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 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.

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Many residents voiced their concerns at a meeting on Wednesday evening. (Credit: Justin Udo)

Proposed Development Of Asbestos Waste Site Has Montco Residents Concerned

A ten-acre asbestos waste site in Ambler is the place where an apartment complex is set to be built.

04/02/2015

File Photo (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Registration Now Open For One Of Philadelphia’s Biggest Races

Registration opened at midnight for this year’s Philadelphia Marathon.

04/01/2015

Fake spiders are one of many pranks you could see on April Fools' Day (Credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

April Fools! Local Expert Weighs In On Pros And Cons Of Pulling A Prank

Today is April 1st, otherwise known as April Fools’ Day. But is it a good idea to prank someone?

04/01/2015

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Local College Offers Students Classes Online Or In Person From Meeting-To-Meeting

Some colleges offer courses online, some offer them in person, but Peirce College is looking to change that format altogether.

03/28/2015

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Trial Ordered for Man Charged With 2 Pennypack Park Rapes

Investigators say in August 2010 and again in August 2011, suspect Robert Palen picked up women in the area of Torresdale and Longshore Avenues and offered them a ride home.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

Chris Christie, in file photo. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/ Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Says Sen. Cruz’s Annoucement Won’t Affect His Own Decision

Christie says he’s still weighing the pros and cons of running for President.

03/24/2015

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Civic Leaders From Around The Region Give A Helping Hand To The Homeless

Today leaders from across the region are reaching out to the homeless in observance of Oscar Romero Day of Commitment.

03/23/2015

(credit: Justin Udo/KYW)

Phila. School District Implements New Plan Aimed At Improving Early Childhood Education

The School District of Philadelphia is launching city wide literacy programs aimed at students from pre-K through 4th grade.

03/18/2015

(credit: Justin Udo/KYW)

Members Of Russian Punk Band Discuss Art, Activism During Philadelphia Visit

Russian activists and punk rockers were in Philadelphia Tuesday night talking about art and activism.

03/17/2015

File photo: Social Security check. (Credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Woman Accused Of Collecting Dead Child’s Social Security Benefits

Authorities say Nakia Calicat’s daughter received Social Security from infancy to age 3, but when the young girl died in 2010, Calicat continued to collect her Social Security checks for four years.

03/17/2015

(Photo by Justin Udo)

Center City Conference Allows Regional Planners To Compare Notes on Community-Building

Barry Seymour, with the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, says the one-day conference was designed to give helpful information to planners and developers of more than 350 communities around the region.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/12/2015

(credit: Justin Udo/KYW)

Police Athletic League Of Philadelphia Helps Hundreds Of Local Teens Get Ready For The Prom

The prom boutique let more than 200 girls take their pick of new and gently used dresses.

03/10/2015

Missing flyer for Cayman Naid (Credit: John McDevitt)

Suicide Prevention Advocate Coaches Parents On Warning Signs

Catherine Siciliano with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in Philadelphia says too often students feel bogged down with school work, extra-curricular activities and their personal life.

03/10/2015

'Brewer's Plate' attendees sample local products. (Credit: Justin Udo)

‘Brewer’s Plate’ Brings Together Local Restaurants And Breweries

Dozens of local breweries and restaurants paired up at the Kimmel Center Sunday afternoon for an event helping a local non-profit.

03/09/2015

(Photo by Justin Udo)

In South Philadelphia, Neighbors Help Neighbors Deal With Late-Winter Snowfall

Once the snow started coming down, people across the Delaware Valley were out shoveling, trying to keep up with it.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/05/2015

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