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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Parkway West Inbound Closing This Weekend

As is no surprise, you’ll want to avoid the Parkway West while planning your weekend activities.


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Yes, Today Is October 21, 2015: The Day From ‘Back To The Future’

After years of hoaxes and fake photos floating around the Internet, today is actually the future date shown in the movie Back To The Future II.


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Ceremony Marks Opening Of New Hulton Bridge

The brand new Hulton Bridge officially opened Tuesday.


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Double Header Likely To Pose Traffic Nightmare

With the Pirates in a race for the division title, as well as holding back Tuesday’s opponent, the Chicago Cubs, in the wildcard race, fans are coming out in big numbers.


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PennDOT, Turnpike Suspends Road Work For Labor Day Weekend

The unofficial end of the summer is drawing near. The Labor Day weekend will also bring a break to drivers who are sick of road work, but not everyone wanted it that way.


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Trailer Released For Will Smith’s “Concussion” Shot In Pittsburgh

The trailer is out for Will Smith’s new movie “Concussion,” which was shot in Pittsburgh.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Huge Parkway West Closure Planned For Weekend

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


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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.


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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.




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