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.

(File photo.  Credit: Jack Frost/ Big Boulder)

Pocono Ski Resorts Headed For Their Last Gasps of the Winter Season

There are seven ski resorts in the Poconos, and six of them are still open, at least through this weekend.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/27/2015

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

Former Sportscaster Don Tollefson Sentenced To 2-4 Years In State Prison

Former sportscaster Don Tollefson will spend two to four years behind bars in state prison.

03/25/2015

(Hand model: Alexa Kelly)

Montgomery County, Pa. Implementing Texting Option for 911 Emergency Callers

County commissioners have awarded a $100,000+ contract to begin the upgrades needed to make the 911 system compatible with texting.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/24/2015

(File photo from Montco DA)

Montco Teacher Pleads Guilty to Sexual Relationship With Eighth-Grader

Jessica Streeper pleaded guilty to felony sex charges that could put her behind bars in state prison for several years.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/23/2015

(A large sinkhole shut down Plymouth Road in Montgomery County.   Photo by KYW's Mike DeNardo)

No Easy Fix Seen For Plymouth Road, Closed By Worrisome Sinkhole

The bridge, which carries more than 15,000 cars a day, was shut down late last week when the shoulder started to cave in.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/18/2015

(File photo by William Thomas Cain/ Getty Images)

Del Val College to Offer Courses at Horsham Air Guard Station, in Willow Grove

Delaware Valley College, in Doylestown, has inked a deal with the Pennsylvania Air National Guard to expand educational opportunities for military personnel serving at the former Willow Grove Naval Air Station.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/17/2015

(Teachers and school administrators take part in a team exercise, trying to build the tallest possible structure using only aluminum foil, during a presentation by Discovery Education.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Montco Educators Get Marketing Pitch and More From an Electronic Learning Firm

Some Montgomery County, Pa. educators got a taste of what their classrooms might look like in the future.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/16/2015

(Pennsylvania first lady Frances Wolf reads to a class at Fly Elementary School during her visit.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Frances Wolf, Wife of Governor, Discusses Education Funding Initiatives in Norristown

The wife of Gov. Wolf visited Fly Elementary School, in the Norristown Area School District, visiting classes and meeting with two dozen teachers and administrators.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/13/2015

(The current security checkpoints at the Montgomery County Courthouse are being expanded.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Montco Courthouse Expanding Security; Judges, Attorneys To Undergo Screening

Starting next month, Montgomery County, Pa. will implement new security measures at the courthouse in Norristown.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/13/2015

(Parx Casino.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Parx Officials Say Child Left in Car Was Rescued Within 40 Minutes By Parking Lot Patrol

Officials at Parx Casino, in Bensalem, Pa. are clarifying the timeline surrounding the discovery of a seven-year-old boy whom police say was left in the car while his father played blackjack inside the gambling hall.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/11/2015

(The Corner Café, in the Huntingdon Valley Shopping Center, is being evicted in May.  Photo provided by John Graff)

Montco Restaurant Owner Says He Was Blindsided by Shopping Center’s Eviction Notice

John Graff says the company that owns the center originally told him his restaurant would be secure, so he invested more than $100,000 on new equipment and décor.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/11/2015

(Montco sheriff Russell Bono, left, announces the results of a sweep for defendants charged with DUI.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Montco Deputies Arrest 11 For Outstanding DUI Warrants

Two o’clock in the morning, the defendants are sound asleep, and then comes the knock in the door.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/10/2015

Deirdre Magolon, missing since March 6th. (credit: Upper Providence Police Department)

Police Say Missing Royersford Woman Later Spotted Several Times in North Philadelphia

Authorities say she suffers from a mental health disorder and has attempted suicide in the past.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/10/2015

(US Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick chats with executive director Abbie Newman at the Mission Kids child advocacy center in Montgomery County.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Pa. Congressman Tours Montco Child Center, Pitching More Protections For Abused Kids

Fitzpatrick toured Mission Kids, a nonprofit child advocacy organization in East Norriton, to promote his legislation which calls for mandatory background checks for existing and prospective school employees.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/09/2015

Trucks reloading salt as they continue to hit the roads (Credit: Natasha Brown)

Montco Communities Low On Road Salt Hope We Got Our Final Winter Storm

Was Thursday’s snowstorm winter’s last hurrah? Montgomery County communities running low on road salt sure hope so.

03/06/2015

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