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 gov.biz 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.


Police Commissioner Richard Ross addresses crowd at public safety meeting. (credit: Justin Udo)

Rittenhouse Square Shooting Prompts Public Safety Meeting

A man was shot multiple times in Rittenhouse Square last week after trying to stop a robbery. Now the community and Philadelphia city officials are working together to make sure the park stays crime free.

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Gov. Tom Wolf announces a new community center in Chinatown.
(credit: Justin Udo)

Tom Wolf Stops In Philly To Announce Chinatown Community Center

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf stopped in Philadelphia Thursday afternoon to help unveil a new economic development project for one of Philadelphia’s most popular neighborhoods.


(credit: Justin Udo/KYW)

Philly Voters Enjoy Final Presidential Debate On The Big Screen

Philadelphians got the opportunity to enjoy the third presidential debate in an unconventional way.


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Pat Toomey, Katie McGinty Square Off In First Senate Debate

Pennsylvania Republican Senator Pat Toomey faced off against Democratic challenger Katie McGinty in the first of two debates on Monday.


(Rowan University.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Officials Investigate Alleged Sexual Assault At Rowan University

Dr. Joe Cardona with Rowan University says the incident took place last Thursday night into Friday morning when a student who was drinking at an off-campus party decided she wanted to go home.


Part of the All-American Rally for Trump.
(credit: Justin Udo)

‘All-American Rally For Trump’ Held On Independence Mall

An unlikely group came out to show their support for Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump Sunday afternoon.


(credit: Justin Udo)

Dozens Commemorate Million Man March Anniversary In Philly

Thousands of people across the country and dozens right here in the Delaware Valley came together Sunday to take a stand against racial injustice, police brutality, and inner city violence.


(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Film Workers Work To Bring Production Union To Philadelphia

A lot of film crew workers in Philadelphia say a New York union is using unfair practices to keep movies and shows from taping in Philadelphia.


(credit: Justin Udo)

Philadelphia Fire Department Hosts Citywide Fire Drill

The Philadelphia Fire Department is observing Fire Prevention Week with a unique fire drill.


(credit: Justin Udo)

Services Held In Philadelphia To Celebrate Jewish New Year

Yom Kippur started Tuesday at sundown.


(credit: Dan Majka)

SEPTA Police Officer Placed On Leave Following Arrests In South Jersey

A SEPTA Transit Police officer is in hot water after being charged with assault, burglary and theft.


(credit: Justin Udo)

Locals Brave The Wind And Rain For Third Annual Old City Festival

Stores in Old City Philadelphia get a chance to show consumers what they may have been missing out on.


Photo credit: KYW's Justin Udo

Robots Take Over Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute is hosting a big kick off on the Parkway on Saturday to celebrate the opening of the exhibit, which runs until April.


DELRAY BEACH, FL - OCTOBER 06:  Danny Askins and Brenden Kavana (R) put up hurricane shutters as they prepare the Sandwiches Sea restaurant as Hurricane Matthew approaches the area on October 6, 2016 in Delray Beach, United States.  The hurricane is expected to make landfall sometime this evening or early in the morning as a category 4 storm.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Local Volunteers Head Down To Help Victims Of Hurricane Matthew

Red Cross volunteers from the Delaware Valley are making their way down south to help people being affected by Hurricane Matthew.


(credit: Justin Udo)

PAL Championship Baseball Teams Honored During Closing Ceremony

The Police Athletic League held its Citywide Baseball Championship ceremony on Wednesday recognizing the hard work young players put in over the last few months.



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