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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.


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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.


File photo of the Dalai Lama speaking at the University of California-Irvine. (Credit: DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images)

Philadelphia’s National Constitution Center Honors The Dalai Lama

The National Constitution Center on Monday evening honored the Dalai Lama with an award that’s been given to world leaders, dignitaries and activists who fight for human rights.


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International Opera Featuring Local Students Debuts In Philadelphia

The opera features mostly children actors, but the message is for everybody.


The Cancer Treatment Centers of America's Journey of Hope program. (Credit: Justin Udo)

Area Church Officials Get Help Working With Congregation Members Fighting Cancer

Pastors, ministers and spiritual leaders from around the region get a course on how to properly support people fighting the disease.


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South Jersey Officials Receive Special Gift To Help Local Veterans

Workers at Kennedy Health constructed 22 wheelchairs and then gave them to officials with Veterans Affairs of both Camden and Gloucester counties.


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The Future Is Now; Today Is ‘Back To The Future’ Day

In the movie ‘Back to the Future II,’ the main character played by Michael J. Fox travels from 1989 to October 21, 2015.


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Philadelphia Woman Gets 25 Years For Using Daughters To Produce Child Pornography

A Philadelphia woman who sexually abused her 16-month-old and her 6-year-old daughters has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.


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As Election Day Approaches, Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Square Off In Third Debate

The Philadelphia mayoral election takes place on November 3.


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Officials: Man Charged In 4 Germantown Rapes Pleads No Contest

He faces a maximum 320 years in prison.


PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 10: Ryquell Armstead #25 of the Temple Owls scores a touchdown against the Tulane Green Wave on October 10, 2015 at Lincoln Financial field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Owls defeated the Green Wave 49-10. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Temple Students React To Associated Press Latest Ranking

Big wins over Penn State and Cincinnati helped propel the 6-0 owl’s into the national spotlight.


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Police Investigating Double Homicide In Chester County

Police say shortly before 7 they were called to the first block of Nichols Avenue, and when they arrived they found a mini-van parked at that location with two men inside who had been shot to death.


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Barnes Foundation In Phila. Welcomes Its 1 Millionth Visitor

Dr. Oliver Brooks, who is from Philadelphia but lives in California, was the Foundations 1 millionth visitor.


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KYW Newsradio Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

Voices past and present of KYW Newsradio celebrated the station’s 50th anniversary Wednesday night.


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Mural About Deportation Painted In Front Of Immigration And Customs Enforcement Building

You have to look down on the ground to see the 90 foot mural on Callowhill Street between 16th and 17th street that reads: “We’re laying down the words we are human beings risking our lives for our family and our future.”




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