Alby Oxenreiter Biography
Alby Oxenreiter is an American journalist working for WPXI as the sports director. One of Pittsburgh’s longest-running, he also serves the station as the main sports anchor for Channel 11 News, and Channel 11 News on Fox 53 at 10 pm. He joined the station in January 2006 and has served the station for more than 1 and a half decades.
Alby Oxenreiter Education
Oxenreiter attended Villanova University after completing his high school education at Mt. Lebanon High School. When he finished his studies, he became a graduate and attained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications.
Alby Oxenreiter Career
Oxenreiter works for WPXI as the sports director. One of Pittsburgh’s longest-running, he also serves the station as the main sports anchor for Channel 11 News, and Channel 11 News on Fox 53 at 10 pm. He joined the station in January 2006 and has served the station for more than 1 and a half decades.
His sports TV career started when he worked in Grand Junction, Colorado. He worked in Harrisburg and in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton as a sports anchor and reporter. Before WPXI, he worked for both WTAE and WPGH as an anchor and reporter for Pittsburgh Sports.
His round of golf with Latrobe native and world icon, Arnold Palmer, serves among his memorable stories. He broadcasted the Steelers in Super Bowls XXX, XL, XLIII, and XLV, the past six playoff appearances by the Pirates, three Stanley Cup Championships by the Penguins, and multiple golf major championships.
Awards and Nominations
During his career, he has attained four Golden Quill awards from the Pittsburgh Press Club, many awards from the Associated Press, and a Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement/Sports Reporting.
He has been nominated for over 24 Regional Emmys. The Villanova Communication Honor Society was awarded the “Ethos Award.” His high school alma mater, Mount Lebanon High School, honored him with the “Great Alumni Award” and the “Cardinal Wright Award” from the Bishop’s Latin School.
Active with the Multiple Sclerosis Service Society, Oxenreiter also serves its affiliated charity, United Cerebral Palsy. Further, he serves the UCP/Class on their Advisory Board. Oxenreiter serves as the host of the yearly Alby Oxenreiter Golf Classic to benefit the MSSS.
Annually, he serves as the emcee for the Golden Apple Awards dinner and MC for the North Side Friends and Neighbors Sports Gala benefiting Cardinal Wright Regional School on Pittsburgh’s North Side. He works as a member of the “Champions Committee” of the Heinz History Center’s Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum.
Oxenreiter co-authored “Sports Memories of Western Pennsylvania.” Previously, he has served organizations such as
- the Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Cancer Society
- The Arthritis Foundation of Western Pennsylvania
- DePaul Institute
- Saint Anthony’s School programs for children with special needs
Alby Oxenreiter Age
Oxenreiter likes to keep his personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 50s.
Alby Oxenreiter Height
Oxenreiter stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches
Alby Oxenreiter Family
Oxenreiter has 11 siblings. His parents are named Jeanne and Bill Oxenreiter. His siblings and father attended Mount Lebanon High School. However, we will update this information once more details regarding his family are publicly available.
Alby Oxenreiter Wife
Oxenreiter is married to Karen. They have three children. Even so, he keeps information regarding them away from the public. However, we will update this information once details regarding it are available.
Alby Oxenreiter Net Worth
Oxenreiter has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.
Alby Oxenreiter Salary
Oxenreiter earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Alby Oxenreiter Heart Surgery/ Where Is Alby Oxenreiter?
Oxenreiter underwent open heart surgery in June 2023. Two hearts were replaced by his surgeon. He had developed a huge blood infection that traveled to his heart. However, a few other complications from the surgery delayed his recuperation thus his absence from the station.
Alby Oxenreiter Twitter
Oxenreiter has an active Twitter account and has over 23.3K followers. Click Here to view his Twitter account.
Alby Oxenreiter WPXI
Oxenreiter is working at WPXI where he works alongside other famous anchors and reporters including;
- David Johnson
- Lisa Sylvester
- Gordon Loesch
- Katherine Amenta
- Susan Koeppen
- Jennifer Tomazic
- Liz Kilmer
- Alyssa Raymond
- Nicole Ford
- Rick Earle