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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.


Devin Bannerman, a senior at Roxborough High School, is an ambassador with Philadelphia Academies.  (credit: Justin Udo)

Annual Celebration Benefits Work Of Philadelphia Academies Inc.

An organization that helps high school students in Philadelphia prepare for their next stage in life held an event Monday night showcasing some success stories.


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Play About Trayvon Martin Debuts In Philadelphia

The poetic docudrama began Thursday night at The Freedom Theatre.


John McGrath, the executive baker at La Colombe. (credit: Justin Udo)

Popular Fishtown Café Gives Taste Of New Evening And Cocktail Menus

La Colombe Fishtown is known for its breads, pastries and coffee. But now they have coffee-infused rum and specialty cocktails made from rum that is distilled on site.


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World Renowned Pianist Gives Delaware Valley Kids A Chance To Play With Him On Stage

Dan Berkowitz with the Philadelphia Orchestra says this program helps inspire and motivate the kids taking part.


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Pennsylvania, New Jersey Among Worst States For Aging Americans, Study Finds

The study conducted by used customer reviews of senior care facilities, AARP surveys and a host of other sources to rank the best and worst states for older Americans.


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New Exhibit At Philadelphia Zoo Encourages People To Interact For A Cause

A new exhibit comes to the Philadelphia Zoo, and people are being encouraged to interact with it.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/05/2016

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Temple Holds Mental Health Fair

Thursday’s Fair at Temple University focused on helping folks with Psychiatric Disabilities participate in recreational and physical activities.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/28/2016

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Free Library Of Philadelphia Kicks Off Its American Presidency Series

Wednesday’s lecture was the first of the Free Library of Philadelphia’s American presidency series.


Bernie Sanders watch party. (Photo credit: KYW's Justin Udo)

Bernie Sanders Election Night Watch Party Held In Old City

Senator Sanders did not win Pennsylvania, but his press secretary Simone Sanders says while campaigning in the commonwealth they were able to gain momentum that they want to use as they look forward to the next contest.



Young Students Learn About Voting Process By Helping Out On Election Day

Hundreds of high school students learning about the Democratic process are helping out at polling places across Philadelphia Tuesday.


Photo by: KYW's Justin Udo)

Medical Marijuana Businesses Expected To Grow Throughout PA

Medical marijuana is now legal in Pennsylvania, and that means new job opportunities for people looking to get started in the business.


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Renown Children’s Book Author Helps Bring Life To New Library

A beloved children’s book author whose work is on permanent display in Philadelphia helps bring life to a new library.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/21/2016

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Mixed Reaction From Eagles Fans Over Trade With Browns

The Philadelphia Eagles have traded away five draft picks to move up to the second overall spot in this year’s NFL draft. Now, Fans across the city are talking about the controversial move.


Ted Cruz at the National Constitution Center (credit: Justin Udo)

Ted Cruz Likens Himself To Bernie Sanders While Campaigning In Philadelphia

GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz is stomping for votes in Pennsylvania, and he started Tuesday night with an event in Philadelphia.


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Local, State Officials Take Closer Look At Latino Voters In Philadelphia

City and state officials gathered for a town hall meeting Wednesday night to discuss Latino voters in Philadelphia.




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