ago, the City of Pittsburgh took a new approach to a policing and it appears to be working.

03/27/2018

Opioid Deaths Increased Again Last Year, But Show Signs Of Peaking

Amid the carnage of the national opioid crisis, there may be some light at the end of the tunnel in Western Pennsylvania.

03/26/2018

Exclusive: Pittsburgh Public Schools Seeks To Terminate Administrator For ‘Inappropriate Relationship’

A top administrator at Pittsburgh Public Schools has been suspended without pay, and he could soon lose his job.

03/23/2018

Paralyzed Cyclist Takes On New Challenge: The Pittsburgh Marathon

After a year of therapy, paralyzed cyclist Danny Chew is taking on a brand new challenge: the Pittsburgh marathon.

03/22/2018

Pittsburgh-Area Businesses Pressing Congress To Lift Cap On Guest Workers

Pittsburgh-area companies can’t find enough workers, and they want the government to lift the cap on guest workers from Mexico and other countries.

03/21/2018

Grieving Parents Create Chris’s Room, A Safe Harbor For Recovering Addicts

Chris’s Room is part of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services Care Center, where recovering addicts can get counseling or just some peace of mind.

03/20/2018

‘Care Navigators’ Hit The Front Lines In Opioid Addiction Battle

As opioid deaths continue to climb, one drug outreach program in Washington County is seeking out addicts before they overdose.

03/19/2018

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