About

img_0073Andrew Conte serves as the founding director of Point Park University’s Center for Media Innovation. He also is a contributing writer at the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and a best-selling nonfiction author.

Andrew’s latest book, All About Roberto Clemente, tells the story of the Pirates outfielder and Puerto Rican native. It’s written for advanced elementary and middle school readers.

Previously, Andrew wrote The Color of Sundays, which explores the role of race in the National Football League and how the Pittsburgh Steelers used the league’s prejudice to the team’s advantage. He also authored the best-selling sports book Breakaway, which was re-released in paperback in the fall of 2016 with a new chapter on the Penguins hockey team’s latest Stanley Cup championship.

Andrew is a graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and Dickinson College.

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