30, 1949 in Pittsburgh, Stan Gordon was trained as an electronics
technician who has specialized in the area of radio communications.
He has worked for over twenty five years in the advanced consumer
electronics sales field. Stan's interest in UFO's and other
unusual happenings began at age 10.
1965, Stan has been conducting on-scene investigations of
mysterious encounters in Pennsylvania. He has been involved
with the examination of thousands of UFO and other strange
reports from across the Keystone State. During the late 1960's,
Stan acted as a telephone report sighting co-ordinator for
the UFO Research Institute of Pittsburgh. Stan has been internationally
recognized as an authority on the subject of the UFO and Bigfoot
phenomena. He gained prominence from his first hand investigation
into the well remembered 1973 Bigfoot/UFO series of sightings
and encounters which occurred in Pennsylvania. This outbreak
brought worldwide attention to the subject, and was a major
news story in the media for several weeks.
the Founder and Director of the Pennsylvania Association for
the Study of the Unexplained. He organized PASU in 1981 to
serve as a statewide clearinghouse for these reports. PASU
was an all volunteer research unit which ceased operation
in November of 1993. Stan had previously founded the Westmoreland
County UFO Study Group in 1970, which was expanded to the
Pennsylvania Center for UFO Research in 1975. Stan was also
the Pennsylvania State Director of the Mutual UFO Network
for many years. MUFON is the largest international UFO research
organization now based in Denver, Colorado. Stan was the first
recipient (1978) of the annual MUFON "Meritorious Achievement
in A UFO Investigation Award."
Stan has conducted an adult education course on the subject
of UFO's at the Westmoreland County Community College. In
addition, he has presented numerous lectures on these subjects
to professional and civic organizations and he has received
many requests from schools, colleges, and organizations both
locally and nationally for similar presentations. Stan has
been listed in the Directory of Experts, Authorities, and
Spokespersons, formerly called the Talk Show Guest Directory.
He is also listed in The International Who's Who in UFOlogy
been featured in dozens of news stories about his investigations.
He was featured in an April 29, 1982 Associated Press national
news story. Over the years both the AP and UPI news services
have carried news items on cases that Stan has investigated.
Stan was featured as the cover story of Pittsburgh Renaissance
Magazine in March of 1974. Numerous other magazines and publications
have done feature items, or have recognized Stan for his research
efforts. Included among these are the Pittsburgh Press Roto
Magazine, The Greensburg Tribune-Review FOCUS, The Philadelphia
Inquirer, Sports Illustrated, The National Enquirer, The National
Observer, and The Globe.
also quite often invited to appear on radio and TV talk shows
as a featured guest. Among the dozens of stations he has appeared
on are KDKA radio and TV in Pittsburgh, WBAL Radio in Baltimore,
Maryland, WFAR in Dallas, Texas, WIND in Chicago, Illinois,
KFRC, San Francisco, California, and WBZ, Boston, Massachusetts.
also appeared on programs such as UFO's Tonite, hosted by
Don Ecker, and 21st Century Radio, with Dr. Bob Hieronimus.
He has also been featured on numerous radio and TV news shows
including : KDKA, WPXI, WTAE, and KQV in Pittsburgh. He has
also been featured on some syndicated TV shows such as Evening
Magazine for CBS, and PM Magazine for NBC. In 1982, Hollywood
television producer Alan Neuman who has done such shows as
Kraft Theater, The Academy Awards, and Meet the Press, came
to Greensburg to film Stan for a proposed series on the Unexplained
to be filmed worldwide.
written numerous articles on the unexplained covering topics
from UFO's to black panthers seen in Pennsylvania. Most of
these articles have been in publications devoted to this study.
Dozens of articles which Stan has written, have appeared in
such publications as SKYLOOK, The MUFON UFO Journal, Pursuit,
and the GATE.
Stan has been recognized for his paper published in the 1974
MUFON UFO Symposium Proceedings titled "UFO's in Relation
to Creature Sightings in Pennsylvania." This paper has
been quoted extensively by other
researchers worldwide. Many books have given Stan credit for
his research. Among these are: Creatures of the Outer Edge,by
Clark and Coleman; UFO Dynamics, by Dr. Berthold E. Schwarz;
The Bigfoot Casebook, and Alien Animals, by Bord; Bigfoot,
by Slate and Berry; and Bigfoot On the East Coast by Rick
the Editor of the PASU Data Exchange, a newsletter covering
current cases of phenomena being investigated in Pennsylvania.
