Brad 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 DA of Montgomery County, Pa. wants to crack down on the illegal sex trade and its potential link to human trafficking.
After news of Dr. Basem Shlewiet’s arrest went public last month, authorities say five more women came forward to say he had indecently assaulted them during office visits.
Leslie Uggams is making her debut at the Playhouse, but the Philadelphia region has been very good to her.
Emergency management officials in Montgomery County are keeping a close eye on today’s forecast, worried that heavy rain and rising temperatures could bring problems to some areas of the county.
The 61-year-old former television sportscaster and Philadelphia media personality was taken to prison yesterday after failing to post the required ten percent of his $250,000 bail.
Former Philadelphia broadcaster and media personality Don Tollefson turned himself in on felony charges Tuesday morning.
The owners of the cars involved in Friday’s chain reaction crashes on the Pennsylvania Turnpike are getting a look now at the damage to their vehicles.
Penndot’s Nick Martino says the suburbs north and west of the city could see as much as 14 inches of snow while the city and the I-95 corridor will get snow at first and then sleet and rain.
With at least six inches of snow forecast for a large part of the county and winds that could bring down power lines and trees, county commissioner Josh Shapiro is urging residents to sign up for “Ready Notify Pa.,” to get emergency alerts.
County Commissioner Josh Shapiro says the damage threshold the county needs to meet is $2.8 million. He says residents should report any storm damage to their municipality and then the municipalities should include those numbers with any damage to public property as a result of the storm.
County commissioner Josh Shapiro says the electric utility’s leadership and its work staff have done an outstanding job, but he thinks more upfront investment may ease future events.
Some local business are pitching in to help area residents who are now in their third day without power.
Corbett toured a section Blue Bell, Pa. where Peco crews were working to fix downed power lines, and he urged those without electricity to be patient.
Many Delaware Valley residents say it made more sense to shell out a few bucks for a room rather than hunker down with layers of clothing in a cold house.
County commissioner Josh Shapiro says the declaration allows the county to coordinate with the state emergency management agency and bypass the bid process to secure goods to help them deal with the aftermath of the storm.