Dave Molinari (born 1955 in Glassport, Pennsylvania) is an American sports journalist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Molinari attended Elizabeth Forward High School and Penn State. He began his career with the McKeesport Daily News before being hired by The Pittsburgh Press in 1980, and the Post-Gazette in 1993.
In 2009, Molinari was awarded the Elmer Ferguson Memorial Award for his 27-year coverage of the Pittsburgh Penguins. The award is given by the Professional Hockey Writers' Association for newspaper professionals and coincides with induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame. He is married and has three kids.
Kovacevic, Dejan (10 November 2009). "Post-Gazette's Molinari enters Hockey Hall". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 10 November 2009.