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Pittsburgh Sports Media Personality Stan Savran Dies

Pittsburgh sports media pro Stan Savran died on Monday (6/12) at the age of 76. Savran began his career at WWSW-AM, Pittsburgh in 1976 before moving crosstown to KQV. He then served with WTAE-TV and WTAE-imAM. In 1991, he and co-host Guy Junker launched the popular “SportsBeat” program on cable TV. After that show’s eventually demise, the two worked together on Pittsburgh radio on what are now WPGP-AM and WBGG-AM.  in addition to a couple of cable TV ventures in which he held reporting and sports talk hosting roles. Savran would also host the postgame show on the Pittsburgh Steelers Radio Network.