Need a speaker for your group? The Post-Gazette has a speaker for every occasion.
The Post-Gazette is known for its excellence in the written word. But we're also quite fluent in the spoken word. Our Speakers' Bureau features PG writers, artists, columnists, photographers and editors who entertain and inform. Schools, churches and social groups have all enjoyed the experiences and insights of the members of our Speakers' Bureau.
Speakers come from all areas of the newsroom:
The Speakers' Bureau charges a variable fee for organizations, except for schools. Call (412) 263-3048 for more information.
Most of the PG staff is available for speaking engagements on a wide range of topics. Here is a sampling of some of our speakers, and their areas of expertise.
Page 2 editor, expert about Pittsburgh and its quirks
Pittsburgh history buff, author of Eyewitness history feature
Bob Batz Jr.
Food & Flavor editor
Steelers beat reporter, NFL expert
Lifestyle and politics writer
Sports columnist and stand-up comic
Classical music writer and critic
Steelers reporter and golf writer
High school sports reporter
Local news reporter
Personal finance writer
Outdoors editor and writer
Business writer, specializing in automotive industry
Deputy editorial page editor and columnist
Long-time columnist and lifestyle writer
Home & Garden editor
Pirates beat reporter
Virginia LinnFeatures editor, expert in health and parenting issues
Architecture beat reporter
Lifestyle reporter, specializing in homes, food and travel
Politics writer, former city hall and cultural arts reporter
Photographer/videographer, Web multimedia producer
Weekend magazine editor, pop music specialist
Editorial writer and columnist
Staff writer and gardening expert
TV editor and critic
Religion staff writer
Prize-winning editorial cartoonist
"Breakfast With" columnist, also expert in travel, homes and design
Executive editor, expert in national politics, past Presidents
Editorial Page editor
High school sports editor