Brad Segall

Brad SegallBrad Segall is midday anchor for KYW Newsradio 1060. 

A longtime presence in Philadelphia radio news, Segall served for a decade as KYW Newsradio’s suburban bureau chief.

He won the 2006 Associated Press Sandy Starobin Award for Individual Reporting, for his captivating and compelling reports from in and near his New Orleans hotel during the onslaught of 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 is named in honor of the legendary KYW Newsradio Harrisburg bureau chief, who died in 1993.

Prior to his stint as suburban bureau chief, Segall served as an anchor and general assignment reporter for Newsradio.  Earlier stops along Segall’s career path included WWDB-FM, in Philadelphia, 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.

 

 

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

Suspect Angel Suarez Medero. (credit: Bensalem Police Department)

Guilty Plea Expected From Parx Jockey After Bizarre Behavior Results In His Being Shot

Angel Suarez waived his preliminary hearing on theft, assault, and related charges in connection with a series of incidents at the Franklin Commons Apartments.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/04/2015

(The Mickey Vernon Museum. at its current location in the Granite Run Mall.  Photo provided)

Delco Museum of Sports Legends Scrambling To Find New Location

The museum has called the Granite Run Mall home for nearly two years. But the mall has been sold, and will be demolished to make way for a town center.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/03/2015

Pope Francis greets the faithful as he holds mass in St. Peter's Square. File photo. (Credit: Franco Origlia/ Getty Images)

Pope’s Visit to Philadelphia in September Causing Run on Hotel Rooms in Suburbs

Hotels in Bucks County are nearly 90 percent booked for that final weekend in September.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/02/2015

(credit: Pat Achilles)

New Book Designed For Children Chronicles The History And Culture Of New Hope, Pa

The New Hope Historical Society is behind Let’s Visit New Hope, inspired by a group of second grade students who were surveyed about what they were interested in.

03/01/2015

Jason Baldwin (credit: Montgomery County Sheriff's Department)

Fugitive On Montgomery County’s Most Wanted List Arrested In Florida

Thirty-six-year-old Jason Baldwin, an alleged serial burglar, is behind bars in Florida awaiting extradition after sheriff’s deputies used social media to track his whereabouts and take him into custody.

02/27/2015

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

Montgomery County Judge Gives High School Students Inside Look At Life In Legal Field

Judge Gary Silow is giving some students at Abington High School a unique opportunity to see first-hand what it’s like working in the fields of law and government.

02/27/2015

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Police: Man Drunk Behind The Wheel Charged In Deadly Bucks County Crash

A Bucks County man is behind bars, charged with homicide by vehicle DUI and related offenses in connection with a deadly crash in Falls Township last October.

02/26/2015

(The Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, PA. Credit: Steve Tawa)

Highly Anticipated Rodin Exhibit Set To Open In Bucks County

More than four dozen sculptures from artist Auguste Rodin go on display starting Saturday at the Michener Art Museum in Doylestown.

02/26/2015

Some of the evidence seized during a drug bust in Montgomery County. (credit: Will Kenworthy)

Montgomery Co. Drug Bust Yields 32 Arrests; Tip From Family Of An Addict Helped Crack Case

Montgomery County authorities announced the arrests of more than 30 people involved in what they say was an extensive drug trafficking operation that peddled cocaine, heroin and crystal meth on the streets of the Philadelphia region.

02/25/2015

File Photo (credit: CBS)

Plans For New Scudder Falls Bridge Move Forward With Awarding Of Significant Contract

The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission has awarded a contract to a Hamilton, New Jersey company for the final design phase.

02/24/2015

(David St. Onge Jr. is escorted from district court after waiving his preliminary hearing.  File photo by Brad Segall)

Montco Man Sentenced For Helping Father Dump Grandfather’s Body In Pocono Mountains

21-year-old David St. Onge Junior was sentenced to time served, about eight months to 23 months followed by eight years probation, after pleading guilty to abuse of a corpse, lying to police and related charges.

02/24/2015

Physical Education teacher John Kosic has organized this event at Peirce Middle School for 30 years. (credit: Tracey Dukert)

Local Teacher Honored For Raising More Than $30K For American Heart Association

At Pierce Middle School they’ve been holding Volleyball for Heart since 1985. The driving force behind the event is the man who started it thirty years ago, Physical Education and Health teacher John Kosic.

02/21/2015

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