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.


Historic Boathouse Row Landmark Gets Makeover

Sedgeley Club on Boathouse Row was founded in 1897 by a group of forward thinking athletic women.


Local Synagogue Donates To Puerto Rico Relief Effort

Concilio in North Philadelphia provides social, educational, and cultural services with an emphasis on the area’s Latino community.


Inaugural Science Fair For Adults Takes Over University City Square

First place in the competition, wins $1000 in cash. 

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/22/2017

Philadelphia Zoo Hosts ‘Boo At The Zoo’ Halloween Event

Halloween comes to the Philadelphia Zoo as little trick-or-treaters get to see the animals, collect some candy, and learn a thing or two along the way.


Woman Helping Veterans Gets Help To Continue Campaign

For more than a decade, Patty Lewis of Willow Grove has been a lifeline to thousands of service members and veterans battling PTSD and brain injuries.


Philadelphia Celebrates 5-Year Birthday For Cleaner Cars

Electric cars, a cake, balloons, and colorful signs helped Philadelphia officials and dozens of attendees celebrate the 5th anniversary of legislation for Regulation of Carbon Emissions.


Urban Farming Takes Root In Philadelphia’s Academy Of Fine Arts

Indoor agriculture let’s you grow crops in the dirt, water or hanging systems without having to brave the elements.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/16/2017

Unique Tour Gives Public Inside Look At Historic Philly Homes

Several residents in one of Philadelphia’s most historic neighborhoods opened their homes Sunday so people could get a glimpse of the past and how it’s being preserved by the current occupants.


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TSA Explains Reasons Behind Tough Security Checks

The frustrating pat downs, inconvenient searches, and the worry of carrying banned items, are now post-9/11 norms at airports across the country.


New Technology Enhancements, More Food Options For Fans At Wells Fargo Center

The Wells Fargo Center is making some major upgrades in an effort to get more fans in the stands.


Camden Elementary School Adds $34M Facility That Students Can Now Call Home

The more than 750 kindergarten through 8th grade students at Mastery Cramer Hill Elementary school in Camden, now have a new $34 million state of the art facility to call home.


Local Lawmakers Respond To Demands In DACA Deal

Local lawmakers give their feedback on the new demands the White House is asking for as they look to replace an immigration policy for minors.


South Jersey Unites To Help Puerto Rico

Many people in Camden County teamed up Sunday hoping to make a difference in the lives of residents of Puerto Rico.


Employers Offer Advice On How To Prepare For A Job Fair

Thursday’s career fair at Drexel University gave students a chance to have actual face time with more than 250 potential employers, something that’s fleeting in the internet age when first impressions are often made online.


Indego, Barnes Foundation Team Up Allows Chance To Ride Work Of Art

Officials with the Barnes Foundation and Indego say the main purpose of this collaboration is to get the community involved with and excited about both organizations.


Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Unveils New, State-Of-The-Art Welcome Center

On Monday, officials opened the Sidney Kimmel Welcome Center at Thomas Jefferson Hospital.


Fans Have High Hopes Despite End To Poor Phillies Season

The team finished with a winning percentage below .500, and they’re now looking for a new manager.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/01/2017

Franklin Institute Opening Terracotta Warrior Exhibit

A local museum gets a new exhibition that’s more than two millennia in the making.


Food Bank Of South Jersey Gets Helping Hand In Fight Against Hunger

The Food Bank of South Jersey is getting $30,000 check to purchase and transport food to the less fortunate.


Young Philly Students Receive Important Lesson On Fire Safety

The kindergarten, first and second-grade classes at Global Leadership Academy went on a “fire safety walking tour” Wednesday morning.


Abandoned Cemetery Gives Renewed Life To Inmates

A piece of history is helping local inmates change their future for the better.


Gwynedd Mercy University Raising Human Trafficking Awareness With Panel Discussion

One of the missions of Gwynedd Mercy University is to address issues facing women.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/24/2017

Unique Contest Determines How Bricklayers Stack Up Against Competition

Builders from all over the region gathered in Delaware County Thursday for a competition to see who could lay the most bricks.


Task Force One Receives Hero’s Welcome As They Return Home From Hurricane Relief

“It’s tiring being away from your family for a while,” said Rescue Team Manager Jim Kelly with the Philadelphia Fire Department

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/19/2017

Local Organizations Unite In Fight Against Suicide

Experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Jefferson Medical College, the City of Philadelphia and other organizations, gathered at CHOP Monday as they look to implement suicide prevention task forces.


Latino Economic Development Takes Center Stage At Annual Festival In North Philly

Since 1979, the La Feria del Barrio Festival has celebrated Latino culture by featuring live Latin music, dancing, food and crafts at a block party.


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Comcast Spectacor Announces Return Of Pro Lacrosse To Philly

Philadelphia sports fans are getting a new team they can cheer for.


Camden Academy Charter High School Cuts Ribbon On New State-Of-The-Art Facility

Camden Academy Charter High School is starting the new school year with a new $6 million building.


What You Need To Know To Protect Your Home From A Hurricane

Retro-fitting your home to withstand a hurricane may not be as hard as you may think.


Community College of Philadelphia Honors Lives Lost On 9/11

The Community College of Philadelphia honors local lives lost during the September 11 attacks.




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