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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Some gathered outside the GameStop where officer Robert Wilson III was shot and killed last week to pay tribute. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Owners of Store Where Phila. Police Officer Killed Puts Major Muscle Into Fundraising Effort

Officials with the GameStop game retailer are joining the effort to collect money for the fallen officer’s family.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/12/2015

Penndot truck gets loaded with rock salt in file photo. (credit: Mike DeNardo)

No Rest For The Salt Trucks

Crews have been out cleaning up the snow, ice and slush from yesterday, and they won’t get too much of a break, with a forecasted four-plus inches of snow on the horizon.

03/04/2015

(Credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

Two Alarm Blaze Burns Through Historic Hainesport Church

Around 3 a.m. Tuesday morning, a fire was reported at the Easton Bible Church.

03/03/2015

(File photo. Credit: CBS)

Road Crews Prepare For Latest Winter Storm

Road crews were back at it again Sunday preparing for yet another round of snow, sleet and freezing rain expected to makes it way across the Philadelphia region.

03/01/2015

(credit: Camden County Police)

Police Searching For Cop Impersonator In Camden

Police are searching for a man accused of impersonating a police officer inside a Camden, New Jersey convenience store.

03/01/2015

(credit: CBS)

Road Crews Work To Prevent Refreezing, Urge Residents To Shovel

Temperatures were up Sunday but were expected to slide back down at night. That had road crews working to prevent a big refreeze and officials in Philadelphia asking residents to do their part.

02/22/2015

Cole Hamels #35 of the Philadelphia Phillies delivers a pitch against the Cincinnati Reds during the first inning in a game at Citizens Bank Park. (Credit:  Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Phils Ace Hamels OK With Moving On; Fans OK With That

Spring training is here, and Phillies ace Cole Hamels is ready to go — not just on the mound, but elsewhere.

02/19/2015

The frozen, fire ravaged building in West Philadelphia. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

New Information Released On Frozen West Philly Building Headed For Demolition

Deputy Mayor for Public Safety Everett Gillison says the building’s owner is cooperating and they hired a demolition company.

02/18/2015

Photo of a AAA Mid Atlantic truck. (Credit: Tim JImenez/KYW)

AAA Mid Atlantic Reports Nearly 3,200 Roadside Assistance Requests On Monday

The wicked cold and the snow means an increased chance of encountering problems on the roads, and it’s always best to be ready for the worst.

02/17/2015

(The Wilmington Blue Rocks' web site was offering opening-day tickets for 4 cents each.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Temperature-Based Promotion Sends Baseball Ticket Prices To Rock Bottom in Wilmington

A President’s Day promotion for the Wilmington Blue Rocks said that tickets would go on sale at a price based on this morning’s outdoor temperature in Wilmington.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/16/2015

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Double Check Your Lottery Tickets; Billions In Unclaimed Prizes Each Year

You could be throwing money away if you don’t check your lottery tickets. Believe it or not, lottery officials say each year, $2-billion in prize money is left unclaimed.

02/12/2015

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Powerball Jackpot Stands At $500 Million

The Powerball jackpot stands at $500 million dollars.

02/11/2015

(Credit: KHOU-TV)

Flight From Philadelphia Makes Emergency Landing In Houston

All 52 passengers and four crew members got off the plane on the tarmac.

02/10/2015

(Photo from Lancaster County Prison)

Authorities: Boyfriend Of Millersville Student Found Dead In Dorm Charged With Homicide

Police say the dead woman’s boyfriend had blood on his face, hands, and jeans, a cut on his forehead, his shirt ripped, and scratches on his chest when they arrived.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/09/2015

(credit: CBS 3)

Three Hospitalized in Four-Car Crash on Rt. 73 in South Jersey

Three people were taken to the hospital in a four-car accident Monday morning in Maple Shade, NJ.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/09/2015

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