Pittsburgh Current Podcast

The Pittsburgh Current Podcast brings local guests on to talk events, politics, arts, sports and more.

About the show

Pittsburgh Current is a reader-first, multimedia company that provides coverage of news, arts, music, sports, and events through an updated daily website. It was founded by Charlie Deitch and Bethany Ruhe. The Pittsburgh Current Podcast brings local guests on to talk events, politics, arts, sports and more.

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Episodes

  • Episode 16: Day Bracey | Fresh Fest Digi Fest

    August 6th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  36 mins 20 secs
    beer, politics

    Talking all things, beer and Fresh Fest Digi Fest happening August 8.

  • Episode 15: City Theatre Homegrown Stories

    July 31st, 2020  |  Season 1  |  31 mins 21 secs
    acting, arts, theater

    Monteze Freeland and Drew Martoella From City Theatre Company and Point Park University discuss the 2020 Homegrown Stories Contest.

  • Episode 14: Emmai Alaquiva

    July 23rd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  34 mins 25 secs
    black lives matter

    Filmmaker, composer, activist Emmai Alaquiva discussing his new project examining the intersection of people with disabilities and the Black Lives Matter Movement.

  • Episode 13: Kierran Young on COVID-19 Response & June 2 Election

    May 8th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  46 mins 29 secs
    election, politics

    Political operative, Kierran Young talks with us about Allegheny County's coronavirus response and the upcoming June 2 election.

  • Episode 12: Bethany Hallam on Elections Board Limiting Polling Places

    April 24th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  52 mins 34 secs
    election, politics

    Allegheny County Councilperson, at-large, Bethany Hallam is talking about the decision by the Allegheny County Elections Board to limit the number of polling places on election day.

  • Episode 11: Pittsburgh Earth Day

    April 22nd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  25 mins 42 secs

    Celebrating and talking with Leigh Frank from Pittsburgh Earth Day

  • Episode 10: NextGen PA on Youth Voting

    April 15th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  25 mins 3 secs
    election, politics

    Representatives from NextGen Pennsylvania talking about how young voters will be central to the success of progressives this April and November.

  • Episode 9: Emily Kinkead

    March 5th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  42 mins 37 secs
    election, politics

    Emily Kinkead for State Representative District 20 talks with Charlie about her campaign for State Rep.

  • Episode 8: Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show

    February 27th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  32 mins 34 secs

    John DeSantis | Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show

  • Episode 7: Christopher Mitchell: Pittsburgh's Anti-Litter Specialist

    February 20th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  39 mins 2 secs

    Christoper Mitchell is Pittsburgh's Anti-Liter Specialist and he'll be talking about ways to educate on the prevention of litter.

  • Episode 6: Derek Minto | Burning Bridges Comedy Festival

    February 13th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  54 mins 23 secs
    comedy, derek minto

    Pittsburgh Current Podcast: Derek Minto | Talking all things comedy, including the upcoming Burning Bridges Comedy Club Festival.

  • Episode 5: Emily Skopov

    February 6th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  50 mins 7 secs
    news, politics

    Pittsburgh Current Podcast: Emily Skopov | Democratic candidate for PA House District 28 discussing her campaign and recent retirement of Mike Turzai.

  • Episode 4: 2020 Super Bowl Commercials

    February 3rd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  46 mins 7 secs
    super bowl commercials

    Pittsburgh Current Podcast: Steve Radick | SVP, Senior Director of PR at BCW Global, will be breaking down the 2020 Super Bowl commercials with Bethany Ruhe.

    Sponsored by Jazz HR. www.jazzhr.com

  • Episode 3: Bethany Hallam

    January 23rd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 7 mins
    news, politics

    Pittsburgh Current Podcast: Bethany Hallam | Discussing her first month in office and the state of Democratic Party politics.

    https://www.bethanyhallam.com/

    Thank you to our sponsor, Jazz HR. https://www.jazzhr.com/

  • Episode 2: Dean Bog

    January 16th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  40 mins 50 secs

    Dean Bog | YouTube vlogger behind the Neighborhoods of Pittsburgh video series.

  • Episode 1: Daniel Smith State Rep. Candidate

    January 8th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  54 mins 7 secs
    election, politics

    State Rep. candidate Daniel Smith discussing his election rematch with Daryl Metcalfe. https://www.danielforpa.com/