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

Officials conducted a drill for law enforcement along the Delaware River. (Credit: David Madden)

Security Drills Along Delaware River In Advance Of Papal Visit

Law enforcement on both sides of the River conducted the drills in the shadow of Philadelphia International Airport,

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Storm damage along Route 1 in Delaware County. (Credit: Jan Carabeo)

Pa. Approves Storm Aid For Delaware County

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is earmarking some $2.6-million in state aid to the communities hard hit by strong storms back in late June.

08/26/2015

The Centerton Bridge is over the Rancocas Creek (Viewer  photo of creek provided)

Debate Over Future Of 112-Year-Old Burlington County Bridge

Burlington County officials are pondering the future of the bridge over the Rancocas Creek.

08/26/2015

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Fundraiser At The Shore To Benefit NJ Division Of Special Olympics

The fifth annual Beach Bump outside Resorts is looking for 20 to 25 teams of up to 10 players to take part in three levels of volleyball competition on September 12th.

08/23/2015

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Sixers Host Three Day Basketball Clinic In Camden

The Kroc Community Center will play host to some 300 kids a day ages 10 to 14.

08/23/2015

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Catholic Church In Camden Sells Three Nursing Homes To Private Company

Facilities in Cherry Hill, Vineland and Pleasantville, New Jersey are being sold to the Center Management Group, based in New York, for $40-million.

08/22/2015

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Fundraiser To Be Held For Roller Derby Skater Recovering From Attack

Unless you’re a fan, you probably don’t know Nina Knockout. The woman and her two kids were victims of a domestic violence incident last month.

08/21/2015

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AC Man Facing Eminent Domain Eviction Can Stay In His Home, For Now

A Superior Court Judge says redevelopment officials in Atlantic City cannot seize a man’s house without a reasonable assurance it’ll really be used as planned.

08/21/2015

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No Charges Against Police In Fatal Bridgeton, NJ Shooting

The passenger, 36-year-old Jerame Reid, of Millville, instead got out the car with his hands up.

08/20/2015

Dyslexia Conference at Glassboro Public School District. (Credit: David Madden)

SJ Conference Centers On Helping Dyslexic Kids

Some 170 people, including parents, took part in the second annual meeting sponsored by the Glassboro Public School District.

08/20/2015

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South Jersey Woman Hospitalized After Trip To West Africa; Does Not Have Ebola

Bottom line: there is no risk to the public. “Malaria presents with flu like symptoms,” Funaro continued. ” The woman was symptomatic with a fever only, did not have any other symptoms, and it is not spread person to person.”

08/19/2015

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NJ Woman Requests In Obituary: ‘In Lieu Of Flowers, Do Not Vote For Hillary Clinton’

“In lieu of flowers, please do not vote for Hillary Clinton,” Elaine Fydrych asked at the end of her obituary.

08/18/2015

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Saint Charles Seminary Welcomes New Class As It Prepares For Papal Visit

Among those getting ready for next month’s papal visit are the people who run Saint Charles Seminary in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, where a new year of classes are set to begin.

08/18/2015

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Pa. Official Trying To Slow Down Drone Use By Government Without Warrant

Drones: they’re all the rage these days, not necessarily for the right reasons.

08/16/2015

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

Locals Getting Frustrated, Wondering What’s Next At Revel?

Some locals are now beginning to wonder what, if anything, Glenn Straub will actually do with the property?

08/15/2015

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