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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 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.


Philly Non-Profit Is Helping People Get Back Into The Workforce

“When I came here, basically all I had was scrubs and sweats,” said event attendee Carolyn Day-Jamison.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/10/2017

Dog Day Afternoon At Chestnut Hill’s Petapalooza

The “dog days of summer” took on a new meaning in Chestnut Hill Sunday afternoon.


‘Play Philly’ Wants To Get Kids Up And Moving This Summer

Put down your video games, get off the couch, and get active!


Keystone State Boys Choir Brings Home History Lesson From Abroad

Over the last two-and-a-half weeks, the Keystone State Boys Choir toured Germany and the Czech Republic.


Despite Weather Many Found Themselves Loving July 4th Philly

In spite of the rain the show, as they say must go on, and so it did at the Ben Franklin parkway.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/04/2017

Annual Summer Meals Program Kicks Off In Philly

The Summer Meals program is open for all kids 18 years old and under, and household income does not matter.


‘Rising Stars’ Honored At KYW’s Annual Women’s Achievement Awards

KYW Newsradio celebrated it’s 8th annual Women’s Achievement Awards on Wednesday night, but this year, for the first time, women under 40 were highlighted as rising stars honorees.


Special Day For Some Of Philadelphia’s First Responders

One of those historic promotions was Crystal Yates who for the last 19-years, has worked as a Paramedic for the fire department. 

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/27/2017

Camden School Wins Grant For Fighting Childhood Obesity

“Honestly, I was completely shocked, said Cheryl Heatwool-Shank the Montessori lead teacher at Sacred Heart in Camden New Jersey.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/18/2017

College Courses Offered To Students At Camden Charter School

Senioritis will probably be a thing of the past for students at the LEAP Academy in Camden.


Philly Enters Competition For Who Has Best Tap Water

This week, the Pennsylvania Convention Center is playing host to American Water Works Association’s Annual Conference and Exposition.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/13/2017

Philly Students Beat The Heat With Early Dismissal

Many students at Kensington high say they are happy the district let them out at noon because they don’t think they could have made it.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/13/2017

Legislation In Texas Could Help Philly Host NFL Draft In 2018

Next month, lawmakers in Texas will vote on a bathroom bill similar to the one in that’s in place in North Carolina that does not allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice.


Philly Kicks Off Disability Pride Week With Flag Raising

It’s Disability Pride Week, a time to recognize Philadelphians with disabilities.


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Project U-Turn Revamping To Help More Local Students Graduate

The city of Philadelphia renews its commitment to help young Philadelphians graduate high school and pursue higher education.


Philadelphians Won’t Let Heat Stop Them From Enjoying Festivities

Philadelphians are not letting the high temps deter them from doing what needs to be done.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/11/2017

Officials Offer Advice On Avoiding Rip Currents This Summer

Rip currents at the Jersey Shore are causing a major concern for lifeguards and beach-goers.


Philadelphia Futures Graduates Celebrate Success

Some Philadelphia high school students who are beating the odds, celebrate taking the next step toward success.


SEPTA Announces Launch Of 9th Annual Stop Hunger At Your Station Campaign

SEPTA Announces Launch Of 9th Annual Stop Hunger At Your Station Campaign

SEPTA wants to derail hunger in the Delaware Valley, and the transit authority is moving in the direction to do just that.


City Gears Up For Immigrant Heritage Month

Philadelphia will observe the month by hosting an array of cultural learning activities and events.


Soccer Tournament Helping Unify Philadelphians Who Come From Across Globe

From September through November, Philadelphia residents who come from near and far will represent their native lands and as they compete in the second annual Philadelphia International Unity Cup.


Penn’s Landing Hosts Irish American Festival

The Festival, is part of the PECO Multicultural Series at Penn’s Landing.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/04/2017

Philly Students Learn From Cast Of ‘Motown’

Actors from the award-winning musical “Motown” shared some stage and life lessons to Philadelphia school students.


South Philly High School Students Get Big Reward For Work In Classroom

Tareeq “Black Thought” Trotter of the Roots surprised dozens of students at South Philadelphia High School Wednesday with tickets to his music group’s 10th annual festival.


Camden Gets Major Push To Go From Food Desert To Food Forest

Students at the LEAP Academy University Charter School in Camden are planting tomatoes, greens, peppers, watermelons and much more as part of an agricultural program.


Visually Impaired Students Get Hands-On Lesson In Gardening

Students at the Overbrook School for the Blind in Philadelphia got out of the classroom on Thursday.


Rutgers-Camden Graduate Gets Graduation Surprise

A mom graduating from Rutgers-Camden gets a special surprise that was thousands of miles in the making.


PHL Airport’s Potential Tower Move Could Means Increased Wage Taxes For Some Workers

A change in taxes may be on the way for air traffic control workers at Philadelphia International Airport.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/16/2017

Lawmakers Gather At PHL Airport For National Infrastructure Week

America’s infrastructure has a D+ grade, and is ranked 20th in the world according to the American Society of Engineers.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/15/2017

Second Victim Dies In New Jersey Crash Linked To Racing

Police in Gloucester County say a second person has died following a crash on the Black Horse Pike linked to possible racing.




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