Justin Udo

(Justin Udo.)

Justin Udo is a reporter and editor at KYW Newsradio 1060.

He got his start in radio as an intern at his hometown CBS station, KDKA in Pittsburgh.  He first came on board KYW Newsradio in 2009, working as a desk assistant, service aide, and reporter for “Hear Philly.”

In 2011, Justin took a position at Federal News Radio, in Washington, DC, where he worked as a producer for “In Depth” with Francis Rose.   That job entailed covering the business of federal government, handling topics ranging from federal contracts to cyber-security issues.

In 2012, Udo came back to the CBS family, working as an editor for WNEW Radio in Washington, DC.   He also helped start up the CBS Federal News service gov.biz radio, where he worked as a reporter, editor, and midday anchor.

Justin is from Pittsburgh, Pa.  He is a 2007 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a 2008 graduate of Syracuse University’s  SI Newhouse School of Communications, where he concentrated in broadcast journalism.

Justin is also an author of children’s books.  In his spare time he enjoys running, watching cartoons, writing haiku, and designing his own comic strips.


Free Library Debuts Short Story Dispenser

Technology meets with tradition in the form of a machine being used by the Free Library of Philadelphia, aimed at getting more people to read.


Philadelphia Residents Bundle Up To Enjoy First Official Day Of Spring

The cold and snow are doing their best to make the start of spring feel like the middle of winter.


Task Force Helps Puerto Rico Hurricane Victims Living In New Jersey

Governor Phil Murphy wants to make sure his state is prepared to help people coming to the Garden State from Puerto Rico in the aftermath of the island’s devastation from Hurricane Maria.


Camden Students Take Virtual Trips With Help From Google, Cell Phones

Technology-based learning took over the classroom Monday as a teacher played second fiddle to a cell phone.


Temple Campus Credit Paul Gluck

Community Groups Propose Temple Build Football Stadium In Rittenhouse Square

Groups opposed to the North Broad Street location Temple University has earmarked for its new football stadium have some suggestions for where it could go instead.


Street Department Working To Tackle City’s Growing Pothole Problem

Officials in Philadelphia are working on short-term and long-term solutions to fix the city’s pothole problem.


Philly Businesses Look To Amazon, Seattle For Lesson In Best Practices

The Economy League of Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange program helps businesses study companies and cities from across the country.


Holocaust Survivors Pass On Their Stories At 41st Annual Youth Symposium

Dozens of high school students gathered at St. Joseph’s University for the 41st Annual Youth Symposium on the Holocaust.


Pennsylvania Looks To Help Families Restock After Powerful Nor’easters

Over the last week and a half the Delaware Valley has been hit with multiple Nor’easters.


2018 Philadelphia Flower Show Comes To A Close

The 2018 Philadelphia flower show may be over, but this year’s exhibits were really able to take root with visitors, something organizers hope carries into next year.


Philadelphia Celebrates Irish Heritage At Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Thousands of people lined Market Street on Sunday for the city’s 248th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.


Black History Month: Philly Fire Dept. Recognizes Those Who Became Pioneers For Change

Commissioner Thiel says it’s important to have a fire department that reflects the diversity of the city.


Rep. Angel Cruz Helping Philadelphia Police Department Find New Recruits

“It gives them the opportunity not to only recruit folks, but to recruit what the city looks like,” he said.


Mandated Reporters Get Training On How To Recognize, Report Child Abuse

Nurses, teachers, therapists, and just about anyone in the state of Pennsylvania who works with children must be trained on how to recognize and inform authorities about child abuse.


KYW GameChangers Honored At 6th Annual Awards Event

A night to recognize people making a positive impact in communities of color throughout the Delaware Valley.


Beer And Ballots: Philly Organization Uses Happy Hour To Get New Voters

In an effort to get voters out to their polling places for the 2018 midterm elections, Young Involved Philadelphia held a voter registration happy hour Wednesday at the Field House bar in Center City.


BalletX Teaches Philadelphia Students New Skills, Life Lessons Through Dance

The Ballet X exchange program lets dancers give in-classroom dance lessons to students throughout Philadelphia.


To Promote Kids Being Active, Nonprofit Provides Day Of Free Fun

A local nonprofit is encouraging kids to get up, get out and get active for a good cause.


Philadelphia Celebrates The Chinese New Year

Hundreds of people gathered in the Chinatown section of Philadelphia on Sunday to celebrate the Lunar or Chinese New Year.


Former Philly Top Cop Weighs In On Tragic Florida High School Shooting

Former Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey says there should be changes to the guns laws in this country to help prevent mass shootings.


Officials Issue Advice, Warnings For Fans Attending Eagles Super Bowl Parade

If you plan on attending the Eagles Super Bowl Championship parade there are some last-minute things you should know.


Philadelphia Columnist Honors Bet To Eat His Words After Failed Super Bowl Prediction

Some reporters stand by their word, but Bykofsky takes his to heart, or, better, yet his stomach.


Eagles Fan Sports Anchor Reacts To Final Super Bowl Score On Air

Since then, the video of the life long Eagles fans reaction has gone viral.


117th Philadelphia Auto Show Wraps Up

This was a big year for the Philadelphia Auto Show, according to director Mike Gempp.


Jalen Mills' Green Hair

Dyeing Your Hair Eagles Green? Here’s Some Do’s And Don’ts

Dyeing your hair green for the big game to show your loyalty to the Eagles does not mean you have to make a long term commitment to the look.


Montgomery County Synagogue Holds Eagles Pep Rally For Preschoolers, Kindergartners

A big pep rally for the Eagles, from some of their tiniest fans.


Amateur Eaters Compete In 20-Wing ‘Sprint’ At Manayunk Restaurant

Super Bowl champion and Philadelphia native Jahri Evans refereed the Manayunk Wing Sprint competition at the restaraunt SOMO.


Philly Art Museum Makes Super Bowl Wager With Boston Counterpart

When you walk through the entrance columns at the art museum, it’s clear to see that this iconic Philadelphia institution has come down with a case of Eagles’ fever.


How To Dress? What To See? Tips For Eagles Fans Headed To Minnesota

Headed to Minneapolis for the Super Bowl? A pair of Eyewitness News reporters, who used to live and work there, have some best practices on how to maneuver through the city.


Philadelphia Chefs Prepare To Mix It Up Super Bowl Weekend At NFL Cook-Off

The Eagles won’t be the only ones battling it out in Minneapolis Super Bowl weekend.