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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One-Third Of SEPTA’s Market-Frankford Rail Cars Pulled Off Tracks

“We normally have 144 cars in service for the regular morning rush hour. We’re 40 short of that this morning.”

02/06/2017

Early Morning Blaze At Condo Building In Old City Displaces Several Residents

A two-alarm fire ripped through a six-story apartment building in Old City on Tuesday morning.

01/31/2017

Democratic Attorneys General Condemn President Trump’s Travel Ban

Pennsylvania’s AG Josh Shapiro is part of this effort.

01/30/2017

Massive Sinkhole Nearly Swallows Home In Pennsylvania

The sinkhole opened up in front of two homes on Brooke Road in Cheltenham.

01/25/2017

Officials Apologize After A Tough Few Weeks For PATCO Riders

The transit agency is playing catch up with a lot of repair work leading to delays, cancellations and overcrowding during the last few weeks.

01/18/2017

Camden’s Top Cop To Meet With Top Lawmaker To Discuss Community Policing

Camden Police Chief Scott Thomson will meet with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan on Monday to discuss policing in the country, including the use of force.

01/15/2017

Frigid Cold To Spring-Like: How Temperature Swings Affect Your Health

Does the roller coaster on the thermometer mean you’re more likely to get sick?

01/12/2017

How To Get A Better Handle On Your Finances In 2017

A Philadelphia-based expert has a few tips on setting and meeting your financial goals this year.

01/02/2017

Montco Student’s Mobile App Gets Global Attention

17-year-old Manshu Sharma is a finalist in the Global Entrepreneurship Network’s “Startup Open.”

12/29/2016

Police: Murder Charges For Woman Who Shot Boyfriend While He Was Driving

This happened on the 500 block of West Walnut Lane in Germantown around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

12/28/2016

How To Tackle Holiday Shopping Credit Card Debt

Taking a look at that credit card bill after the holidays can be very stressful. So getting a game plan together to tackle that debt is always a smart thing to do.

12/28/2016

Crews Still Working To Repair Columbus Boulevard After Main Break

Will repairs be finished before the big New Year’s Eve celebrations along the Delaware?

12/27/2016

Search Continues For Killer Of 81-Year-Old South Philadelphia Shop Owner

As police try to answer the question, “who killed Marie Buck and why?” Her family prepares to lay her to rest later this week.

12/27/2016

Driver Found Fatally Shot As Police Respond To Vehicle Crash In Germantown

Philadelphia Police are investigating a crash and shooting that claimed a man’s life in the Germantown section of the city.

12/27/2016

Shoppers Hit Stores For Post-Holiday Deals

Whether it’s spending those gifts cards or returning and exchanging gifts you don’t want, the day after Christmas means a lot of people are out and about on post-holiday shopping sprees.

12/26/2016

Shoppers Take To The Stores As Holiday Gift Crunch Time Arrives

It’s crunch time for holiday shoppers with Christmas now a week away.

12/18/2016

New Data From CDC: Grim Outlook On Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic has been sweeping through the country and the Philadelphia region.

12/11/2016

4 Hospitalized After Train Hits Car In Camden

Three people were hospitalized on Wednesday after their vehicle was struck by a train in Camden.

12/07/2016

New Twist In Green Party’s Election Recount Efforts In Pennsylvania

Jill Stein’s campaign is axing efforts in the state courts and instead wants to make its case at the federal level.

12/04/2016

Carol Isom

Innocent Woman Killed After Police Chase Ends In Crash In West Philadelphia

An innocent woman was killed when a car the cops were chasing slammed into her vehicle.

12/01/2016

Police: 14-Year-Old Boy Shot, Killed In Northeast Philadelphia

It happened around 9 p.m. Monday in the 6200 block of Brous Avenue in the city’s Mayfair neighborhood.

11/28/2016

Wilmington teen shot

Teen Boy Shot Multiple Times At Wilmington Bus Stop On Way To School

Authorities say someone reportedly ran up to the victim and opened fire.

11/28/2016

Thanksgiving Travelers Head Home After Holiday Weekend

A lot of Thanksgiving travelers were hitting the roads, rails and the skies on Sunday as they headed home from the long holiday weekend.

11/27/2016

Tens Of Thousands Take To Skies To Get Out Of Town For Thanksgiving

AAA is estimating 50,000 Philadelphia area residents are flying for the holiday weekend.

11/23/2016

7 Injured, 4 Critically After Flames Rip Through Homes In Woodbury

With dangerous winds blowing, flames spread to cars and two other houses.

11/21/2016

Customer Turns Tables On Would-Be Robbers Inside Levittown Pizza Shop

The attempted armed robbery of a pizza shop in Levittown, Bucks County turned deadly when a customer fought back.

11/15/2016

2 Women Critically Injured After Being Struck By Pick Up Truck

Two women are seriously hurt after they were hit by a pickup truck in Center City over the weekend.

11/14/2016

First African American Fire Commissioner In Philadelphia Laid To Rest

Former Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Harold Hairston will be laid to rest at New Covenant Church on Germantown Avenue.

11/10/2016

Voters React After Trump’s Stunning Victory Over Clinton

A sense of disbelief was among many we spoke with.

11/09/2016

Riders Grateful SEPTA Strike Over In Time For Election Day

For those relying on buses, subways or trolleys, no more worries about the strike hurting their ability to get out and vote.

11/08/2016

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