Andrew Conte, as a reporter for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, covered the legalization of casino gambling in Pennsylvania and the Penguins’ bid for an arena. He has won numerous national and state awards for his writing, including the Carnegie Science Award and first-place honors from the Inland Press Association, the Association of Health Care Journalists, the Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors and the Associated Press Society of Ohio. Two times, the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Journalists has recognized Andrew with the Spotlight Award, its top prize for investigative reporting. Andrew was a finalist for the Livingston Award for Young Journalists. The Tribune-Review has twice named him its reporter of the year, and at a previous job he was a member of the Scripps Howard Dream Team. When he’s not writing, Andrew teaches journalism as the founding director of a news service program at Pittsburgh’s Point Park University. He lives in Pittsburgh, PA.