Steve Twedt-Department of English - Carnegie Mellon University

Steve Twedt

Staff Writer, Pittsburgh Post Gazette


Steve is a staff writer for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, covering medical news for the business department. He has previously worked for newspapers in Alaska, Washington and Oregon and he was a member of the Longview, Wash. Daily News staff awarded the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the Mount St. Helens volcanic eruptions. His individual national honors include the AP Managing Editors Public Service Award, the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism, the Missouri Lifestyle Journalism Award and the Amnesty International media award. Steve was also one of 12 American journalists selected as a Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellow at the University of Michigan for the 1998-99 academic year. He has been teaching at CMU since 2005.