John Shumway

shumway John ShumwayJohn 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.

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A new traffic signal system designed to ease traffic on McKnight Road in the North Hills is just weeks away from operation.

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PennDOT Gearing Up For Another Busy Road Construction Season

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03/20/2017

PennDOT Proposing Major Changes To The Parkway West

More changes could be coming to the Parkway West.

03/15/2017

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Goers Urged To Bundle Up For Cold Temperatures

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.

03/10/2017

Lawyers Working To Resolve Visa Issues For Kang After DUI Sentencing

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.

03/03/2017

Mayor Peduto Clashes With PennDOT Over Location Of Bike Lanes

The plan for Mayor Bill Peduto’s latest bike lanes addition in the city of Pittsburgh may be in jeopardy.

03/03/2017

City Of Pittsburgh Water Line Repairs In Etna Causing Transportation Issues, Confusion

Students in the neighborhoods at the top of Washington Street came to their bus stops Thursday morning only to wait in vain.

03/02/2017

Mild Winter Allowing Road Crews To Get Jump Start On Construction Season

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.

02/27/2017

Picture Perfect: Best Places To Get Your Photos Printed

Printing your pictures is easier and faster than ever before, but not all processing is created equal.

02/23/2017

New Stanton Traffic Patterns Changing With Debut Of Roundabout Interchanges

People who drive in New Stanton will see a lot of changes the next time they hit the road.

02/22/2017

La Niña May Be To Blame For Unseasonably Warm Winter

When you see the polar ice cap melting and temperatures this warm in Pittsburgh in February, how can you not think global warming.

02/20/2017

‘Day Without Immigrants’ Protests Held In Pittsburgh, Across U.S.

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.

02/16/2017

Thousands Of Pa. Bridges Deemed Structurally Deficient

A new report shows thousands of bridges in the state of Pennsylvania are structurally deficient.

02/15/2017

Fate Of Hundreds Of Westinghouse Workers Up In The Air

It was a tough morning on the Westinghouse campus in Cranberry Township on Tuesday.

02/14/2017

Hays Bald Eagles Searching For New Home After Winds Bring Down Tree & Nest

The tree that held the nest of two bald eagles and their egg fell during high winds Sunday night.

02/13/2017

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