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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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Newly minted Pulitzer winners seemed to be everywhere at the recent Scripps Howard Awards’ VIP reception in Cincinnati. I was fortunate to spend time with two of them. One, Daniel Berehulak of The New York Times, spent weeks last year in the Philippines…

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You know you’ve made it when MTL, Mt. Lebanon’s community magazine, does a feature on you. And then when they send out Pulitzer-winner Martha Rial to take the portrait photo. This part of the story got cut out, but I’ll say it here: None of what I do is…

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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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