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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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Jonathan Rosa (L) and Cornelius Crawford (R). (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

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

(Credit: Lori Brennan, University City District.)

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

(Photo provided by University City District.)

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

(Credit: Lori Brennan, The Porch at 30th Street.)

Hear Philly: The Porch at 30th Street Station Is Your Hot Spot In June

The weather is heating up and so is the fun at The Porch at 30th Street Station. Dan Majka has the scoop on what’s hot… and cool in June.

05/22/2014

(Credit: Lori Brennan, University City District)

Hear Philly: Your Dollar Goes A Long Way At The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll

The buck stops in West Philadelphia on Thursday, June 19th. Dan Majka says one dollar will get you food, drinks and much more at the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll.

05/22/2014

(Credit: Lori Brennan, The Porch at 30th)

Hear Philly: Food, Music & More At The Porch In May

Currently in its third year of programming, The Porch at 30th Street offers great food, fitness and lots of free fun.

04/30/2014

Andy Maunder, President and tour guide for Awfully Nice Tours poses next to private tour van. (Credit: Dan Majka)

Hear Philly: An Awfully Nice Way To Experience Philadelphia

Whether it’s a private driving tour, a walking tour or a day on a Segway, Awfully Nice Tours allows you to experience the finest Philadelphia has to offer, from the city’s great history to it’s food and culture.

04/23/2014

(Credit: Lori Brennan, The Porch at 30th)

Hear Philly: The Porch At 30th Street Station Is Your Ticket To Gourmet Food, Free Entertainment

Adjacent to the second busiest train station in the country, The Porch at 30th Street is viewed as one of the most creative and animated public spaces in Philadelphia. It offers everything from great food to a plethora of free entertainment.

04/02/2014

(Credit: Lori Brennan, The Porch at 30th)

Hear Philly: An Awesome April At The Porch At 30th Street Station 

Coined as Philadelphia’s next great public space, The Porch at 30th Street Station offers an assortment of events that are free for everyone and accessible to anyone.

03/31/2014

Franklin Square. (Credit: Dan Majka.)

Hear Philly: From Milkshakes To Mini Golf, Franklin Square Has It All

Renovated in 2006, Franklin Square is filled with a variety of activities, including Center City’s only 18-hole miniature golf course, designed after many favorite Philly spots.

03/13/2014

Franklin Square. (Credit: Dan Majka.)

Hear Philly: Family Fun At Center City’s Mini Golf Course

Franklin Square is filled with fun for the whole family, but perhaps nothing is more popular than Philly Mini Golf.

03/13/2014

(Cupid's Undie Run. Credit: John McDevitt)

Hear Philly: Thousands Ready To Strip Down For Charity At Cupid’s Undie Run

On February 15, nearly 20,000 runners across the U.S. and parts of Australia will strip down to their skivvies and take part in Cupid’s Undie Run — and it’s all for a good cause.

02/14/2014

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Foles Headed To Pro Bowl

From Snow Bowl to Pro Bowl. Weeks after leading his team to a come from behind victory in blizzard-like conditions at the Linc, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles will be packing his shorts and suntan lotion and heading to Hawaii.

01/12/2014

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Police: Man Arrested After Driving On Boardwalk, Attempting To Steal Patrol Car In Wildwood Crest

A Bridgeton, New Jersey man was arrested after allegedly driving erratically down the boardwalk and then attempting to steal a patrol car in an effort to flee police in Wildwood Crest.

06/24/2013

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