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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.


Thousands Celebrate Japanese Culture At Annual Cherry Blossom Festival

This year marked the 20th annual Philadelphia Cherry Blossom Festival.


Philly Basketball Legend Dawn Staley Receives Warm Welcome Home

A member of Philadelphia basketball royalty got a homecoming fit for a queen.


Camden County High School Students Honored For Their Community Work

More than 200 seniors from schools all over the county were honored Wednesday night at the 19th annual Best of the Class Awards.


Experts Say A 10-Second Hug Has Surprising Health Benefits

Today is National Hug a news person day, so KYW’s Justin Udo set out to see if Philadelphians would show a news guy some love.


Multi-Million Dollar Renovation Project Begins At Dobbins High School

One of Philadelphia’s historic school buildings is getting a multi-million dollar facelift.


Philly Hoops Legend Dawn Staley Adds National Championship To Her Résumé

On Sunday night, Staley won an NCAA National Championship as the head coach of the South Carolina women’s basketball team.


Philadelphians Help Feed Neighbors In Need

For the last 17 years, volunteers with the Jewish Relief Agency have spent one Sunday a month preparing boxes of food, and delivering them to the less fortunate.


Local Expert Says Trump’s Climate Regulations May Set Public Health Back 50 Years

A local expert weighs in on President Trump’s orders to curb government enforcement of climate regulations.


Special Ceremony Helps Philly Get Early Start To Jazz Appreciation Month

‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ band director John Batiste was honored at City Hall Monday for his music and the outreach work he has done in Philadelphia.


‘Game Of Thrones’ Making Impact On Swordplay Classes In West Philadelphia

Some of the sword fighting that’s seen on the hit HBO medieval fantasy drama can be seen Sunday mornings at Clark Park.


Temple Takes Steps To Develop A More Well-Rounded Student Athlete

They’re currently hosting a conference with other schools to discuss how they can do that.


‘Very Shocking!’: Former Philly DA Reacts To Charges Against Seth Williams

Former district attorney Lynne Abraham did not mince words when asked what she thinks should be the current DA’s next move.


‘We Are Not Fixed’: Neighbors Frustrated As Large Sinkhole Remains In Fishtown Street

A water main break in Philadelphia’s Fishtown neighborhood has left the street divided and residents worried about its future.


Some NFL Alumni Helped Teach Kids Life Skills Through Cooking

NFL alumni team up, to teach kids life skills, by cooking some tasty meals.


Cuts To Visa Program Could Impact Delaware Valley

On April 3rd, the government will start accepting yearly petitions for a special work visa, but immigration fears stemming from the Trump administration are worrying applicants.


Law Firm Hosts March Madness Party, For A Good Cause

Dozens of people packed into the Crystal Tea Room at the Wanamaker Building for the 15th annual Zarwin Baum March Madness party.


Malvern Prep Students Learn To Grow Business, Give Back To Community

On Wednesday, Students from Malvern Prep presented their business ideas to a panel at University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Business School.


Winter Storm Causes Major Headache For Travelers At Philly Airport

The winter storm brought, snow, sleet wind and delays to airports across the country — and Philadelphia International was no exception.


PECO Crews Gear Up For Impending Snow Storm

PECO officials say over the past few days they’ve been readying vehicles, preparing staffing plans and securing extra resources.


Sen. Casey Holds Philly Town Hall To Discuss Medicare, Russia

Sen. Bob Casey held a town hall meeting discussing issues, such as Medicare, and Russia’s involvement with the United States election.


Flower Show Experts Offer Tips For Home Gardeners As Winter Storm Approaches

The annual Philadelphia Flower Show is underway — and experts at the event are offering words of warning for gardeners excited to get out and get their hands dirty.


North Philly Students Turn Garbage Into Cutting-Edge Clothing

A group of local students learned that one person’s trash is another person’s treasure.


Protesters In South Jersey Take Fight To Save ACA To Steps Of Their Congressman

Protesters in New Jersey gathered in front of Congressman Tom MacArthur’s office Wednesday night urging him to vote in favor of keeping the Affordable Care Act intact.


Protesters Voice Displeasure With Sen. Toomey Outside CBS Philly Studios

About a half dozen protesters lined up in front of the KYW/CBS3 studios to voice their dismay with the senator as he made his way into the building.


Living Organ Donors Honored During ‘Gift Of Life’ Ceremony

Dozens of organ donors and recipients attended the Gifts of Life, Acts of Love program on Sunday in King of Prussia.


Philadelphia Students Take Part In Chess Competition

Dozens of Philadelphia school students competed for the title of city chess champion.


Hundreds Attend ‘Stand Against Hate’ Rally Held At Independence Mall

This is in response to vandalism of the Mount Carmel Jewish Cemetery in Philadelphia’s Wissinoming section.


Future Of U.S., China Relations Takes Center Stage In Philadelphia

He says he thinks both countries can work together to promote a bilateral relationship to a new high level.


Biden Visits UPenn For Panel Discussion On Cancer Treatment

Former vice president Joe Biden spoke Tuesday on a panel at the University of Pennsylvania about the importance of the Affordable Care Act when it comes to treating cancer.


Philadelphia Kicks Off Annual ‘TreePhilly’ Program

The city of Philadelphia kicked off its yearly free tree program on Monday as a part of an endeavor to spruce up yards around the region.




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