Rachele Mongiovi is an award winning journalist who joined the KDKA News team in April of 2019 as a freelance reporter.

VITALS
Joined KDKA: April of 2019
Hometown: Pittsburgh
Alma Mater: Kent State University

FAVORITES
Music: Pop, hip-hop, country, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s!
Movie: Any comedy or drama
TV Show: Friends and The Office
Book: Can’t Hurt Me
Hobbies: Exploring new cities, eating out at restaurants, hanging with family and friends, exercising, sporting events
Sports Team: THE STEELERS!!!
Food: Pasta!!
Local Restaurant: Il Pizzaiolo
Sport/Exercise: Football
Historical Figure: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Favorite Pennsylvanian: Mac Miller (rest easy!)
Quote: “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”
Word: Legendary
Vacation Spot: Any place that is warm with palm trees and beaches
Holiday: Christmas Eve
Guilty Pleasure: Anything chocolate!
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? Phone call
Mac or PC? Mac
Coffee or Tea? Coffee
Paper or Plastic? Paper
Morning Person or Night Person? Night person
East Coast or West Coast? East coast
Star Trek or Star Wars? Neither! Ha.

Rachele Mongiovi is an award winning journalist who joined the KDKA News team in April of 2019 as a freelance reporter.

Rachele is a Pittsburgh native and a Montour High School graduate. She attended Kent State University and studied Journalism and Mass Communications.

Before moving back to the Steel City, Rachele spent several years reporting in the frigid north at WIVB in Buffalo, New York. Rachele started her reporting career in Parkersburg, West Virginia.

As a passionate Steelers fan and lover of Mancini’s bread, Rachele is thrilled to be back in Pittsburgh, telling hometown stories, it is a dream come true!