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


Winds Take Down Trees, Power Lines In Delaware Valley

During the morning commute, the wind huffed and puffed and nearly knocked some folks down.


Police Recruits Head To D.C. For Training Program At Holocaust Museum

It’s a trip future Philly cops have been taking for years, but this group of recruits go in the wake of vandalism at a Jewish cemetery in the city.


Fastnachts Flying Off The Shelves At Nearly Century-Year-Old Bakery In Mayfair

This 87-year-old bakery is the donut destination for many, including Donald.


Mike Pettine, Legendary Central Bucks West Coach, Dies

Mike Pettine Senior, the legendary high school football coach who led perennial powerhouse Central Bucks West for decades, has died at the age of 76.


Some Residents Switching Shopping Destinations In Response To City’s Soda Tax

The soda tax has some city residents getting their sugary drinks elsewhere.


Toddler Struck By SUV Released From Hospital; Police Search For Hit-Run Driver

Police say the victim, a 2-year-old boy, was hit by an SUV as he crossed the road in Amber — and the driver kept going.


Beer, Hoagies And Seating At Pennsylvania Wawa

A Wawa in Delaware County reopens today and is now the first store in the chain in the region where you can grab a cold one.


Christie Heads To Washington, D.C. To Have Lunch With Trump

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie goes to the White House today for a meeting with President Trump.


Residents Enjoying Spring-Like Temps Before Snow Moves In

With a good amount of snow projected to fall after this warm day, people like Carlos are trying to take advantage of today’s temperatures.


2nd Day Of Squeeze For SEPTA’s Market-Frankford Line Riders

Philadelphia transit officials say they expect a shortage of cars to continue at peak hours on a subway line where cracks were found on a support beam on two subway cars.


One-Third Of SEPTA’s Market-Frankford Rail Cars Pulled Off Tracks

“We normally have 144 cars in service for the regular morning rush hour. We’re 40 short of that this morning.”


Early Morning Blaze At Condo Building In Old City Displaces Several Residents

A two-alarm fire ripped through a six-story apartment building in Old City on Tuesday morning.


Democratic Attorneys General Condemn President Trump’s Travel Ban

Pennsylvania’s AG Josh Shapiro is part of this effort.


Massive Sinkhole Nearly Swallows Home In Pennsylvania

The sinkhole opened up in front of two homes on Brooke Road in Cheltenham.


Officials Apologize After A Tough Few Weeks For PATCO Riders

The transit agency is playing catch up with a lot of repair work leading to delays, cancellations and overcrowding during the last few weeks.


Camden’s Top Cop To Meet With Top Lawmaker To Discuss Community Policing

Camden Police Chief Scott Thomson will meet with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan on Monday to discuss policing in the country, including the use of force.


Frigid Cold To Spring-Like: How Temperature Swings Affect Your Health

Does the roller coaster on the thermometer mean you’re more likely to get sick?


How To Get A Better Handle On Your Finances In 2017

A Philadelphia-based expert has a few tips on setting and meeting your financial goals this year.


Montco Student’s Mobile App Gets Global Attention

17-year-old Manshu Sharma is a finalist in the Global Entrepreneurship Network’s “Startup Open.”


Police: Murder Charges For Woman Who Shot Boyfriend While He Was Driving

This happened on the 500 block of West Walnut Lane in Germantown around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.


How To Tackle Holiday Shopping Credit Card Debt

Taking a look at that credit card bill after the holidays can be very stressful. So getting a game plan together to tackle that debt is always a smart thing to do.


Crews Still Working To Repair Columbus Boulevard After Main Break

Will repairs be finished before the big New Year’s Eve celebrations along the Delaware?


Search Continues For Killer Of 81-Year-Old South Philadelphia Shop Owner

As police try to answer the question, “who killed Marie Buck and why?” Her family prepares to lay her to rest later this week.


Driver Found Fatally Shot As Police Respond To Vehicle Crash In Germantown

Philadelphia Police are investigating a crash and shooting that claimed a man’s life in the Germantown section of the city.


Shoppers Hit Stores For Post-Holiday Deals

Whether it’s spending those gifts cards or returning and exchanging gifts you don’t want, the day after Christmas means a lot of people are out and about on post-holiday shopping sprees.


Shoppers Take To The Stores As Holiday Gift Crunch Time Arrives

It’s crunch time for holiday shoppers with Christmas now a week away.


New Data From CDC: Grim Outlook On Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic has been sweeping through the country and the Philadelphia region.


4 Hospitalized After Train Hits Car In Camden

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.




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