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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Police: Valet Victim Of Hit And Run Near KOP Mall

Investigators say the driver, an unidentified woman, pulled up to the valet stand. A valet walked up to the car and police say the driver grabbed his phone out of his hand.

12/25/2014

A Christmas tree, a menorah and a Festivus pole on display in the KYW Newsradio newsroom. (credit: Andrew Kramer)

Christmas, Hanukkah And ‘A Festivus For The Rest Of Us’ In Philadelphia

Today is Festivus, a once obscure holiday introduced to the masses on the 90’s sitcom Seinfeld.

12/23/2014

(US Sen. Chris Coons, of Delaware, uses one of Monrovia's chlorinated-water stations set up to encourage Liberians to wash their hands more often and help stop the spread of the Ebola virus.  Photo provided by office of Sen. Coons)

US Sen. Chris Coons Continues Trip to Ebola-Ravaged Liberia

Sen. Coons, the first member of Congress to visit Liberia since the Ebola outbreak, says he wants to remind Americans that the US investment there is very much needed.

12/22/2014

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6 Rescued, Including Infant, From House Fire In Germantown

Firefighters rescued six people from a Germantown home after flames broke out overnight.

12/14/2014

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Drexel Student Stabbed On Campus Released From Hospital; Suspect In Custody

Police say three people were involved in a fight outside of Myers Hall, a student dorm room, just before 4am. During the fight, one person was stabbed in the back.

12/10/2014

Francis Beach (L) with Captain Walt Urban (USN-ret), Battleship New Jersey's Military Liaison. (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Battleship New Jersey Commemorates 73rd Anniversary Of Attack On Pearl Harbor With Wreath Casting

Sunday marked the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. To honor those who lost their lives and those who served, a memorial wreath ceremony took place on the Battleship New Jersey.

12/07/2014

Mayor Michael Nutter. (File photo by Tony Romeo)

Philadelphia To Push Back Retirements Of Some City Managers Due To Pope’s Visit

A number of city officials and key employees will be pushing back planned retirements next year because of all that’s needed for the Pope’s visit.

12/04/2014

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Obama Taps Philly’s Top Cop To Lead National Police Task Force

President Barrack Obama is calling on Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey to lead a national task force, which has the mission to come up with ideas on better policing.

12/02/2014

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Thousands Line Parkway For Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade

Thousands started their holiday Thursday at the 95th annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, the oldest in the country.

11/27/2014

Travelers check out the board at 30th St. Station on Thanksgiving Eve. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Amtrak Expects 80,000 Travelers Through 30th Street Station On Holiday Weekend

Amtrak trains have been rolling on the busiest travel day of the year.

11/26/2014

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Police Arrest Robbery Suspect Near Temple U. Campus; 7th Incident In Past Week

An attempted robbery near Temple University’s campus Wednesday night is the latest in a string that has police and members of the school community on alert.

11/20/2014

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Residents Near Possible Casino Location In South Philly Express Displeasure

It was a heated meeting Wednesday night in South Philadelphia as residents, in a loud voice, expressed their concerns over the possibility.

11/13/2014

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Family Sickened By Carbon Monoxide In Sicklerville

A family of three, including a young girl, was hospitalized overnight after carbon monoxide filled their home in Sicklerville, New Jersey.

11/10/2014

The polls are open throughout the Delaware Valley. Voters showed up early at Benjamin Franklin High School in Spring Garden. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Early Morning Voters Skip The Lines And Cast Their Ballots

During the first hour here at Benjamin Franklin High School, 36 people walked through a blue curtain and cast their ballot on Election Day 2014. The power of the vote some here say they don’t want to take for granted.

11/04/2014

Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates on the field after defeating the the Kansas City Royals 3-2 to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Phils Fans Longing For Glory Days As Giants Win Another World Series

Since the Phillies last won back in 2008, the Giants have been racking up championships while the arrow has been pointing down for the Phils.

10/30/2014

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