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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Millions Of Americans Expected To Get Sick With Super Bowl Fever

It’s estimated that some 16-million Americans will stay home from work the day after the big game, with 7.5 million more showing up late.

02/05/2017

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Harden On Embiid: ‘Probably The Most Skilled Big Man’

Embiid had 32 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals, and 2 blocks vs. Harden and the Rockets.

01/28/2017

Hungry? 2 Philly-Area Sandwich Shops Named Among Nation’s Best

DiNic’s Roast Pork and Beef at Philadelphia’s popular Reading Terminal Market and White House Sub Shop in Atlantic City were recently named to Thrillist’s “33 Best Sandwich Shops in America.”

01/28/2017

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

Hear Philly: Linvilla Orchards Transforms Into Pumpkinland

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

09/27/2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hear Philly: Legend Of Genghis Khan Comes To Life At The Franklin Institute

‘Genghis Khan: Bring the Legend to Life’ takes visitors on an unforgettable journey into the legendary Mongol Empire and its founder.

05/09/2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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