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.


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.

KYW Newsradio 1060–12/25/2017

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.

KYW Newsradio 1060–12/17/2017

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.

KYW Newsradio 1060–12/15/2017

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.

KYW Newsradio 1060–12/12/2017

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.


Mayor’s Office Makes Push For More Pre-K Teachers

The office is now taking steps to make sure they have enough teachers to support the children entering the program.


Company Making Push For More Women In Cybersecurity Workforce

A local company makes a push to get more women into the cybersecurity workforce.


Philadelphia Celebrates Major Milestone In Solar Energy

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

KYW Newsradio 1060–12/05/2017

Philly School District Makes Push To Prepare Students For Digital Job Market

Computer science takes center stage, as the school district of Philadelphia looks to prepare its students for the digital job market.

KYW Newsradio 1060–12/05/2017

PAL Brings Holiday Cheer To Children Across Philadelphia

Carrying basketballs, footballs, board games and dolls, Santa Claus stopped by the Fairhill Police Athletic League on Monday to bring gifts to the boys and girls there.


Philadelphia Cyclists Ride To Honor One Of Their Own

Dozens of cyclists gathered at the Art Museum in a ride of remembrance for 24-year-old Emily Fredricks.


Students Relieve Finals Stress With Gingerbread House Contest

A gingerbread house contest, with a Philadelphia-centric theme, to help college students finish their semester on top.


Neighbors Hold Vigil For Homeless Man Beaten To Death By Group Of Teens

Friends, family, and community members gathered for a vigil Wednesday night at Loring and Erdlick Streets in Mayfair where Kevin Cullen was fatally beaten.


Officials: 11 Died From Drug Overdoses Over Thanksgiving Weekend In Delaware

On Tuesday, Governor Wolf stopped by the Independence Blue Cross Foundation in Philadelphia to talk about the state’s opioid epidemic.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/28/2017

Popular Christmas Tree Varieties In Short Supply

If you’re hoping to find that perfect Christmas tree, you might be disappointed.


Manna Delivers More Than 3,000 Thanksgiving Meals To Those Battling Life-Threatening Illnesses

A local group is making sure thousands of people with life-threatening illnesses are able to enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings, while in the comfort of the own homes.


West Philly Neighborhood Remembers One Of Their Own On Thanksgiving

A neighborhood comes together to morn the loss of one of their own, and honor him over a special thanksgiving dinner.


Art Museum, Parkway Get Festive Look With Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

Hundreds of people gathered at The Philadelphia Museum of Art to take part in the annual Christmas tree lighting.


Philadelphia Is Using Art As New Weapon In War Against Litter

A joint effort between the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and the Streets Department is looking to make sure more garbage, ends up in trash cans, by making them visually stimulating.


Supermarket Chain Teams With Community To Deliver Thanksgiving Dinner To Families In Need

Turkey, stuffing, potatoes and pie, are just part of the thousands of Thanksgiving dinners being distributed to people across Philadelphia.




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