January 10, 2018—Pittsburgh, PA: 90.5 WESA News Director Patrick Doyle today announced that the company has hired veteran arts journalist Bill O’Driscoll as its Arts and Culture Reporter.
“We're excited that Bill O'Driscoll is joining our newsroom to cover arts and culture," Doyle said. "He's been reporting on the arts community in Pittsburgh for two decades, and his depth of knowledge about local organizations, both large and small, is unsurpassed."
O’Driscoll has been arts & entertainment editor at the weekly Pittsburgh City Paper since 2003, and has written for the paper since 1997. He also authors the paper’s “Green Light” column, highlighting environmental and energy issues. He graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in journalism.
O’Driscoll will join the company early in February.
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