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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Former NJ Governor Wants To Change State’s Image During DNC

Political conventions are, by their very nature, an opportunity for past leaders to step forward with their advice and counsel. Not to mention just being part of the action again. Such is the case this week for a former New Jersey Governor and onetime Camden County congressman.

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NJ Delegation Feeling The “Bern” Over Emails On Day 1 Of DNC

Members of the New Jersey Delegation are ready for the week ahead, even with the national party’s email controversy in the background.

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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 12:  A New York City police officer stands in Times Square on August 12, 2013 in New York City. The controversial policy employed by the New York Police Department (NYPD) in high crime neighborhoods known as stop and frisk, has been given a severe rebuke by a federal judge on Monday. U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin has appointed an independent monitor to oversee changes to the NYPD's stop and frisk tactic's after finding  that it intentionally discriminates based on race. Both New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gloucester County To Return Control Of Police To Clayton Borough

That supervision ends next month with installation of a new chief and major equipment and procedural changes within the department.


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DNC Delegates To Get A Taste Of The Philly Sound Before The Gavel Falls

And we’re not talking cheesesteaks.


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Alleged Wawa Coffee Thief Comes Forward

Suburban authorities have caught up with an alleged Wawa coffee thief.


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Lawmakers New Proposal Would Raise New Jersey Gas Tax To Fund TTF

New Jersey has gone three weeks with an impasse over to replenish the nearly depleted Transportation Trust Fund.

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Progresso Soup Plant Expected To Shut Down In South Jersey

Thursday morning, more than 300 workers were given the bad news.

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Shore Town Ponders Name Change

One North Wildwood resident seeks to change the name of the town back to what it used to be more than a century ago.


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SJ Lawsuit Seeks Change In Death Certificate For Woman Killed A Year Ago

A lawsuit has been filed in New Jersey Superior Court seeking not money, but a change in a death certificate.

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Visitors look at a 3D printer printing an object, during "Inside 3D Printing" conference and exhibition in New York, April 22, 2013. The exhibition features on April 22-23, 2013, tutorials and seminars offering blueprints on how to invest and utilize 3D printing in coming years, as well as leading manufacturers and developers displaying their latest 3D printers and services. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand        (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Research In South Jersey Focuses On Making Plastic Knee Replacements With 3D Printers

3-D printers are all the rage these days. Now there’s a project at Cooper University Hospital and Rowan University to use a printer and polymers to develop a new, plastic knee replacement that would deliver medicine to help prevent infections.


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A TTF Alternative In NJ Could Mean Paying Even More At The Pump

As New Jersey wrestles with a crisis over the replenishing of the state’s Transportation Trust Fund, one North Jersey legislator wants to change the one thing most of the major players seem to agree on.


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A Proposal Would Have The State, Rather Than The County, Probe Fatal Police Shootings In NJ

Legislation is being introduced in New Jersey that would mandate an independent probe of any police related shooting that ends in death.



Taj Strike Day 14: Management Sets A Deadline On Its Latest Offer

The strike by hospitality workers at the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City is ending its second week.

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NJ Transportation Trust Fund Impasse Drags On

New Jersey is ending its second week without a plan to replenish the state’s Transportation Trust Fund.


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Democrat Plan For School Funding Reform Sold To Officials In South Jersey

There are dueling proposals in New Jersey to reform state education funding. Senate President Steve Sweeney has one that he brought to school administrators in one hard hit Gloucester County school district.



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