Pittsburgh Pirates Writers

Vince Scales


Loves @CityPGH, arts, movies, music. I'm a Army Vet (80-84), #Lefty, @32BJSEIU, #PittsburghSports, @Steelers fan and @Toyota owner!

MBK Pittsburgh


Supporting communities of color in Pittsburgh. Local cross-sector team: @CityPGH @Allegheny_Co @hcvpgh @sproutfund @HeinzEndow | @ObamaFoundation @MBK_Alliance

Rodger Mullen


@fayobserver feature writer and reporter, fan of music and movies, proud Pittsburgh Pirates fan.

Daniel Casciato


Professional freelance writer for hire and dad to a precocious 6-year-old. Proud fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates.

Alex Paz


I try to move by /, , , , and whatever's next. Former Asst. Director of @pghdomi, policy guru for @citypgh. Co-creator of @ninetypgh.



River Former @citypgh Canine Ambassador for Mayor @billpeduto. @circletail alum. Happy, hungry, lovable Golden Retriever.

Asst. Dean @CarnegieMellon @CMU_CFA @HeinzCollege @CMU_MAM @meimprogram, @CityPGH Art Commissioner, @AAAEducators Board Member, Rock Bassist, Adventure Mom

I am a social worker, writer, avid Pittsburgh Pirates fan and amateur singer.

Government Access Television Channels for @CityPGH (Comcast 13/14 & Verizon 44/45). Proud member of the Department of Innovation & Performance (@PghIP).

Liz Bender


Upper Manhattan enthusiast. Lawyer for the long good fight. Left 1/2 my in @cityPGH. She/her.

Freelance writer. Pittsburgh native loyal to Steeler, Penguin, Pirate black and gold. Northwestern grad bleeds purple-white.



Connecting startups with @CityPGH @PghIP to beta test products and services for 3-4 months. Subscribe to our newsletter: http:// bit.ly/2Kx4FGW  



Baseball Writer and big fan of the 1979 "We R Fam-A-Lee" Pittsburgh Pirates. Willie Stargell forever.

Jill Leonard


Writer/editor/social media professional. Lover of all things Pittsburgh. Penn Stater. Optimist. Shopper. If you don’t like the @Pirates, we can’t be friends.

Rob Joswiak


American | Veteran | Diplomat @pearljam | #bjjbluebelt| @citypgh native

Albert Lin


Wonk at @SFController, formerly @Cal, @HeinzCollege, @cityPGH, & @SPUR_urbanist. Mostly sportsball, cities, and politics. Views are my own.

Pittsburgh-based writer with roots in Youngstown, OH and Morgantown, WV. Two-time @APSE_sportmedia honoree. Roman Catholic. Pirates fan. Always a Mountaineer.

Annia Aleman


Nicaraguan-American. Innovation Director @Ascenderpgh, former Sr. Civic Innovation @CityPGH. @pittsburgh_cm enthusiast. tweets are my own.