John Shumway

John Shumway

John Shumway joined NewsRadio 1020 KDKA in 2004 as co-host of The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert. John began his broadcasting career as a disc jockey for WLAP Radio in Lexington, Kentucky, while he was in college and later moved into the newsroom. After 10 years at WHAS TV and Radio in Louisville, Ky, John came to Pittsburgh in October of 1988. John has been recognized throughout his broadcasting career with regional, state, and national awards.

He resides in the Pittsburgh area with his wife, Sonya, and their two children. In his spare time, John enjoys golf, running, hiking, camping and singing in his church choir.

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Experts Weigh In On Piranha Being Found At North Park Lake

You can only imagine the skepticism when the phone rang in the Allegheny County Parks director’s office this week and a woman on the other end said, “a woman said her family had just caught a piranha in North Park Lake.”

07/21/2016

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Fox Chapel Teen Escapes Massacre In Nice

A local teen was on the Nice waterfront Thursday night watching the Bastille Day fireworks. As she began to walk home, everything changed.

07/15/2016

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Events Drawing People To Pittsburgh For 4th Of July Weekend

You can’t miss the stage inside PNC Park rising above the batter’s eye, waiting for the downbeat.

06/30/2016

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Record Number Of Drivers Hitting Road For 4th Of July Weekend

With the Fourth of July coming on Monday, Americans are stretching the weekend, beginning Thursday and running through the holiday.

06/30/2016

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Woman Accused Of Severely Beating 92-Year-Old Mother

A woman is accused of severely beating her 92-year-old mother and holding her against her will.

05/26/2016

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Study Shows Fitbit Trackers ‘Highly Inaccurate’

They’re one of the most popular fitness trackers around, but a new study says Fitbit might not be as accurate as you think.

05/24/2016

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Hulton Bridge Construction Nears Completion

A Thursday afternoon downpour on the Hulton Bridge was an accent to what crews have been dealing with the last couple of weeks as they try to get the roadway ready.

05/12/2016

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Duquesne Light Launches Time-Of-Use Program

A new program from Duquesne Light is helping people lower their electric bills.

04/26/2016

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Study: Women Need More Sleep Than Men

Women may need more sleep, because they use more of their brains? Science says it’s true.

03/14/2016

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Final Preparations Underway For St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

The City of Pittsburgh is putting the finishing touches on this weekend’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

03/11/2016

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Many Changes Coming To South Hills Business Corridor

Fort Couch Road and 19 are the heart of the business corridor of the South Hills of Pittsburgh, and it’s about to beat even louder.

03/08/2016

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Public Wi-Fi Coming To Larimer, East Liberty Area

Google is working to grow Wi-Fi access in Pittsburgh neighborhoods.

03/04/2016

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Boy Rehabilitating After Arm Reattachment Surgery Meets His Baseball Hero

A young boy who had his arm ripped off in a log-cutting accident has undergone several re-attachment surgeries and is doing well.

03/02/2016

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Freeze-Thaw Cycle Being Blamed In Oakland Water Main Break

The freeze-thaw cycle is being blamed for causing a large water main break in Oakland that’s causing a lot of headaches for drivers.

02/29/2016

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Author Reveals Tips, Tidbits To Make Your Life Easier

If you have ever been perplexed and thought, “There has to be a better way,” well there just might be. Only, no one told you about it.

02/26/2016

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