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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South Hills T Riders May Face Delays Due To Track Repairs

South Hills commuters can expect more T delays starting Monday.


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Pittsburgh Woman Describes Being One Block From NYC Blast

In a friends apartment a block from the blast sight in Chelsea, 25-year-old Lyndsay Waina says it happened just after 8 p.m. on Saturday night.


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PennDOT, Pa. Turnpike Propose Speed-Monitoring Cameras To Ensure Work Zone Safety

With all the road projects underway throughout the summer, it can be dangerous for construction workers. PennDOT has now come up with a new way to keep an eye on drivers and try to slow them down.


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Commuters Struggle To Find Parking Spots Due To North Shore Garage Construction

Call it the pain of progress. Commuter parking on Pittsburgh’s North Shore has become progressively more difficult over the last month.


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South Park Changes: People Struggle To Adjust To New Corrigan Drive

It is the jewel of southern Allegheny County: South Park, which is undergoing a renaissance of sorts.


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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.”


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Duquesne Light Launches Time-Of-Use Program

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


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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.


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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.



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