Pittsburgh Pirates Writers

Rodger Mullen


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



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

Alex Paz


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

Thinking about how technology is bad, currently one way @citypgh, previously another @usatoday, @wsj and assorted startups. He's his him.

Albert Lin


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

Michael D. Carnahan


Ops manager at FedEx, Auburn. Former sports writer at Republican-Herald, Pottsville. Fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Steelers and Penguins, and Pitt basketball.

Annia Aleman


Nicaraguan-American. Sr. Civic Innovation @CityPGH. Board member of @casasanjosepgh & @Build_new_hope. @pittsburgh_cm enthusiast. tweets are my own.

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

Vince Scales


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

Jason Mackey


Pirates beat writer for Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, plus 93.7 The Fan and KDKA-TV. Abby, Rider, Teddy, Jerry. Sometimes we live no particular way but our own.

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



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

Jill Leonard


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

Daniel Casciato


Professional freelance writer for hire and dad to a precocious 5-year-old. Proud fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates.

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

The official Twitter account for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded - 1758, Incorporated - 1816. Account not monitored 24/7. Tag @Pgh311 for Service Requests.

Liz Bender


Public defender/bail geek with @decarcerateNYC & @LegalAidNYC. Left 1/2 my in @cityPGH. She/her.

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