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.
After a controversial deer hunting program earlier this year, Mt. Lebanon is trying a new approach to combat deer.
Around May last year, gas prices jumped as the summer blends hit the pumps.
Now this year’s bump is on the way.
Police and PennDOT put out a warning and promised tough punishment for drivers who don’t slowdown in construction zones, but it appears few drivers are getting the message.
Most of us use computer printers for paper documents and maybe the occasional picture.
There’s a major traffic alert Thursday night into Friday.
Even PennDOT admits it’s concerned about the new traffic pattern on the Parkway.
The latest round of snow and rain is causing flooding problems along local rivers, and dramatic time lapse video shows just how fast the rivers can rise.
The mall experience by its nature tends to be a strolling, casual affair.
At least one person was killed in a two-vehicle accident in Beaver County Wednesday morning.
Giant Eagle opened its fifth Market District store in the Pittsburgh area Thursday in the Waterworks Plaza.
With all the cold, snow and ice lately, people are looking for salt.
But how do you know which kind to get?
The story of 2015 road construction in PennDOT’s District 11 starts with this:
It’s that time of the year when the search is on for the perfect gift for a diehard Steelers fan.
Health officials are sending out warnings after the number of Whooping Cough cases has doubled the yearly average.
Three water main breaks, and more than a month later, there is good news in the future of Boyce Road.