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This hour-long celebration of the Steel City is hosted, produced and moderated by WQED's "Dave & Dave." (Rhodes & Hallewell)"

The Daves" will be joined by a wide array of local media celebrities (Sally Wiggin, Larry Richert, Julie Bologna, Anji Corley and Minette Seate to name just a few!) who call Pittsburgh home to talk about the things that make this city unique. From the Terrible Towel to Mister Rogers, from Rick Sebak's documentaries to PNC Park, and all the parking chairs in between! This show captures everything ‘yinz' know about the ‘Burgh and celebrates it in a fun way! Go Stillers!


Jim Krenn
The comic genius behind ‘Ralph the Cat,’ ‘Stanley P. Kachowski’ and dozens of other crazy characters who liven up Pittsburgh mornings on the highly-rated, and hilarious, ‘DVE Morning Show at 102.5 on your FM dials. Jim definitely puts the ‘nice’ in ‘Mr. niceguy!’


Randy Baumann
The other half of the ‘DVE Morning Show, alongside comedian Jim Krenn. Randall’s quick wit and endless energy help drive 20 hours a week of continuously-funny radio that has become a Pittsburgh institution each and every morning from 6 to 10.


Julie Bologna | Video
Pittsburgh’s favorite meteorologist… and now the chief meteorologist at WPXI! Julie’s smile alone is a comforting warm front in our area’s seemingly-continuous skies of grey. Rain, sleet or volcanos, Julie B will get us through!


Sally Wiggin | Video
Pittsburgh’s top newscaster (and lover of dogs), Ms. Wiggin shines on WTAE whenever we need the very best to deliver us the news. And just like ‘Action News,’ Sally too is everywhere!


Rick Sebak | Video
The man behind WQED’s Pittsburgh History documentaries known primarily for his signature voice that narrates such heartwarming shows like “Kennywood Memories,” “The Strip Show” and “A Hot Dog Program” to name a few. Rick knows everything about this city, and lots of other stuff too. He also says ‘stuff’ a lot.


Larry Richert | Video
Another signature voice in Pittsburgh, Larry mans the mike, mornings on KDKA radio, America’s first radio station. Larry is also no stranger to TV, taking on everything from showing us what it’s like to do any job for a day, to giving us the weather. Foodland yes!


Tall Cathy | Video
The afternoon host on 96.1 KISS-FM, Cathy’s natural fun side easily shows itself as she gets us through the day with a blend of hot tunes and cool chat. She’s one blogging, twittering cool chick for sure!


Stan Savran | Video
“Stan… love the show!” Pittsburgh’s pre-eminent sports talk icon, Mr. Savran is beamed into every house on TV, radio, Internet and probably teletype, microwave and any other means necessary to get the sports info and analysis all citizens of this sports-crazed area demand.


Susie Meister
Ms. Meister put Pittsburgh on the the reality TV map when she starred on MTV’s “Road Rules” in Australia. Her continued reality globe-trotting for the music channel with no music helped spread a little bit of Pittsburgh all across the globe. She’s neato!


Mike Lange
‘The Langer’ is THE voice of our boys of winter, the Pittsburgh Penguins. He’s been thrilling listeners with his trademark catch phrases long before Mario Lemieux and Sidney Crosby dazzled us with their talents. Oh Michael, Michael motorcycle!


Anji Corley
Actress/Model/Radio Personality/Flashdancer/Professional Bowler/Double-Naught Spy… she does it all and when we’re not seeing her on billboards or in commercials, she’s at her radio home, WAMO, 106.7 FM on your radio dials.


Mr. McFeely
The super-efficient delivery man on WQED’s long running kids’ show, “Mister Rogers Neighborhood,” helped generations of kids not to fear mailmen, FedEx trucks and UPS deliverymen! Bet you didn’t know “McFeely” was Fred Rogers’ real-life middle name.


Minette Seate
She’s the producer of the longest running minority affairs program anywhere in the free world, “Black Horizons.” Minnie also wears her producer hat for countless other documentaries, and lots of cool stuff for America’s first community-based TV station, WQED in Pittsburgh!


 


featured specials

  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
  • Classical Crossroads
    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.

featured specials

  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
  • Classical Crossroads
    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.