David Bear

Former Fellows

Originator of both the High Point Pittsburgh Investigation and The Pittsburgh Gigapanorama project, David Bear may be best known for The Traveler’s Journal, his daily series of two-minute radio programs about travel, which aired for a decade on public radio stations across the country and the Armed Forces Radio Network around the world.  Bear was also travel editor for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from 1998 to 2009, and his award-winning articles have appeared in newspapers across the United States.  St. Martin’s Press published his novel Keeping Time. Bear also has extensive professional experience in marketing communications and public relations, particularly in the retail travel industry.