Meet your Pittsburgh Bar Trivia Hosts

Jonah

 

Jonah is from north of Pittsburgh in Ellwood City. He has 2 younger brothers and is a Penn State Research assistant by day. He loves to ball out, enjoys running, bicycling (and unicycling) and he makes one mean chocolate chip cookie. 

Why do you like calling trivia?

"I like learning new things, and it's a lot of fun"!

Jonah hosts at the Hangar every Thursday at 7pm.  

Jess

 

Jess is from White Oak, Pa. and works as an event DJ (CHECK HER OUT) when she isn't hosting trivia, along with being a mom. Her 2 sons are Finn and Rowan, and her husband Riley and their dog Floyd make up the rest of her family. She loves music and movies, as well as putting things in her online shopping cart and maybe buying them. 

 

Why do you like calling trivia?

 

"It's cool to hear your voice project across the room, plus, people listen to me, which doesn't happen often". 

 

Jess is currently doing special events and the occasional guest appearance for Pittsburgh Bar Triva.

Brendan

 

Brendan works his day job in Merchandising at the Home Depot.  He calls Pittsburgh home.  Brendan's family consists of his mom, dad, sister, and brother-in-law.  He enjoys mountain biking, concerts, vacations, travel, and group chats with friends.

 

Why do you like calling trivia?

 

"Alex Trebek and Bob Barker are my idols!  This is just a step into greatness...Also being a lifelong learner is a key to life."

 

Brendan will be hosting at the Rochester Inn every Tuesday at 7pm! 

Joe and Melissa

 

Joe and Melissa are the owners of Pittsburgh Bar Trivia. Prior to owning the company, they worked as hosts for nearly 2 years. In addition to hosting trivia and working as owners/operators, Melissa is a elementary school teacher and Joe works as a Front Office Manager for Hilton. They were both born and raised in Pittsburgh, and have never lived anywhere else.  Joe and Melissa were married in 2016. They have three dogs,  Slugger who is a 7 year old beagle terrier mix, Sasha who is a 5 year old pit bull, and Bruiser who is a 4 year old beagle. Melissa loves to sing and play video games in her free time. Joe loves any and all sports and enjoys visiting and trying new bars and restaurants around the city. 

 

Why do you like calling trivia? 

 

Melissa: "I like meeting new people and trying new places! Plus, I always learn something new!"

 

Joe: "I love watching people in intense discussion over an answer that is incredibly simple. I like getting to build a relationship with the teams that play every week and getting to know them personally".

 

Joe and Melissa host special events, the semi and finals for the trivia league, and will fill in at our various locations!

Regis

 

Regis:  In the daytime, you can find him as a superhero in training (don't ask which one though, all good superheroes are in disguise).  He hails from McKeesport. Regis enjoys canoeing, kicking tunes, and photography.  

Why do you like calling trivia?

"Beer, knowledge, and cool people, the perfecto combo."

Regis will be at The Rose Bar and Grill  on Mondays at 8pm.

Dana

Dana was born and raised in the fair city of Pittsburgh, PA!  By day, Dana works as an inventory planner for Aerie.  She enjoys exploring new areas and making the most of the weekend.

Why do you like calling trivia?

"Watching people's reactions as answers are called- and the beer of course! :) "

Dana can be seen every Thursday at Billy's Roadhouse at 7pm. 

Alyssa

 

We are happy to welcome Alyssa!  She works during the daytime as an Americorps member at the Westmoreland Conservation District. Her hometown is fabulous Pittsburgh, PA.  Alyssa has a younger brother, a mom, and a dad!  She enjoys reading, puzzles, going outdoors, and watching horrible horror and Nicholas Cage movies.  

Why do you like calling trivia?

"Learning new facts and knowing the answer to a question no one else does!"

Come visit Alyssa every Wednesday at Colonial Grille at 8pm. 

Rachel

To quote Rachel, "I do it all for UPMC health plan in the mall." Rachel is from Pittsburgh and lives in Millvale and grew up in McCandless. Her parents are Patti and Bob. She has two younger sisters named Krissi and Tori. Her hobbies are taking care of plants, crafting (mostly knitting and crocheting) and drinking good beer.

Why do you like calling trivia?

"I like hosting trivia because I learn a lot about everything."

 

You can find Rachel at Paradise Island on Wednesdays from Memorial Day through Labor Day at 7pm and helping out at many of our other shows from time to time! 

Kate

 

Kate is from Belle Vernon, PA.  She is currently a school teacher during the day.  Kate has a big Italian family but her chosen family includes Scott (her boyfriend), Crosby (her shorkie), Marc (her devilish Kitten), and Rose (Marc's accomplice).  Kate enjoys knitting, singing, watching "Nailed It" and other Netflix specials about the average, traveling, and playing video games. 

 

Why do you like calling trivia?

 

"Going to trivia was my favorite college tradition.  And I am UNDEFEATED in 'Trivia Crack'.'

 

Kate is currently calling trivia at Pork and Beans on Saturdays for Brunch trivia from 12-2!

Jesse

Jesse's day job is as a shipping supervisor.  He is also in the Army National Guard as an Air Traffic Controller.  He has a smaller family inclduing an older sister, but his family is Russian and speaks it!  Jesse's hobbies include Texas Hol'em, paintball, Russian music, anything Spanish Culture, and Java Programming.

Why do you like calling trivia?

"I enjoy trivia because it allows me to meet new people.  Coming from a shyer background trivia has allowed me to open up, socially.  I also enjoy making other people feel welcomed in my host location."

 

You can find Jesse at Carnivores on Mondays at 6:15pm!

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