Justin Udo

(Justin Udo.)

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.


KYW GameChangers Honored At 6th Annual Awards Event

A night to recognize people making a positive impact in communities of color throughout the Delaware Valley.


Beer And Ballots: Philly Organization Uses Happy Hour To Get New Voters

In an effort to get voters out to their polling places for the 2018 midterm elections, Young Involved Philadelphia held a voter registration happy hour Wednesday at the Field House bar in Center City.


BalletX Teaches Philadelphia Students New Skills, Life Lessons Through Dance

The Ballet X exchange program lets dancers give in-classroom dance lessons to students throughout Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/20/2018

To Promote Kids Being Active, Nonprofit Provides Day Of Free Fun

A local nonprofit is encouraging kids to get up, get out and get active for a good cause.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/19/2018

Philadelphia Celebrates The Chinese New Year

Hundreds of people gathered in the Chinatown section of Philadelphia on Sunday to celebrate the Lunar or Chinese New Year.


Former Philly Top Cop Weighs In On Tragic Florida High School Shooting

Former Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey says there should be changes to the guns laws in this country to help prevent mass shootings.


Officials Issue Advice, Warnings For Fans Attending Eagles Super Bowl Parade

If you plan on attending the Eagles Super Bowl Championship parade there are some last-minute things you should know.


Philadelphia Columnist Honors Bet To Eat His Words After Failed Super Bowl Prediction

Some reporters stand by their word, but Bykofsky takes his to heart, or, better, yet his stomach.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/06/2018

Eagles Fan Sports Anchor Reacts To Final Super Bowl Score On Air

Since then, the video of the life long Eagles fans reaction has gone viral.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/06/2018

117th Philadelphia Auto Show Wraps Up

This was a big year for the Philadelphia Auto Show, according to director Mike Gempp.


Jalen Mills' Green Hair

Dyeing Your Hair Eagles Green? Here’s Some Do’s And Don’ts

Dyeing your hair green for the big game to show your loyalty to the Eagles does not mean you have to make a long term commitment to the look.


Montgomery County Synagogue Holds Eagles Pep Rally For Preschoolers, Kindergartners

A big pep rally for the Eagles, from some of their tiniest fans.


Amateur Eaters Compete In 20-Wing ‘Sprint’ At Manayunk Restaurant

Super Bowl champion and Philadelphia native Jahri Evans refereed the Manayunk Wing Sprint competition at the restaraunt SOMO.


Philly Art Museum Makes Super Bowl Wager With Boston Counterpart

When you walk through the entrance columns at the art museum, it’s clear to see that this iconic Philadelphia institution has come down with a case of Eagles’ fever.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/30/2018

How To Dress? What To See? Tips For Eagles Fans Headed To Minnesota

Headed to Minneapolis for the Super Bowl? A pair of Eyewitness News reporters, who used to live and work there, have some best practices on how to maneuver through the city.


Philadelphia Chefs Prepare To Mix It Up Super Bowl Weekend At NFL Cook-Off

The Eagles won’t be the only ones battling it out in Minneapolis Super Bowl weekend.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/23/2018

Philly’s Historical Sites Back Open Following Government Shutdown

The three-day government shutdown is over thanks to a temporary spending bill, and that means people can once again visit some of Philadelphia’s historical sites.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/23/2018

Philly Fire Department Distributes Fire Safety Checklists To Restaurants Citywide

The Philadelphia Fire Department is issuing a kitchen safety checklist for businesses as they cook up dishes for Center City District Restaurant Week.


Philadelphia Tourists Feel Effects Of Government Shutdown

The Government shutdown has dampened the plans of tourists visiting Philadelphia who want an up close look at some places in Independence National Historical Park.


Grant Given To Develop Frankford Community Hub

Abandoned buildings and blighted property line Frankford Avenue, but one of those deserted lots is being brought back to life.


Protesters Prep For Women’s March On Philadelphia At Sign Making Party

A sign making party was held Wednesday as protesters gear up for a momentous march in Philadelphia.


Ice Jam Still Poses Flood Threat Along Delaware River

Ice Jam Still Poses Flood Threat Along Delaware River

In Moorisville, Bucks County the Delaware River is drawing attention from spectators as the river is frozen all the way to New Jersey and many are leaving in awe.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/16/2018

Volunteers Give Frankford High School Inspirational Makeover As Part Of MLK Day

More than a thousand volunteers honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King on Monday by helping to transform a high school in Northeast Philadelphia.


New Jersey Lawmakers Oppose Trump Coastal Drilling Plan

The Trump administration’s plans to permit drilling for oil in coastal waters, such as those at the Jersey Shore, is meeting bi-partisan resistance in the Garden State.


Picasso Project Continues To Encourage Arts In Philadelphia Schools

Philadelphia schools get some help in their effort to expose their students to the arts.


Police Searching For 3 Persons Of Interest In Deadly Gas Station Shooting

Philadelphia police are asking for the public’s help in locating three persons of interest in the shooting death of a man at a gas station in December.


South Jersey Looks To Fight Opioid Abuse With DEA’s New ‘360 Strategy’

The 360 Strategy is a three-pronged approach to fighting opioid abuse by having law enforcement, hospitals, and the community leaders work together.


Students At Philly Charter School Get Lesson In Anti-Bullying

First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School is challenging its students to stand up against bullying.


Cold Weather Crippling Car Batteries, What You Can Do To Avoid Trouble

On New Year’s Day, AAA mid-Atlantic says they received more than 1,000 calls for battery service.


Kwanzaa Celebrated With Drums, Yoga At African-American Museum

It was the celebration of Kwanzaa Wednesday at the African-American Museum in Philadelphia — with an emphasis on yoga and drumming.



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