The Pittsburgh Current Podcast

Giving Pittsburgh a better alternative

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 and a twice-monthly printed newspaper. It was founded by Charlie Deitch and Bethany Ruhe. Pittsburgh Current’s bimonthly print issue is available at just over 200 locations around the city and is now ready to scale up their number of physical locations!

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Episodes

  • Episode 70: Emily Kinkead

    March 5th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  42 mins 37 secs
    election, politics

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

  • Episode 69: Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show.

    February 27th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  32 mins 34 secs
    home and garden show

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

  • Episode 68: Christopher Mitchell: Pittsburgh's Anti-Litter Specialist

    February 20th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  39 mins 2 secs
    litter, pittsburgh

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

  • Episode 67: Derek Minto | Burning Bridges Comedy Festival

    February 13th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  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 66: Emily Skopov

    February 6th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  50 mins 7 secs
    election, emily skopov, pa

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

    Sponsored by: Jazz HR www.jazzhr.com

  • Episode 65: 2020 Super Bowl Commercials

    February 3rd, 2020  |  Season 2  |  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 64: Bethany Hallam

    January 23rd, 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 7 mins
    bethany hallam

    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 63: Dean Bog

    January 16th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  40 mins 50 secs
    dean bog, neighborhood, pittsburgh

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

  • Episode 62: Daniel Smith State Rep. Candidate

    January 9th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  54 mins 7 secs
    daryl metcalfe, election, pa

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

  • Dwight Penny from Holiday Baking Championship: Pittsburgh Current Podcast

    December 19th, 2019  |  29 mins 37 secs
    baking, chef, fairmont pittsburgh, food network, holiday baking competition, triple h

    We chat with Dwight Penny, pastry chef at the Fairmont Hotel and contestant on the Food Network’s Holiday Baking Championship.

  • Mike Fuoco President of the Pittsburgh News Guild | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

    December 12th, 2019  |  45 mins 21 secs
    newspaper, newspaper guild, pittsburgh, pittsburgh post-gazette, union

    President of the Pittsburgh News Guild, Mike Fuoco, discusses conditions at the Pittsburgh Post Gazette and the future of news outlets in Pittsburgh.

  • Tim Gaber of Pittsburgh Winery and Home for the Holidays | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

    December 5th, 2019  |  15 mins 12 secs
    benedum center, buzz poets, christmas, home for the holidays, music, pittsburgh winery

    We chat with Tim Gaber about the upgrades coming to Pittsburgh Winery, and the upcoming Home for the Holidays Show at the Benedum Center.

  • Let's Talk Turkey | Pittsburgh Current Podcast: Let's Talk Turkey

    November 21st, 2019  |  38 mins 27 secs
    cooking, home chef, pittsburgh, pumpkin pie, thanksgiving, turkey

    We are TALKING TURKEY! This week we are joined by celebrated home chef Anne Nendza.

    She joins Bethany Ruhe to share some of her favorite Thanksgiving tips and hacks. Bring your questions and your breakfast wine.

  • James Porco of Bar-Jutsu | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

    November 14th, 2019  |  35 mins 49 secs
    bar-jutsu, beer pong, pittsburgh, television show, video game

    Found of Bar-jutsu James Porco joins us to discuss the start of his company as a bar martial arts, his new video game, televised beer poing, and little bit about his pro wrestling career.

  • Brian Crawford of PGHMuseums.org | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

    November 7th, 2019  |  35 mins 49 secs
    brian crawford, museums, pittsburgh

    We talk with Brian Crawford of PGH Museums about the web site that helps catalog museums around southwestern Pennsylvania and the upcoming launch party.

  • Kieran Young | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

    October 31st, 2019  |  41 mins 23 secs
    beaver county, bill peduto, lisa middleman, pittsburgh, politics

    We talk with Pittsburgh Current political Analyst Kieran Young to discuss the November 5th general election.