The newsletter was basically an exchange publication, and
for keeping researchers, the news media, and law enforcement
agencies aware of current activity. Stan is a regular feature
columnist for The GATE, a magazine covering many types of
strange occurrences, published quarterly. For information
on the GATE, write: Beth Robbins, Editor, P.O. Box 43158,
Richmond Heights, Ohio 44143.
November of 1993, Stan remains active in this field as an
independent researcher and investigator, and as time permits.
Stan also continues to investigate information concerning
the controversial UFO crash/retrieval case which occurred
on December 9, 1965 near Kecksburg in Pennsylvania. Stan has
been the primary investigator of the event for many years.
appeared on Inside Edition, and A Current Affair, and has
been invited on other TV talk shows as well.
In 1989 Stan was visited by a TV crew from NIPPON TV of Tokyo,
Japan, who interviewed various witnesses about UFO encounters
in Pennsylvania. He also was featured in other TV specials
including Prime Time on PBS. He also appeared on
Sightings for the FOX network.
featured in NBC's Unsolved Mysteries Season Premiere
on September 19, 1990 concerning the Kecksburg incident. The
program was rerun on February 27, 1991, and many times since
then. Evening Magazine, Westinghouse Group W Broadcasting
for CBS produced a special report on the Kecksburg crash also
in 1990. Time Life's book series, Mysteries of the Unknown
featured the Kecksburg incident of 1965 in its edition Alien
Encounters, published in August 1992.
major UFO or other Unexplained phenomena event occurs in Pennsylvania,
quite often it is Stan Gordon that the media looks to for
an answer. Many of the UFO reports which Stan receives is
quite often a
referral from a news media, law enforcement, or a state or
federal agency source. Stan continues to be the subject of
many news items and publications. He was featured in Pittsburgh
Press Sunday Magazine,
Pittsburgh Magazine and a two-part series in the
Scene Magazine. In March 1992, news of his research
was carried on the AP news wire. In March of 1993, he assisted
Paramount Pictures with the promotion of
their new movie "Fire in the Sky" when it was previewed
publications, articles and media events which refer to Stan's
work are included in the following list as well as the yearly
in the 1980's, The
UFO Encyclopedia, Volume 1, by Jerome Clark.
Crash/Retrievals: The Inner Sanctum, Status Report VI, by
Leonard Stringfield, July 1991.
Crash/Retrievals: Search For Proof In A Hall Of Mirrors,
Report VII, by the late Leonard Stringfield, February 1994.
MJ-12 and the Government, by Cameron and Crain.
Look Up Now, by Danny B. Gordon and Paul Dellinger.
Tales of the Unknown, Volumes I and II, edited
by Sharon Jarvis,
Crash at Roswell, Randle and Schmitt, Avon Books.
UFO Report, edited by Timothy Good, Avon Books.
Update, edited by Timothy Good, Avon Books, 1995.
History of UFO Crashes, by Kevin D. Randle, published
by Avon Books, 1995.
Retrievals, The Recovery of Alien Spacecraft, by
published by Blandford Books, 1995.
Kecksburg UFO Mystery, by G.J. Krupey, published by
Searching After All These Years, by Stan Gordon,
Southwestern Pennsylvania SCENE Magazine, January-February,
conducted a public seminar on the subject of UFO's for the
Western PA Chapter 99's, The International Organization
of Women Pilots.
- 1992 - Sightings TV Show (FOX) Kecksburg UFO
1993-WWCP-TV (FOX) Johnstown, Pa. 3-night news series on
1994-Published first edition of The Anomalies Zone Newsletter.
1994-WWCP-TV (FOX) Johnstown, Pa.-2 night news series on
1995-Live TV talk show from my home via WPXI TV, seen on
Pittsburgh Cable Network.
for TV UFO series by Sun International Pictures.
for Channel 3, Greensburg, Pa. Middle School, Close
were various additional interviews from 1995 into 1998.
