Ed Bouchette has worked for the Post-Gazette since 1983 and has covered the Steelers as his main beat since 1985. Before that, he worked for the Tribune-Review, the McKeesport Daily News, the Indiana Gazette, the York Dispatch and the Doylestown Daily Intelligencer. A 1973 graduate of IUP, he has won a number of local and national awards. He is one of 40 on the board of selectors for the Pro Football Hall of Fame and also has a vote for the Baseball Hall of Fame. He has covered virtually every kind of sport during his 34 years in the business except for poker, chess and cricket.