David Madden

David MaddenDavid Madden is a Philadelphia native with virtually a lifetime of experience in local radio. At the tender age of 13, his news reports were heard on WIBG Radio from time to time.

His first paid on-air position was as a freelance reporter for WIBG in the early 70s while attending high school at St. Joseph’s Prep.

Later, attending Temple University, he reported news on WIFI-92. Madden graduated from Temple in 1977 with a BA in Speech, Rhetoric, and Communications.

After graduating, Madden became News Director at WBUX-AM in Doylestown before moving to WWDB-FM as a reporter, morning news anchor and Assistant News Director between 1978 and 1982.

From there, he went to work for WFIL, where he anchored news and sports reports through 1985. He also served as a host of the two-way talk show “Crossfire.”

Next, Madden moved to Harrisburg, where he ran the news department at WKBO radio. It was during this time that he began his tenure at KYW Newsradio as a part-time reporter in 1986.

After leaving Harrisburg in 1987, he briefly split his time between KYW and WTOP in Washington, DC before joining KYW full time in March, 1989 as a general assignment reporter.

Today, Madden serves in a variety of roles on KYW Newsradio 1060, mostly covering the Philadelphia suburbs. He also works as a fill-in anchor and editor.

Madden resides in Gloucester County, NJ with his wife, Teri. They’ve been married since 1990.

Connect with David Madden on Twitter: @DavidMadden1060

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Philadelphia Firm Develops Star Trek Commemorative Stamps

The Postal Service will issue the “Forever” first class stamps later this year.

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NJ Sales Tax Break A Big Deal At Atlantic City Boat Show

Just in time for this week’s Boat Show in Atlantic City. New Jersey’s sales tax incentive for boat sales is in effect. And it can save people in the market for a boat a lot of money.

02/06/2016

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NJ Attorney General Will Step Down Next Month

New Jersey’s Attorney General is stepping down next month to take a new job as general counsel for Rutgers University.

02/05/2016

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1 Dead After Tree Falls Onto Home, Trapping Elderly Couple In Their Bed

One person was killed and another is injured after a tree collapsed onto a home in Delaware County.

02/05/2016

Camden County Freeholders swearing-in two new board members on January 4th. (photo credit Kristen Johanson)

Camden County Freeholders Pass Resolution Condemning Hate Speech

Camden County freeholders passed a resolution condemning hate speech in general and expressing solidarity with the Muslim community.

02/05/2016

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NJ Offers Limited Aid To Shore Flood Victims

Almost two weeks after flood waters roared through the back bays of many South Jersey shore communities, state officials set up shop in Wildwood and Sea Isle City to offer what assistance they can to affected homeowners and businesses.

02/04/2016

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AC Boat Show Opens

The show runs through Sunday.

02/03/2016

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Sixers Facility In Camden Taking Shape Ahead Of Schedule

The Sixers this week unveiled an artist’s rendering of what their new corporate offices and practice facility in Camden will look like. Team officials are pleased with progress made so far on the project.

01/31/2016

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Christie Keeps Fingers Crossed As Iowa Caucuses Approach

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took a break from his campaign for the Republican nomination to return to Trenton this week, and spoke with reporters briefly on what he expects as voters finally go to the polls.

01/30/2016

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30 Years In Prison For Former Cop Convicted Of Murder In Gloucester County

A former Deptford cop will do 30 years in prison for the murder for his longtime friend three years ago.

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New, Easier To Use Version Of Life Saving Drug Premieres In Delaware County

Delaware County will be the first in the country to equip police officers with a new, easier to use version of Narcan, the drug that has proven to be a lifesaver on the street when encountering people overdosing on drugs.

01/29/2016

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Can Your Credit Score Hurt Your Home Town?

The article looks at 10 towns with the lowest collective residential credit scores and links how those towns are struggling to get by.

01/29/2016

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Lawsuit Filed To Block Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline In Pinelands

Look for a court fight in an effort to block a natural gas pipeline from being installed in the New Jersey Pinelands.

01/28/2016

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Burlco Couple Charged With Ripping Off NJ Disabled Program

A Burlington County couple stands accused of ripping off the state of New Jersey to the tune of almost $300,000.

01/28/2016

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Harvest Of Jersey Shore Turtle Halted Again

Environmental officials in New Jersey have put the brakes on the annual harvest of a coastal turtle in the name of preservation.

01/27/2016

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