People

  • Morning Edition Producer

    Maria Rose is a researcher and writer who favors longform narratives, data journalism, and podcasts. She focuses on environmental reporting and is particularly interested in rural vs. urban dynamics. Prior to living in Pittsburgh, Maria worked...

  • Morning Edition Host

    Maria Gabriel Scapellato began her radio career at a commercial radio station in Harrisburg in 1985.  Later, she moved to WITF 89.5 FM as the local host of All Things Considered, returning to Pittsburgh in 1992, where she has since...

  • Editor / Producer

    Megan Harris is a writer, editor, photographer and curator for Pittsburgh's NPR News station. She leads editorial coverage for The Confluence, 90.5 WESA's live, one-hour, daily morning news show.

  • Special Events Manager
  • Corporate Support Representative

    Pam’s worked for many years in marketing development and strategic planning for businesses and not-for-profit organizations.  She has more than 25 years of experience in advertising sales for broadcasting and media outlets in the Pittsburgh...

  • News Director

    Patrick Doyle oversees the 90.5 WESA newsroom.

    Before becoming news director, Doyle served as the director of digital and feature content for WESA. He is a former columnist for Pittsburgh Magazine; he's also written for MIT Technology...

  • Health And Science Reporter

    Sarah Boden covers health and science for 90.5 WESA. Before coming to Pittsburgh in November 2017, she was a reporter for Iowa Public Radio where she covered a range of issues, including the 2016 Iowa Caucuses.

    Sarah’s reporting has...

  • Digital Engagement Editor

    Sarah Kovash connects 90.5 WESA listeners with the station's online content and social media platforms, in addition to reporting and editing. 

    She previously worked as a web producer for KDKA-TV, as a freelance journalist for the Valley...

  • Reporter

    Sarah Schneider covers education for 90.5 WESA. That means looking at how people learn in Western Pennsylvania. Her reporting examines how local and national decisions impact quality and access to education. She loves being in classrooms...

  • Weekend Host

    Like his father, Ted Sohier was born in the town of Concord, Mass., the site of one of the first skirmishes of the American Revolution, and later the home of American literary masters Emerson, Hawthorne, Thoreau and Alcott. 

    After a...

  • CEO, Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation

    A multiple award-winning producer, journalist and executive, Mr. O’Reilly has more than four decades of media experience. He comes to PCBC from Minneapolis, where he served most recently as Senior Vice President and Chief Content Officer for...

  • Corporate Support Representative

    Phone: 412.697.2925 

    Tony Pirollo began selling for WYEP in August of 1997 and added 90.5 WESA to his product offering in 2011. As a true believer in the positive impact public radio has in the community, Tony actively works with...

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