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


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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.


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

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


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.


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.


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.


Voters React After Trump’s Stunning Victory Over Clinton

A sense of disbelief was among many we spoke with.


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.


SEPTA Riders React To End Of Strike Announcement

The end of the strike means SEPTA riders can look to get their commutes back on track.


SEPTA Strike Enters Day Six

It’s not clear when negotiations will resume, but the head of the local Transport Workers Union is making some noise.


Frustrations Mounting As SEPTA Strike Enters Day 3

It’s much more of the same for frustrated and weary SEPTA riders.


Nightmare Commute Continues On Day 2 Of SEPTA Strike

The impact of the strike is still being felt.


Commuters Express Anger, Frustration As SEPTA Workers Go On Strike

“They should have taken care of this a long time ago.”


3 Teens Charged In Shooting Death Of 19-Year-Old In Bucks County

Investigators say 19-year-old Iziah Lewis was gunned down during a robbery in Perkasie.


Viral Video Leads To Fast Food Restaurant Closing, Some Employees Out Of The Job

The Checkers restaurant on the 7100 block of Stenton Avenue is closed right now because of a Facebook live video.


Kids Excited To Be Part Of LEGOLAND Groundbreaking At Plymouth Meeting Mall

Seven-year-old Patrick couldn’t wait for this day to come.


AAA Says Now Is The Time To Get Cars Ready For Winter

A chill in the air and it feels like fall in the Delaware Valley.


What Does Massive AT&T-Time Warner Deal Mean For Consumers?

Wireless giant AT&T is looking to aquire Time Warner. But what does the $85 billion dollar, blockbuster deal mean for consumers?


Man Ends Up Shot In Craigslist Deal Gone Bad

It was a Craigslist deal for a phone that turned into an attempted armed robbery in the Overbrook section of the city.


Good Samaritan Shot In Rittenhouse Square After Intervening In Robbery Attempt

Chopper 3 was over the scene after a shooting in Rittenhouse Square on Tuesday night.


Authorities Discover Meth Lab Inside Duplex In Delco

Police have detained three people who were in the apartment.


Phillie Phanatic, Jay Wright Surprise Jurors At Criminal Justice Center

The Phanatic, with his trademark kisses and high fives, was joined by Villanova basketball head coach Jay Wright.


Father Robbed, Fatally Shot Outside His Home

The 28-year-old man died at the hospital hours after he was shot around 10:30 last night according to police.


SEPTA Riders Fear Worst Facing Threat Of Strike

Sunday’s vote by SEPTA workers authorizing a strike is a major reason for concern for the millions of riders who rely on the transit agency for their commute.


Controversial ‘Speak English’ Sign No Longer Up At Geno’s Steaks

No comment from staff at Geno’s this morning.




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