Bob Pompeani Bio, Wiki
Bob Pompeani is a Multi-award-winning American sports anchor and reporter working at KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, serving as a sports director and anchor at Six and at Eleven. He has been working with this station since July 1982.
Bob Pompeani Age
Pompeani is 63 years old as of 2023. He was born in Hopewell Township, Aliquippa, Pa. on the 11th of April 1960.
Bob Pompeani Height/Measurements
Pompeani stands approximately 6 feet 1 inches (1. 85 m) and weighs around 91 kg.
Bob Pompeani Education
For his education, Bob went to Hopewell High School. Upon graduating, he went on to join Point Park University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Political Science.
Bob Pompeani Career
Pompeani works at KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He serves as sports director/anchor for KDKA News at 6 and KDKA News at 11. Bob started his profession at KDKA in 1982, but his experience with hometown sports goes beyond the 41 years he’s worked at the station. Growing up in an area deep in sports traditions, he has met players and coaches who’ve gone on to make sports history and seen all of the biggest high school rivalries.
Bob presented the KDKA-TV “Extra Effort” honor to local students who excel in academics, athletics, and community service. He also visited more than 1,200 local schools and produced feature stories on each outstanding student. Furthermore, Bob was inducted into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame in 2015.
In 1997, Bob was appointed Pittsburgh’s favorite sportscaster in a reader poll of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. In 1998, he became the first male ever to earn the Pittsburgh Beauty Academy’s Professional Image Award — in the 2 decades that PBA has handed out the honor. Bob was also the 2000 Tri-State PGA of America Distinguished Service Award champion for outstanding contributions to local golf — getting inducted into the local Tri-State PGA Golf Hall of Fame. In April of 2007, he was inducted into the Beaver County Sports Hall of Fame for his many contributions to local sports.
Bob has obtained the Golden Quill Award 6 times: first in 1987 for his report, “Earning Their Stripes,” a story regarding hockey officiating; 2nd in 1988 for “Project Playoffs”; and in 2013 for his Pittsburgh Steeler exclusives. Bob also has earned three Mid-Atlantic Emmy honors and eight AP honors for play-by-play of Steeler Pre-Season games and as host of the “#1 Cochran Sports Showdown.”In 2011, he was voted “Father of the Year” by the National Father’s Day Council, and in 2012 he was honored with a People’s Choice Award for “Dancing With Pittsburgh Celebrities.” In 2015 Bob was also honored with a lifetime achievement accolade by the Syria Shriners of Pittsburgh.
Bob is a graduate of Hopewell High School and Point Park University. In between family and work time, he works closely with society and is on the board of directors for the American Heart Association, the Give the Kids the World Foundation, and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Partners for Quality Inc. Since 1995, Bob has also been on the Executive Committee for the Mario Lemieux Foundation and has acted as Master of Ceremonies for the “Penguins at your Service” annual black-tie dinner for the past 18 years. Bob is a married man and father of two grown-up daughters. When not working, he enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family.
Bob Pompeani Net Worth
In Bob’s career as a sports anchor/reporter, he was able to amass a net worth between $1 Million and $ 5 million.
How Much Does Bob Pompeani Earn?
Bob acquires annual earnings that range between $ 110, 380, and $ 258, 985.
Bob Pompeani Parents and Siblings
Pompeani was born and raised to parents in Hopewell Township, Aliquippa, Pa. Growing up, his devoted father and mother offered him the best upbringing and nourishment possible. Besides this, the sports director has not provided any further details about his daddy, mommy, or siblings if he has any.
Bob Pompeani Wife
Pompeani is married to Lisa Pompeani though he has not said much about their union. He and his wife are proud parents of two grown-up daughters namely Chelsea and Celina. The duo resides in Robinson Township with their two daughters. When not working, Bob enjoys spending time with his family.
Bob Pompeani KDKA TV
Pompeani works at KDKA TV, where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;
- Ken Rice
- Kristine Sorensen
- Kristin Emery
- Ron Smiley
- Ray Petelin
- Mary Ours
- Falicia Woody
- Jessica Guay
- Erika Stanish
- Erica Mokay
- John Shumway
- Lindsay Ward
- David Highfield
- Meghan Schiller
- Royce Jones
- Kym Gable
- Jennifer Borrasso
- Shelley Bortz
- Chris DeRose
- Ross Guidotti
- Chris Hoffman
- Andy Sheehan
- Lynne Hayes
- Dave Crawley
- Rich Walsh
- Jon Delano
- Josh Taylor
Bob Pompeani Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Pompeani is vocal on his social media accounts, where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 115.8K Followers 23K followers on his Facebook page, and 14.3K followers on his Instagram account.