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John Blinn
John Blinn is a junior Communications Major. John has been writing for the News Section for since his Freshman year, and now serves as News Editor. John also works for RMU-TV as an anchor and producer for RMU Live, as well as Technical Director for Sports Talk in the Burgh and Colonial Sports Center. John can also be found as a co-host of the podcast "Where's the News."

Twitter: @JohnBlinn2

John Blinn, News Editor

Dec 01, 2020
UPDATE: Missing 16-year-old boy from Tarentum found (Story)
Nov 09, 2020
RMU Live | November 9, 2020 (Media)
Nov 03, 2020
RMU SCJ Election Night 2020: WATCH HERE (Story/Media)
Oct 26, 2020
RMU Live | October 26, 2020 (Media)
Oct 21, 2020
Robert Morris University will begin issuing required COVID-19 tests to students (Story)
Oct 19, 2020
RMU Live | October 19, 2020 (Media)
Oct 15, 2020
Robert Morris University introduces the new Colonial Success Fund (Story)
Oct 13, 2020
Where’s the News? Episode 16 (FEAT. Rick Sebak) (Story)
Oct 12, 2020
RMU Live | October 12, 2020 (Media)
Oct 12, 2020
Pittsburgh residents comment on the recommendation to remove the Christopher Columbus statue from Schenley Park (Media)
Oct 05, 2020
RMU Live | October 5, 2020 (Media)
Sep 29, 2020
President Donald Trump rally at the Pittsburgh International Airport (Story/Media)
Sep 28, 2020
RMU Live | September 28, 2020 (Media)
Sep 25, 2020
Robert Morris University offers up to $40,000 through a new scholarship program competing with Duquesne (Story)
Sep 21, 2020
RMU Live | September 21, 2020 (Story/Media)
Sep 14, 2020
RMU Live | September 14, 2020 (Story/Media)
Sep 04, 2020
RMU confirms positive COVID-19 case on campus, 17 students in quarantine (Story)
Jun 03, 2020
Robert Morris University eliminates some staff positions, furloughs others in response to financial loss after COVID-19 (Story)
May 06, 2020
Robert Morris University classes remain online for the summer but hopes for in-person fall courses after an estimated $10 million loss from COVID-19 (Story)
Apr 23, 2020
The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank hosts “drive-up” food distribution to practice social distancing (Story)
Apr 12, 2020
Moon Township hosts Easter Bunny Neighborhood Hop for holiday social distancing (Story)
Mar 17, 2020
NEC official for RMU’s men’s basketball championship tests positive for COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 13, 2020
Robert Morris University prepares to resume face to face classes on April 6 (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
RMU named as one of the nation’s most “military-friendly” universities (Story)
Mar 11, 2020
Robert Morris University cancels face to face classes and switches to online until April 27 (Story)
Feb 27, 2020
RMU cancels study abroad opportunities as the coronavirus continues to spread (Story)
Feb 24, 2020
Where’s the News? – Episode 12 (FEAT. Big Shot Josh) (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
Where’s the News? – Episode 11 (FEAT. Mackenzie Nicole) (Story)
Feb 10, 2020
Where’s the News? – Episode 10 (FEAT. Matthew Kramer) (Story)
Feb 04, 2020
RMU students volunteer for No School STEM Day (Story)
Feb 03, 2020
RMU discusses potential changes to “Meal Plan” structure (Story)
Feb 02, 2020
Where’s the News? – Episode 9 (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
CityMatCH provides several Pittsburgh organizations with tools to reduce birth disparities (Story)
Jan 28, 2020
RMU students volunteer at local nonprofit organizations for spring Day of Service (Story)
Jan 27, 2020
Where’s the News?- Episode 8 (Story)
Dec 18, 2019
Dec 17, 2019
Where’s the News? reviews the Star Wars series (Story)
Dec 17, 2019
Where’s The News? Star Wars Special – The Original Trilogy (Story)
Dec 17, 2019
Where’s the News? Star Wars Special – The Prequels (Story)
Nov 25, 2019
