Brad Segall

Brad SegallBrad Segall is the award-winning Suburban Bureau chief at KYW Newsradio 1060 in Philadelphia.

Segall won the 2006 Associated Press Sandy Starobin Award for Individual Reporting for his captivating and compelling reports from inside his New Orleans hotel during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Segall and his wife Michele were taking their son Jeffrey to Tulane University when the storm hit. (The Sandy Starobin Award was named in honor of the legendary KYW Newsradio Harrisburg bureau chief who died in 1993.)

Earlier stops in Philadelphia included WWDB-FM, where he was a reporter and an integral part of the morning news team. He was also station manager and news director for WBUX-AM in Doylestown (Bucks County).

Segall, a Philadelphia native, is a graduate of Central High School and Temple University.

Brad and his wife and their two sons make their home in Montgomery County.

(The Montgomery County Courthouse.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Montgomery County Courthouse Receives Bomb Threat

Officials say they responded to the Montgomery County Courthouse Thursday morning following a bomb threat.

KYW Newsradio 1060–7 hours ago

(Commissioner-designate Valerie Arkoosh, right, with Montgomery County commissioner Josh Shapiro.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Val Arkoosh Set to Be Sworn in As Replacement Montgomery County Commissioner

If the name sounds familiar, that’s because she ran last year in the Democratic primary to represent the 13th Congressional District.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/28/2015

(File photo by William Thomas Cain/ Getty Images)

Two Area Congressmen Press For Quicker Development of Former Willow Grove Air Base

The nearly 900-acre naval air station in Horsham has been largely vacant for nearly four years.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/28/2015

(Flourtown Farmers Market.  Photo provided by Cathie Cashman)

Petition Drive Hopes to Save Flourtown Farmers Market, Marked For Eviction

Area residents are banding together to try to save the longtime staple of this Montgomery County community.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/28/2015

Attorney Lanny Davis speaking in Philadelphia. (File photo by John McDevitt)

Pennsylvania High Court Puts Hold on Kathleen Kane Leak Case

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has scheduled a hearing for March, in Philadelphia, after Kane questioned the legality of special prosecutor Tom Carluccio’s appointment.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/23/2015

(Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane, in 2013 file photo.  Credit: Bill Roswell)

In Wake of Kathleen Kane Probe, Grand Jury Calls For Limits on ‘Shield Law’ Protecting Reporters

But one First Amendment expert doesn’t think it would be a very good idea.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/22/2015

(Officers escort Don Tollefson from court to the Bucks County Jail following his conviction on fraud charges.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Victims Hoping, Dimly, For Restitution Following Don Tollefson Fraud Conviction

One of the charities swindled by Tollefson was the Brad Fox Foundation, which raises money for the wife and kids of a murdered Plymouth Township police officer.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/22/2015

(Don Tollefson leaves District Court in Warminster, Pa., after being held for trial on fraud charges.   File photo by Brad Segall)

Don Tollefson Fraud Trial Heading to Jury in Bucks County, Pa.

Jurors heard closing arguments from the prosecution and defense earlier today.

01/20/2015

File photo. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Is Your New Year’s Resolution To Find A Job? An Event In Bucks County Could Help Out

According to an online recruitment magazine, nearly 50% of job seekers look for work in January. This New Year, New Career Job Fair is bringing together more than forty local employers for four hours today at Gwynedd Mercy University in Bensalem.

01/20/2015

(A flyer asking about the whereabouts of Christopher Tully hangs in the Westmont, NJ station of Patco.  Photo by Greg Orlandini.)

Family Hopes Reward Money Helps Shed Light on Whereabouts of Missing Bucks County Teacher

Flyers with Christopher Tully’s picture and information have been posted throughout the Philadelphia region.

01/19/2015

(The new Bucks County Justice Center, under contstruction.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Officials To Cut The Ribbon On Highly Anticipated Justice Center In Bucks County

Officials in Bucks County today officially dedicate and cut the ribbon for the long-anticipated justice center in Doylestown.

01/10/2015

(credit: Fernando Camino/Getty Images)

After String Of Fires, Bucks County Officials Warn About Fireplace Safety

Since late November there have been six house fires throughout Bucks County that can be attributed directly to fireplaces.

01/08/2015

Bruce Castor in file photo (Credit:  Brad Segall)

Castor Announces Run For Montgomery County District Attorney

On the heels of Risa Ferman’s announcement that she would seek a seat as a judge on the Court of Common Pleas, Montgomery County Commissioner Bruce Castor has announced his candidacy for DA.

01/07/2015

(Don Tollefson speaks with reporters on December 22, 2014.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Former Sportscaster Tollefson Tells Bucks County Jury His Intentions Were Good

Former television sportscaster Don Tollefson wanted to take his theft and fraud case to trial because he wanted to tell his side of the story and he did just that to a Bucks County jury this Tuesday morning.

01/06/2015

(Don Tollefson, in file photo.  Credit: CBS)

Trial Begins For Former Philly Sportscaster Tollefson After Rejected Plea Deal

There was a lot of intrigue and back room negotiations, but in the end, former television sportscaster Don Tollefson rejected a plea deal.

01/05/2015

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