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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FIFA spokesman Walter De Gregorio gives a press conference at the FIFA headquarters, on May 27, 2015 in Zurich. Swiss police on Wednesday raided a Zurich hotel to detain six top football officials as part of a US investigation into tens of millions of dollars of bribes paid to sport leaders, Swiss authorities and media reports said. (Credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

FIFA Corruption Charges Leave Soccer Fans Stunned

Fans have made such allegations against FIFA for years, and many in the soccer world did not see this coming at all.

05/27/2015

(Democratic mayoral candidate Lynne Abraham and presumed GOP nominee Melissa Murray Bailey, who is unopposed, arrive to vote at the same time in Society Hill.   Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Mayoral Candidates Cast Their Votes In Philadelphia

The two candidates first to vote were former judge Nelson Diaz in Chestnut Hill and State Senator Anthony Hardy Williams at Anderson Elementary in Cobbs Creek.

05/19/2015

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Annual Philly-to-DC Fallen Officer Run Bypassing Riot-Torn Baltimore This Year

Usually, the Law Enforcement Memorial Run, a 142-mile trip from Philly to DC, has a stop in Baltimore along the way. Not this year, organizers say.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/12/2015

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Shots Fired Following Large Brawl In Darby Borough

Police say a man fired multiple rounds during a huge fight that broke out in Darby Borough Sunday evening.

05/10/2015

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New Jersey Could Soon Be Only State To Enforce Complete Self-Serve Gas Pumping Ban

Legislation on the west coast could leave New Jersey in a class of its own when it comes to banning drivers from pumping their own gas.

05/07/2015

A residential area at West Graisbury and West Atlantic Avenues where 36 year old Christopher Dean was found about a month ago. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Family Of Hit And Run Victim Returns To The Scene, Looking For Information

It was here nearly a month ago that 36-year-old Christopher Dean was found on the side of the road. He was taken to the hospital where he died. That was the night of April 9th.

05/05/2015

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.

04/26/2015

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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.

04/26/2015

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

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