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.

Warm Weather Allowing Outdoor Mold To Grow, Affecting Allergies

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


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.


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.


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.


Steelers Receive Replacement Hall Of Fame Rings

Monday, seven Super Bowl Steelers were presented diamond-laden “replacement” rings by the Pro Football Hall of Fame.


Parkway West Undergoes Final Closure This Weekend

It’s the light at the end of the tunnel. Work continues on the Parkway West this weekend, but after that, it’s over – at least for a while.


All Military Combat Jobs Will Be Available To Women In 2016

All military combat jobs, including those on the front lines, will be open to women beginning next year.


Seneca Valley To Test ‘Flexible Instruction Day’ Concept

A local school district has been selected by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to test out a new teaching concept to prevent snow days from piling up.


PennDOT Announces More Parkway Closures This Weekend

There’s good news and there’s bad news for drivers who use the Parkway West.


Hunters Head Into The Woods As Deer Season Begins

Monday marks the official start of deer season in Pennsylvania.


Turnpike Expecting 3.2 Million Vehicles During Holiday Travel Period

The Turnpike Commission is anticipating roughly 3.2 million vehicles on the state roadway from Tuesday to Sunday.


Thousands Expected To Hit The Roads, Head To Airport For Busy Thanksgiving Weekend

At no other time of the year is our hurry-up society more in a hurry than during the run-up to Thanksgiving.


Parents Turning To App & Device To Disable Teen Drivers’ Phones

New research indicates we lose about one teenage life an hour in this country to texting and driving, and the numbers are rising.


U.S. Issues Travel Warning As Pittsburgh International Preps For Busy Holiday Week

Americans should be alert to the possible travel risks, especially during the holidays, following increased terrorist threats around the world, the State Department warned on Monday.


Dozens Of Residents Evacuated Due To Massive Leetsdale Fire

It was mid-morning and 94-year-old Margaret Kotula was in the midst of the routine she’s enjoyed in her home of 80 years on Washington Street in Leetsdale.




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