An award-winning journalist, Steve brings a wealth of journalism experience to ABC7/WJLA-TV. Since arriving in Washington, DC in 2003 he has been awarded 2 prestigious Edward R. Murrow awards and 5 Emmys including the Emmy for Best News Anchor in 2010 and 2011.
Not one to simply stay behind the anchor desk Steve has also provided live coverage from some of the biggest stories of the past decade including Presidential Inaugurations, State Funerals, Hurricane Katrina, the Virginia Tech Tragedy, 9/11 Attacks and much more. He has interviewed a wide-variety of newsmakers from Michelle Obama to Sylvester Stallone to 50-Cent. A former sports reporter, some of his favorite stories involved flying with the Blue Angels and playing ball at Nationals Park.
Starting out his media career working for numerous radio stations, Steve worked in television in Pittsburgh, Wilkes-Barre & Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and Youngstown, Ohio, prior to coming to Washington.
A Magna Cum Laude honors graduate of Clarion University, Steve can often be found in his spare time on a baseball diamond, a golf course or watching live music. He has been an active supporter of numerous local organizations including the Washington Humane Society.
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On the eleventh day of the government shutdown, top lawmakers visited the White House again in hopes of a breakthrough. “I think there’s some good things going on,” says Rob Wittman (R-Va.). “All indications are that the conversations are moving forward.”