Bill Flanagan

Bill Flanagan

Chief Corporate Relations Officer, Allegheny Conference on Community Development

Bill Flanagan, an experienced broadcast journalist, has told the story of the transformation of the economy in Pittsburgh for more than 35-years, originally for KDKA-TV. He serves as host and producer of “Our Region’s Business,” a weekly business public affairs program now in its 18th year on WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Cable News Channel (PCNC), and YouTube. The program is produced in partnership with the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, a non-profit civic leadership organization that has worked with public and private sector partners for more than 75 years to improve the economy and quality of place across the Pittsburgh region. Flanagan works as chief corporate relations officer of the conference. In 2009, Flanagan served as president of the Pittsburgh G-20 Partnership, the public-private partnership that welcomed the world to Pittsburgh for the G-20 Summit. From 2004–2008 he served as the executive director of Pittsburgh 250, the 14-county celebration of the 250th anniversary of the naming of Pittsburgh. He also serves on the board of Leadership Pittsburgh, Inc. and Rivers of Steel.