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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Selfie Sticks Among Contraband At Kenny Chesney Concert

If you’re headed to the Kenny Chesney concert this weekend, don’t expect to take any incredible selfies.

8 hours ago

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Local Officials Put New Rules, Guidelines In Place For Chesney Fans

Kenny Chesney’s “Big Revival Tour” is coming to Pittsburgh this weekend; and anytime Chesney comes to town, so do thousands of his fans.

05/27/2015

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Big Changes Coming To Several Local Malls

Pittsburgh was a hot topic at Recon (the global convention for the shopping center industry) in Las Vegas last week.

05/26/2015

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Police File Charges Against 9 Juveniles In Wake Of Kennywood Fight

Police have filed summary and misdemeanor charges against nine juveniles who were allegedly involved in the disturbance at Kennywood earlier this month.

05/21/2015

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Local High Schools Taking Annual Lip-Dup Tradition To New Levels

Many local school districts are now making annual lip-dub videos, which are a rolling lip sync of a song involving the entire student body in one continuous shot.

05/20/2015

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Pedro Alvarez Hits Boat With Long Home Run, Boat Owner Wants Ball Back

The Pittsburgh Pirates lost 8-5 to the Minnesota Twins last night, but fans are still buzzing about a spectacular homer by Pedro Alvarez. The boat’s owner wants the ball back.

05/20/2015

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Gas Prices Spiking With Memorial Day Weekend Ahead

Sticker shock has hit the gas pumps again.

05/19/2015

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Game Commission Releases Monroeville Bear In Remote Part Of Laurel Highlands

Pennsylvania Game Commission officials are working to release a bear they captured in Monroeville Thursday.

05/15/2015

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Game Commission Officials Trap Monroeville Bear, Will Release Him Back Into Wild

A black bear that’s been wandering around Monroeville the last few days will soon be released back into the wild after Pennsylvania Game Commission officials successful trapped it on Thursday evening.

05/14/2015

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Rave Pittsburgh 11 Movie Theater To Close This Week

One of the movie theaters in the North Hills is closing its doors.

05/13/2015

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Neighbors Worried About Speeding After Latest Accident On South Side Street

As 22-year-old Samantha Davis’ jeep teetered on the edge of the 18th Street sidewalk, headlights illuminated the barricades that closed off the street and detoured cars.

05/12/2015

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New Kind Of Treatment Offers Pets Protection From Ticks And Fleas

If just thinking about fleas makes you want to scratch the back of your neck, you are not alone.

05/08/2015

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Smoking Policy Ignites Controversy Between Hospital Employees, Neighbors

A controversy has been ignited over people lighting up near Allegheny General Hospital.

05/06/2015

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Bucs On A Budget: How To Take Family Of 4 To A Game Without Breaking The Bank

There is nothing like walking into PNC Park on a spring evening and taking in the sounds, and smells of the ballpark.

05/05/2015

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Butler Co. Candidate Arrested After Stealing Opponent’s Sign, Leading Police On Chase

A man running for office is facing charges after allegedly stealing an opponent’s campaign sign and leading police on a brief chase – while drunk.

05/05/2015

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