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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Thousands Expected To Attend St. Patrick’s Day Parade Downtown

Thousands of people are expected to head to Downtown Pittsburgh this weekend for the annual Saint Patrick’s Day celebration.

03/11/2015

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Latest Phase Of North Shore Construction Not Going As Quickly As Scheduled

The North Shore is in the midst of a decade’s long renaissance.

03/10/2015

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Extensive Parkway West Work Picks Up Again

Tonight marks the beginning of a 10-month project on the Parkway West.

03/02/2015

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Want A Pothole Fixed? Try These Tips

The extreme winter weather takes a toll on many things, but especially streets.

02/26/2015

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Pirates, Penguins To Begin Using Metal Detectors At Entrances

Pittsburgh sports fans – get ready for another tightening of security going into games.

02/25/2015

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Spring’s Melting Temperatures Raise Ice Jam, Flooding Concerns

The source of our summer pleasure is stilled by winter’s icy grip and quickly becoming a threat.

02/24/2015

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Pirates Making Changes At PNC Park To Enhance Fan Experience

With the Pittsburgh Pirates at Spring Training in Brandenton, Florida, here in Pittsburgh, PNC Park is gearing up for the new season.

02/23/2015

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PennDOT Receives Grant For Adaptive Traffic Lights On McKnight Road

According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, PennDOT is getting a $720,000 grant that will help pay for new, adaptive traffic signals at 11 of the busiest intersections on McKnight Road.

02/17/2015

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New Port Authority Connect Card Features Launch Today

The Port authority’s new Connect Card features launch today.

02/09/2015

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Heinz Field Adding More Seats To South End Zone

The football season may be over, but Heinz Field has been anything but quiet.

02/06/2015

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Pain At The Pump: Gas Prices Heading Back Up

Something this good couldn’t last forever.

02/05/2015

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Mt. Lebanon Puts Plan In Place To Begin Culling Deer Population

Without a predator, the population of deer in Mount Lebanon has flourished.

01/28/2015

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Storm Has Passed, But Winter Woes Not Behind Us

The brunt of the storm has moved well to our east, packing a punch along the New England coastline and leaving behind plenty of snow in Pittsburgh.

01/27/2015

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PennDOT Cancels Weekend Ft. Pitt Tunnel Closure

A planned closure of the Fort Pitt Tunnel this weekend has been cancelled.

01/23/2015

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Final Span Of New Hulton Bridge Being Lifted Into Place

A construction marvel drew spectators to the banks of the Allegheny River in Oakmont on Friday.

01/16/2015

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