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

File photo. Pope Francis waves to the faithful during his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square.  (Credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Pope’s Dip In Approval Rating Not Expected To Lessen Impact Of Papal Visit

A newly released Gallop poll suggests America’s no longer all that enamored with Pope Francis, although he’s still a rather popular guy.

07/26/2015

Graphic of the proposed pipeline. (Credit: South Jersey Gas)

SJ Utility Gets Preliminary Approval For Pipeline Through Pinelands

The state Board of Public Utilities approved two changes to South Jersey Gas’s plan for a 22 mile pipeline from Maurice River Township down to Beesley’s Point.

07/24/2015

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South Jersey Practices For Shore Evacuation, Just In Case

No roads have been closed by the drills, which will wind down by mid to late afternoon. But drivers can see increased activity along major highways like route 47 and the Atlantic City Expressway.

07/23/2015

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Obama Approves Disaster Relief For South Jersey Towns Hard Hit By Last Month’s Storms

The White House has approved New Jersey’s request for federal disaster relief for four South Jersey counties hammered by a storm last month that left some 300,000 people in the dark, many of them for days.

07/22/2015

Robin Blaker, Camden County's Director of Public Safety (credit: David Madden)

South Jersey Ready To Handle Papal Visit, Officials Claim

If you live in southern New Jersey and are making plans to see Pope Francis in Philadelphia in late September, you might want to keep your options open. Local officials say they’re getting ready and that safety is a top priority.

07/22/2015

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SJ Native Americans Renew Fight For State Recognition

A tribe of Native Americans based in Cumberland County has gone to federal court in an effort to keep its official recognition by the state of New Jersey.

07/21/2015

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Rowan University Inspires Young Girls To Become Engineers

Rowan University is playing host to some 100 middle school girls over the next two days, young ladies who are thinking about careers in engineering.

07/21/2015

File photo: The boardwalk in Wildwood, NJ.  (credit:  David Madden)

Jersey Shore Is A Destination For Many Looking To Escape City During Papal Visit

Hotels and motels at the Jersey Shore have noticed an uptick in business during the week of the pope’s visit to Philadelphia over the same time last year.

07/20/2015

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Survey: What Kind Of Cheese Do Pennsylvanians Prefer On Their Cheesesteak?

We talk about surveys at KYW Newsradio all the time, but a Texas pollster with ties to our area asked that question of Pennsylvania voters.

07/19/2015

David Gentile at this week's DRPA meeting in Camden. (Credit: David Madden)

DRPA Hires Second Ever Inspector General To Oversee Agency’s Efforts

David Gentile succeeds Tom Raftery, who left last fall complaining he couldn’t adequately do his job.

07/18/2015

The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Union Authorizes Strike Against Trump Taj Mahal

One thousand members of Local 54 UNITE HERE were asked whether they’d be willing to walk over their ongoing dispute with billionaire Carl Ichan, who pulled their pension and health care coverage as part of bankruptcy proceedings to take over the Taj.

07/17/2015

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Costly Mistakes For Some Drivers On PA Turnpike Without E-ZPass

More than 4 thousand people without a transponder have used a new E-ZPass only exit that just opened in the Poconos.

07/17/2015

The Margate shoreline (Credit: NJ DEP)

Eminent Domain Suits Aim To Get Easements For New Dune Protection System Down Shore

The Christie Administration has threatened for months to take shore homeowners to court if they did not grant easements for formation of a statewide network of dunes to protect against the next major storm.

07/17/2015

Chris Christie speaking at the Clemente Community Center. (Credit: David Madden)

Christie Talks Crime In Camden As Part Of Pres. Campaign

Christie’s been trying to contrast his approach on crime by using the experiences here and elsewhere in New Jersey and insisting they could work from coast to coast.

07/16/2015

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Thousands Of DRPA Bridge Drivers To Get Toll Discount By End Of Year

The New Jersey Transit hike starts in October. The DRPA is preparing to roll out the toll discount within three months.

07/15/2015

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