Tim Jimenez

Tim JimenezTim Jimenez is a general assignment reporter at KYW Newsradio 1060.

Tim, a native of Lansdale, Pa., is a proud Temple University alumnus.

He began his career as an intern at NBC 10 in the consumer alert department. From there he came to KYW Newsradio in October 2007 as a desk assistant / service aide while finishing his senior year at Temple.

His first shot at on-air work for KYW Newsradio was for a restaurant podcast for Hearphilly.com.   “Eat Like A Native” explored some of the hidden food gems in Philadelphia.

Eventually he worked his way up to become a morning drive writer, web editor, and reporter in October 2010.

Tim is a huge sports fan, basketball in particular. He considers himself to be a hoops junkie/historian and to this day works on perfecting his jump shot.

He also does color commentary for Philadelphia University men’s and women’s basketball.  In 2011 and 2012 he was a play-by-play announcer for the Reebok Breakout Challenge, which showcased some of the best high school basketball players in the country.

Connect with Tim Jimenez on Twitter: @TimJimenezKYW

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12-year-old India Nelson prepares to board a bus for her school trip down south (credit: Tim Jimenez)

History Class On The Road For Group Of Philadelphia Sixth Graders

A group of students from Global Leadership Academy Charter School hit the road Sunday for a week-long trip down south to bring civil rights history to life.

13 hours ago

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Police Investigate Shooting Death Of High School Football Star In Camden

Authorities are searching for the gunman who shot and killed 18-year-old Jameer Bullard, who was found early Saturday morning lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound in the 1200 block of Mechanic Street in Camden.

17 hours ago

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 26: Bryant Jennings punches Mike Perez during their WBC Heavyweight title eliminator bout at Madison Square Garden on July 26, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

From The Federal Reserve Bank To Madison Square Garden, A Philadelphia Boxer Fights For A World Championship

Madison Square Garden’s bright lights will be shining down on North Philly’s own Bryant Jennings, the underdog in a world heavyweight title match against Wladimir Klitschko.

04/24/2015

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Philly Bike Share Program Shifts Into Gear

Philly’s bike share program officially gets rolling this afternoon.

04/23/2015

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Philadelphia Group Lobbies Pa. Legislators For Fair Funding For Public Schools

Hopping on a bus parked on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the fifty men and women say they are young professionals rallying for fair education funding for Philadelphia schools.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

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On Earth Day, Local Environmentalist Discusses Present, Future State Of Our Planet

It is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day and an area environmental leader is reflecting on the strides made in protecting the planet through the years along with the major issues like climate change that still need to be addressed.

04/22/2015

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Philadelphia Woman Accused Of Abandoning Quadriplegic Son In Woods Faces Extradition

Forty-one-year-old Nyia Parler is in police custody in Montgomery County, Maryland where she is due in court — and today Philadelphia police will find out if they’re bringing her back to town to face charges.

04/21/2015

Participants of the 20th Annual Donor Dash. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

A Celebration Of Life At The 20th Annual Donor Dash

Among those at the event was Melissa Coleman from Devon, who got a new kidney seven years ago.

04/19/2015

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Man Surrenders To Police After Barricade Situation West Philadelphia

Police say it all started around 2 a.m. near 48th and Parrish Streets in the Mill Creek section of the city.

04/13/2015

Recruits getting on their DC bound buses at the Philadelphia Police Academy in the Northeast. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Philadelphia Police Recruits Leave For Holocaust Museum Trip

Sergeant David Lee says the recruits are taught ethics here at the Police Academy, but this trip expands on that — sometimes leaving these men and women speechless.

04/07/2015

Mayor Nutter and city law enforcement officials marked the end of a 30-day mourning period for Sgt. Robert Wilson III. (credit: CBS)

Official Monthlong Mourning Period Ends For Slain Philadelphia Police Officer

Mayor Nutter and city law enforcement officials today marked the end of a 30-day mourning period for Sgt. Robert Wilson III, killed last month in the line of the duty.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/06/2015

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Motorcyclist Leads Police On Chase In Montgomery County

A motorcyclist is now in custody after leading police on a chase on the Schuylkill Expressway overnight.

04/05/2015

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Study Says Philadelphians Spend Nearly Three Days A Year Stuck In Traffic

The navigation company TomTom released its annual Traffic Index report, measuring the impact traffic congestion has on over 200 cities around the world.

03/31/2015

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First Week Of SEPTA Bus Safety Pilot Program Launches, 12 Buses Equipped With New Tech

Septa’s manager of operational safety Ed Abel Jr. says the alerts work with no extra steps needed from bus drivers.

03/18/2015

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Police: Man Shoots Neighbor As Simmering Feud Turns Violent In Upper Darby

SWAT Teams surrounded an Upper Darby home after authorities say a man barricaded himself after shooting his neighbor.

03/16/2015

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