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.

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.


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.


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.


Legislator Introduces Smart Meter Privacy Bill Aimed At Protecting Consumers

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


Cold Temperatures Arrive After Uncharacteristically Mild Start To Winter

It’s suddenly looking and feeling a lot more like winter.


PennDOT Plans 2016 Road Work Near International Airport, On Route 65

There are two other projects that will have PennDOT’s contractors busy in the coming year and will impact 40,000 drivers each day.


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PennDOT To Work On Route 65 In 2016

PennDOT will be doing more construction work on Route 65 from the Fort Duquesne Bridge to the McKees Rocks Bridge in 2016.


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Cleanup Continues At Site Of Greenfield Bridge Implosion

The round-the-clock work to clean up the rubble left behind on the Parkway East following the implosion of the Greenfield Bridge is continuing.


PennDOT Gearing Up For Liberty Bridge Renovation In 2016

According to PennDOT, the mega project of 2016 will be the renovation of the Liberty Bridge.


Crews Working Around The Clock To Cleanup Greenfield Bridge, Reopen Parkway

Clean-up is well underway following the implosion of the Greenfield Bridge. It’s a race against time and crews are hoping they can finish, and reopen the Parkway East by New Year’s Eve.


Crews Implode Greenfield Bridge Over The Parkway East

Crews have been prepping for today’s Greenfield Bridge implosion for months.




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