Century Radio's Hieronimus and Co. , The Art Bell
with Linda M. Howe, Sightings on Radio with Jeff Rense,
Talking TV Show, Paranet Radio, KDKA Radio,The
TV Show,The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Guest writer
for the 1998-1999
Greensburg, PA Tribune-Review Discover reference guide.
Radio Show-Bill Boshears-WLW-Ohio
Connections UFO Talk Live-WPLR-Hamden, CT.
Daze Radio Show-Don Ecker
Magazine story (July) "East of Roswell"
by Patty A. Wilson
UFO (Italian Magazine) March issue "Incident
Unopened Files Magazine, Spring, 1999 issue (England)
of the 1998 EBE film award for "Kecksburg The
Untold Story" in the category of "Best Historical
UFO Documentary" by the 8th Annual International
UFO Congress in February of 1999.
lecturer at Borders Books, Monroeville, PA on October
2000 Media Highlights
on KDKA radio
Signa Show (Pittsburgh, PA) , 21st Century Radio (Md.)
radio (St. Louis, Mo.)
Night Talk (Pittsburgh, PA.)
news coverage of Westmoreland Mall UFO Display on
Fox-53 and WTAE-TV4 in Pittsburgh, PA.
speaker at the MUFON 2000 International UFO Symposium
in St. Louis, Mo. with published paper in symposium
Inquirer Magazine "The Other Roswell" by
Ralph Vigoda. " UFO's and the National Security
State" by Richard M. Dolan.
for HUFON, Houston, Texas
Bell Group, Akron, Ohio
Ridge Historical Society
International Museum, N.M.
TV series Encounters With The Unexplained.
Honsberger TV show, Pittsburgh,PA.
N.M., 2002 UFO Symposium, PA.
Conference, Marietta, PA,
in the CRYPTO-Hominology Special #2 publication.
for Japanese TV
for new Paranormal Pennsylvania & Beyond
on Strange Days Indeed on CFRB radio in Canada
Rising Radio with Hilly Rose
To Coast with George Noory
Rense and Jerry Pippin radio show
Talk/ PCNC-TV Pittsburgh
radio and tv shows.
speaking engagements included the: 2nd Annual Paranormal
Conference in Gettysburg, PA.,
Annual Bigfoot Conference in Newcomerstown, Ohio,
Annual Bay Area UFO Expo (CA)
UFO Crash Retrieval Conference (Las Vegas, NV.)
for Curb Magazine of Westmoreland County, PA,
on the SCI-FI Channel TV documentaries: The
New Roswell: Kecksburg Exposed and The
Kecksburg UFO: New Evidence.
the "Lifetime Achievement Award" by the
PA Bigfoot Society.
newspaper and magazine interviews.
Hickman radio show
at the 13th Annual International UFO Congress Convention
and Film Festival (Laughlin, NV.)
Annual PA Paranormal Conference (Gettysburg, PA.)
for Senior Summer School held at Pitt campus, Greensburg,
Speaker at the first World UFO and Paranormal Expo
in Denver, Colorado.
for CMU Summit in Pittsburgh
at the 4th Annual PA Paranormal Conference in Gettysburg,
radio and TV shows including The Fred Honsberger Radio
Show on KDKA in Pittsburgh, PA,
Night Talk Show
"Unsolved History: Beyond Area 51"
The History Channel: "Conspiracy: Kecksburg UFO"
Gordon released a 92 minute video documentary on the Kecksburg
case which he produced, called Kecksburg The Untold Story.
The video can be ordered by sending a check or money order
for $24.95+$3.95 Shipping and handling (PA residents add 6%
sales tax,( 7% if shipped to Allegheny or Philadelphia County.)
To Stan Gordon Productions, P.O. Box 936, Greensburg, PA 15601.
The documentary has received good press and reviews. Order
Gordon's "UFO Anomalies Zone" Website can
be found at: http://www.stangordon.com.
Search the Internet for numerous articles and reports
that pertain to Gordon's research. Stan Gordon is available
for lectures on the Kecksburg UFO Crash incident, as
well as the UFO and Bigfoot subject, and sightings of
mysterious creatures in Pennsylvania, which he has investigated
for many years. For Lecture information call 724-838-7768.