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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PennDOT Announces Overnight Weekend Closures Of Parkway West, Fort Pitt Tunnel

If you’re planning on driving into Pittsburgh this weekend, you may want to allow for some extra time to get around.


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PennDOT Crews Working To Get Parkway West Lights Back On

Driving through the Fort Pitt Tunnel is an adventure on the best of days.


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Parkway West Lighting Issue A Mystery For PennDOT

PennDOT is trying to figure out why the lights on the Parkway West aren’t coming on when the sun sets.


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E. Coli In Northwest Marks Chipotle’s 3rd Outbreak This Year

Health officials expect the number of people sickened by an E. coli outbreak linked to Chipotle restaurants to grow while they investigate the cause of the infection.


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Young Penguins Fan Who Had Puck Snatched: “I’m Sad For That Guy”

Yes, there was a hockey game, yes the Penguins won, but that was not the big story of the night at CONSOL Energy Center. It was the great puck theft.


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Army Blimp Breaks Loose, Drifts Over Pennsylvania

The Pentagon says U.S. fighter jets are tracking an unmanned Army surveillance blimp that tore loose from its ground tether in Maryland and is drifting north over Pennsylvania.


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REI Bucking Black Friday Shopping, Will Close Stores That Day

Outdoor retailer Recreational Equipment, Inc., known as REI, has announced it will buck Black Friday and close its 143 stores on the Friday after Thanksgiving.


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Parkway West Inbound Closing This Weekend

As is no surprise, you’ll want to avoid the Parkway West while planning your weekend activities.


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Yes, Today Is October 21, 2015: The Day From ‘Back To The Future’

After years of hoaxes and fake photos floating around the Internet, today is actually the future date shown in the movie Back To The Future II.


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Ceremony Marks Opening Of New Hulton Bridge

The brand new Hulton Bridge officially opened Tuesday.


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Double Header Likely To Pose Traffic Nightmare

With the Pirates in a race for the division title, as well as holding back Tuesday’s opponent, the Chicago Cubs, in the wildcard race, fans are coming out in big numbers.


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PennDOT, Turnpike Suspends Road Work For Labor Day Weekend

The unofficial end of the summer is drawing near. The Labor Day weekend will also bring a break to drivers who are sick of road work, but not everyone wanted it that way.


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Trailer Released For Will Smith’s “Concussion” Shot In Pittsburgh

The trailer is out for Will Smith’s new movie “Concussion,” which was shot in Pittsburgh.


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Virginia Shooting Has Local Congressman Pushing For Mental Health Legislation

Yesterday’s shooting is just one of many multiple killings that have people around the country calling for better gun control and help for those with mental illness.


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Former Jets QB Michael Vick Signs With Steelers

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, it appears Michael Vick is en route to Pittsburgh to meet with the team.




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