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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New Jersey Gets Its Own CTO

New Jersey has its first ever Chief Technology Officer.

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Updated Policy On Use Of Body Cameras By Camden County Police

Camden County has tweaked its policy on the use of body cameras by police officers in the city of Camden. They’re taking the community’s advice, along with a study from the NYU law school into account.

06/24/2016

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Folcroft Lockdown Keeps Residents Inside As SWAT Members Capture Suspect

The shooting occurred at the Folcroft Station apartments, literally across the street from the police station.

06/24/2016

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Legislative Committees Approve Hike In NJ Gas Tax

Legislators have approved a 23 cent a gallon increase in New Jersey’s gasoline tax in assembly and senate committees

06/23/2016

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Camden Cracks Down On Deadbeat Landlords

The city of Camden is teaming up with Camden County on the code enforcement front, targeting several thousand landlords who have not registered their units for regular inspections.

06/22/2016

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TTF Bills Introduced In NJ Legislature

Bills aimed at replenishing New Jersey’s Transportation Trust Fund have been formally introduced in the state Senate and Assembly, with proponents confident they can get the package through by the end of the month.

06/21/2016

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Christie Proposes Scrapping Court-ordered School Funding Formula

The state Supreme Court has sought over the last 30 years to address funding inequities in poor districts across New Jersey. Christie says the result has created a new inequity.

06/21/2016

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Christie Weighs In On Transportation Trust Fund Debate

There’s at least 3 proposals being debated under the Golden Dome in Trenton.

06/18/2016

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Push To Legalize Marijuana In New Jersey

Fresh off a tour of Colorado, a New Jersey State Senator is prepared to offer legislation.

06/17/2016

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Court Clears Way For Wildwood Charity Concert

A New Jersey Superior Court judge has cleared the way for the two-day charity concert.

06/17/2016

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South Jersey Leaders Rally Behind Gun Control Measures In Light Of Orlando Massacre

Law enforcement and religious leaders joined with LGBT and elected representatives in South Jersey to mourn the carnage last weekend.

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Christie Nominates His 5th Attorney General

Chris Porrino now returns to Trenton as Attorney General.

06/16/2016

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Local 54 Workers Approve Potential Strike At Several AC Casinos

Workers at four Atlantic City casinos voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike

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Opposition Mounting To Increase In New Jersey Gas Tax

Opponents of a proposed 23-cent-a-gallon hike in New Jersey’s gas tax to replenish the nearly empty Transportation Trust Fund are lining up to make their case, even as proponents try to rush the plan through the legislature.

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