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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H.S. Boys Tennis Team Disqualified For Having Girl On Team

The California Area High School boys tennis team wants answers after the WPIAL told them they had to forfeit their first four matches of the season.

04/27/2015

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Expert Offers Tips For Protecting Against Ticks & Lyme Disease

The warning from state officials is loud and clear. Every county in Pennsylvania is vulnerable to Lyme disease borne by the blacklegged tick.

04/22/2015

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Public Works Dept. Begins Using High-Tech Road Mixer To Fill Potholes

This winter’s deep freeze left its mark on the streets of Pittsburgh. Potholes, big and small, can be found on just about every road in the city.

04/15/2015

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Pens Reward Fans With Social Media Vending Machine

The Pittsburgh Penguins rewarded some fans in a unique way today.

04/15/2015

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Severe Crash Shuts Down Rankin Bridge

Rescue crews are on the scene of a multi-vehicle crash near the Rankin Bridge.

04/08/2015

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Hines Ward Getting Into Restaurant Business With Table 86 In Seven Fields

His specialty was making incredible catches as a Pittsburgh Steeler.

04/07/2015

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PennDOT Addresses Concerns Over Fencing Safeguards On Bridges, Overpasses

Climbing through the East Street valley on the Parkway North and you’ll notice every bridge has fencing – some rising straight and others curved in an arch.

04/01/2015

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Canon-McMillan Baseball Coach Suspended Over Alleged Marijuana Incident

The baseball coach at Canon-McMillan High School has been suspended.

03/31/2015

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AAA Study: Distracted Driving Getting Worse, Especially Among Young Drivers

With all the school programs and laws, you’d think distracted driving would be on the decline, but a new AAA study says it’s getting worse, especially among young drivers.

03/30/2015

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Pirates Looking Forward To Opening Day As Spring Training Winds Down

Seventeen years in MLB, A.J. Burnett is coming back to Pittsburgh to finish out his career where he can be happy.

03/27/2015

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Pirates Star Andrew McCutchen’s Secret Revealed, Cuts Hair

Pittsburgh Pirates superstar Andrew McCutchen has revealed his secret, announcing that he has cut his hair.

03/25/2015

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Spring Training The Ramp Up For Long Baseball Season

While it might seem like fun in the southern sun, the ramping up of Spring Training is the preparation for an endurance run like no other in professional sports.

03/24/2015

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Flood Watch Looms Over Pittsburgh Region

The warm-up in weather may have you excited, but it could also bring some problems.

03/13/2015

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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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