John Shumway

shumway1 John ShumwayJohn 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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Many Steelers Staying Quiet About Brady Suspension, But Fans Are Weighing In

On their first full day in pads, the Steelers are concentrating on football.

KDKA-TV–07/29/2015

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Smog Component Spike Triggers Pittsburgh Air Quality Alert

The state has issued an air quality alert for the Pittsburgh area, saying clear, warm conditions will spike levels of a key smog component.

07/28/2015

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Some Brookline Residents Still Dealing With Huge Potholes

Potholes, the scourge of early spring in Pittsburgh, are still very much in evidence on many of Pittsburgh’s streets, and people on one street in the city say they’ve got craters of teeth-rattling proportions.

07/24/2015

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City Council Considering New Noise Regulations

Pittsburgh City Council President Bruce Kraus introduced new noise regulation legislation Tuesday morning that the council is considering adopting.

07/22/2015

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Controversial Website For People Looking To Have Affairs Hacked

A website embroiled in controversy from its beginning has been hacked, and its 37 million users may have good reason to be a bit nervous.

07/20/2015

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Rainy Summer Taking Toll On Local Businesses

It’s been a wet, gloomy summer so far, but locals aren’t letting it keep them from having fun.

07/10/2015

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Construction Gets Underway On Nemacolin Woodlands New Golf Course

The Hardy’s are at it again, adding something else to Nemacolin Woodlands, the five-star resort and getaway south of Uniontown.

07/08/2015

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2 People Avoid Serious Injury In North Braddock House Explosion

Emergency officials were called to a house explosion in North Braddock Tuesday morning.

07/07/2015

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Officials: More Than 600,000 People Attend 2015 Three Rivers Regatta

While recent rains impacted some EQT Three Rivers Regatta events, thousands of people still enjoyed the festivities.

07/06/2015

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Officials Cancel All River Events As Regatta Opens

The EQT Three Rivers Regatta opened today, but some of the big events have now been canceled.

07/03/2015

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New Additions To This Year’s Regatta, But Races Could Be In Jeopardy

The EQT Three Rivers Regatta starts this Friday, but all the recent rain is raising some concern for organizers.

06/30/2015

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State Law Making It A Challenge To Clean Geese Droppings From The Riverwalk

The Riverwalk by Pittsburgh’s sports stadiums is a beautiful place to walk, run and bike, but not so much lately.

06/26/2015

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Duquesne Light Breaker Failure Affects Parts Of Downtown

Duquesne Light is investigating a breaker failure that affected several Pittsburgh neighborhoods Tuesday morning.

06/23/2015

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Is DNA Harvesting, Reproduction The Wave Of The Future?

The idea of reproducing a living being from DNA is the stuff Jurassic Park and Dolly the Sheep are made of. But is it really possible to reproduce someone from DNA?

06/10/2015

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Hulton Bridge To Close For 2 Weeks Starting Tonight

Drivers who use the Hulton Bridge will have to find a new way to get around starting tonight.

06/10/2015

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