Update: AJR postpones concert at UPMC Events Center (Story)
Nov 23, 2019
Robert Morris University’s Freedom Card Office set to move (Story)
Nov 23, 2019
‘You are adults, act like it,’ Residence Life shuts down Yorktown Kitchen, citing abuses (Story)
Nov 22, 2019
Tedeschi Trucks Band to visit UPMC Events Center (Story)
Nov 21, 2019
Pittsburgh Public Safety prepares for “Light up Night” (Story)
Nov 18, 2019
RMU Live | November 18, 2019 (Media)
Nov 13, 2019
Where’s the News?- Episode 5 (Story)
Nov 13, 2019
Where’s the News?- Episode 4 (Story)
Nov 12, 2019
Moon Township Police Department issues a traffic alert for University Blvd. (Story)
Nov 11, 2019
RMU Live | November 11, 2019 (Media)
Nov 04, 2019
RMU Live | November 4, 2019 (Media)
Nov 02, 2019
Where’s the News?- The Big Halloween Special (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Professors David Jamison and Ann Jabro put the first amendment on trial with $2,000 grant (Story)
Oct 29, 2019
Where’s the News?- Episode 3 (featuring Malyk Johnson) (Story)
Oct 28, 2019
RMU Live | October 28, 2019 (Media)
Oct 24, 2019
Where’s the News?- Episode 2 (Story)
Oct 24, 2019
Blinn Reviews: El Camino (Story)
Oct 23, 2019
Neville Island residents permitted to use water again (Story)
Oct 22, 2019
Do not use water notice issued after backflow in Neville Island (Story)
Oct 21, 2019
RMU Live | October 21, 2019 (Media)
Oct 18, 2019
National Weather Service issues a Frost Advisory for the Pittsburgh area (Story)
Oct 14, 2019
RMU Live | October 14, 2019 (Media)
Oct 11, 2019
Where’s the News?- Episode 1 (Story)
Oct 07, 2019
Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association to host 5K event to help disabled athletes (Story)
Sep 21, 2019
The United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania hosts concert in Pittsburgh featuring Peter Buffett (Story)
Sep 20, 2019
Precautionary boil water advisory issued for portions of Allegheny County (Story)
Sep 20, 2019
George Washington and Franco Harris statues return to Pittsburgh International Airport (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
RMU to construct new $5 million building for the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science (Story)
Aug 30, 2019
RMU student facing felony charges, banned from campus (Story)
Aug 30, 2019
RMU officer promoted to acting chief of police (Story)
May 31, 2019
Robert Morris University tuition and fees to increase for 2019-20 school year (Story)
Apr 26, 2019
Multi-vehicle accident closes part of University Blvd. (Story/Media)
Apr 20, 2019
Pittsburgh named one of the best cities to celebrate Easter (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
PWSA adds interpreter assistance (Story)
Apr 14, 2019
North Braddock Police investigate shooting that resulted in a crash (Story)
Apr 10, 2019
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto signs legislation on firearms and gun violence (Story)
Apr 09, 2019
Man found dead in Moon Twp. stream (Story)
Apr 08, 2019
Sara Bareilles announced to play at the UPMC Events Center (Story)
Apr 06, 2019
RMU ranked one of the best value colleges in the Pittsburgh area (Story)
Apr 04, 2019
UPMC Events Center to host part-time employment job fair (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
Democratic candidate Pam Iovino defeats D. Raja in 2019 special election (Story)
Mar 28, 2019
President Howard meets with Student Government Association in Massey Theater (Story)
Mar 26, 2019
Pennsylvania ranked with third-highest tax rate in the nation (Story)
Mar 25, 2019
PWSA to provide free lead line replacements for eligible homeowners (Story)
Mar 25, 2019
George Washington and Franco Harris statues at Pittsburgh International Airport under restoration (Story)
Mar 19, 2019
Mayor Bill Peduto enforces safety polices for autonomous vehicles (Story)
Mar 15, 2019
Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers: Police seek help in solving Penn Hills murder (Story)
