Jamie Bittner is a two-time Edward R. Murrow winner and an Emmy-winning journalist with 16 additional Emmy nominations for her investigative deep dives, documentary work, and election coverage. She is a recipient of multiple awards from the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters and the Golden Quills.
Within her time at FOX43, Jamie Bittner's reporting covered a case now in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Bittner has also covered multiple national news stories including when she served as Executive Producer at Pittsburgh's WTAE during the tragedy of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. She was called upon to fly to Florida to provide coverage for the Pulse nightclub shooting and the Baltimore riots following the death of Freddie Gray. Bittner's highly-recognized documentary projects were the recipients of multiple awards and tackled topics that included the passage of the state's medical marijuana law, the oil and gas industry, and the state of local police coverage.
Bittner is a graduate of Penn State University where she earned her degree in journalism with minors in political science and history. She is a graduate of Red Land High School in Lewisberry. Her multiple internships included CNN's 'The Capital Gang' and CBS Evening News. Previously, she has held positions at the York Dispatch, WLWT in Cincinnati, and as executive producer and head of election coverage for WTAE in Pittsburgh. Bittner began her career as an associate producer at FOX43 and is thrilled to be back reporting for her hometown to cover the communities that she loves. When Bittner is not pursing stories important to our region, you can find her with her rescue cat or volunteering at animal shelters. Jamie Bittner is an avid Penn State and Steelers football fan and roots on the Pittsburgh Penguins to victory.