Dejan Kovacevic is a veteran of a quarter-century with Pittsburgh's two major newspapers who in 2014 broke ground by creating his own subscription site, DKonPittsburghSports.com. He previously spent three years as lead sports columnist at the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, covering the Steelers, Penguins, Pirates, Pitt and more. Before that, he spent 12 years on the Penguins and Pirates beats with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He also has covered four Olympics: Athens, Vancouver, London and Sochi.
In February 2012, he was named one of the top five columnists in the country by the Associated Press Sports Editors. He was honored with the same distinction the following year by the National Headliners.
Born in 1966 in Downtown Pittsburgh, he attended Gateway High School and Duquesne University, where he majored in journalism.