Our Region's Business is a Sunday-morning business affairs program co-produced by the Allegheny Conference on Community Development and WPXI-TV that aims to play a positive role in the Pittsburgh region by providing business news, information and commentary in a lively and entertaining format. The program is hosted by veteran broadcast journalist Bill Flanagan, who is executive vice president, corporate relations at the Allegheny Conference and its affiliated organizations.
Since May 2002, the Pittsburgh region's leading economic development organization and the unit of Cox Television have collaborated to raise awareness of important issues facing employers in the region, highlight entrepreneurs and other business leaders, and provide useful information to help employers grow. Additionally, the program focuses on issues that are getting in the way of business investment and job growth, with the goal of influencing policy decisions to improve the economic climate and quality of life in the region.
Our Region's Business airs on Sundays at 11:00 a.m. on WPXI-TV and is rebroadcast on PCNC-TV at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. that day, and 3:30 p.m. on the subsequent Monday.
For more information about Our Region's Business, contact Associate Producer Ben Kamber at 412.281.4783 x4535.
A Big Year for Business Investment in the Pittsburgh Region
Opportunity is rising across the Pittsburgh region. In 2014, economic development organizations across the 10-county region tallied 274 business investment projects. Together, these deals attracted $2.3 billion in capital investment with a jobs impact of 11,000. Laura Karet, CEO of Giant Eagle and the new chair of the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance, joins Ron Gdovic, founder and president of Windstax Wind Power Systems, to discuss the 2014 Regional Business Investment Scorecard. View below.
Additional segments from this week's show:
Originally aired on WPXI: April 12, 2015