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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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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Extensive Parkway West Work Picks Up Again

Tonight marks the beginning of a 10-month project on the Parkway West.

03/02/2015

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Want A Pothole Fixed? Try These Tips

The extreme winter weather takes a toll on many things, but especially streets.

02/26/2015

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Pirates, Penguins To Begin Using Metal Detectors At Entrances

Pittsburgh sports fans – get ready for another tightening of security going into games.

02/25/2015

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Spring’s Melting Temperatures Raise Ice Jam, Flooding Concerns

The source of our summer pleasure is stilled by winter’s icy grip and quickly becoming a threat.

02/24/2015

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Pirates Making Changes At PNC Park To Enhance Fan Experience

With the Pittsburgh Pirates at Spring Training in Brandenton, Florida, here in Pittsburgh, PNC Park is gearing up for the new season.

02/23/2015

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PennDOT Receives Grant For Adaptive Traffic Lights On McKnight Road

According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, PennDOT is getting a $720,000 grant that will help pay for new, adaptive traffic signals at 11 of the busiest intersections on McKnight Road.

02/17/2015

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