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.


Photo credit: KYW's Justin Udo

Families Pack Hundreds Of School Bags For Children In Chester

And the kids benefiting from the giveaway say it’s a true blessing.


(File photo.  The 2nd Street Festival includes food trucks and performances in the Piazza at Schmidt's.  Photo provided)

A Popular Northern Liberties Hot Spot Kicks Off New Name With Same Old Fun

A popular hangout in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia gets a new name and this afternoon officials are celebrating that change by hosting a community cookout and Block party.


KYW's Justin Udo sharpening his skills at Urban Axes Philadelphia. (Credit: Brad Nau)

Axe Throwing League Chopping Its Way Into Philadelphia

This is the first and only indoor axe throwing league in the country.


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Beekeepers Guild Hosts Celebration Of Honeybees At Center City Hotel

National Honeybee Awareness Day is August 20, but on Wednesday evening members of the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild held a gala at the Sofitel Hotel in Center City.


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NJ Officer Charged With Official Misconduct

Marzi has been suspended without pay pending the outcome of the case.


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High School Athletes Taking Extra Precaution During Excessive Heat Wave

With temperatures feeling like they’re above 100 degrees, it’s important for people to take more precautions when exercising outdoors. That’s also true for students participating in preseason sports practices.


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Fans Attempt To Beat The Heat At Eagles Open Practice In South Philly

As imagined, misting fans proved to be one of the more popular attractions…


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PECO Warns Of Scam Targeting Its Customers

An old scam is resurfacing throughout the Delaware Valley, and it’s targeting PECO customers.


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Franklin Institute Hosts ‘Science After Hours’

Sparklers, hydrogen balloons, liquid nitrogen, and soap are just a few of the tools used during the Science After Hours program at the Franklin Institute.


Back The Blue rally  in Northeast Philadelphia (Credit: Justin Udo)

Community Rallies In Support Of Police In Northeast Philly

People at the Back The Blue rally cheered on and saluted the officers as they passed by.


Maurice Hines holds auditions in Philly for his new musical (credit: Justin Udo)

Tap Dancing Legend Comes To Philly To Find Dancers For New Musical

Maurice Hines, the brother of the late Gregory Hines, has a new musical “Tappin’ Thru Life” that aims to tell his story through dance.


Vice President Joe Biden was honored by the World Affairs Council  in Philadelphia. (Credit: Justin Udo)

Biden Honored For Work In Fight Against Cancer

The Vice President lost his son, Beau, to cancer last year.


Photo credit: KYW's Justin Udo

Police Officers Promote Public Safety And Community Engagement Through National ‘Night Out’ Night

At the national night out party there was food, games, music and even a mini parade, featuring police officers and other first responders.


Two organ donor application leaflets are shown in London to illustrate the current moves by the British Government to propose a way to tackle the current organ shortage, 16 January 2008. Under the suggested plans, 14 recommendations will be proposed to boost donation by 50 percent within five years, creating 24-hour organ retrieval teams and employing twice as many transplant coordinators but stopping short of the previously suggested idea of "presumed consent" rather than opting in to the system.  AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Organization Aims To Attract More Minority Organ Donors

Howard’s stomach, pancreas, and intestines also started to fail, and she started to lose hope…


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Black Men For Bernie Condemns Dems, Clinton During Rally In Center City

An organization known as Black Men for Bernie held a protest rally Thursday afternoon in Center City Philadelphia.



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