Mar 15, 2019
AJR to perform at RMU’s new UPMC Events Center (Story)
Mar 07, 2019
Pittsburgh International Airport to receive updates and modernizations (Story)
Mar 02, 2019
RMU’s John McCarthy receives Fullbright Award (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers ask for public assistance in a homicide case (Story)
Feb 27, 2019
Two men in arrested in Pittsburgh allegedly found with $10 million of cocaine (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
Police and fire officials investigate gas odor at Chartiers Valley High School (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
Moon Twp. opens warming centers for residents facing power outages (Story)
Feb 24, 2019
Slippery Rock University faces ups and downs in student enrollment numbers (Story)
Feb 24, 2019
Water and sewage authority undergoes multi-million dollar project in Strip District (Story)
Feb 24, 2019
Remains found under house in Pittsburgh identified (Story)
Feb 22, 2019
Student Life hosts Nerf War in John Jay (Story)
Feb 20, 2019
Bike Pittsburgh surveys pedestrians and bikers on self-driving cars (Story/Media)
Feb 20, 2019
Gov. Wolf announces $10 million STEM grant (Story)
Feb 19, 2019
PWSA adds new facility to reduce to lead levels in drinking water (Story)
Feb 19, 2019
Multiple Pittsburgh restaurants ranked as most romantic in the country (Story)
Feb 17, 2019
Pittsburgh police respond to accident on McKees Rocks Bridge (Story)
Feb 16, 2019
Stephanie McMahon to speak at Robert Morris University’s commencement (Story)
Feb 11, 2019
RMU President Christopher Howard named to multiple NCAA committees (Story)
Feb 09, 2019
Drug bust in Monroeville yields more than $60K worth of heroin, fentanyl (Story)
Feb 09, 2019
Laurel Highlands named as top 5 most popular northeast towns (Story)
Feb 08, 2019
Residence Life acts on student suggestions, holds focus groups (Story)
Feb 03, 2019
Police officer promoted in the City of Pittsburgh (Story)
Feb 01, 2019
Provost of Robert Morris University steps down (Story)
Jan 30, 2019
Robert Morris University in the midst of a student enrollment crisis (Story)
Jan 23, 2019
Community blood drive held at Robert Morris University (Story)
Jan 23, 2019
Pittsburgh International Airport saw monumental growth in 2018 (Story)
Jan 19, 2019
RMU prepared to tackle Winter Storm Harper (Media)
Jan 18, 2019
City officials, public works prepare for Winter Storm Harper (Story)
Jan 18, 2019
Bike Pittsburgh seeks input on cycling next to Uber’s self-driving cars (Story)
Jan 17, 2019
Robert Morris’ Organizational Leadership online masters program nationally ranked (Story)
Jan 17, 2019
Study: Pittsburgh one of the best cities for STEM workers (Story)
Jan 15, 2019
Annual Consumer Electronics Show displays technology developed in Pittsburgh (Story/Media)
Dec 03, 2018
Alpha Chi Rho brothers were ‘Freezin’ for a Reason’ (Story)
Nov 20, 2018
City homeless shelters open for the winter (Story)
Nov 15, 2018
Daily News Brief (11/15) (Story/Media)
Nov 15, 2018
Live Well Allegheny Celebrate Tobacco Cessation Week (Story)
Nov 15, 2018
Loud ‘booms’ cause concern in Moon Township (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
AJR comes to Stage AE, donates to synagogue shooting (Story)
Nov 01, 2018
Daily News Brief (11/1) (Story/Media)
Oct 30, 2018
Daily News Brief (10/30) (Story/Media)
Oct 26, 2018
Daily News Brief (10/26) (Story/Media)
Oct 25, 2018
Daily News Brief (10/25) (Story/Media)
Oct 23, 2018
How two Seneca Valley Raiders became Colonials together (Story)
Sep 21, 2018
Students surprised by RMU’s drug and alcohol arrest rating (Story)
Sep 13, 2018
The story of the Robert Morris soccer siblings (Story)
Sep 11, 2018
Charlie Batch to talk to Delta Tau Delta fraternity (Story)
Sep 05, 2018
Rapper Vanilla Ice among passengers quarantined on flight from Dubai (Story)
Sep 01, 2018
RMU buys the Bobby Mobile for tours (Story)