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.
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.
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.
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.
If you’re looking for some fun this holiday season, there’s about two-million gallons of it at Camden’s Adventure Aquarium.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Currently in its third year of programming, The Porch at 30th Street offers great food, fitness and lots of free fun.