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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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.


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Public Wi-Fi Coming To Larimer, East Liberty Area

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


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Flurry Of Changes Coming As McKnight Rd. Corridor “Reinvents Itself”

The public would never know it by looking at the property on Blazier Drive, which sits unchanged, but there’s been movement on the new Walmart in McCandless.


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Wigle Whiskey Recognized For Raising Employees’ Wages

Wigle Whiskey is making waves all over Pittsburgh after participating in a new wage program.


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Winter Weather Advisory In Effect As Latest Winter Storm Moves In

A winter storm is pushing through our area this evening and much of the area is under weather alerts.


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Report: 18 Cities In Pennsylvania, Including Pittsburgh, Have Higher Lead Exposure Than Flint

According to a new report, more than a dozen cities, including Pittsburgh, have children with higher levels of lead exposure than Flint.


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Law Enforcement Stepping Up DUI Patrols Ahead Of Big Football Party Weekend

The Super Bowl is just days away, but state records show the partying starts long before Sunday, and so does DUI enforcement.


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Legislator Introduces Smart Meter Privacy Bill Aimed At Protecting Consumers

Smart technology has revolutionized so many parts of our everyday lives.


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K-9 Handler: Use Of Protective Vests Decided On Case-By-Case Basis

Police dogs are considered police officers, and in many situations, they’re also geared up to go into dangerous situations.


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Bald Eagle Pair Unfazed By Hulton Bridge Implosion

There is something about a race against time. Heavy equipment and cutting torches sprayed showers of sparks, captivating onlookers as work continued to dismantle to old Hulton Bridge.


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Extreme Cold Taking Toll Across Pittsburgh Area

There is only one way to classify a day like Tuesday. Simply put, it was cold outside, and still is.


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PennDOT Finds Dip In Parkway East After Greenfield Bridge Implosion

The Greenfield Bridge has been gone for weeks, but some are still feeling the impact.




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