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

The Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

No Rash Decisions Expected From Those Appointed To Guide AC To Financial Health

Their mission is to guide the town toward fiscal stability.

01/25/2015

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge, which carries PATCO trains over the Delaware River.  (Credit: Syma Chowdhry)

New DRPA Chairman Is Bit Of A Break With Tradition

The Delaware River Port Authority has a new chairman, and while tradition keeps that position in Pennsylvania’s control, the man with the gavel is not a gubernatorial appointee, at least for now.

01/24/2015

(The New Jersey state capitol, in Trenton.  File photo by KYW Newsradio)

Ten Years In, Officials Remind NJ Citizens To Be Vigilant for Human Trafficking

New Jersey officials are marking the tenth anniversary of the formation of the state’s Human Trafficking Task Force by hammering home a simple message: “Know it. See it. Report it.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/23/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in Atlantic City. (credit: Cleve Bryan)

Christie Names Oversight Team To Dig A.C. Out Of ‘Enormous Hole’

By executive order, Christie appointed Kevin Lavin as the city’s emergency manager and Kevyn Orr as special counsel to the emergency manager.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/22/2015

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Prosecutor Releases Details of Gruesome Death-By-Fire of South Jersey Newborn

Authorities say a baby who died after being set on fire in the middle of a New Jersey road still had its umbilical cord and placenta attached.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/20/2015

(Entrance to the Princeton University campus.  Credit: David Madden)

Princeton University Rates Magazine’s #1 ‘Best College Value’

Swarthmore and Haverford are in the top 10. Penn comes in at 26.

01/20/2015

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Despite Bad Report On Gaming Revenue In AC, Experts Suggest The Trend Should Turn Around In Year Ahead

Atlantic City’s casinos made less money again in the year gone by, according to figures released this week by the state of New Jersey.

01/18/2015

(Don Tollefson speaks with reporters on December 22, 2014.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Some Heated Moments In Bucks County Courtroom During Tollefson Trial

Judge Rea Boylan at times had to intervene between Tolly and Assistant DA Matt Weintraub.

01/16/2015

(File photo: Don Tollefson speaks with CBS3 reporter Charlotte Huffman.)

Sportscaster Don Tollefson Back on the Witness Stand at His Fraud Trial

Tollefson, representing himself at trial, has traded often-heated comments with prosecutor Mike Weintraub.

01/16/2015

(Margate's dunes, in Sept. 2013.  File photo by CBS3)

Fed Judge OK’s Building Protective Sand Dunes In Margate Town Officials Feel Aren’t Needed

The Army Corps of Engineers can proceed with awarding contracts for the construction of storm-protective sand dunes on the beach in Margate, despite the objections of residents and city officials who don’t want them.

01/16/2015

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Caesars Files for Bankruptcy Protection for Two Atlantic City Casinos

Company officials say operations at its facilities, including a pair of Atlantic City casinos, will go on as usual.

01/15/2015

NJ state senate president Steve Sweeney, in a file photo.  (Credit: David Madden)

NJ Official Wants ‘Master Plan’ Ready For State’s Transportation Infrastructure

State Senate President Steve Sweeney hopes to address needs a decade or two down the line.

01/15/2015

The Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City closed at 6am on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

US Govt. Finds Nearly $30M To Help Atlantic City’s Laid-Off Casino Workers

With four casinos gone in the past year, putting more than 8,000 people out of work, New Jersey’s congressional delegation got the US Labor Department to put together $29.4 million in grants for retraining that idled work force.

01/14/2015

(Gov. Christie speaks to New Jersey legislators about the current "state of the state."  Image from NJTV)

Sounding Presidential, Gov. Christie Says NJ “Improving” on Many Counts

Christie’s speech heralded what the governor says were bipartisan accomplishments on taxes, education, and judicial reform.

01/13/2015

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South Jersey Judge Pens New Book That Examines Power Struggles Between NJ’s Judicial And Political Forces

Atlantic County Superior Court Judge Nelson Johnson, knowing his position bars him from making money off his books, is donating profits from “Battleground New Jersey” to a pair of institutions.

01/11/2015

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