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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US Labor Dept. Presses Gas Stations in N.J. To Pay Employees Overtime As Required

According to the feds, more than 1,000 attendants at both major branded gas stations and independents were due a total of $5.5 million in overtime that was not paid.

KYW Newsradio 1060–19 hours ago

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Police in Delco Widening Search For Woman Missing Since Last June

Police suspect Amanda Deguio may have been the victim of foul play. Her family acknowledges she was engaged in prostitution.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

(Sunday, August 31, 2014 was the last day for gambling at the Showboat Casino in Atlantic City, NJ.   File photo by David Madden/ KYW)

Stockton University Finds Itself Hamstrung By Trump Casino in Attempt to Convert Showboat

Officials at Stockton say they knew about the longstanding covenant between Trump Entertainment and the Showboat, but were assured it wouldn’t be a problem.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/25/2015

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Lockheed Martin Corp. Expanding Its I-295 ‘Cornfield Cruiser’ With Navy Contract Extension

Officials cut the ribbon on a 72,000-square-foot expansion to the Lockheed Martin facility in Moorestown whose goal is to keep the US Navy’s “Aegis” Combat System up to date.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/24/2015

(File photo: Lawn signs displayed in Haddonfield in 2013, in favor of (left) and opposed to (right) the borough’s attempt to purchase the Bancroft Property near Haddonfield High School. Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Bancroft Hopes To Sell Haddonfield, NJ Property To Drug Treatment Company

Haddonfield officials had tried to buy it. There has been talk of housing, offices, school expansion, and/or open space. But nothing was settled.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/24/2015

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NJ’s Monitoring of Social Media For PARCC Test Cheating Angers Parents

With the new assessment tests already somewhat controversial in the state, some North Jersey parents were upset to learn that a company is being paid to watch their children’s online chatter.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/20/2015

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Reopening Of Long-Shuttered Station Along PATCO High Speed Line Would Cost $18 Million

There’s been talk for years of reopening the PATCO high speed line station in Franklin Square, which has been closed since 1979. A new study ordered by the Delaware River Port Authority is now in hand, and being poured over by commissioners and staffers.

03/19/2015

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Chesco Man Gets Long Prison Term For Decades-Old Child Abuse

Lawrence Carroll, 46, of Devon, Pa., was charged a year ago with abusing a child between 1990 and 1995 inside a home he owned in Tredyffrin Township.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/19/2015

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Pa. Lawmakers Hear From Casino Execs About How to Protect the Gambling Industry Here

A Pennsylvania House committee charged with overseeing casino gambling within the commonwealth held a pair of hearings in our region, looking into ways to keep the industry more competitive.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/18/2015

A man holds his betting slips and money at a betting parlor.  (File Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Federal Appeals Panel Takes On New Jersey Sports Betting

On one side is the state, seeing a loophole in recent opinions from the Third Circuit that would pave the way for sports books as long as officials, in effect, stayed out of it.

03/18/2015

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Soon-To-Be Or Recent College Grads Can Take Part In Online Job Fair Set For The End Of The Month

Deborah Diamond, President of Campus Philly, likens the week long event to an online matchmaking service of sorts.

03/15/2015

(The Revel casino-hotel resort, on the Atlantic City boardwalk.  August 2014 file photo by David Madden)

Bankruptcy Judge Puts Revel Casino Rulings On Hold As Legal Maneuvers Play Out

The judge overseeing the Revel hotel bankruptcy in Atlantic City has decided that she can’t rule now on the $82-million offer from Florida developer Glenn Straub.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/13/2015

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Judge Expected To Rule Friday On Whether To Approve Revel Sale

The judge presiding over the Revel bankruptcy sale expects to rule Friday on whether to approve the $82 million deal with Florida developer Glenn Straub.

03/12/2015

(Dakota Williams, left, and his father chat with Susan Bass Levin, CEO of the Cooper Foundation.  Photo by David Madden)

South Jersey Pre-Teen’s Mission: Provide Books For Hospitalized Children

Dakota Williams, left, a fifth grader at Tatem Elementary School, has a cousin with autism and always wanted to do something to help. Then fate took a hand.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/11/2015

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N.J.’s High Court Tells Municipalities To Get Going On Low-Income Housing

State courts will now step in to oversee the task which, according to the NJ Supreme Court, the Christie administration couldn’t do.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/10/2015

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