During his years at KDKA-TV, he has anchored the morning and weekend news and is currently a featured General Assignment Reporter on the station’s 5 and 6pm newscasts. Every morning, you’ll find John on NewsTalk 1020 KDKA Radio where he co-hosts the KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and Shelly Duffy.
John began his broadcasting career as a disc jockey for WLAP Radio in Lexington, Kentucky, while he was in college. After graduation, he started his news career by moving into the WLAP Radio newsroom. In 1979, John moved to WHAS Radio News in Louisville, Kentucky, where he switched over to WHAS-TV News as a reporter a few years later.
John has been recognized throughout his broadcasting career regionally, statewide, and nationally. A Columbia DuPont Citation, Ohio State Journalism Award, and an Emmy Nomination are among the list of awards and recognitions John has received.
John earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Eastern Kentucky University in 1978. His desk is an art gallery of Shumway family snapshots and John will quickly tell you that his most important jobs are husband and father. He resides in the Pittsburgh area with his wife, Sonya, and their daughter. In his spare time, John enjoys golf, running, hiking, camping and singing in his church choir.
A new traffic signal system designed to ease traffic on McKnight Road in the North Hills is just weeks away from operation.
Now that the season has turned from winter to spring, road construction crews are gearing up for a busy season.
More changes could be coming to the Parkway West.
Thousands will pack the streets downtown Saturday morning for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, but with temperatures possibly in the teens or 20s, the conditions could be dangerous for some.
Following his sentencing in a DUI case in his native South Korea, Pittsburgh Pirates star Jung Ho Kang faces several more steps before he can rejoin the team in the U.S.
The plan for Mayor Bill Peduto’s latest bike lanes addition in the city of Pittsburgh may be in jeopardy.
Students in the neighborhoods at the top of Washington Street came to their bus stops Thursday morning only to wait in vain.
The mild weather of this winter has been a bonanza for road construction crews and is allowing some projects to get rolling as much as a month ahead of the traditional spring start in April.
Printing your pictures is easier and faster than ever before, but not all processing is created equal.
People who drive in New Stanton will see a lot of changes the next time they hit the road.
When you see the polar ice cap melting and temperatures this warm in Pittsburgh in February, how can you not think global warming.
Immigrants across the country are expected to stay home from school and work on Thursday to show how critical they are to the U.S. economy and way of life.
A new report shows thousands of bridges in the state of Pennsylvania are structurally deficient.
It was a tough morning on the Westinghouse campus in Cranberry Township on Tuesday.
The tree that held the nest of two bald eagles and their egg fell during high winds Sunday night.