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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.


File photo of City Hall. (Credit: Paul Gluck)

Rally Held Calling For More Community Schooling Throughout Philadelphia

Residents from around Philadelphia Wednesday called on elected officials to help bring change to the education process at public schools throughout the city.


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Drexel Launches Program Aimed At Matching Philadelphia Residents With Essential Services

Drexel University has launched an initiative that connects Philadelphia residents with essential social services.


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Philly Church Continues Christmas Eve Tradition Spanning Hundreds Of Years

One of the oldest churches in the country held a Christmas Eve service where the kids take center stage.



Local Nonprofit Hits Roadblock Delivering Toys To Less Fortunate Kids

A local nonprofit that’s giving Christmas gifts to those in need hits a stumbling block as they try to get toys to dozens of children.


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Underprivileged Kids Go Shopping With The 76ers

It’s a slam dunk of a Christmas for some under-privileged kids from Chester County who went on a shopping spree Monday night with a few Philadelphia 76ers.


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Camden County Police Officers Spread Christmas Joy By Delivering Toys To Local Children

Armed with more than 500 donated gifts about a dozen Camden County Police Officers spent their Sunday morning delivering toys to families around the city of Camden.


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Officials At Thomas Jefferson, Philadelphia Universities Sign Letter Of Intent To Explore Merging The Two Schools

Officials at Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University Thursday signed a letter of intent to explore merging the two schools.


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Deadline To Get Health Insurance For 2016 Nears

People who fail to get insurance for the new year will have to pay a pretty steep penalty.


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Philadelphia Boys Choir Gets Ready For Annual Holiday Performance

Music director for the choir, Jeffrey Smith, says it’s quite a task getting 80 boys ready for their holiday performance.


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Parents Work To “Take Back” Violence-Plagued Philadelphia High School

Parents and teachers band together to shake up a Philadelphia high school plagued by fights and unruly students.



The Archdiocese of Philadelphia Recognizes The Catholic Church’s Year Of Mercy

The Extraordinary Jubilee year of mercy is a time for Catholics around the world to be more cognizant of their actions and to make a stronger effort to live the way Jesus taught.


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Dozens Naturalized As U.S. Citizens At Ceremony In Delaware County

Fifty people representing 19 countries become American citizens Wednesday night at a naturalization ceremony in Delaware County.


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Diplomatic Christie Responds To Trump’s Muslim Ban

New Jersey Governor and Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie weighs in on Donald Trump’s controversial call to ban Muslims from entering the U.S.


Black Doll Affair (Credit: Justin Udo)

Local Girls Of Color Participate In Workshop Aimed At Boosting Self-Esteem

Hundreds of young ladies from around the city came out to the black doll affair.




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