Charlie Deitch is the editor and publisher of Pittsburgh Current. He has been working in the newspaper industry for more than 25 years. He was at the Pittsburgh City Paper for 15 years, and their editor from 1994 until he and management parted ways when Charlie refused to stop covering a controversial politician. He is a multi-award-winning journalist who always dreamed of being a reporter and views the ethical responsibilities of the job as one of the most important aspects.
May 8th, 2020 | Season 2 | 46 mins 29 secs
covid-19, election, politics
Political operative, Kierran Young talks with us about Allegheny County's coronavirus response and the upcoming June 2 election.
April 24th, 2020 | Season 2 | 52 mins 34 secs
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.
April 15th, 2020 | Season 2 | 25 mins 3 secs
Representatives from NextGen Pennsylvania talking about how young voters will be central to the success of progressives this April and November.
March 5th, 2020 | Season 2 | 42 mins 37 secs
Emily Kinkead for State Representative District 20 talks with Charlie about her campaign for State Rep.
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.
January 23rd, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 7 mins
Pittsburgh Current Podcast: Bethany Hallam | Discussing her first month in office and the state of Democratic Party politics.
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January 16th, 2020 | Season 2 | 40 mins 50 secs
dean bog, neighborhood, pittsburgh
Dean Bog | YouTube vlogger behind the Neighborhoods of Pittsburgh video series.
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.
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.
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.
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.
October 17th, 2019 | 37 mins 15 secs
city parks, pittsburgh, pittsburgh parks conservancy, politics, tax levy
We talk with Jayne Miller of the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy about the needs of the organization for the city parks.
October 10th, 2019 | 41 mins 32 secs
haunted attraction, haunted house, pittsburgh, pittsburgh permits, scream district, stalked by a killer, the basement, the scarehouse, zombies
Scott Simmons and Katie Dudas from The ScareHouse Scream District are taking about the new The Basement and Stalked by a Killer attractions in the Strip District, moving away from Etna and their recent ordeal with permits in the city that have kept them from opening.
October 3rd, 2019 | 42 mins 28 secs
allegheny county, district attorney, lisa middleman, politics
Independent candidate for Allegheny County District Attorny, Lisa Middleman discusses her upcoming race.