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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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Farm Labor Contractor In Trouble With Feds For Failure To Pay Temps Minimum Wage

Federal authorities are going after a Philadelphia-based farm labor contractor who allegedly failed to pay its temporary help the minimum wage for work performed at a nursery in Burlington County, New Jersey.

09/27/2014

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Camden County Police Department’s Success Has Not Translated Into Interest In The Rest Of The Country

The Camden County Police Department has been in place for a couple years now and the city of Camden remains the lone participant in the regionalization effort.

09/27/2014

(The Atlantic City Expressway, in 2011 file photo)

Atlantic City Promoting Shore Trips With ‘Toll Free Tuesdays’ in October

One aspect of a new Atlantic City tourism campaign will give drivers what could be considered a “free ride” on certain days next month.

09/26/2014

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Accused Murderer Opens Rambling Defense in Montgomery County Court

Rahgu Yandamuri is accused of murdering a 61-year-old woman and her ten-month-old granddaughter nearly two years ago during a botched robbery-kidnapping in King of Prussia.

09/25/2014

(Gov. Christie shakes hands in Camden, NJ.  Photo by David Madden)

Gov. Christie Visits Camden, Touting Improvements and Initiatives

The governor noted that crime is down a lot since the new Camden County Police Metro Division took over patrols, and there are two major economic development projects in the works.

09/24/2014

File photo: 2012's Paulsboro train derailment. (Credit: American Red Cross)

NJ Lawmaker Calls For Criminal Probe of Conrail Derailment in Paulsboro

New Jersey assemblyman John Burzichelli says that in the wake of a National Transportation Safety Board report that placed most of the blame for the chemical leak at Conrail’s feet, it’s time to see if the accident rises to a criminal level.

09/24/2014

(DRPA inspector general Tom Raftery, in 2012  file photo by David Madden.)

Del. River Port Authority’s Internal Watchdog Resigning His Post

Thomas Raftery was hired two years ago by the DRPA as part of the bistate agency’s much-ballyhooed reform efforts. His task was to root out corruption and inefficiencies in the agency.

09/23/2014

File photo: 2012's Paulsboro train derailment. (Credit: American Red Cross)

Weather Sensors Being Installed Near Site of Paulsboro, NJ Derailment and Spill

The plan is to have a better idea of atmospheric conditions in the event of another accident.

09/23/2014

(NJ governor Chris Christie, in file photo.   Photo by Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

Governor Christie Vents Frustration Over Bridgegate Probe

The probe by New Jersey legislators into last year’s shutdown of lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge has gone on for more than nine months and it appears Governor Chris Christie is losing patience with Democrats

09/21/2014

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AC Mayor On Forming Regional Police Force Similar To Camden: Not A Good Idea Right Now

Comparing Camden and Atlantic City, at least on the police issue, just won’t work for Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian.

09/20/2014

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South Jersey Man Extradited From El Salvador, Charged With Molesting Girl Here

Gorski, 35, of Mount Holly, was charged in late July with abusing a girl for seven years, starting when she was six.

09/19/2014

(The late John Amato.  File photo provided by Cherry Hill Township)

Longtime Cherry Hill Township Councilman John Amato Dead at 82

He was first elected to Council in 1983 and served for years as Santa Claus at the Cherry Hill Mall.

09/19/2014

(Gov. Christie announces the appointment of Jamie Fox, right, to head the NJ Dept. of Transporation.  Image from State of NJ TV)

Gov. Christie Appoints Jamie Fox To Head NJ Dept. of Transportation

Fox, a Democrat, served as transportation commissioner, and later as chief of staff, to former governor Jim McGreevey.

09/18/2014

(NJ governor Chris Christie, in file photo.   Photo by Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Welcomes Investors To Atlantic City — Even Donald Trump

Whatever the motivation, Christie says, if Trump wants in, no problem.

09/18/2014

(Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian, at the Delaware County Press Club, in Media, Pa.  Photo by David Madden)

Atlantic City Mayor Lays Out Red Carpet For Town’s Economic Recovery

Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian discussed his long-term goals for the shore town that has been wracked over the past few weeks by consolidation in the casino industry.

09/17/2014

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