Rossilynne Culgan

  • Rossilynne Culgan, a writer and former newspaper reporter, she has been writing about life and culture in Pittsburgh since 2008. 
  • Her work has appeared online and in print publications, on ​the radio, and the Associated Press.
  • She graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism.


Culgan is a former travel writer for Tripsavvy. She was a regular contributor for a year specializing in travel-related articles on Pittsburgh like "best of" lists and what to see and do in the Steel City.

She is the food and culture editor of The Incline, a daily online news organization serving the Pittsburgh area. She worked as an associate director for marketing for Carnegie Science Center. Before her marketing career, Culgan worked as a news reporter at the Tribune-Review newspaper and the Valley News Dispatch newspaper both in suburban Pittsburgh.

Rossilynne’s writing has appeared in Thrillist, Tribune-Review, Valley News Dispatch, WPSU-FM, and in newspapers across the country through the Associated Press. She formerly served as the editor-in-chief of the Daily Collegian, the student-run newspaper of Penn State University.


A graduate of Penn State University, Culgan earned bachelor degrees in journalism and in women’s studies.

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About TripSavvy and Dotdash

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