Dan Majka

majka Dan MajkaDan Majka is a web editor and service aide at KYW Newsradio 1060.

Majka, a native of Philadelphia, graduated from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting in Cherry Hill, NJ in 1997 with an eye towards sports.

After some brief volunteer work for a small cable TV system in South Jersey and a job as a producer and co-host for a talk show on a small radio station in South Jersey, he began his career at KYW Newsradio as a part-time desk assistant in the fall of 2000.

In 2003 he was promoted to a full-time production assistant and in 2005 became a full-time service aide.

He recalls one of the busiest days he’s ever worked: the day of the Phillies’ championship parade on Halloween Day, 2008.  He enjoyed every minute of it.

Dan’s strong passion for sports and sportswriting paid off in October 2010 when he began writing and updating sports and news content on CBSPhilly.com.

His writing includes stories about all four of Philadelphia’s major sports teams.

Dan currently resides in Philadelphia with his wife, Beth. They are proud parents of two children -– Andrew, born in July 2007, and Kayla, born in May 2011.

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Insult To Injury: Kane Gets Slapped With Prison Time, Then Parking Ticket

To say it was a bad day for Kathleen Kane would be an understatement.

10/24/2016

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Hear Philly: Linvilla Orchards Transforms Into Pumpkinland

Linvilla Orchards’ annual Pumpkinland takes center stage now through November 6.

09/27/2016

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Atlantic City Set To Close Out Summer With 3 Huge Beach Concerts

Set to a backdrop of sun, sand and surf, the Atlantic City Beach Concert Series offers fans the perfect way to say goodbye to summer.

08/30/2016

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Hear Philly: Enjoy $1 Deals At Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll

One dollar doesn’t typically get you very far, but on Thursday evening, September 8 it can go a long way at the annual Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll in Philadelphia’s University City District.

08/17/2016

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Academy Of Natural Sciences Puts Early Presidents’ Hair On Display

Donald Trump’s gravity-defying hair has generated plenty of attention, but have you seen George Washington’s?

07/18/2016

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Hear Philly: Free Music, Dance & More At 40th Street Summer Series

The 12th annual 40th Street Summer Series allows guests to enjoy variety of great, live music and entertainment while never having to reach into their wallets.

07/05/2016

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Hear Philly: ‘Dining Days’ Restaurant Promotion Returns To University City

University City is home to some of the most innovative and diverse dining options in the region. From July 14 through July 24, diners have the opportunity to eat at some of its great restaurants for a significant discount.

06/21/2016

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Mayor Kenney Encourages Philly Residents To Stay Put During DNC

If you’re thinking of escaping the city during the Democratic National Convention this summer, Mayor Jim Kenney and the Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee are asking you to reconsider.

06/05/2016

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Giant Greek Horse Makes Stop In Old City On Way To New Exhibit In D.C.

Troy, a 19-foot long, 3,700 pound replica of the horse that tradition tells us the Greeks used to help win the Trojan War, stood outside the Hotel Monaco at 5th and Chestnut Streets on Tuesday.

05/24/2016

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Hear Philly: Go Behind The Curtain With ‘He Who Gets Slapped’

For a little more than two weeks in April, the Broad Street Ministry in Philadelphia will be transformed into the backstage of the Big Top when the Philadelphia Artists’ Collective, in partnership with the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts, presents ‘He Who Gets Slapped.’

04/01/2016

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The Sad Truth About Philadelphia’s Sports Teams

“Philadelphia is the saddest pro sports city in America right now.” That is the sentiment of USA Today sports blogger…and probably a few others.

11/28/2015

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Hear Philly: 40th Street Summer Series Offers Fun, Free Entertainment

The 11th annual 40th Street Summer Series allows guests to enjoy variety of great, live music and entertainment while never having to reach into their wallets.

07/29/2015

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University City Dining Days Aims To Drive Business To The Area

University City Dining Days is offering great deals to hungry guests.

07/15/2015

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Hear Philly: University City Dining Days Offers Super Deal On A Great Meal

University City is home to some of the most innovative and diverse dining options in the region. From July 16 through July 26, diners have the opportunity to eat at some of its great restaurants for a significant discount.

07/15/2015

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Hear Philly: Runners Lace Up For 21st Annual Strides For Stroke 5K

The race is Sunday, June 14. It gets underway at 8:30 a.m. at 26th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway and runs along the Schuylkill River on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive.

05/27/2015

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