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Andrew Conte
Andrew Conte is an investigative reporter for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, author of the best-selling book Breakaway, and founding director of the Point Park News Service at Point Park University.
Andrew Conte is an investigative reporter for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, author of the best-selling book Breakaway, and founding director of the Point Park News Service at Point Park University.
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My latest column is a call to arms for young journalists. We’ve heard a lot about professionals getting fired up about covering the Trump administration. But it should be noted that young people are feeling it too — even if they’re not heading to…

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When I was in Wheeling last month, Ohio University – Eastern sent a reporter to conduct a radio interview about The Color of Sundays. Check it out here.

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I had a great time in Wheeling last week for a book talk and signing at the Ohio County Library. You never know when there’s going to be a reporter in the room, taking it all down. Turns out that The Intelligencer and Wheeling News Register did a nice…

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Roberto Clemente Jr. came by the Center for Media Innovation today. He was a huge help while I was working on the book, All About Roberto Clemente, and it was great to reconnect with him now that it’s finished. He has a great understanding of his father’s…

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  Columbia University has posted a blog entry from my about the new Clemente book. You can check it out here. What I learned in grad school: I learned that quality matters, and I have worked hard every day since graduating to maintain high standards for…

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The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review wrote a colorful review of my latest book, “All About Roberto Clemente.” They noted that the book spends a lot more time talking about Clemente, the human being — and not just his activity as a ballplayer. An excerpt: Those…

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I grew up in Pittsburgh. And I knew the legend of Roberto Clemente. It gets passed down from grandparents to parents to children around these parts. But I never really knew his full story. So when my publisher asked if I would write a children’s book on…

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The first time my journalism students tried talking about Donald Trump’s “grab her by the. ..” — well, you know — moment, the men in class could not get out the words — afraid to embarrass and offend their female classmates. After a week or so, everyone…

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With the Obama administration striking back at supposed Russian hackers and the Trump administration raising questions, Pittsburgh continues to remain at the center of much of this discussion. When the White House named two suspected top Russian hackers…

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