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.

 

 

(A representative of AT&T presents a check to the social service agency "Congreso."  Photo by Brad Segall)

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

(Image from the anti-heroin video produced by the Bucks County DA's office.)

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

(File photo by Scott Olson/ Getty Images)

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

(Joe Mastronardo Jr., one of the alleged ringleaders, is married to the daughter of Frank Rizzo, the late Philadelphia mayor.  File photo)

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

(The web site of Visit Bucks County.)

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

(File photo.  Credit: Syma Chowdhry/ CBS 3)

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

The Bucks County Playhouse 2014 Cast. (Credit: Mandee Kuenzle, Bucks County Playhouse)

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

One of the AEDs being donated. Photo supplied by the Brandywine Health Foundation.

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

(Richard Schroeter.  Photo provided by Montco DA)

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

(Arrowhead Elementary School, in Collegeville, Pa.   Photo from Methacton School Dist.)

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

(Photos from Montco DA)

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

(A digital billboard image offering a reward for information in the murder of lawyer Eric Birnbaum.)

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

Still image of "person of interest" from surveillance video outside of 7-Eleven along Main Street in West Norriton. (credit: Montgomery County District Attorney's Office)

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

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