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Over the years I’ve been interviewed extensively about social media and the craft beer industry. I’m passionate those subjects and can talk your ear of about either one. Really, it’s hard to shut me up when I’m on a roll.

The First Porch Tour Rick Sebak and BBQ
(YaJagoff Podcast – July 2016)
Dormont man fires up barbecue website

(Pittsburgh Post Gazette – June 2016)
Episode of Disjointed Thoughts
(YaJagoff Podcast – April 2016)
Best Breweries in Pittsburgh
(Thrillist – May 2015)
So You Want A Podcast?
(BOLD Pittsburgh – February 2015)
Meet the MASH! Douglas Derda “Should I Drink That?”
(Brooklyn Brewery Tumblr – June 2014)
Stay-at-home fathers have a tough job but with great benefits
(Pittsburgh Post Gazette – June 2014)
Dads Who Blog
(NEXT Pittsburgh – March 2014)
Passionate owner of two suburban Pittsburgh restaurants attuned to social media
(Pittsburgh Post Gazette – March 2014)
The author’s late father (a Pirates fan) went viral (by 1989 standards)
(The Big Lead: USA Today Sports – January 2014)
Yakkin with the Jagoff
( – October 2013)
Learn to Homebrew day
(Zymurgy – September/October 2013)
Learn to Homebrew day
(Zymurgy – September/October 2012)
Brewmasters quenching Pittsburghers’ demand for local ales

(Pittsburgh Tribune Review – March 2012)
More locally brewed beers on tap for Western Pennsylvania
(Point Park News Service – February 2012)
PittGirl Discovers Craft Beertopia

(Pittsburgh Magazine – August 2011)
Before You Sip, Consider Should I Drink That?

( – June 2011)
East End Brewing gets Super boost from fans on Facebook

(Beaver Co. Times – January 2011)
Craft Beer in Pittsburgh – What to drink this Labor Day?
(KDKA Radio 1020AM – September 2010)
Checking in on Foursquare; it’s more than fun and games

(Beaver Co. Times – September 2010)
Local Businesses Join In On ‘foursquare’ Fad

(KDKA 5pm broadcast – September 2010)
Robert Morris University’s Twitter Communication Project

(ETC Journal – May 2010)
Locals enjoy ‘checking in’ with Foursquare

( – May 2010)
Location, location, location–not everyone catching Foursquare fever

(Sewickley Herald – April 2010)
Featured Beer Blogger: DOUGLAS DERDA

(Drink with the Wench – March 2010)
Beer Hear!

(Pittsburgh Magazine – March 2010)
Pittsburgh Potty
(Pittsburgh Magazine – February 2010)
Links Worth a Look

(I Heart Pgh – February 2010)
PodCamp Pittsburgh 2009: Wrap up

(PopCity – October 2009)
Sewickley resident helps organize event focused on new media

(Sewickley Herald – September 2009)
Self-Guided Walking Tours
(Pittsburgh G-20 Summit – September 2009)
Students create multilingual guide

(Pittsburgh Post Gazette – September 2009)
Pittsburgh Making A Good Impression On Visitors
(KDKA 6pm broadcast – September 2009) 
Schools turn to new media to make contacts

(Beaver Co. Times – August 2009)
KDKA talks to Spoon about Obama Beer Summit: VIDEO

(KDKA 5pm & CW 10pm broadcast – July 2009)
Experts Weigh In On White House Beer Summit
( – July 2009)
Loud, well-behaved hockey horde descends on downtown for parade

(Beaver Co. Times – June 2009)
Penguin Devotion
(Hockey & High Heels – January 2009)
Bloggers to unite under common threads at conference
(City Paper – July 2008)
Should I Drink That? They’ll tell you
(Beaver Co. Times – July 2008)
Erie Native Brews Up Fun In His Hometown
(Outside Erie – July 2008)
The Craft of Chugging
(Draft Magazine – July/August 2008)
Pittsburgh Pirates #103
(ESPN the magazine – April 2008)
Is your craft beer in jeopardy?
(Flavor Magazine – Spring 2008)
Bringing Iron City back to glory days
(Beaver Co. Times – Oct. 2007)
Who knew beer and podcasts go together?
(Go Magazine – Oct. 2007)
Reaction to Penguins Town Hall for Ticket Holders

(Post Gazette – Sept. 2007)
Internet Superstars to Attend PodCamp Pittsburgh 2

(Aug. 2007)
Worldwide Phenomenon PodCamp Returns to Pittsburgh

(June 2007)
Sigmon’s Solo CD is New Smart Pop Rock for Hungry Adult Audience

(Sept. 2006)
Volunteer’s “jail time” pays off for MDA
(Cranberry Eagle – Sept. 2006) no link
Will ‘moblogs’ mean mo’ money?
(CNET Apr. 2004)


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