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.


Black Pride Weekend Helps City Mend Fences With Minority LGBTQ Community

Discrimination from establishments in the Gayborhood is an issue minorities in the LGBTQ community have faced for years.


Former Eagles Bring Draft Weekend To CHOP

A few former Philadelphia Eagles players bring some of the NFL Draft festivities from the Parkway to sick kids stuck in the hospital during the big event.


Anti-Semitic Crime Numbers Surge, Philly Expert Weighs In On Why

From tombstone vandalism, to harassment, and threats Anti-Semitic hate crimes in Pennsylvania and New Jersey see a double digit surge according to a national audit.


State Of The Art Senior Rec Center Opens In North Philadelphia

A Central North Philadelphia ribbon cutting, nearly two decades in the making, gives senior citizens a recreation center to finally call their own.


Young Students Paint Mural To Highlight Child Abuse Prevention

Some of Philadelphia’s littlest residents learned a big lesson by designing and painting their own community mural as part of the Painting For Prevention Project.


Dozens Gather For Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony

A day to remember the people who died in the Holocaust, and those who survived.


PA Lawmakers Discuss Future Of Philly Stop-And-Go Stores

Stop-and-go’s are usually corner stores or gas stations that have liquor or restaurant licenses.


Thousands Expected For Philly ‘March For Science’

A march in the name of science is slated to take over the streets of Center City Philadelphia on Saturday as part of a World Earth Day celebration.


15th Annual Human Services Foundation Spring Gala Held In East Norriton

A caravan of limousines dropped off many of the people participating in the 15th annual Human Services Foundation Spring Gala at a ball room in East Norriton.


Country Life Comes To Philadelphia, All In The Name Of Education

Some city kids get a feel for country life, all in the name of education as Spring is sheep shearing season where their wool is cut, and put to use.


Nine-Year-Old Helps Kids At CHOP Have A Happy Easter

A nine-year-old Philadelphia boy is dedicating his time and money to help kids going through a tough time have a happy Easter.


Kenney Hears Feedback On How Returning Citizens Can Adjust To Life After Prison

A conversation held Wednesday evening at a Center City law firm focused on how Philadelphia can become a national leader in prison reform and reentry.


Summer-Like Temps Brought Everyone Out In Rittenhouse Square

For many of the people who have been trapped between home and work barely getting a chance to take in the sun, they are hoping Tuesday was the start of warmer things to come.


Brandywine Valley SPCA Saves Dozens Of Animals From Puerto Rico

During Operation Breathing Room more than 200 cats and dogs were rescued from Puerto Rico.


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.




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