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.


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Meeting Between Local Law Enforcement, Community Leaders Aims To Combat Hate Crimes

Local law enforcement officials met with leaders from more than 150 community groups Wednesday evening at the National Constitution Center to discuss tackling hate crimes.

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Panel Discussion Gives Outlook On Trump’s First 100 Days In Office

The National Constitution Center played host to a panel of political experts who pontificated on what the our nation’s next president has waiting for him after he takes the oath of office.


Marchers gather for a rally outside Mother Bethel AME church. (credit: Justin Udo)

Thousands March Through Old City To Honor MLK Day

The March for a Better America started at the slave quarters memorial on Independence Mall and ended at Mother Bethel AME Church.


Photo credit: KYW's Justin Udo

Protesters And Politicians Defend ACA At North Philadelphia Rally

Right now the Affordable Care Act provides more than 700 thousand Pennsylvanians with health insurance.


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Protesters Gather To Ask For Minimum Wage Increase

About a half-dozen people stood in front of the Labor Department building asking for an increase to the national minimum wage, from $7.25 an hour to $15 an hour.


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City Honors Late Joe Frazier With 73rd Birthday Celebration

Family, friends and supporters of Frazier held a celebration for the former world champion at City Hall by honoring championship youth football teams, boxing coaches and boxing judges.


Photo credit: KYW's Justin Udo

Tom Wolf Defends Affordable Care Act At Philadelphia Town Hall

Many Congressional leaders say after repealing the Affordable Care Act, it may take months or years to replace it.


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Organizers Gear Up For March In Philly Highlighting Women’s Rights

The Woman’s March on Philadelphia takes place on January 21, the day after President-elect Donald Trump is sworn into office.


Fans at Masters Bar & Restaurant watching Temple in the Military Bowl. (credit: Justin Udo)

Temple Fans React To Bowl Loss

Temple Alumni and some current students met up at Masters Bar & Restaurant in North Philadelphia to watch the Owls take on the Demon Deacons in the Military Bowl.


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Hundreds Gather For Hanukkah Parade And Menorah Lighting

More than 200 cars paraded down Market Street with menorahs on their roofs as on-lookers danced and sang songs in celebration of The Jewish Festival of Lights.


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Thousands Gather For Annual Delaware River Crossing Re-enactment

A Christmas tradition that honors America’s roots.


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Pastor Sets Out To Make All Americans Feel Welcome

His brightly colored lawn signs say “no matter where you’re from we’re glad you’re our neighbor.”


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Vigil Held To Remember Homeless, Formerly Homeless Philadelphians Who Died In 2016

Dozens of people gathered with candles and remembrance signs Wednesday evening at Thomas Paine Plaza in Center City to honor homeless and formerly homeless Philadelphians who passed away this past year.


Photo credit: KYW's Kristen Johanson

Camden Police Officers Spread Christmas Cheer To Local Children

Officers even dressed up as Santa and Mrs. Clause and took pictures with the children.



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