KDKA to Host Marcellus Shale Festival

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PITTSBURGH – CBS RADIO Pittsburgh will host The Marcellus Shale Festival on Thursday, August 15th between 2-10pm at Stage AE, 400 North Shore Drive, Pittsburgh.

The Festival will be held indoors and out, and is designed to celebrate all that Marcellus Shale brings to our region. Attendees can expect informational exhibits, breakout sessions, a KDKA Town Hall Meeting, The Pittsburgh Premiere of the movie FrackNation and a meet and greet with FrackNation journalist Phelim McAleer and co-producer Ann McElhinney. The day will be capped off with a show from national recording artist Phil Vassar.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA personality Mike Pintek will host a Town Hall Meeting at 3:00pm on "Marcellus Shale – A True Public-Private Partnership: Maximizing the Resource", that will include a stellar lineup of panel guests: Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, PA State Representative Jim Christiana, PA State Senator Tim Solobay, United States Congressman Tim Murphy and Matt Pitzarella, Director of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs at Range Resources.

The entire festival will be free to the public with a $5 donation to the Mel Blount Foundation recommended at the door.

Additional details can be found at KDKA.com/Marcellus.

NEWSRADIO 1020 KDKA is owned and operated by CBS RADIO. Find KDKA at 1020 on the AM dial, on the HD-2 channel of KDKA-FM, online at KDKA.com and through mobile devices such as the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android devices.

CBS RADIO, one of the largest major-market radio operators in the United States, owns and operates KDKA-FM (Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan), KDKA-AM (Newsradio 1020 KDKA), WBZZ-FM (100.7 Star, Plays The Hits) and WDSY-FM (Y108, Pittsburgh’s Country) in Pittsburgh. A division of the CBS Corporation, CBS RADIO operates 126 radio stations in 27markets, the majority of which are in the nation’s top 50 markets, as well as the brand new CBS Sports Radio.

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Press Contact:
Amy Mauk
(412) 353-1350 [email protected]
NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Promotions Manager