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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Franklin Square is filled with fun for the whole family, but perhaps nothing is more popular than Philly Mini Golf.
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.
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.
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.
Three men have been arrested after police found drugs and several weapons in and around a home in Camden, New Jersey.
Sources tell Eyewitness News that Philadelphia 76ers head coach Doug Collins has informed the team that he will not return next season.
A win in Boston in Game 5 on Monday night would put the Philadelphia 76ers in the driver’s seat in their Eastern Conference semifinal series with the Celtics.
Philadelphia was unable to generate anything offensively against Padres’ starter Anthony Bass, and the sloppy play in the field didn’t help as the Phillies lost to the Padres 6-1 on Sunday in the series finale.
Starting on Wednesday night in Pittsburgh, the Flyers and Penguins will renew their cross-state rivalry and begin what will be the sixth meeting all-time between the two teams in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Few rivalries in all of sports can rival the one between the Flyers and Penguins. That was evident again on Sunday in Philadelphia’s 6-4 win over Pittsburgh.
The Owls were selected as the #5 seed in the Midwest Region, but the Dragons were not among the 68 teams chosen to compete in this year’s NCAA Tournament.
The Flyers are fully aware of the challenge in front of them when they visit the Washington Capitals on Sunday night.
The Flyers lost to the Red Wings 4-3 on Sunday night. For Detroit, it was a historical 20th consecutive win on home ice, equaling the NHL mark first set by the Boston Bruins during the 1929-30 season, and then matched by the Flyers in 1976.
As they’ve done so many times this season, Flyers’ teammates Claude Giroux and Scott Hartnell, skating on the same line, did exactly what helped them become All-Stars. The pair combined to score a goal.
Last season, the 76ers began the Doug Collins era with a dismal 3-13 mark and were at the bottom of the Atlantic division. This year, through the first 16 games, Philadelphia is 11-5 and in first place.