James O'Toole (reporter)

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James O'Toole
Born Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Residence Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Occupation Journalist
Notable credit(s) Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Spouse(s) Christine Hoffner O'Toole
Children 2 children

James O'Toole is a prominent journalist in Pennsylvania, working for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette as the politics editor.[1] Prior to that, O'Toole has held several positions for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, including the Pennsylvania State Capitol correspondent, United States Capitol correspondent, state editor, and supervisor of the paper's public opinion polling division.[1] He received several journalist training fellowships in Asia, including the Jefferson Fellowship, Hong Kong Fellowship, and the East-West Center's Senior Journalists' Seminar.[1]

In 2005, he was named one of "Pennsylvania's Most Influential Reporters" by the Pennsylvania political news website PoliticsPA.[2]


  1. ^ a b c O'Toole, James (August 9, 2009). "Ridge book shows clash of security, politics in the wake of 9-11". Pittsburgh Post Gazette. 
  2. ^ "Pennsylvania's Most Influential Reporters". PoliticsPA. 2006. Archived from the original on 2006-01-09.