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.


Demonstrators Protest Philly GOP Retreat, Shutting Down Market Street Near City Hall

On Tuesday night, dozens of people gathered for the Queer Rager GOP protest on the corner of 12th and Market.


Philadelphia Freedoms Move To St. Joe’s

A change of venue for a popular Philadelphia sports team.


Local Non-Profit Gets Boost From McDonald’s

A local non-profit with a focus on giving back, gets a gift to help them move forward.


Open Tryout Gives Athletes Chance To Score Spot On Philadelphia Soul

More than 150 players made their way to the NovaCare Complex Sunday morning to compete for a chance to play for the AFL’s Philadelphia Soul.


Inauguration Protests Taking Place Throughout Philadelphia

Civil dissent is on the top of the list for many political action groups across the country on Friday, in the wake of President-elect Donald Trump’s Inauguration.


Meeting Between Local Law Enforcement, Community Leaders Aims To Combat Hate Crimes

Local law enforcement officials met with leaders from more than 150 community groups Wednesday evening at the National Constitution Center to discuss tackling hate crimes.


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Panel Discussion Gives Outlook On Trump’s First 100 Days In Office

The National Constitution Center played host to a panel of political experts who pontificated on what the our nation’s next president has waiting for him after he takes the oath of office.


Thousands March Through Old City To Honor MLK Day

The March for a Better America started at the slave quarters memorial on Independence Mall and ended at Mother Bethel AME Church.


Protesters And Politicians Defend ACA At North Philadelphia Rally

Right now the Affordable Care Act provides more than 700 thousand Pennsylvanians with health insurance.


Protesters Gather To Ask For Minimum Wage Increase

About a half-dozen people stood in front of the Labor Department building asking for an increase to the national minimum wage, from $7.25 an hour to $15 an hour.


City Honors Late Joe Frazier With 73rd Birthday Celebration

Family, friends and supporters of Frazier held a celebration for the former world champion at City Hall by honoring championship youth football teams, boxing coaches and boxing judges.


Tom Wolf Defends Affordable Care Act At Philadelphia Town Hall

Many Congressional leaders say after repealing the Affordable Care Act, it may take months or years to replace it.


Organizers Gear Up For March In Philly Highlighting Women’s Rights

The Woman’s March on Philadelphia takes place on January 21, the day after President-elect Donald Trump is sworn into office.


Temple Fans React To Bowl Loss

Temple Alumni and some current students met up at Masters Bar & Restaurant in North Philadelphia to watch the Owls take on the Demon Deacons in the Military Bowl.


Hundreds Gather For Hanukkah Parade And Menorah Lighting

More than 200 cars paraded down Market Street with menorahs on their roofs as on-lookers danced and sang songs in celebration of The Jewish Festival of Lights.


Thousands Gather For Annual Delaware River Crossing Re-enactment

A Christmas tradition that honors America’s roots.


Pastor Sets Out To Make All Americans Feel Welcome

His brightly colored lawn signs say “no matter where you’re from we’re glad you’re our neighbor.”


Vigil Held To Remember Homeless, Formerly Homeless Philadelphians Who Died In 2016

Dozens of people gathered with candles and remembrance signs Wednesday evening at Thomas Paine Plaza in Center City to honor homeless and formerly homeless Philadelphians who passed away this past year.


Camden Police Officers Spread Christmas Cheer To Local Children

Officers even dressed up as Santa and Mrs. Clause and took pictures with the children.


Families Lose Homes, Cherished Dog As Fire Rips Through NE Philadelphia Duplex

Two families are displaced and a beloved pet is dead after a fire rips through a duplex in North East Philadelphia.


Citizens Bank Employees Pack Needed Care Packages For Local Residents

On Thursday Citizens Bank employees gave some special Christmas care packages to dozens of families in need.


Rowan University’s Engineering Clinic Project Takes Flight

Students took part in a competition Monday where they constructed paper helicopters and dropped them from the balcony of the Rowan Hall atrium to see whose could stay in the air the longest.



Local Pop Warner Football Team Brings Home National Championship… Again

The raiders won their championship game against the Santa Clara lions 42-0.


Camden Police Expand Kindergarten Reading Program

A big step forward for community policing in Camden County.


Campbell’s, Salvation Army Join Forces For Camden Holiday Dinner

Two local organizations team up to host a holiday dinner for more than 300 residents in Camden.


Philadelphia Gets Its First Vertical Neighborhood

The 830,000 square-foot FMC Tower in University City is the new home of a luxury hotel and apartment hybrid.


Eagles Host Competition Combining Football With Robots

Students from four different high schools gathered at the Nova Care Center as robots that their groups constructed competed in agility, throwing accuracy, and kicking drills.


Toll Bros. Hopes To Double Height Of Planned Jewelers Row Condo Project

Toll Brothers is hoping to double in height its plan Jewelers Row condo project.


Local Standing Rock Supporters Positive, But Cautious About Pipeline Halt

Despite the move, a pipeline protest went on as scheduled Sunday night in Philadelphia.




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