Dan Potash

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Dan Potash interviews Chris Kunitz, December 2011.

Dan Potash (born March 22, 1970) is a TV reporter for Root Sports Pittsburgh (formerly FSN Pittsburgh). He covers both the Pittsburgh Penguins of the NHL and the Pittsburgh Pirates of the MLB. He joined the Roots Sports Pittsburgh team in 2000. Prior to joining Root Sports Pittsburgh, he worked for three years as weekend sports reporter for WCIV-TV in Charleston, South Carolina. Before that, Dan served as the sports director at WDTV in Bridgeport, West Virginia. Dan started his sportscasting career in Southern California, where he was a production assistant for Prime Sports.[1] Potash is well known for an incident in 2008 when former Penguins player Georges Laraque kissed him during a report. On August 17, 2012, Potash confirmed on the ROOTSPORTSPIT Twitter account that he is now engaged to long-time girlfriend Heidi.[2]

Potash has worked with other notable media personalities such as John Fedko, John Sanders, Patti Burns, Joey Kocur, and Adam Curry.

Dan Potash with the Knitting Lady's sock.

Potash is also known for his consistent in game references to the consumption of hot dogs. On the evening of June 13, 2013,#feedpotashhotdogs trended on Twitter in the Greater Pittsburgh Area.[3]


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