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.


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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.


A stretch of Columbus Boulevard is now known as William Guarnere and Edward Heffron Memorial Boulevard. (Credit: Justin Udo)

Part Of Philly Roadway Renamed To Honor Local War Heroes

Part of Columbus Boulevard is now known as William Guarnere and Edward Heffron Memorial Boulevard.


Kyle Levonian offers free advice those who want it from his kiosk at 15th and JFK in Center City. (credit: Justin Udo)

Need Advice? Recent Temple Grad Offers It For Free

Philadelphians are getting some free advice from recent Temple University graduate Kyle Levonian about any problems they may have.


The battleship up close.
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Battleship New Jersey Celebrates 73rd Anniversary

For the last 15 years, the decommissioned battleship has sat in the Camden Waterfront, serving as a museum and memorial to the wars she served in and her veterans.


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DRPA Votes To Increase Salary of CEO, Union Workers

There may be a big raise on the way for the CEO of the Delaware River Port Authority and many of its workers.


Devin Bannerman, a senior at Roxborough High School, is an ambassador with Philadelphia Academies.  (credit: Justin Udo)

Annual Celebration Benefits Work Of Philadelphia Academies Inc.

An organization that helps high school students in Philadelphia prepare for their next stage in life held an event Monday night showcasing some success stories.


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Play About Trayvon Martin Debuts In Philadelphia

The poetic docudrama began Thursday night at The Freedom Theatre.


John McGrath, the executive baker at La Colombe. (credit: Justin Udo)

Popular Fishtown Café Gives Taste Of New Evening And Cocktail Menus

La Colombe Fishtown is known for its breads, pastries and coffee. But now they have coffee-infused rum and specialty cocktails made from rum that is distilled on site.


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World Renowned Pianist Gives Delaware Valley Kids A Chance To Play With Him On Stage

Dan Berkowitz with the Philadelphia Orchestra says this program helps inspire and motivate the kids taking part.


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Pennsylvania, New Jersey Among Worst States For Aging Americans, Study Finds

The study conducted by Caring.com used customer reviews of senior care facilities, AARP surveys and a host of other sources to rank the best and worst states for older Americans.


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New Exhibit At Philadelphia Zoo Encourages People To Interact For A Cause

A new exhibit comes to the Philadelphia Zoo, and people are being encouraged to interact with it.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/05/2016

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Temple Holds Mental Health Fair

Thursday’s Fair at Temple University focused on helping folks with Psychiatric Disabilities participate in recreational and physical activities.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/28/2016

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Free Library Of Philadelphia Kicks Off Its American Presidency Series

Wednesday’s lecture was the first of the Free Library of Philadelphia’s American presidency series.


Bernie Sanders watch party. (Photo credit: KYW's Justin Udo)

Bernie Sanders Election Night Watch Party Held In Old City

Senator Sanders did not win Pennsylvania, but his press secretary Simone Sanders says while campaigning in the commonwealth they were able to gain momentum that they want to use as they look forward to the next contest.



Young Students Learn About Voting Process By Helping Out On Election Day

Hundreds of high school students learning about the Democratic process are helping out at polling places across Philadelphia Tuesday.




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