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The Point of Pittsburgh debuted in December 2014 and has seen its work featured both nationally and locally.  National sites such as The Washington Post, Fangraphs, MLB Trade Rumors, and various SB Nation baseball sites frequently cite our work.  Our staff of writers strive to generate thought and discussion on a wide variety of topics.

KEVIN CREAGH — CO-FOUNDER. EDITOR-IN-CHIEF. WRITER

Nerd engineer by day, nerd writer at night. Kevin is the co-founder of The Point of Pittsburgh. Kevin writes about baseball, city life, and whatever else the site needs. He is also the author of Creating Christ, a sci-fi novel available on Amazon.  He maintains the TPOP Twitter feed @thepointofpgh.

STEVE DIMICELI — CO-FOUNDER. WRITER

Steve is a naturalized yinzer hailing originally from just north of Allentown, PA. He came to Pittsburgh to attend Duquesne University and decided to stick around after graduation. Steve is best known for his contributions to Duquesne hoops community as the owner of the Duquesne Dukes forum on Yuku and as the former editor of We Wear the Ring on the Fansided network. He is an avid Pirates fan, home cook and policy nerd. He is the co-founder of the Point of Pittsburgh. Easily irritated by people who misuse the word regress.  He can be reached on Twitter @SteveDiMiceli.

MICHAEL BRADLEY — CONTRIBUTOR

Michael is a Pirates contributor to The Point of Pittsburgh. Michael is former submarine officer and Naval Academy grad. He now runs a small consulting firm and does veteran related job fairs.   He is a SABR member and regularly attends Altoona Curve games to scout the Pirate prospects.  He can contacted via Twitter @ballsandgutters.

VINCE COMUNALE — CONTRIBUTOR

Vince is a Penguins contributor to The Point of Pittsburgh.  He is a professional sports writer, fluent in sarcasm and other humorous arts. Vince has Bachelor and Master degrees from Duquesne University and is a member of the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association. He has previously written for many outlets, including the AP, Sports Xchange, PA SportsTicker, etc. Vince regularly appears as a guest on local sports radio. Expert at Name That Tune and proficient in many other areas of useless knowledge.  He can be contacted via Twitter @PGHVC.

RICH DONAHUE — CONTRIBUTOR

Rich Donahue is a contributor to Point of Pittsburgh. He is a sports producer with KDKA-TV and covers Duquesne basketball and recruiting for Pittsburgh Sports Now. He is also a contributor to Steelers Wire. Previously he was the editor for City of Champions, which is a part of the FanSided Network.  He can be contacted via Twitter @RichDonahue.

JOE DOUGLAS — CONTRIBUTOR

Joe works at a consulting firm in Pittsburgh and is in the midst of pursuing actuarial credentials.  He is a contributor to the Point of Pittsburgh writing about the Pirates. He also writes at Rotographs primarily about Ottoneu.  He can be contacted via Twitter @OttoneuTrades.

KURT HACKIMER — CONTRIBUTOR

Kurt is a Pirates contributor to The Point of Pittsburgh.  He can be contacted via Twitter @khackimer.

CONNOR ISTED — CONTRIBUTOR

Connor is a Steelers contributor to The Point of Pittsburgh.  He can be reached on Twitter @cdisted.

ZACH METKLER — CONTRIBUTOR

Zach is a Steelers contributor to The Point of Pittsburgh. He is the co-founder and co-owner of GZ Sports Report, where he is the lead Steelers writer. A senior at Allegheny College in Meadville, PA, Zach is a pre-medical student double majoring in Neuroscience and Psychology while also playing offensive line for the football team. He can be contacted via Twitter @GZSports_ZM.

TIGER ROWAN — CONTRIBUTOR

Tiger is a Steelers contributor to The Point of Pittsburgh. He is a lifelong Steelers fan.  His dedication is unflappable; he once missed the wedding of a good friend’s sister, because the Steelers were playing.  Before joining the team at The Point of Pittsburgh, Tiger had written weekly articles for About.com, as well as editorials for Steelers Fever.

BEN SAMSON — CONTRIBUTOR

Ben Samson has a keen interest in improving public transportation and architecture.  He can be contacted on Twitter @Bsamson88.

ALEX STUMPF — CONTRIBUTOR

Alex is a Pirates and Duquesne basketball contributor to The Point of Pittsburgh. He graduated from Point Park University with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communications, plus a minor in English in 2014. Everything can be explained with numbers. If you want to keep up to date on both teams or have a story idea, you can follow or reach him @AlexJStumpf.