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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.


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Temple Holds Mental Health Fair

Thursday’s Fair at Temple University focused on helping folks with Psychiatric Disabilities participate in recreational and physical activities.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/28/2016

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Free Library Of Philadelphia Kicks Off Its American Presidency Series

Wednesday’s lecture was the first of the Free Library of Philadelphia’s American presidency series.


Bernie Sanders watch party. (Photo credit: KYW's Justin Udo)

Bernie Sanders Election Night Watch Party Held In Old City

Senator Sanders did not win Pennsylvania, but his press secretary Simone Sanders says while campaigning in the commonwealth they were able to gain momentum that they want to use as they look forward to the next contest.



Young Students Learn About Voting Process By Helping Out On Election Day

Hundreds of high school students learning about the Democratic process are helping out at polling places across Philadelphia Tuesday.


Photo by: KYW's Justin Udo)

Medical Marijuana Businesses Expected To Grow Throughout PA

Medical marijuana is now legal in Pennsylvania, and that means new job opportunities for people looking to get started in the business.


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Renown Children’s Book Author Helps Bring Life To New Library

A beloved children’s book author whose work is on permanent display in Philadelphia helps bring life to a new library.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/21/2016

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Mixed Reaction From Eagles Fans Over Trade With Browns

The Philadelphia Eagles have traded away five draft picks to move up to the second overall spot in this year’s NFL draft. Now, Fans across the city are talking about the controversial move.


Ted Cruz at the National Constitution Center (credit: Justin Udo)

Ted Cruz Likens Himself To Bernie Sanders While Campaigning In Philadelphia

GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz is stomping for votes in Pennsylvania, and he started Tuesday night with an event in Philadelphia.


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Local, State Officials Take Closer Look At Latino Voters In Philadelphia

City and state officials gathered for a town hall meeting Wednesday night to discuss Latino voters in Philadelphia.


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Local Group Holds Forum To Educate People On The Muslim World

A local organization held a forum, to better educate people on the Muslim World and its relationship with the United States.


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Four Philadelphians Receive National Prize To Help Improve The Community

Four Philadelphians win a share of a prize of a $5 million national pot to help better their communities.


Gun control rally at City Hall. (Credit: Marcy Norton)

Call For Gun Control Brings Dozens To City Hall

Dozens of people gathered in solidarity at City Hall Sunday to take a stance against gun violence.


Volunteers show students various work-place skills at Kensington Academy.
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Starbucks, Philly Volunteers Teach Kensington High School Students Professional Skills

Students at a Philadelphia high school get a taste of what it’s like to be part work force thanks to Starbucks.


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Lawmakers Assemble Effort To Keep Atlantic City From Going Bankrupt

Over the weekend more than a dozen South Jersey Democratic Assembly Members inked a letter to Speaker Vincent Prieto asking him to post financial recovery bills for a vote.


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Local Universities Work Together To Increase Enrollment

Two local universities are coming together to help grow enrollment at both schools.



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