Jennifer Borrasso joined the KDKA News team as a reporter in August 2019.

VITALS
Joined KDKA: August 2019
Hometown: Pittsburgh
Alma Mater: University of Pittsburgh

FAVORITES
Music: Country, Christian, Pop & Classic Rock
Movie: Rocky
TV Show: I am a news junkie
Book: CS Lewis The Screwtape Letters
Hobbies: Horseback riding, skiing, tennis, golf & traveling
Sports Team: Steelers
Food: Fish (salmon)
Local Restaurant: Altius (I love the view too!)
Sport/Exercise: Gym in the winter. Walking outside when the weather is nice
Quote: “Never, never, never give up.” Winston Churchill
Word: Draconian or Fungible
Vacation Spot: I’m dying to see Ireland
Holiday: Christmas
Guilty Pleasure: Dark chocolate pretzels
Planet: Earth

THIS OR THAT
Facebook or Twitter? Facebook
Cats or Dogs? Dogs
Beatles or Rolling Stones? Beatles
Comedy or Tearjerker? Comedy
Phone Call or Text Message? Let’s talk!
Mac or PC? Mac
Coffee or Tea? Coffee
Paper or Plastic? Paper
Morning Person or Night Person? Night!
East Coast or West Coast? West Coast
Star Trek or Star Wars? Star Wars

Jennifer Borrasso joined the KDKA News team as a reporter in August 2019.

Jennifer has over 20 years of broadcast experience from networks on Capitol Hill to various number one stations throughout the country.

Her news philosophy is simple: tell good stories. Some of the major stories Jennifer has covered include the attack on the Pentagon live from the scene, the 911 anniversary live from Shanksville, the D.C. Area sniper attacks and the Binghamton shooting rampage live from the scene. She has also interviewed top political players such as Bill and Hillary Clinton, Dick Cheney, John McCain, Rudy Giuliani and Jesse Jackson.

Jennifer also worked in Washington D.C. for several networks: Fox News Channel, SRN News and NBC News Channel.

At NBC under tight deadlines, she produced stories for affiliates across the country.

Jennifer also helped coordinate live coverage at the Bush headquarters for the 2004 presidential election. At SRN, where she gathered news on Capitol Hill, Jennifer wrote and anchored live hourly newscasts for a radio network serving more than 1500 stations.

Jennifer is a Pittsburgh native.

She is married and lives in Cranberry with her husband.

She graduated Magna Cum Laude from The University of Pittsburgh.

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