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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Marathon Film Session Means Little Sleep For Some Star Wars Fanatics

Some diehards are dedicating their entire day to the new movie.


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Police Search For Hit-Run Driver Who Ran Down Officer In Grays Ferry

It happened just after 6:30 p.m. Monday as police were responding to a report of an armed man near 27th and Sears Streets.



Street Renamed In Honor Of Overbrook Church’s Founder

A stretch of road in Philadelphia’s Overbrook neighborhood has been renamed in honor of the founder of a church now celebrating its 65th Anniversary.


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Early Morning For Parade Volunteers In Center City

For these volunteers, their Thanksgiving Day starts while most are in bed. Many of the volunteers gathered in center city around 4:00 a.m. preparing the floats for their stroll through Philadelphia.


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Report Ranks Worst Traffic Bottlenecks In The Country

A new report from the American Highway Users Alliance called “Unclogging America’s Arteries” ranks the 50 worst traffic bottlenecks in the country.


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Search Intensifies For Cheltenham Native, Maryland College Student Who May Have Gun

Classes are canceled at a small college in Maryland for a third straight day because of a missing student, a Cheltenham native, who may be armed, officials say.


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Study: Coffee Drinking Linked To Longer Life

It shows that regular coffee drinkers have a lower risk of early death.


Jack Tomarchio, principal at Agoge Group, a national security consulting firm in Wayne, Pa. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Former Homeland Security Official Talks About Not Being Fearful And The Value Of Vigilance Following Paris Attack

Jack Tomarchio is former deputy undersecretary for intelligence in Homeland Security.


Senator Bob Casey serves free breakfast to homeless veterans in North Philadelphia on Veterans Day. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Senator Casey Helps Serve Breakfast To Those Who Served Our Country

Dozens of homeless veterans received a free breakfast Wednesday morning in North Philadelphia. Senator Bob Casey manned the griddle, dished out pancakes and offered his thanks.


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Montgomery County Man Wins World Series Of Poker, Millions

Joe McKeehen cashed out with $7.7 million. The 24-year-old North Wales native took home the top prize at the tournament finale in Las Vegas Tuesday night.


New Temple University signage on the southbound side of Cecil B. Moore station. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Temple Fox School Of Business Ranked 8th For Entrepreneurship

Fox School Dean Dr. Moshe Porat says they’ve been ranked before but not like this.


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Pa. Residents Questioning Potential Sales Tax Increase

In Fort Washington, Mary Ann from Horsham is not liking a potential sales tax jump to 7.25 percent


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Investigators Search For Cause Of Suspicious Fires In Gloucester County

The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office says fire broke out at a house on Mansion Avenue on the nights of October 30 and November 7.


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Walk To End Alzheimer’s Held At Citizens Bank Park

The annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s took place at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday morning.


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Crews Put Out Fire At Popular Center City Restaurant

Crews put out a kitchen fire in a Center City skyscraper early Sunday morning.




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