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Andrew Conte, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President and Managing Director
Center for Media Innovation

Pictured is Andrew Conte. Photo | Randall Coleman

Contact information


  • Ph.D., Community Engagement, Point Park University
  • M.S., Journalism, Columbia University
  • B.A., American Studies, Dickinson College


Andrew Conte comes to Point Park University from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, where he was an award-winning investigative journalist. Since 2005, he has been a part-time professor and director of the Point Park News Service. In May 2016, Conte was named the director of the University's Center for Media Innovation

Professional Experience

  • Investigative Reporter, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
  • Part-Time Professor, Point Park University
  • Director, Point Park News Service
  • Reporter, Cincinnati Post
  • Board Member, The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania


  • Death of the Daily News
  • The Color of Sundays
  • Breakaway
  • All About Roberto Clemente

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Spotlight Award, Pennsylvania Society of Professional Journalists
  • Ray Sprigle Memorial Award, Press Club of Western Pennsylvania
  • William Brewster Styles Award, Scripps Howard Foundation
  • Carnegie Science Award, Carnegie Science Center

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