KDKA Pittsburgh’s Lynne Hayes-Freeland Calls It A Career

Local News: Pittsburgh Stations Find New Battleground

Pittsburgh is known as one of the truly competitive TV markets in the nation, and a new battleground has emerged in the 4 p.m. hour. KDKA (above) has run 4 p.m. news since 2002, while WTAE debuted an hour-long program in July and WPXI did so in mid-September.

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KDKA Turkey Fund Celebrates 40 Years Of Helping Local Families

Erika Stanish Is KDKA’s Newest Reporter

Pittsburgh Move: Reporter Nicole Ford Leaving KDKA For WPXI

CBS Sports’ A.J. Ross Comes Home To Cover The Steelers At KDKA

KDKA’s Paul Martino Retiring After Nearly 37 Years Of Ruffling Feathers, Chasing News

KDKA Medical Correspondent Maria Simbra Retiring

KDKA Anchor Stacy Smith Retiring After 38 Years

KDKA Pittsburgh Veteran Paul Martino To Retire

KDKA Adds Briana Smith To News Team

Bob Kudzma, Longtime KDKA Meteorologist, Dies At 81

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Helping Their Communities: It’s What TV Stations Do

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Jessell | Electronic Media At 100: Honoring The Architects

KDKA-AM in Pittsburgh had its inaugural broadcast 100 years ago today, catalyzing radio’s shift from hobby to mass medium and ushering in the other electronic media that followed. Driving the evolution forward were inventors, engineers, investors, entrepreneurs and business executives who’ve deservedly carved out a place in history.

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Marketing During Covid At Pittsburgh’s KDKA

KDKA Pittsburgh Adds 7:30 PM Newscast

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Pittsburgh Sports Stars Featured In KDKA PSA

Ex-Reporter Files Second Lawsuit Against KDKA

Reporter Sues KDKA For Age Discrimination

Pittsburgh Sweeps: KDKA Wins Most Firsts, WPXI Most Improved

KDKA Anchor Susan Koeppen Involved In Parking Garage Accident

99 Over-The-Air Years And Counting

Broadcasting emerged on the AM band in the years immediately following World War I. Among the pioneers was Westinghouse Electric, whose KDKA Pittsburgh broadcast the results of the presidential election on Nov. 2, 1920, spurring radio into the commercial realm and establishing broadcasting’s interest in public affairs programming.

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CBS Names Chris Cotugno GM In Pittsburgh

He is succeeding Jay Howell as head of KDKA (CBS), WPCW (CW), CBSPittsburgh.com and CBSN Pittsburgh.

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KDKA Adds Meteorologist Mary Ours

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Sounds Of Morning Routine Make Music In KDKA Promo

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Jay Howell Named KCBS-KCAL President-GM

The long-time TV station exec is moving from CBS-owned KDKA-WPCW in Pittsburgh to succeed the retiring Steve Mauldin as head of the group’s Los Angeles duopoly.

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KDKA’s Jon Burnett Is Ready For Retirement

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Pittsburgh Sweeps: KDKA News Ratings Rise

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Bob Perkins, Former KDKA Newscaster, Dies

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Pittsburgh Sweep | KDKA, WPXI Tie In 11 p.m. Demo Ratings

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KDKA Fires Employee Over Tom Brady Graphic

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Julie Grant To Leave KDKA For Court TV

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KDKA Weatherman Jeff Verszyla Gone

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WTAE, WPXI, KDKA Claim Nov. Wins

NEWS ANALYSIS

On A Very Dark Day, KDKA News Shined

To be sure, all three Pittsburgh affiliates — KDKA, WTAE and WPXI — scrambled from the first alerts when a shooter entered the Tree of Life synagogue last Saturday. We look here at KDKA, however, for a glimpse of what one station did right on a dark day.

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KDKA Names Kathy Hostetter News Director

She moves from the ND slot at WTHR Indianapolis to lead the news efforts at CBS’s Pittsburgh O&O.

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KDKA News Director Anne Linaberger Exits

Anne Linaberger is out as news director at the CBS O&O in Pittsburgh. She is the second staff member to leave the station since the July arrival of Jay Howell, who replaced Chris Pike as vice president and general manager.

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KDKA-TV Reporter Marty Griffin Out

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KDKA Exposes Extreme Case Of Bullying

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Attorney: KDKA’s Dave Crawley Injured Last Year