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.


Senior Center Finally Opens Its Doors In North Philly: ‘There Is Something For Everybody Here’

A computer lab, a dining hall, and a craft center are just a fraction of the amenities people can take advantage of at the new $4.3 million Martin Luther King Older Adult Center.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/29/2017

Kids Get Free Back-To-School Haircuts At Annual ‘Fades For Grades’ Event

There’s a back to school giveaway in Philly that’s aiming to be a cut above the rest.


Company Gives Away Free Waffles For National Waffle Day

The folks at Conshohocken-based Waffatopia are celebrated the day by giving out more than 2,000 free waffles to folks in Center City.


2 Philly-Area Food Trucks Compete For $50,000 On Food Network

“It’s just such a great experience to be with all these different food trucks, so many talented chefs,” said 19-year-old chef Mikey Robins of Lower Gwynedd.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/22/2017

Flying History Lesson Comes To Northeast Philadelphia

A piece of history is taking flight at Northeast Philadelphia Airport.


A Taste Of The Caribbean In Philadelphia

A trip to the Caribbean without taking a step outside the Delaware Valley.


Innovator, Leaders From Africa Share Best Practices In Philadelphia

Young innovators from more than a dozen countries in Africa spend some time in Philadelphia to share best practices.


Retirement Community Holds First Ever ‘Pup Parade’

The dog days of summer took on a new meaning Wednesday at Holy Redeemer Lafayette Independent Living.


Philadelphia Marathon Gets A New Title Partner

For the next three years, The American Association for Cancer Research will partner with Philadelphia Marathon.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/15/2017

Young Philly Students Learn To Build Cars At CCP Summer Camp

A summer camp giving city kids a crash course in automotive engineering as they learn to be the tech leaders of tomorrow.


Officials To Issue Fines To Enforce Car Seat Law

Last August, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed a law saying all children under two years old must be strapped into a car seat.


Office Of Adult Education Turns To Technology To Help Reduce Illiteracy

According to the office of Adult Education in Philadelphia, more than 500,000 people throughout the city need to improve their literacy skills in order to be ready for the work force.


Sixers Host Annual Camden Youth Basketball Clinic

Learning how to properly dribble, shoot, and pass are just a few of the things kids attending the third annual Sixers Camden Youth Basketball Clinic are taking away from their time with the team.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/08/2017

Philadelphia School District Extending Pre-K Registration Hours

The School District of Philadelphia is giving families an extra boost, to make sure even its tiniest students are ready to hit the books.


2nd Street Festival Held In Northern Liberties

A family friendly festival that gives people from all over a taste of Philadelphia.


Kids Have Magical Time At Harry Potter Summer Camp

It’s not Hogwarts, but for more than 100 kids in Doylestown, the Young Wizards Camp is the next best thing.


Organization Donates 18 AEDs To Philadelphia PAL Centers

An organization with an emphasis on helping kids is the recipient of items that could spell the difference between life and death.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/01/2017

Crowds Hit East Passyunk Avenue For Car Show And Street Festival

Some major chrome, steel, and muscle was displayed on the streets of South Philadelphia on Sunday.


Change Of Pace For Philadelphia Marathon

The Philadelphia Marathon does not get underway until mid-November, but race officials are already planning some big changes to how they’re running things.


Doctors Without Borders Recruiting Staff In Philadelphia

There’s a push to get local professionals to put their skills to use in developing countries.


Philly’s Backpack Challenge Returns To Help Foster Kids Hit The Books Again

Tuesday the Philly DHS teamed up with the Valley Youth House and several other local organizations to kick off their annual Back Pack Challenge.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/25/2017

Festival Celebrating Tibetan Culture Takes Over West Philly Park

Organizers say donations from the festival go to the Pureland Project, an organization that helps support and educate the people of Tibet.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/23/2017

Community Gathers To Remember Victim Of Bucks County Murders

Dozens of family and friends packed into Burns Funeral Home in Northeast Philadelphia Wednesday night to remember 21-year-old Thomas Meo.


Latest Phase Of Solar Energy Project In Camden County Begins To Heat Up

The Environmental Protection Agency says the solar energy produced by these panels will reduce green house gas by more than 2-1/2 tons.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/17/2017

Vigil Held For Bucks County Murder Victims

A Bucks County community held a vigil as they mourned the loss of four young men.


Philadelphians Try To Keep Cool At The Pool

It’s the thick of summer, and people are dealing with the stifling weather any way they can.


Temple’s ‘Community Day’ Teaches Kids Non-Traditional Sports While Giving Life Lessons

Faith says she’s having a ball playing a bunch of sports she has never tried before.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/11/2017

Philly Non-Profit Is Helping People Get Back Into The Workforce

“When I came here, basically all I had was scrubs and sweats,” said event attendee Carolyn Day-Jamison.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/10/2017

Dog Day Afternoon At Chestnut Hill’s Petapalooza

The “dog days of summer” took on a new meaning in Chestnut Hill Sunday afternoon.


‘Play Philly’ Wants To Get Kids Up And Moving This Summer

Put down your video games, get off the couch, and get active!




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