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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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Philadelphia's Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral (credit: Pat Loeb)

Local Ukrainian Community Offers Thoughts, Prays After Violent Week In Ukraine

A violent week and the continuing uncertainty and unrest in Ukraine was on the minds of those attending services on Sunday at the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Northern Liberties.

02/23/2014

(Credit: Philabundance)

Philabundance Spreads Word About Annual Campaign To Bring In Peanut Butter And Jelly

Philabundance is hoping people out there “Spread the Love” during an annual campaign bringing in peanut butter and jelly for those in need.

02/22/2014

William Vitelli, owner of B.C.A Hubcaps & Wheel Co. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Potholes Create Boom In Wheel Repair Business

All of the damage caused by potholes means big business for some.

02/21/2014

FILE PHOTO (credit: Chris Lee)

Philadelphia Orchestra Announces Special Lineup For 2014-2015 Season

The Philadelphia Orchestra announced its 2014-2015 season Wednesday night. Their music director will be celebrating a milestone of his own and has a plan that will be music to the ears of many orchestra regulars.

02/20/2014

(Credit: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images.)

Bethlehem Sands Casino Customers May Have Been Affected In Hacking Scheme

KYW’s Tim Jimenez reports those who play at the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania location may have been affected.

02/18/2014

(A Septa bus sidelined by the snow.  Photo by KYW's Justin Udo)

UPDATE: Some SEPTA Bus Service Resumes Despite Snow

This latest storm, in the long line of them this winter, is affecting how people are getting around.

02/13/2014

(A tree brought down by the ice storm in Downingtown, Pa.  Credit: s-schmid2)

Area Tree Services In High Gear, Cleaning Up From Ice Storm

The cleanup continues, and a local tree expert says there is still a long way to go.

02/07/2014

Alan, a Spring-Ford High School student, doing his homework at the Exton Square Mall. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Malls Keep The Lights (And Phones, Laptops, Tablets) On For Those Without Power

In this age of connectivity, many of those without power in our area have had to scramble to charge their phones, tablets and laptops.

02/07/2014

(Amtrak's display at 30th Street Station in West Philadelphia announces suspension of all service between Philadelphia and Harrisburg.   Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Amtrak Suspends Phila.-Harrisburg Service Due To Dozens of Fallen Trees

Amtrak said its “Keystone” service would not resume until Thursday at the earliest.

02/05/2014

(A Septa Regional Rail train.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

SEPTA Holds Another Public Meeting On Major Long-Term Rail Project

SEPTA officials hosted a fifth public meeting, last week, on a rail project that would connect tens of thousands of people each day from Philadelphia to the King of Prussia area, particularly the mall.

02/02/2014

(credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

South Jersey First Responders Train To Speed Up Mass Casualty Response Times

Instead of waiting for police to officially secure a scene, it’s a coordinated effort between law enforcement and EMS, as played out during one of the simulations.

01/31/2014

(M. Night Shyamalan with Baldwin head of school Sally Powell.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Famed Director M. Night Shyamalan Talks Education Theories at Local School

A Main Line school gymnasium was packed with hundreds of people wanting to hear from M. Night Shyamalan talk about his book and his theories about closing the education gap between rich and poor communities.

01/30/2014

(credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

Temple University Teams On Chopping Block Plead Their Case To School Officials

Each team, represented by their coach and two players, had 15 minutes to state their cases, how they were affected and why their team should stay, speaking directly to School President Neil Theobald, Athletic Director Kevin Clark and Board of Trustees members.

01/28/2014

Temple Men's Gymnastics coach Fred Turoff. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

After Announcing Cuts To Sports Programs, Temple Officials To Meet With Coaches, Student Athletes

School officials say it will be a chance to “exchange viewpoints” during these meetings, as members of the teams try to get more answers and keep their programs alive.

01/28/2014

FILE PHOTO: A PennDOT truck prepares for a coming snowstorm.  (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Road Crews Ready For Latest Round Of Snow

Yes, more snow, and more work for road crews this weekend as yet another winter storm passes through the Philadelphia region.

01/25/2014

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