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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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Hear Philly: Philadelphia Science Festival Celebrates Five Years

For nine days, beginning April 24, budding scientists of all ages will have the chance to discover the science happening across the region at The Franklin Institute’s fifth annual Philadelphia Science Festival.

04/15/2015

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Hear Philly: South Street Easter Promenade

On Sunday, April 5, hop on down to South Street for one of Philadelphia’s oldest traditions, the South Street Easter Promenade.

03/25/2015

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Final Farewell To Hero Philadelphia Police Officer

Thousands turned out in West Philadelphia Saturday morning to pay their respects to fallen Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson III.

03/14/2015

Participants brave the rain during the first ever Talking Stick 5K Walk on March 2, 2014. (credit: Christopher Mrozinski)

Hear Philly: Talking Stick’s 2nd Annual 5K Walk

On Saturday, March 28, Talking Stick Learning Center, a homeschool resource center in Northwest Philadelphia, is holding its 2nd annual 5K Walk at Awbury Arboretum.

03/04/2015

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Hear Philly: Adventure Aquarium Dives Into Past With ‘Dinosaurs of the Deep’

Adventure Aquarium’s ‘Dinosaurs of the Deep’ offers visitors a chance to dive into the past and discover what it was like deep beneath the oceans’ surface during prehistoric times.

02/07/2015

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Hear Philly: See All Of Philly’s Top Sites, Holiday Attractions In A PHLASH

Designed as a continuous loop, Philly PHLASH allows riders to hop on and off at 20 stops, either right in front of or within steps of the city’s most popular sites.

12/15/2014

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Hear Philly: Explore The Holiday Season During Adventure Aquarium’s ‘Christmas Celebration’

If you’re looking for some fun this holiday season, there’s about two-million gallons of it at Camden’s Adventure Aquarium.

12/03/2014

A photo of last year's Light the Night event. (Photo provided by Light the Night)

Hear Philly: Thousands Shine In ‘Light The Night Walk’ To End Cancer

Friends, families and coworkers come together to inspire, motivate and to help in the fight against cancer. Dan Majka spoke with Ellen Rubesin of the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society about this year’s Light the Night Walk in Philadelphia.

10/20/2014

The Healthy Palooza event held in Philadelphia in 2012. (File photo, credit: KYW Kidcasts)

Hear Philly: Healthy Palooza Offers Free Flu Shots, Health Screenings & More

Health professionals from a variety of fields will be on hand on Saturday, October 18 at the Living Hope Fellowship on East Lycoming Street in North Philadelphia for a free health fair.

10/13/2014

The stage at Phashion Phest. (Photo provided by SPW Productions, used with permission.)

Hear Philly: Philadelphia’s Phashion Phest Celebrates Its 21st Birthday

If you’re looking for something fabulous to wear to this fall, you won’t have to go very far to find it. Phashion Phest, the Philadelphia area’s largest showcase of fashion and beauty is back again, offering the season’s newest and hottest trends.

09/08/2014

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Taney Dragons To Be Honored By Phillies During Pregame Tribute

The Philadelphia Phillies announced on Sunday that the Taney Dragons will be honored during a special pregame tribute Wednesday night at Citizen’s Bank Park.

08/24/2014

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Two Men Charged In Carjacking Crash That Killed Three Children

Police have announced charges against two men they say are responsible for the carjacking and hit-and-run crash that killed three children in North Philadelphia.

07/28/2014

South Street Magic, Philadelphia's only full-time magic shop and theatre. (Credit: Tom Rickert)

Hear Philly: Watch A Magician, Learn To Become One At ‘South Street Magic’

Like a magician snapping his fingers or waving a wand, magic stores throughout Philadelphia have disappeared. Located at 617 East Passyunk Avenue, South Street Magic is the city’s only full-time magic shop and theatre.

07/28/2014

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Hear Philly: University City Dining Days Offers Great Food At A Great Price

University City is home to some of the most innovative and diverse dining options in the region. From July 17th through July 27th, diners have the opportunity to eat at some of its great restaurants for a significant discount.

06/12/2014

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Hear Philly: 40th Street Summer Series Celebrates 10 Years Of Free, Live Music

Taking place in University City on the last Saturday of each summer month, the 10th annual 40th Street Summer Series offers a variety of great, live music — and it’s all free.

06/05/2014

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