Rep. Sid Kavulich's Biography
Sid Michaels Kavulich represents the 114th Legislative District in northeastern Pennsylvania, including portions of Lackawanna, Luzerne, Susquehanna and Wyoming counties.
As a former communications specialist for the Pennsylvania Democratic Senate Communications Office, he has valuable experience in understanding the Commonwealth's legislative process.
Born and raised in Taylor, Rep. Kavulich is a 1974 graduate of Riverside High School, and furthered his education at Williamsport Area Community College, where he earned an associate's degree in broadcasting.
Upon graduation, he worked for several Northeastern Pennsylvania radio stations, including WCDL in Carbondale, WICK, and WEJL/ROCK 107 in Scranton. In 1981, he began a television career that would bring him into the homes of Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania for more than 25 years, working with WBRE-TV and WYOU-TV.
He has written, edited and produced broadcast presentations which featured such honored sports figures as Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and former heavyweight boxing champions Muhammad Ali, Larry Holmes, Joe Frazier and Mike Tyson. He has been widely recognized for his coverage of nearly every major sporting event in the world, including baseball's World Series, Major League Baseball's All-Star Game, the Super Bowl, NASCAR's Daytona 500 and Brickyard 400, PGA Championship and several world boxing championship fights.
Rep. Kavulich has also served as general manager of St. Ann's Media at St. Ann's Basilica in Scranton, helping to bring the broadcast of the Roman Catholic Mass to national television audience via the Charlotte, N.C.-based Inspiration Network, the only Catholic Mass broadcast on that particular network. He also helped to trace the historic journey of the late Pope John Paul II in the Middle East Holy Land region, broadcasting from the sites visited by the pope.
He is involved with several civic organizations, including Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton, where he served as president. He is also a member of Broadway Theatre League of Northeastern Pennsylvania, the Abington Rotary and the Stephanie Jallen Group.
Rep. Kavulich resides in Taylor with his wife Linda. They are the parents of daughters Loni Kavulich-Loiselle and Ariel, and son Zachary.