John Shumway joined KDKA-TV in October 1988 as a General Assignment Reporter.
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.
Families have been left in the dark and employees find themselves unemployed without warning as a chain of portrait studios shut down nationwide.
Pittsburgh Pirates management is promising change after fans complained about long waits at concession stands when Andrew McCutchen returned to town with the San Francisco Giants.
Strip District Business Owners Ready For Change, But Worried Loss Of Parking Spaces Could Lead To Decreased Sales
Smallman Street in the Strip District is about to undergo two years of work that will disrupt parking and change it permanently.
There are growing concerns about the safety of a new type of guardrail end cap called the X-Lite.
The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports.
Former Pittsburgh Pirates superstar Andrew McCutchen has returned to Pittsburgh for the first time since he was traded to San Francisco.
The once clear water in several local creeks is now dirty and cloudy, and the people who live nearby are concerned about their safety.
The smokestacks at the former Shenango Coke Works on Neville Island were imploded Tuesday afternoon.
President Donald Trump is urging West Virginia voters to reject Don Blankenship, a former federal convict and coal baron running in the Republican Senate primary.
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Peregrine falcons Dori and Louie’s little family are still hanging out in their nesting area at the back of a Fourth Avenue office building in Downtown Pittsburgh.
A developer has received permission from the federal government to remove four young peregrine falcons from their nest on a downtown Pittsburgh building.
Everything we put in our mouths we trust will do no harm. But, it seems a day does not go by when we are not hit with another point of concern.
From the Borics Hair Care awnings to the ground, plywood covers the entire front of the salon.