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.
Quaker Valley High School football coach has resigned his position, citing conflicts with several parents.
No charges will be pressed if someone confesses to stealing from a Bethel Park haunted house last week.
PennDOT is not oblivious to everything that is going on downtown this weekend, but the Liberty Bridge is still scheduled for a total closure from Friday night until Monday morning.
Episodes of a popular show on the History Channel will be filmed in Pennsylvania next month.
Leaders of the Steel Valley Midget Football Association are facing charges for alleged hazing incidents at a summer camp.
All the rain this summer has wreaked havoc on PennDOT’s road construction schedule.
From your favorite Merlot to the finest Kentucky sippin’ bourbon, prices could be rising on the shelves of your local state store.
Chipotle says it received a follow-up subpoena requesting information tied to illnesses associated with a restaurant in Virginia this month.
Portions of the Butler-Freeport Trail are currently closed for repaving, but many are not getting the message.
Four-lane Liberty Avenue is about to be reduced to three lanes.
Antlerless deer hunting season is still months away, but some hunters are finding out they won’t be hunting where they wanted.
The skies opened up again today as anxious business owners and residents gathered to discuss what, if anything they can do about the repeated bouts of flooding they are experiencing.
Business is booming at both Siena at St. Clair in the South Hills and The Block Northway in the North Hills of Pittsburgh.
A section of a Brackenridge cemetery is in total disarray after a driver lost control and crashed Sunday afternoon.
Pittsburgh always goes big for its Fourth of July celebration. There’s live music, activities for the kids, and, of course, the fireworks. As usual, thousands of people are expected for the celebration.