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Robby Brod, Robby Brod

Robby Brod is WITF's Democracy Beat Reporter covering mis/disinformation and the harm they cause communities across Pennsylvania.

Before coming to Harrisburg, he worked at WHYY in Philadelphia, WVIK in the Quad Cities, and Iowa Public Radio in Iowa City. He was raised in Media, Pa. and graduated from the University of Iowa in 2017.

Latest by Robby Brod


Immigration lawyer to face incumbent Pa. Congressman Scott Perry in the fall

Democrat Shamaine Daniels' life is a skillfully executed balancing act.
By Robby Brod

Democratic primary to determine GOP Congressman Scott Perry’s opponent remains too close to call

Harrisburg city councilmember Shamaine Daniels narrowly leads Carlise-area school board member Rick Coplen by about 4,000 votes.
By Robby Brod

Pennsylvania Department of State addresses three Election Day issues, including two in midstate counties

Polling places in Lancaster County, Allegheny County, and Berks County reported problems that were subsequently resolved.
By Robby Brod

Every Pa. Republican governor candidate campaigns on election disinformation. Here are the facts.

Pennsylvania’s mail-in voting system and voter ID laws could be redefined by the next person elected to lead one of the most consequential swing states in the country.

By Robby Brod


Texts show details of Pennsylvania Rep. Scott Perry’s role in plan to overturn 2020 election

A court filing by the committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol included multiple text messages from Perry to White House staff.

By Robby Brod

Two midstate Pennsylvania Republicans voted against House Bill to support bolstering NATO

U.S. Reps. Fred Keller and Scott Perry oppose reaffirming commitment to NATO.

By Robby Brod