KDKA 100 Years Podcast

KDKA 100 Years Podcast

KDKA 100 Years Podcast

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KDKA 100 Years Podcast
  1. August 26, 2020
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    KDKA Radio Centennial Show: Jack Bogut
    Since 1968 there have only been three guards of morning radio on KDKA.  Current host Larry Richert, the late John Cigna and Jack Bogut.  What brought, Jack Bogut, a mountain west boy to Pittsburgh and kept he a…
  2. July 23, 2020
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    KDKA Radio Centennial Show: George Barbour
    It was the summer of 1964, 44 years after KDKA Radio first made history as the pioneer broadcast station to the world, that KDKA hired George Barbour, it's first ever African American reporter.  And Mr Barbour…
  3. June 18, 2020
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    KDKA Radio Centennial Show: Andy Masich and Dr. Stev…
    You may have never heard of Reginald Fessenden.  I hadn't until this past winter.  But without his great scientific work in radio we not only would not have radio as we know it. We wouldn't have wireless commun…
  4. June 10, 2020
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    KDKA Radio Centennial Show: 65th Anniversary Show
    Mike Pintek narrates this one hour special that takes us back to 1920 and KDKA's first broadcast through all the twists and turns of programming through the depression and WWII, the post-war era with baseball a…
  5. June 03, 2020
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    KDKA Radio Centennial Show: 80th Anniversary Show
    It doesn't get any better than this 80th Anniversary Show hosted by Fred Honsberger and Mike Pintek.  Fred and Mike hosted a "red carpet" show for an hour at Heinz Hall leading up to a special production called…
  6. May 27, 2020
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    KDKA Radio Centennial Show: Mike Romigh
    KDKA Radio over the years has been know for it's right leaning talk show hosts like John Cigna, Fred Honsberger and Mike Pintek, but Mike Romigh was the counter point from the left.  Join us as Mike talks about…
  7. May 13, 2020
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    KDKA Radio Centennial Show: Barbara Boylan and Greg…
    In the first half of this show we focus in on the newsroom and feature Barbara Boylan. Barbara covered news for 36 years from 1981 to 2017. During that time she covered the biggest stories like the crash of Fli…
  8. May 06, 2020
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    KDKA Radio Centennial Show: Roy Fox
    I've enjoyed hosting all of these shows but, this one stands out because I remember listening to Roy Fox and the Fox's Den as a teenage.  I caught myself listening to him in this interview like I did back then,…
  9. April 29, 2020
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    KDKA Radio Centennial Show: Trish Beatty and Rob Pra…
    You probably remember Trish Beatty as the delightful voice between songs as she hosted mid-days on KDKA from 1977 until the music stopped playing, when we went all talk in 1992.  She has such great stories to t…
  10. April 15, 2020
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    KDKA Radio Centennial Show: Fred Honsberger
    The Honz! No one was more respected as a newsman and a talk show host.For 40 years he personified KDKA's commitment to journalism and compelling talk radio.He was a true Icon of Pittsburgh and talk radio, havin…
  11. April 08, 2020
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    KDKA Radio Centennial Show: Mike Pintek
    One of the true greats of talk radio was Mike Pintek.  His preparation for his show was unsurpassed. He would be able to with precision make an argument and defend it all the while be open to hearing what someo…
  12. April 01, 2020
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    KDKA Radio Centennial Show: Rege Cordic
    As radio hosts we are given the tremendous opportunity to connect with listeners in a way that no other medium provides. Rege Cordic who hosted mornings on KDKA from 1948 to 1965 did that in a way that few othe…
  13. March 25, 2020
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    KDKA Radio Centennial: Jack Bogut
    Nobody tells stories like Jack, and in this episode Jack tells of when he first heard KDKA Radio with an oatmeal box, a copper wire and crystal while growing up in Montana.Hear the story of how he stumbled upon…
  14. March 18, 2020
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    KDKA Radio Centennial Show: John Cigna
    Listen to selected clips of KDKA Radio legend John Cigna.Plus, Judy Yanke-Fritzges, a long time producer for John Cigna, tells the stories of John hosting night time talk from 9-Midnight for years before making…
  15. March 11, 2020
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    KDKA Radio Centennial Show: Larry Richert, Thor Tolo
    On this kick-off show, we featured Larry Richert, who grew up listening to KDKA and dreaming of one day being on the radio.Our discussion included how he got his start on KDKA and played the last song as KDKA m…

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