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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.


Maurice Hines holds auditions in Philly for his new musical (credit: Justin Udo)

Tap Dancing Legend Comes To Philly To Find Dancers For New Musical

Maurice Hines, the brother of the late Gregory Hines, has a new musical “Tappin’ Thru Life” that aims to tell his story through dance.


Vice President Joe Biden was honored by the World Affairs Council  in Philadelphia. (Credit: Justin Udo)

Biden Honored For Work In Fight Against Cancer

The Vice President lost his son, Beau, to cancer last year.


Photo credit: KYW's Justin Udo

Police Officers Promote Public Safety And Community Engagement Through National ‘Night Out’ Night

At the national night out party there was food, games, music and even a mini parade, featuring police officers and other first responders.


Two organ donor application leaflets are shown in London to illustrate the current moves by the British Government to propose a way to tackle the current organ shortage, 16 January 2008. Under the suggested plans, 14 recommendations will be proposed to boost donation by 50 percent within five years, creating 24-hour organ retrieval teams and employing twice as many transplant coordinators but stopping short of the previously suggested idea of "presumed consent" rather than opting in to the system.  AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Organization Aims To Attract More Minority Organ Donors

Howard’s stomach, pancreas, and intestines also started to fail, and she started to lose hope…


(credit: Kim Glovas)

Black Men For Bernie Condemns Dems, Clinton During Rally In Center City

An organization known as Black Men for Bernie held a protest rally Thursday afternoon in Center City Philadelphia.


(credit: Justin Udo)

Officials In Philly Hold Forum On Revitalizing Urban America

Pennsylvania State Senator Vincent Hughes hosted the conference which took place Wednesday morning in Center City.


Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross addresses the media. (credit: Justin Udo)

Philly Police On Alert After Remaining Charges Are Dropped In Freddie Gray Case

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross says his officers already have their hands full, but they’re on alert for any other kinds of protests.


(Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Heat Brings New Challenges During DNC Protest For Philadelphia Police Officers

The heat is proving to be a formidable foe for Philadelphia police officers patrolling the streets during Democratic National Convention protests.


Chris Christie

Gov. Christie Vetoes Gas Tax Bill

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie vetoed a bill aimed at raising the gas tax by 23 cents.


Protesters conduct a sit-in underneath the Mississippi state flag, which features the Confederate flag, demanding its removal during a protest at the 2016 Democratic National Convention on Monday, July 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  / AFP / Patrick T. Fallon        (Photo credit should read PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP/Getty Images)

Mississippi Flag Removed From Avenue Of The States After Complaints

After complaints and protests were made over a controversial state flag that was flown on Broad Street, Philadelphia officials decided to remove it.



Union Commentator Pleads Guilty In Fraud Case

A soccer commentator for the Philadelphia Union pleads guilty to defrauding a pharmaceutical company out of nearly $500,000, and causing more than $3.5 million in damages.


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2 Women Found Dead In NE Philadelphia Hotel

Police say Sunday afternoon they found the bodies of two people at the Roosevelt Motor Inn.


(File Photo Credit: Paul Gluck)

Website Aims To Ease Traffic Woes During DNC

PennDOT has launched a website hoping to help drivers maneuver through Philadelphia.


(credit: Justin Udo)

Journalists, Police Get First Amendment Crash Course Ahead Of DNC

Experts give journalists a crash course on their First Amendment rights of covering a protest during the Democratic National Convention set to take place later this month in Philadelphia.


(credit: Justin Udo)

Protests In Philadelphia Continue For 6th Straight Day

Protesters marched the streets of Philadelphia Monday evening for the sixth straight day taking a stand against police brutality.




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