Category Archives: Media

January 16, 2013

Benstonium Viral Videos

First, can you give readers a quick overview of Benstonium. What  you do and how readers can find your material? Benstonium creates Pittsburgh-themed viral videos, which mostly  combine sports and comedy.  All of these jagoff-produced creations  can be found on our website Benstonium.com and our YouTube page  (http://yt.Benstonium.com) How did you … Read Article →

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December 27, 2012

Melissa Jacobs, Managing Editor, The Football Girl

Melissa Jacobs, Managing Editor,  The Football Girl: First, can you tell readers how the idea of The Football Girl blog got started – and what made you decide to use this medium to reach out to readers? I started TFG in ate 2009 because I wanted to provide an editorial outlet … Read Article →

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October 25, 2012

George Von Benko, Author, Memory Lane 2 and Sports Talk

George Von Benko, Author, Memory Lane 2 and Sports Talk: You’ve been busy – with two new books – one which came out in June – Memory Lane Volume 2, and one titled Sports Talk that releases in November. Tell readers first about Memory Lane Volume 2 – what it … Read Article →

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October 11, 2012

RIP Beano Cook: 2011 PSDB Interview with Beano Cook

Beano Cook (September 26,  2011): First, can you let readers know how you got started as a broadcaster and what experiences  helped you along the way? I got into broadcasting by luck. Roone Arledge, then president of ABC Sports, hired me to be in the studio for the Scoreboard show and … Read Article →

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September 24, 2012

Lanny Frattare, Pirates Broadcaster, 1976-2009

Lanny Frattare: First, can you let readers know about your work now at Waynesburg University – how you got started there and what you enjoy most about the position? I have been an assistant professor of Communication at Waynesburg University since 2009.  I find it exciting to help create the … Read Article →

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September 16, 2012

Mark Mravic, Author, “Pittsburgh Steelers: Pride in Black and Gold”

Mark Mravic: First, can you let readers know how and why you decided to write “Pittsburgh Steelers: Pride in Black and Gold’ and how you started doing so? With this being the 80th season of Steelers football, we thought it would be a good time to look back at the … Read Article →

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September 04, 2012

David Todd, ESPN Radio

David Todd First, congratulations on your new show on 970 ESPN, The David Todd Show, which started last Wednesday. What should fans expect from your show and when are you on the air? Thanks Ron. There is a lot going on for me right now and I’m excited to get … Read Article →

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August 29, 2012

Merril Hoge, Steelers Running Back, 1987-1994; ESPN Broadcaster

Merril Hoge: First, can you tell readers how you got started in your broadcasting career? It was back I think in my rookie year. I was asked to do so some autograph sessions and did some call-ins after the sessions for B-94 – the radio station. I was then asked to … Read Article →

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July 23, 2012

Chuck Finder, Author, the Steelers Encyclopedia

Chuck Finder First, can you tell readers about your new book – the Steelers Encyclopedia. What inspired you to write the book and how it differs from other Steelers books? It wasn’t so much an epiphany or lightning bolt from above. Rather, about a month after I took a voluntary … Read Article →

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June 14, 2012

Mark Kaboly of the Tribune Review on the Steelers

Mark Kaboly : Mark Kaboly has been covering the Steelers full-time since 2002, first for the McKeesport Daily News and now for the Tribune-Review. He has covered three Super Bowls and even an NFC championship game First, what have been some of your most fun experiences covering the team, and … Read Article →

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