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Pitt Career Network

mattA partnership between Career Services and the Pitt Alumni Association, the Network is a resource for alumni and students seeking career-related insight and advice.

Even though he’s a busy producer at CBSNews, Matt Nelko still makes time to help fel-low alumni as a volunteer for the Pitt Career Network. This spring, for instance, Nelko participated in a PCN event at the Big East Tournament, where he offered career pointers to visiting students and graduates. When he’s not “working” for Pitt, he’s the acting executive producer for CBS News’ Up to the Minute. His professional experience includes writing andproducing for the CBS Evening News, CBS Morning News’ The Early Show, and ABC’s World News Nowand Good Morning America. He also was an anchorfor Air America Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio, andhe wrote, produced, and anchored the news feedsfor CBS News Radio. Before moving to New York, he managed the newsroom at Pittsburgh’s KDKA Radio.His list of honors includes mentions in Peabody and Edward R. Murrow awards for his work at CBS Newsand serving for nearly a decade on the board of directors for the Writers Guild of America, East.