John Shumway

John Shumway

John Shumway joined NewsRadio 1020 KDKA in 2004 as co-host of The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert. John began his broadcasting career as a disc jockey for WLAP Radio in Lexington, Kentucky, while he was in college and later moved into the newsroom. After 10 years at WHAS TV and Radio in Louisville, Ky, John came to Pittsburgh in October of 1988. John has been recognized throughout his broadcasting career with regional, state, and national awards.

He resides in the Pittsburgh area with his wife, Sonya, and their two children. In his spare time, John enjoys golf, running, hiking, camping and singing in his church choir.

NFL’s New National Anthem Policy Draws Raves As Well As Critics

What Colin Kaepernick started the NFL owners ended on Wednesday — kneeling during the national anthem without consequence.


Controversial Land Along McKnight Road Getting Renewed Interest From Developers

A sometimes controversial piece of land along McKnight Road is getting renewed interest from developers.


PennDOT Plans Improvements To Route 28 At Highland Park Bridge

Penndot is planning to create two through lanes at the Route 28 and Highland Park Bridge interchange to speed up traffic flow.


Riverlife Seeking Submissions To Improve Area Under Fort Duquesne Bridge

Riverlife is looking for ideas of what to do with the area under the Fort Duquesne Bridge downtown.


Three Rivers Regatta

Three Rivers Regatta Kicks Off In Pittsburgh, Some Events Delayed By Rain

The power boats took to the water Friday morning as the 40th annual EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta got underway.


Apps, Cell Phone Carriers Help Block Robocalls

Robocalls are a big problem right now, but there are ways you can block them for good.


Giant Eagle Purchases Land, Tries To Halt Plans For McCandless Walmart

From the first day Walmart identified a site in McCandless for a store, the Giant Eagle just around the corner was concerned.


Allegheny County Council Looking At New Development Deal On McKnight Road

Allegheny County Council is getting a look at a proposal to sell part of the Kane Regional Center in Ross Township.


South Hills T Riders May Face Delays Due To Track Repairs

South Hills commuters can expect more T delays starting Monday.


Pittsburgh Woman Describes Being One Block From NYC Blast

In a friends apartment a block from the blast sight in Chelsea, 25-year-old Lyndsay Waina says it happened just after 8 p.m. on Saturday night.


PennDOT, Pa. Turnpike Propose Speed-Monitoring Cameras To Ensure Work Zone Safety

With all the road projects underway throughout the summer, it can be dangerous for construction workers. PennDOT has now come up with a new way to keep an eye on drivers and try to slow them down.


Commuters Struggle To Find Parking Spots Due To North Shore Garage Construction

Call it the pain of progress. Commuter parking on Pittsburgh’s North Shore has become progressively more difficult over the last month.


South Park Changes: People Struggle To Adjust To New Corrigan Drive

It is the jewel of southern Allegheny County: South Park, which is undergoing a renaissance of sorts.


Experts Weigh In On Piranha Being Found At North Park Lake

You can only imagine the skepticism when the phone rang in the Allegheny County Parks director’s office this week and a woman on the other end said, “a woman said her family had just caught a piranha in North Park Lake.”


Fox Chapel Teen Escapes Massacre In Nice

A local teen was on the Nice waterfront Thursday night watching the Bastille Day fireworks. As she began to walk home, everything changed.



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