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.


Fire ceremony

Philly Fire Department Christens New Fire Truck

A forgotten tradition is resurrected today as the Philadelphia fire department christens a new fire truck.


More than 1 thousand people gathered at Upper Moreland High School Tuesday night for a meeting concerning water contamination surrounding three current and former military facilities in Bucks and Montgomery Counties. Photo credit: KYW's Justin Udo

Montco Residents Raise Their Concerns Over Water Quality At Information Session

Residents say they’ve been dealing with contaminated water issues for years. And many came out to the meeting to voice their concerns.


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Philly’s Welcome America Festival Returns With Variety Of Family Events

This year’s festivities include family movie nights, citywide book readings at the 54 free libraries, as well as free museums days.


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Philly Burger Brawl Goes Beyond The Bun

Dozens of Philadelphia restaurants faced off for a good cause Sunday.


Officials with Penn Environment warn how the steady decline of bee colonies can impact your summer cookouts. (Credit: Justin Udo)

Summer BBQ’s Could BEE In Trouble If One Trend Continues

Officials with Penn Environment say beekeepers are losing 30-40% of all bee colonies each year.


CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 05:  Protestors demonstrate in front of the Bank of America Headquarters in uptown during the Democratic National Convention September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Police officers from around the country are in Charlotte to provide security for the Democratic National Convention whichbegan yesterday and runs through September 6.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

City Addresses Plans On How They Will Handle Peaceful Protest During DNC

The American Civil Liberties Union has some questions for the city of Philadelphia about protests during the upcoming Democratic National Convention.



Police Arrest Second Person In Connection To Fairmount Park Murder

Philadelphia Police Captain James Clark said Bryant was found face down with her hands handcuffed in the front.


Senator Bob Casey. (credit: CBS)

Casey Not Deterred By Senate’s Rejection Of Four Gun Control Bills

The U.S. Senate rejected four bills on Monday concerning gun control. But Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey is not giving up hope of getting gun legislation passed.


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NJ Officials Taking Proactive Fight Against Zika Virus

They want people who may be traveling to the Caribbean to be aware of Zika dangers there.


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Students Get Second Chance At High School Graduation

Kamiyyah Rayford from Philadelphia did her schooling with the Camelot Education program and is one of their Second Chance graduates.


Pride party at ICandy in Philadelphia's gayborhood. (Credit: Justin Udo)

Philadelphia Club Hosting Pride Party Ramps Up Security

ICandy took the necessary precautions to help keep their patrons safe.


Alex Scott: A Stand For Hope

Alex Scott: A Stand For Hope Telethon Helps Raise Money And Awareness On Child Cancer

“The money that people are donating is having a huge impact and it’s actually changing and saving lives.”


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Milton Street Announces He Is Running For Congress

Street has been in politics for decades.


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Man Charged With Attempted Rape For Alleged Sexual Assault In NE Phila.

A man has been charged in the alleged sexual assault of a woman behind a Wawa in Northeast Philadelphia, according to police.


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Bala Cynwyd Organization Uses Boxing To Fight Parkinson’s Disease

For years famed boxer Muhammad Ali was the face of Parkinson’s disease. Now a local organization is now using that sport to combat the illness.




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