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Justin Udo

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Justin Udo is a reporter and editor at KYW Newsradio 1060.

He got his start in radio as an intern at his hometown CBS station, KDKA in Pittsburgh.  He first came on board KYW Newsradio in 2009, working as a desk assistant, service aide, and reporter for “Hear Philly.”

In 2011, Justin took a position at Federal News Radio, in Washington, DC, where he worked as a producer for “In Depth” with Francis Rose.   That job entailed covering the business of federal government, handling topics ranging from federal contracts to cyber-security issues.

In 2012, Udo came back to the CBS family, working as an editor for WNEW Radio in Washington, DC.   He also helped start up the CBS Federal News service radio, where he worked as a reporter, editor, and midday anchor.

Justin is from Pittsburgh, Pa.  He is a 2007 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a 2008 graduate of Syracuse University’s  SI Newhouse School of Communications, where he concentrated in broadcast journalism.

Justin is also an author of children’s books.  In his spare time he enjoys running, watching cartoons, writing haiku, and designing his own comic strips.


South Philly High School Students Get Big Reward For Work In Classroom

Tareeq “Black Thought” Trotter of the Roots surprised dozens of students at South Philadelphia High School Wednesday with tickets to his music group’s 10th annual festival.

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Camden Gets Major Push To Go From Food Desert To Food Forest

Students at the LEAP Academy University Charter School in Camden are planting tomatoes, greens, peppers, watermelons and much more as part of an agricultural program.


Visually Impaired Students Get Hands-On Lesson In Gardening

Students at the Overbrook School for the Blind in Philadelphia got out of the classroom on Thursday.


Rutgers-Camden Graduate Gets Graduation Surprise

A mom graduating from Rutgers-Camden gets a special surprise that was thousands of miles in the making.


PHL Airport’s Potential Tower Move Could Means Increased Wage Taxes For Some Workers

A change in taxes may be on the way for air traffic control workers at Philadelphia International Airport.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/16/2017

Lawmakers Gather At PHL Airport For National Infrastructure Week

America’s infrastructure has a D+ grade, and is ranked 20th in the world according to the American Society of Engineers.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/15/2017

Second Victim Dies In New Jersey Crash Linked To Racing

Police in Gloucester County say a second person has died following a crash on the Black Horse Pike linked to possible racing.


‘Potter-Con’ Brought Out The Wizards & Witches In South Philly

Wizards and witches, armed with wands and pointed hats all packed into the Theatre of the Living Arts on South Street on Sunday afternoon for “Potter-Con.”


Former Philabundance Culinary Student Returns To Teach Others

A returning citizen who learned culinary and life skills at local non-profit food bank Philabundance, goes back to where it all started to help others make a positive changes in their lives.


Rep. Tom MacArthur’s Health Care Vote Draws Protesters In NJ

A New Jersey Republican who played a key role in helping the GOP-led U.S. House pass an Affordable Care Act replacement bill will meet with voters Wednesday in his first town hall since the bill passed.


Experts Offer Tips For Keeping Pets Safe During Road Trips

With summer right around the corner, a lot of us will pack up the car and go on a road trip…and that trip may include the family pet.


CHOP Celebrates Annual ‘Day of Beauty’ For Craniofacial Program Patients

It was a day of pampering and beauty treatments for some special young ladies who have all undergone facial surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.


U.S. School Administrators Meet In Philly To Compare Notes On Community Schools

Administrators from all across the country met in Philadelphia to compare notes on best practices for community schools.


Philly High School Receives Donation To Robotics Program

A Philadelphia high school gets a major jolt to its robotics program.


‘It Won’t Be Tolerated’: Councilman Johnson Responds To Arson Fire That Damaged 11 Homes In Point Breeze

City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson is weighing in on the blaze that happened just blocks from his home.


Legendary Journalist Ed Bradley To Be Honored With West Philly Mural

A favorite Philadelphia son who died in 2006, after a battle with Leukemia is now being honored in a way that’s uniquely Philadelphian.


Residents In Kensington Closer To Getting Their Own Food Co-op

A food co-op breaks ground in the Kensington section of Philadelphia.


Black Pride Weekend Helps City Mend Fences With Minority LGBTQ Community

Discrimination from establishments in the Gayborhood is an issue minorities in the LGBTQ community have faced for years.


Former Eagles Bring Draft Weekend To CHOP

A few former Philadelphia Eagles players bring some of the NFL Draft festivities from the Parkway to sick kids stuck in the hospital during the big event.


Anti-Semitic Crime Numbers Surge, Philly Expert Weighs In On Why

From tombstone vandalism, to harassment, and threats Anti-Semitic hate crimes in Pennsylvania and New Jersey see a double digit surge according to a national audit.


State Of The Art Senior Rec Center Opens In North Philadelphia

A Central North Philadelphia ribbon cutting, nearly two decades in the making, gives senior citizens a recreation center to finally call their own.


Young Students Paint Mural To Highlight Child Abuse Prevention

Some of Philadelphia’s littlest residents learned a big lesson by designing and painting their own community mural as part of the Painting For Prevention Project.


Dozens Gather For Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony

A day to remember the people who died in the Holocaust, and those who survived.


PA Lawmakers Discuss Future Of Philly Stop-And-Go Stores

Stop-and-go’s are usually corner stores or gas stations that have liquor or restaurant licenses.


Thousands Expected For Philly ‘March For Science’

A march in the name of science is slated to take over the streets of Center City Philadelphia on Saturday as part of a World Earth Day celebration.


15th Annual Human Services Foundation Spring Gala Held In East Norriton

A caravan of limousines dropped off many of the people participating in the 15th annual Human Services Foundation Spring Gala at a ball room in East Norriton.


Country Life Comes To Philadelphia, All In The Name Of Education

Some city kids get a feel for country life, all in the name of education as Spring is sheep shearing season where their wool is cut, and put to use.


Nine-Year-Old Helps Kids At CHOP Have A Happy Easter

A nine-year-old Philadelphia boy is dedicating his time and money to help kids going through a tough time have a happy Easter.


Kenney Hears Feedback On How Returning Citizens Can Adjust To Life After Prison

A conversation held Wednesday evening at a Center City law firm focused on how Philadelphia can become a national leader in prison reform and reentry.


Summer-Like Temps Brought Everyone Out In Rittenhouse Square

For many of the people who have been trapped between home and work barely getting a chance to take in the sun, they are hoping Tuesday was the start of warmer things to come.



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