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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Virginia Shooting Has Local Congressman Pushing For Mental Health Legislation

Yesterday’s shooting is just one of many multiple killings that have people around the country calling for better gun control and help for those with mental illness.

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Former Jets QB Michael Vick Signs With Steelers

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, it appears Michael Vick is en route to Pittsburgh to meet with the team.

08/25/2015

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Pilot Describes Experience After Emergency Landing On River

A pilot is sharing his dramatic story after a malfunction caused him to land his plane on the Kiski River, then swim to shore.

08/24/2015

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PennDOT Announces Weekend Inbound Parkway West Closure

Work on the Parkway West and Fort Pitt Tunnel will have an impact on traffic this weekend.

08/21/2015

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Controversial Paterno Beer Cans Begin Rolling Off Assembly Line In Latrobe

After weathering some controversy, a new beer started rolling off the assembly line Wednesday.

08/19/2015

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Officials Issue Warning About New EZ Pass Phishing Scam

Officials are issuing a new warning for EZ Pass customers over a phishing scam by way of email.

08/18/2015

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Huge Parkway West Closure Planned For Weekend

More construction will close down part of the Parkway West this weekend.

08/06/2015

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City Hoping To Improve Cell Service With New “Nodes” Towers Popping Up Around Town

A slow Internet connection, text messages that won’t send, email that doesn’t deliver right away, it can all be very frustrating.

08/05/2015

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UPMC To Post Satisfaction Surveys, Star Ratings Of Doctors

UPMC wants patients to choose the right doctor and it’s posting online satisfaction surveys to help them do that.

08/04/2015

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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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