Who is Bob Pompeani?
Bob Pompeani is an American journalist who anchors sports for KDKA News at 6 and KDKA News at 11. He started his career in 1982 at KDKA and is well experienced with hometown sports beyond the 40 years he’s worked at the station. Bob was lucky to have grown up in an area deep in sports traditions and hence has seen all of the biggest high school rivalries. Additionally, he has met players and coaches who’ve gone on to make sports history.
Bob Pompeani Date of Birth / Age
Pompeani’s exact age is not known as he has managed to keep his date of birth away from the public. However, we will update the information once available.
Bob Pompeani Height
Pompeani stands at a height of approximately 6 feet and 1 inches tall.
Bob Pompeani Parents and Siblings
Pompeani was born and raised in Hopewell Township, Aliquippa, Pa. Ellie Grace is Bob’s first granddaughter since she is Chelsea Pompeani’s daughter. Chelsea’s husband is Brandon Craig
Bob Pompeani Spouse / Wife
Pompeani’s wife is Lisa Pompeani. Bob and Lisa live in Robinson Township with their two daughters, Chelsea and Celina.
Bob Pompeani Kids / Children
Pompeani has two daughters Chelsea and Celina. One of the daughters serves at KDKA as a journalist and the other one is a reporter at JET24/FOX66. However, we will update more information once more details concerning this are available.
Bob Pompeani Education
Pompeani went to Hopewell High School. Later, he joined Point Park University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Political Science.
Bob Pompeani Career
Pompeani anchors sports for KDKA News at 6 and KDKA News at 11. He started his career in 1982 at KDKA and is well experienced with hometown sports beyond the 40 years he’s worked at the station. Bob was lucky to have grown in an area deep in sports traditions and hence has seen all of the biggest high school rivalries.. Additionally, he has met players and coaches who’ve gone on to make sports history.
Bob has successfully presented the KDKA-TV “Extra Effort” award to many local students who excel in athletics, academics, and community service. Pompeani has visited over 1,200 local schools producing feature stories on each outstanding student. Bob’s induction into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame was in 2015.
Bob Pompeani Achievements
In the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette polls of 1997, Bob was voted Pittsburgh’s favorite sportscaster. In addition, he received the Pittsburgh Beauty Academy’s Professional Image Award in 1998– in the 20 years that PBA has handed out the honor. Bob also won the 2000 Tri-State PGA of America Distinguished Service Award. This was due to his excellent contributions to local golf — getting inducted into the local Tri-State PGA Golf Hall of Fame.
Pompeani’s induction into the Beaver County Sports Hall of Fame in April of 2007 was for his many contributions to local sports. Further, in 1987, he received his first Golden Quill Award and the second one in 1988 among others. Bob received three Mid-Atlantic Emmy awards and eight AP awards for his excellent performance in play-by-play of Steeler Pre-Season games and as host of the “#1 Cochran Sports Showdown.” He was named “Father of the Year” by the National Father’s Day Council in 2011. Moreover, in 2012 he was awarded a People’s Choice Award for “Dancing With Pittsburgh Celebrities.”
The Syria Shriners of Pittsburgh awarded him with a lifetime achievement award in 2015. Bob is actively involved in various community activities. He is among the board of directors for the American Heart Association and the Give the Kids the World Foundation. Also a board member for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Partners for Quality Inc.
Bob’s presence on the Executive Committee for the Mario Lemieux Foundation since 1995 has brought about good results. He has frequently served as Master of Ceremonies for the “Penguins at your Service” annual black-tie dinner now for the past 18 years. Bob loves spending time with his family and playing golf whenever off duty.
How Much Does Bob Pompeani Earn?
Pompeani earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Bob Pompeani Worth?
As a sports anchor, Pompeani has accumulated a net worth ranging from $1 million to $5 million.
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