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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(Photo illustration by Ed Fischer)

New Survey Lists Outrageous Reasons Employees Use When Calling Out Sick

Playing hooky today? What’s your excuse? A new survey out lists some your boss might not want to hear.

10/23/2014

Ben Franklin Bridge construction has inconvenienced commuters for months. (File photo by Mike DeNardo)

The Westbound PATCO Track On Ben Franklin Bridge Open Again

The past few months of having only a single track to get over the bridge caused some headaches for commuters.

10/22/2014

Eric Matthew Frein. (credit: Pennsylvania State Police)

Pocono Mountain School District Schools Open Wednesday

Schools in the Pocono Mountain School district will be open Wednesday, an announcement posted on the district’s website stated.

10/21/2014

(Henry Nocholas address the convention of the National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Health Care Workers, Meeting in Phila., Call For More Protections While Fighting Ebola

This year, dealing with the deadly and contagious disease of Ebola is on everyone’s mind.

10/20/2014

Pat Lavelle, left, looks at AIDS quilt. (credit: Tim Jimemez)

Thousands Gather For 28th Annual AIDS Walk Philly

10,000 people took to the Philadelphia Art Museum area this morning for the 28th annual AIDS Walk Philly 5-K.

10/19/2014

Union midfielder Michael Lahoud and Temple professor Thilo Kunkel. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Union Player, Temple Professor Still Trying To Kick Ebola In The Butt

A Temple professor and Philadelphia Union soccer player continue their efforts to raise money for the fight.

10/17/2014

A flat tire as the result of a bad pothole on I-95 in Northeast Philadelphia. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

I-95 Pothole Puts The Brakes On Philadelphia Commuters

A morning of rough commutes throughout the region included a pothole on I-95 in Northeast Philadelphia that did some damage.

10/16/2014

(Credit: CBS3)

Police Search For Gunmen In Olney Double Shooting

Philadelphia police are searching for the gunmen who shot two people during an argument in the city’s Olney section early Wednesday morning.

10/15/2014

(Photo from Upper Merion PD)

Yandamuri Jury Will Pick Up Penalty Deliberations on Tuesday

The Upper Merion man was found guilty of murdering a grandmother and her infant granddaughter two years ago. He acted as his own attorney during the trial phase.

10/13/2014

2014 Columbus Day Parade in Philadelphia. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Would Columbus Day Ever Be Renamed In Philadelphia?

Officials in two major U.S. Cities this year voted to rename Columbus Day “Indigenous People’s Day” — How does that fly in South Philadelphia?

10/12/2014

(Credit: CBS3)

‘Blood Moon’ Lunar Eclipse Can Be Seen Wednesday Morning

If you look up this morning and the clouds are cooperating, you just might see a total lunar eclipse.

10/08/2014

File Photo (credit: Matt Rivers)

No SEPTA Deal Yet, But Strike Is Not Imminent

Both sides met Monday. SEPTA spokeswoman Jerri Williams calls meeting “productive” and Steve Bruno, Vice President of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers says it was “fairly decent.”

10/07/2014

Rutgers-Camden Chancellor Phoebe Haddon and CCC President Dr. Raymond Yannuzzi sign off on the new partnership. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

New Partnership Means Camden County College Students Automatically Accepted At Rutgers

Rutgers University at Camden County College is the result of this new agreement. Officials with both schools along with CCC alum and State Senator Donald Norcross say this expands opportunities. “Now to think, not only can you do your first two years here but seamlessly transfer right in to Rutgers in Camden,” he said.

09/30/2014

(John Sheridan, in file photo.  Credit: Cooper Health)

Preliminary Findings Pending on Fire Death of Cooper Health CEO and Wife

A spokesman for the Somerset County prosecutor’s office says they’ll have more to share when the state medical examiner releases preliminary findings on the deaths, expected Tuesday.

09/29/2014

(File photo. Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Union Player, Temple Professor Team Up To Kick Ebola In The Butt

A local professor is teaming with a Philadelphia Union player to raise money for the fight against the disease.

09/28/2014

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