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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.


(The Battleship New Jersey.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

Thanksgiving Dinner Served On Board The Battleship New Jersey

Dozens of people cheered and played music for the soldiers as they made their way to the battleship New Jersey for a Thanksgiving dinner.


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Activists March On Broad Street In Solidarity For Black Lives Matter Protesters

Protesters gathered in Philadelphia earlier tonight to stand in solidarity for the black teenager who was gun downed by police in Chicago and the Black Lives Matter protesters who were shot in Minneapolis.


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Local University Marching Band To Perform In Macy’s Parade

A local university’s marching band is set to perform this Thursday in New York at one of the season’s most beloved parades.


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Authorities: Transit Officer Suffers Heart Attack Following Confrontation With Suspect

Chief Nestel says the suspect faces charges including aggravated assault and resisting arrest.


Mayor Michael Nutter. (File Photo by Tony Romeo)

Mayor Nutter Receives Gold Medal Award From PPRA

Mayor Michael Nutter received a special honor Thursday for the work he’s done in Philadelphia during his time in office.


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Museum Of American Jewish History Celebrates Five Years In Old City

The National Museum of American Jewish History last night held its annual Only in America Gala, celebrating the strides they’ve made since moving their location to Old City in Philadelphia.


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Penn State Non-Profit Re-Evaluates The Way It Raises Funds After Fatal Accident

Thon is a weekend long dance marathon in February at Penn State where students raise money for kids with cancer.


(credit: Justin Udo)

Mall Removes Photo Package Purchase Requirements At Its Santa Attraction

Mall officials say picture package prices will remain between $35 and $50, but now it’s free for everyone to tell Santa what they want for Christmas.


(credit: Justin Udo)

French International School Of Philadelphia Comforts Students After Paris Attacks

The French International School of Philadelphia held a vigil on Sunday to show their solidarity with the people of France in the aftermath of the terror attacks.


(Credit: Justin Udo)

Philadelphia Museum Of Art Craft Show Returns With New Vendors And Attractions

More than 1,000 artists applied to be in this year’s craft show, but only 195 were selected.


Wynton Marsalis

Jazz Legend Wynton Marsalis Receives Marian Anderson Award At Kimmel Center

ulitzer Prize winning jazz musician Wynton Marsalis was honored during the 17th annual Marian Anderson award for his work as a musician, teacher and philanthropist.



Pie Day Kicks Off MANNA’s Annual “Pie In The Sky” Fundraiser

One Philadelphia non-profit is hoping you’ll buy a pie from them as they raise money to feed area people with life threatening illnesses.


(Credit: Justin Udo)

Black People In Montco Make Voices Heard Over Dislike Of How Police Treat Them

The message is clear: the black residents of Lower Merion do not like how they are being treated police in their community.


(Credit: Justin Udo)

Thousands Expected to Celebrate “Day Of The Dead”

This Sunday is the Day of The Dead, a traditional Mexican holiday where people pay respect to loved ones and family members who have died.


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Congress Passes Bill Delaying Mandated Railroad Safety Upgrades

The Amtrak crash in Philadelphia that killed five people earlier this year had many lawmakers calling for immediate implementation of a speed enforcement system, one the National Transportation Safety Board says could have prevented that derailment. But today, Congress passed a bill delaying the safety upgrades.



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