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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Man Surrenders To Police After Barricade Situation West Philadelphia

Police say it all started around 2 a.m. near 48th and Parrish Streets in the Mill Creek section of the city.

04/13/2015

Recruits getting on their DC bound buses at the Philadelphia Police Academy in the Northeast. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Philadelphia Police Recruits Leave For Holocaust Museum Trip

Sergeant David Lee says the recruits are taught ethics here at the Police Academy, but this trip expands on that — sometimes leaving these men and women speechless.

04/07/2015

Mayor Nutter and city law enforcement officials marked the end of a 30-day mourning period for Sgt. Robert Wilson III. (credit: CBS)

Official Monthlong Mourning Period Ends For Slain Philadelphia Police Officer

Mayor Nutter and city law enforcement officials today marked the end of a 30-day mourning period for Sgt. Robert Wilson III, killed last month in the line of the duty.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/06/2015

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Motorcyclist Leads Police On Chase In Montgomery County

A motorcyclist is now in custody after leading police on a chase on the Schuylkill Expressway overnight.

04/05/2015

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Study Says Philadelphians Spend Nearly Three Days A Year Stuck In Traffic

The navigation company TomTom released its annual Traffic Index report, measuring the impact traffic congestion has on over 200 cities around the world.

03/31/2015

File Photo (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

First Week Of SEPTA Bus Safety Pilot Program Launches, 12 Buses Equipped With New Tech

Septa’s manager of operational safety Ed Abel Jr. says the alerts work with no extra steps needed from bus drivers.

03/18/2015

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Police: Man Shoots Neighbor As Simmering Feud Turns Violent In Upper Darby

SWAT Teams surrounded an Upper Darby home after authorities say a man barricaded himself after shooting his neighbor.

03/16/2015

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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