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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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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Cold Temperatures Arrive After Uncharacteristically Mild Start To Winter

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


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Crews Implode Greenfield Bridge Over The Parkway East

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


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Fans Flock To Local Theaters For ‘The Force Awakens’

Fans have waited months to see the latest installment in the Star Wars series, and the die-hard fans are stopping at nothing to be among the first in the theater for the big event.


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Warm Weather Allowing Outdoor Mold To Grow, Affecting Allergies

The unseasonably warm weather the past few weeks may be having some unintended consequences.


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Bill Introduced To Prevent Turnpike Drivers From Avoiding Tolls

KDKA was the first to report about drivers blowing through the toll area on the Turnpike without paying, but that soon could change.


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Popular Holiday Decoration Causing Problems For Aircrafts

It’s the hot decorating time for this holiday season, spraying green and red laser beams on the front of homes all over the Pittsburgh area.


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Michael Vick Lobbies For Law To Protect Animals In Hot Cars

NFL quarterback Michael Vick got the celebrity treatment as he visited the state Capitol on Tuesday to lobby for a bill to help protect cats and dogs from being left in unattended vehicles.




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