Rick Dayton

Rick Dayton

Rick Dayton

Rick Dayton brings his journalistic expertise to KDKA Radio every weekday afternoon. A 30-year veteran of broadcast journalism, Dayton returned to Pittsburgh over a decade ago and continues to engage and inform the community with his unique style and energy. Rick is an insightful interviewer and a beloved Pittsburgh personality.
  1. January 22, 2021
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    Jeff Arnold- Author
    Rick chats with Jeff Arnold about his new book "How to Beat Your Insurance Company"
  2. January 22, 2021
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    Steve Blass- Former Pirate Pitcher
    Steve talks to Rick about his experiences playing against Hank Aaron.
  3. January 22, 2021
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    Gregory & Joyce Hartshorn- Divisional Leaders of the…
    Gregory and Joyce chat with Rick about their new position as Divisional Leaders of the Salvation Army.
  4. January 22, 2021
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    Rocky Sickmann- Iran Hostage Survivor
    Rick is joined by Rocky Sickmann as he recounts his experience as a hostage of Iran.
  5. January 21, 2021
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    Warren Rustand
    Author Warren Rustand hops on your radio dial with Rick Dayton! He shared his experiences in writing his book, "The Leader Within Us: Mindset, Principles, and Tools."
  6. January 21, 2021
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    Major General James Hoyer
    Now retired, Mr. Hoyer has helped the state of West Virginia become one of the most efficient states in America with the distribution of the COVID-19 Vaccine.
  7. January 21, 2021
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    Ira Melhman
    Mr. Mehlman acts as the Media Director for the Federation for American Immigration Reform. He speaks with Rick Dayton about the latest with immigrants in America today.
  8. January 21, 2021
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    Tim Defoor
    Mr. Auditor General of Pennsylvania himself is kind enough to take some time on KDKA. He talks about his work for the people of the Keystone state and much more on Rick Dayton's afternoon drive!
  9. January 21, 2021
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    Garrett Cathcart
    Garrett Cathcart, the Executive Director for Mission Roll Call joins Rick Dayton on KDKA. He details his work with veterans and making a better tomorrow for them.
  10. January 20, 2021
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    Doug Smith - Light of Light Rescue Mission
    Doug Smith, the Director of Development for the Light of Light Rescue mission joins Rick to talk about their new location and how important the work they do is.
  11. January 20, 2021
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    Lee Wishing
    The Vice President for Student Recruitment at Grove City College joins Rick to discuss the future of the SAT and what that means for higher learning.
  12. January 20, 2021
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    Dr. Amy Crawford-Faucher
    Dr. Amy Crawford-Faucher the Vice President of Allegheny Health Network's Primary Care joins Rick to talk about COVID-19 testing and how the future of vaccines looks.
  13. January 19, 2021
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    David Bednar - Pirate's Pitcher
    The Pittsburgh Pirates newest acquisition, Pitcher David Bednar joins Rick to talk about being able to play professional ball in his hometown.
  14. January 19, 2021
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    Norm Mitry
    Norm Mitry, the President and CEO of the Heritage Valley Health System joins Rick to talk about the plans in place for mass vaccine distribution.
  15. January 19, 2021
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    Jeff McCausland - National Security Consultant
    National Security Consultant for CBS Radio, Jeff McCausland joins Rick to discuss the historical vetting of National Guard troops ahead of Wednesday's presidential inauguration.
  16. January 19, 2021
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    Michael Kraus - Curator Soldiers & Sailors Memorial…
    Michael Kraus , the Curator of Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall joins Rick to discuss the history of the deployment of the National Guard in light of recent events.
  17. January 19, 2021
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    Dr. Maya Ragavan
    Doctor Maya Ragavan of UPMC's Children Hospital joins Rick to talk about local vaccine distributions.
  18. January 18, 2021
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    Dave Plutt - KML Carpenter's Training Center
    Dave Plutt, the Apprenticeship Coordinator at KML Carpenter's Training Center joins Rick to talk about how you or someone you know might be right for the labor industry.
  19. January 18, 2021
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    Jim Lokay
    News Anchor Jim Lokay from FOX5 in Washington D.C. joins Rick to talk about the state of the nation's capital as security measures are put in place for the upcoming inauguration.
  20. January 18, 2021
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