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Kiley Koscinski is a reporter for 90.5 WESA. She reports on breaking stories from a variety of realms in Pittsburgh; with specific interest in the growing technology sector.

She has previously produced Morning Edition and The Confluence for 90.5 WESA. Before that she worked as a producer and assignment desk editor at NewsRadio 1020 KDKA. Kiley attended Point Park University and was the Music Director of the student-run radio station, WPPJ.

Kiley is deeply interested in the oddities of Pittsburgh and the communities that make up the city’s underbelly. Stories and tips can be sent to

Latest by Kiley Koscinski/WESA

Pa. to distribute 4 million antigen tests, help counties with contact tracing

The state employs 1,600 contact tracers who can support municipalities and counties struggling to keep up with surging case numbers.

By Kiley Koscinski/WESA

License to carry applications soar in Allegheny County

The Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office typically issues between 40 to 80 licenses or renewals per day, but as of Oct. 21, the office has issued between 250 and 300 per day.

By Kiley Koscinski/WESA

City officials greenlight trick-or-treating with COVID-19 precautions

Halloween will go on in Pittsburgh this year, according to city officials. But residents are urged to follow several precautions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

By Kiley Koscinski/WESA

Survey finds business owners adapting to COVID-19 pandemic changes despite economic concern

One-quarter of businesses in the commonwealth have cut workers since the start of the pandemic and nearly one-third reduced the number of hours employees worked.

By Kiley Koscinski/WESA

FEMA’s lost wages assistance program funds dry up before Pennsylvanians receive first checks

According to Pennsylvania’s Department of Labor and Industry, funds provided by the federal Lost Wages Assistance program, which offers an extra $300 per week to qualified unemployment recipients, have run out.

By Kiley Koscinski/WESA

The largest solar array of its kind in the U.S. now sits atop a former Pittsburgh steel mill

A 133,000-square-foot solar array is now functional at Hazelwood Green’s Mill 19. It’s a project that marries the story of Pittsburgh’s past with its future.

By Kiley Koscinski/WESA