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: 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

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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

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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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Police Seize Assault Rifle, Handguns, Drugs From Home In Camden; 3 Arrested

Three men have been arrested after police found drugs and several weapons in and around a home in Camden, New Jersey.

06/09/2013

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Sources: Collins Will Not Return As Sixers Head Coach Next Season

Sources tell Eyewitness News that Philadelphia 76ers head coach Doug Collins has informed the team that he will not return next season.

04/14/2013

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Sixers Set For Big Game 5 In Boston

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.

05/20/2012

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Lack Of Hitting, Poor Defense Adds Up To 6-1 Loss For Phillies

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.

04/22/2012

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Flyers, Penguins Set To Renew Rivalry In Playoffs

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.

04/08/2012

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Heated Rivalry Intensifies In Flyers’ 6-4 Win Over Penguins

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.

04/01/2012

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Temple In, Drexel Out Of NCAA Tournament

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.

03/11/2012

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Flyers Set To Battle Capitals

The Flyers are fully aware of the challenge in front of them when they visit the Washington Capitals on Sunday night.

03/04/2012

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Flyers Lose In Detroit As Red Wings Match History

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.

02/12/2012

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