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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Authorities Warn Residents: Do NOT Fire Guns To Celebrate New Year

Law enforcement officials in Philadelphia are once again warning residents to not fire their guns into the air to celebrate the New Year. Joe Jaskolka has a bullet lodged in his head.

12/31/2015

Bill Cosby's attorney, Monique Pressley outside the comedian's Montgomery County home. December 30, 2015

Cosby’s Lawyer Defends Embattled Comedian On ‘CBS This Morning’

Bill Cosby’s legal team has promised a vigorous defense to clear the comedian’s name in court and is already speaking to national media outlets a day after Cosby was charged with sexual assault.

12/31/2015

Disappointed Eagles fans watch the game against the Washington Redskins at Lincoln Financial Field. (credit: Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Eagles Fans Seem To Agree With Firing Of Chip Kelly

The overwhelming consensus among Eagles fans — they couldn’t stomach Kelly as the head coach anymore.

12/30/2015

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Phillies, Ryan Howard’s Attorney Respond To Doping Allegations

A controversial documentary on doping in sports links Phillies first-baseman Ryan Howard an other big name athletes to performance enhancing drugs.

12/28/2015

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Rowers Hit The Water And Take Advantage Of Warm Temps

Rowers, like those here the University Barge Club, are used to being out on the Schuylkill in the frigid cold. So this balmy winter for Maria means.

12/27/2015

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Rain & Fog Hold Up Last-Minute Shoppers And Holiday Travelers

Just a day and a half before Christmas and I-95 was tail lights as the masses were trying to get out of the city, headed home or to the mall.

12/23/2015

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Marathon Film Session Means Little Sleep For Some Star Wars Fanatics

Some diehards are dedicating their entire day to the new movie.

12/17/2015

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Police Search For Hit-Run Driver Who Ran Down Officer In Grays Ferry

It happened just after 6:30 p.m. Monday as police were responding to a report of an armed man near 27th and Sears Streets.

12/15/2015

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Street Renamed In Honor Of Overbrook Church’s Founder

A stretch of road in Philadelphia’s Overbrook neighborhood has been renamed in honor of the founder of a church now celebrating its 65th Anniversary.

12/13/2015

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Early Morning For Parade Volunteers In Center City

For these volunteers, their Thanksgiving Day starts while most are in bed. Many of the volunteers gathered in center city around 4:00 a.m. preparing the floats for their stroll through Philadelphia.

11/26/2015

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Report Ranks Worst Traffic Bottlenecks In The Country

A new report from the American Highway Users Alliance called “Unclogging America’s Arteries” ranks the 50 worst traffic bottlenecks in the country.

11/23/2015

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Search Intensifies For Cheltenham Native, Maryland College Student Who May Have Gun

Classes are canceled at a small college in Maryland for a third straight day because of a missing student, a Cheltenham native, who may be armed, officials say.

11/18/2015

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Study: Coffee Drinking Linked To Longer Life

It shows that regular coffee drinkers have a lower risk of early death.

11/17/2015

Jack Tomarchio, principal at Agoge Group, a national security consulting firm in Wayne, Pa. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Former Homeland Security Official Talks About Not Being Fearful And The Value Of Vigilance Following Paris Attack

Jack Tomarchio is former deputy undersecretary for intelligence in Homeland Security.

11/16/2015

Senator Bob Casey serves free breakfast to homeless veterans in North Philadelphia on Veterans Day. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Senator Casey Helps Serve Breakfast To Those Who Served Our Country

Dozens of homeless veterans received a free breakfast Wednesday morning in North Philadelphia. Senator Bob Casey manned the griddle, dished out pancakes and offered his thanks.

11/11/2015

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