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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New Kind Of Treatment Offers Pets Protection From Ticks And Fleas

If just thinking about fleas makes you want to scratch the back of your neck, you are not alone.

05/08/2015

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Smoking Policy Ignites Controversy Between Hospital Employees, Neighbors

A controversy has been ignited over people lighting up near Allegheny General Hospital.

05/06/2015

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Bucs On A Budget: How To Take Family Of 4 To A Game Without Breaking The Bank

There is nothing like walking into PNC Park on a spring evening and taking in the sounds, and smells of the ballpark.

05/05/2015

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Butler Co. Candidate Arrested After Stealing Opponent’s Sign, Leading Police On Chase

A man running for office is facing charges after allegedly stealing an opponent’s campaign sign and leading police on a brief chase – while drunk.

05/05/2015

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West Kittanning Homes Vandalized With Obscene Graffiti

State police are trying to figure out who put obscene pictures and homophobic graffiti onto people’s homes and garages in West Kittanning.

05/04/2015

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Runners Gear Up For Pittsburgh Marathon

Thousands of runners are in town for the Pittsburgh Marathon.

05/01/2015

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Breakthrough Medical 3-D Printing Helps Save Toddler’s Life

A local couple says doctors at Children’s Hospital and pioneering 3-D printing medical work in Michigan, are the reasons their son is alive and getting stronger.

04/30/2015

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AG’s Office Warns About Scam Artists Trying To Take Advantage Of Those Donating To Nepal Victims

Pittsburgh has a long history of generosity when it comes to helping out our fellow man in times of dire need all over the world.

04/29/2015

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Local Officials On Alert, Discussing Preparedness In Wake Of Baltimore Riots

The riots in Baltimore have put police on alert in nearly every American city.

04/28/2015

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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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