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.

 

 

Corporation Helps Underwrite Growth For a Local Social Service Agency’s Programs in Montco

A sizeable corporate donation from AT&T will help Congreso expand a job training program for some high school students.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/20/2015

Bucks County, Pa. Debuts Online Video Spotlighting the Tragedy of Heroin Addiction

Prosecutors say the video, “Heroin Kills,” tells the heartwrenching account of a mother who prays she’ll never get the call that her daughter has died of an overdose.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/19/2015

Montco Coroner Reminds Public To Check on Elderly Neighbors During Cold Wave

He says elderly residents suffering from dementia walked away from their homes in Upper Dublin and Lower Merion, and were found dead. A third person, from West Philadelphia, was taken to Lankenau Hospital suffering from hypothermia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/18/2015

Huntingdon Valley ‘Gentleman Gambler’ Sentenced for Racketeering and Money Laundering

Joseph Mastronardo Jr. is married to the daughter of late Philadelphia mayor Frank Rizzo.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/17/2015

Bucks County Tourism Officials Gearing Up For Full-Court Press For DNC 2016 Business

Jerry Lepping, president of the tourism agency “Visit Bucks County,” says their big push will be with social media, driving people to their web site.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/13/2015

Food Pantry For Pets of Financially Struggling Owners Opens in Chester County

The pantry, “Henry’s Cupboard,” is now a part of the Chester County SPCA, in West Chester.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/12/2015

Bucks County Playhouse Hosts Summer Youth Company Auditions

The Bucks County Playhouse on Sunday will host auditions for this summer’s youth company. It’s pretty competitive — last year 100 kids turned out and only 18 were selected for the program.

02/11/2015

Coatesville Police And School District Receive $15K For AEDs From Brandywine Health Foundation

The Brandywine Health Foundation is spending just over $15,000 to provide AED machines to several local police departments that cover the area in and around Coatesville and the Coatesville Area School District.

02/11/2015

Pa. State Police Firearms Instructor Charged In Accidental Shooting Death of Fellow Trooper

The grand jury found there was not enough evidence to support an involuntary manslaughter charge, but found that Richard Schroeter did not follow necessary precautions.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/10/2015

Parents Dismayed as Methacton District Weighs Shutting Down 2 Elementary Schools

School board members insist no decisions have been made and no schools are being closed right now, but parents at Arrowhead and Audubon elementary schools aren’t buying it.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/09/2015

Coatesville High School Teacher Charged With Having Sex With Student 7 Years Ago

Law enforcement authorities say 35-year-old Mark Hostutler is charged with corruption of a minor and endangering the welfare of children.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/06/2015

3 Charged With Stealing Copper From Unoccupied Homes in Montco, Setting Fires To Cover Their Tracks

Grand jury documents indicate the three would log onto a real estate web site to find homes that were in foreclosure or a part of an estate sale.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/05/2015

In Bucks County, Parking Lot Murder of Attorney Remains a Cold Case

Eric Birnbaum was talking with a co-worker when a man ran up, fired a shot into the back of Birnbaum’s head, and fled.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/05/2015

Luke Sanderlin.

Bucks Man Expected to Plead Guilty to Sending Police on Wild Goose Chase During Manhunt

Luke Sanderlin waived his preliminary hearing on misdemeanor charges that include filing a false report and reckless endangerment. In exchange, prosecutors will drop a felony charge.

02/04/2015

Surveillance Video Released In Connection With Montgomery County Courthouse Bomb Threat

Law enforcement authorities in Montgomery County have released surveillance video of a man they are calling a “person of interest” in connection with last week’s bomb threat at the courthouse in Norristown.

02/03/2015

Major Redevelopment Project Aims To Revive Landmark Location In New Hope

One of New Hope’s most famous names and landmark locations is in for a major facelift and groundbreaking on the 25-million dollar project could come as soon as this spring.

02/03/2015

‘Preppie Drug Ring’ Lieutenant Sentenced to Prison in Montgomery County

Several people testified on behalf of Timothy Brooks at his sentencing hearing, telling the court the 19-year-old Villanova man has been undergoing treatment for drug and alcohol addiction and has been making great strides.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/02/2015

Montgomery County Courthouse Receives Bomb Threat

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

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

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

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

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

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

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

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 Fraud Trial Heading to Jury in Bucks County, Pa.

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

01/20/2015

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

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

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

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

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

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