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.


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.


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.


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.


Philadelphia Museum Uses Hands-On Approach To Teach Kids About Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa is a Pan-African holiday that honors family, community, and culture, during a week of ceremonies and celebrations.


Spending Christmas With The Loved Ones At The Movies

There are any number of reasons people may opt to leave the house on Christmas and go catch a movie.


West Philly Neighborhood Gets Christmas Lesson In Ice Sculpting

Peter Slavin with Ice Sculpture Philly worked his magic with a chainsaw, as he gave onlookers a class in the art.


76ers Give At-Risk Kids A Once In A Lifetime Experience

The Sixers teamed up with an organization that works with at-risk youth, and some of the kids got a special treat!


Police Warn Parents About Dropping Unattended Kids Off At Mall

Police say parents should not leave their kids unattended and use the mall as a daycare center, because things can escalate quickly. 


Restaurant Owner Brings North Pole To Children In North Philly

Candy canes, ice sculptures, Santa Claus, and reindeer are all part of the North Pole to North Philly Christmas Toy Giveaway.


Philly Police, Santa Team Up To Give Preschoolers A Merry Christmas: ‘It Warms My Heart’

“It warms my heart,” said Officer Myisha Allen. “I love giving back to the kids, doing stuff for the kids. Just to see the smiles on their faces is touching, it’s priceless.”


It’s Not Too Late For Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers To Ship Gifts

Procrastinators can breathe a sigh of relief if they’re looking to get Christmas gifts to their destination in time for the holiday.


New Jersey Shopping Mall’s Unique Christmas Experience Attracts Children, Parents

In an effort to lure parents into their stores, the Cherry Hill mall has a special Santa experience for their kids.


Education Groups Want New Standards For Choosing Philly’s New School Board

There’s a call from education groups for Philadelphia officials to use new standards as they select members for a new school board.


Poor, Black Teens Show Depression Differently, Rutgers Study Finds

The study focuses on 800 black teens and young adults from fiscally poor communities in New York , St. Louis, Washington D.C. and Philadelphia.


Experts Gather In Philadelphia To Take In-Depth Look At Health Care

Health care policy took center stage Wednesday in Philadelphia as experts looked at prominent questions surrounding American health care.


Mayor Kenney Asks For City Council’s Help Replacing School Reform Commission

Last month, the School Reform Commission voted to dissolve itself, and the decision is expected to be approved by the State Secretary of Education.


Local Group Calling On Federal Officials To Increase Help For Puerto Rico Hurricane Victims

A local group is calling on federal officials to increase support and help for the people of Puerto Rico following this year’s hurricanes.


Eagles Fans Share Thoughts On Bittersweet Victory Over Rams

The Eagles won a big game, but paid for it with an injury to their star quarterback.


Philadelphia Celebrates Milestone For Citywide Clean Energy

Solarize Philly is a citywide program aimed at helping all Philadelphians go solar at home.




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