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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

Justices To Review New Jersey Bid For Legal Sports Betting

SCOTUS To Take Up Bid To Legalize Sports Bets In NJ

The state has been trying for years to find a way around federal law that bars sports betting in all but four states, including Delaware.

KYW Newsradio 1060–8 hours ago

Controversial Dunes Are Coming To Margate, Behind Schedule

The dunes are coming to Margate a bit later than expected and at a time local officials are not thrilled about.


South Jersey Attorney Celebrates Landmark Victory Before US Supreme Court

A Haddonfield lawyer is celebrating a victory before the nation’s highest court this past week on the question of free speech protections.


Salem County Students In ‘Substandard’ Substitute School Could Be In Better Digs Soon

Several hundred middle school students in Salem have had to attend classes in shabby conditions after the roof of their school collapsed last September.


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Limited Fireworks Sales Could Soon Be Legal In NJ

A bill en route to the Governor’s desk would allow for limited fireworks sales in New Jersey.


Drownings Spike In Region, Prompting Warnings For People To Be Careful

The heat of summer prompts some young people to throw caution to the wind, particularly when they get around water. So this is a busy time of year for the American Red Cross.


Chris Christie

Talks Now Underway Over NJ’s Proposed $35.5 Billion Budget

Three main issues seem to be on the table. It’s coming down to more money for schools, drug treatment and pensions and how to make that all work.


Delaware Memorial Bridge To Partially Close For First Ever Charity Fundraiser

Delaware Memorial Bridge To Partially Close For 1st Ever Charity Fundraiser

A 5K run is scheduled on Sunday, Oct. 1, open to up to 2,500 first responders from throughout the region.


Localities Prep For Their Annual Mosquito Control Efforts

It’s that time again. Time to take action in and around your home to control the mosquito population.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/17/2017

Chris Christie

New Poll Labels Christie ‘Least Popular NJ Governor Ever’

Chris Christie could go down as the least popular Governor in New Jersey’s modern history, according to a new poll.


Report Suggests Race May Be Factor In NJ Marijuana Arrests

A new report from the ACLU suggests race plays a significant factor in who gets arrested for marijuana possession in New Jersey.


Lawmakers Reach Deal On New Jersey School Funding Proposal

There appears to be a deal in the New Jersey legislature on a short-term fix to the state’s school funding problem.


New Burlington County Prosecutor Is Formally Sworn In

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina was formally sworn into office during ceremonies in Mount Laurel, with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in attendance.


NJ Imposing New Work Rules On Atlantic City Union Firefighters

It’s just a part of the Christie Administration’s efforts to get spending under control.


Camden County Makes Some History With Its Own Historic Markers

Camden County has come up with a new idea to honor legends who made a name for themselves. Then again, the idea is far from unique.


South Jersey Congressman Blasts Plan To Use Underwater Air Guns To Look For Oil In The Atlantic

The Trump Administration wants to look for oil and natural gas under the Atlantic Ocean using seismic air guns, a proposal that doesn’t sit well with a South Jersey congressman.


Tiny, Stinging Jellyfish Return To North Jersey River

Tiny, Stinging Jellyfish Return To North Jersey River

For the second consecutive year, small but painful jellyfish have been found in a North Jersey river. Nothing to worry about in South Jersey, at least for now.


NJ Conducts Annual Hurricane Drill On Several Major Shore Roads

New Jersey road crews were out in force, simulating an emergency that would involve evacuation of shore communities.


Kim Guadagno Begins Fall Campaign For NJ Governor In Burlington County

Less than 24 hours after winning the GOP Gubernatorial nomination, New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno kicked off her fall campaign with a stop in Burlington County.


It’s Crowded At Top Of Ballot In New Jersey Primary

There are a total of 11 people vying for two spots on the November ballot.


South Jersey Congressman Takes Part In Bi-Partisan Talks With Russian Officials

A South Jersey congressman spent the past week in Germany, quietly getting an up close and personal chance to learn about Russia’s political system from many of those who run it.


New Deal Keeps LPGA ShopRite Classic In South Jersey

The LPGA is holding its annual ShopRite classic down the shore. And there’s a new deal in place to keep the competition coming there through 2023.


Camden Starts Taking Down Abandoned Businesses As Part Of Ongoing Renewal

Camden officials are heralding the latest efforts to remove blighted, abandoned buildings from the local landscape.


Casino Competitors In Atlantic City Could Be Partners On New Project

It appears two of Atlantic City’s largest gaming competitors may get together on a new project.


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Legal Expert Looks Ahead To Second Creato Murder Trial

A legal expert thinks a plea bargain is not necessarily out of the question.


Combined Help For Thousands In Camden County With Mental Health, Addiction Issues

Camden County has brought two agencies together in an effort to improve services for those dealing with mental health issues and opioid abuse.


Pollsters Ask If Trump Kept Promise To ‘Drain The Swamp’

When President Trump was a candidate last year he made repeated promises to, in his words, “drain the swamp.”


Efforts Are On To Block Sale Of Atlantic City Assets By NJ

The state of New Jersey could make decisions on the future of major Atlantic City assets as soon as next week.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/26/2017

David Creato

Jurors At Creato Trial Listen, Again, To Defendant

The fate of a New Jersey man accused of killing his 3-year-old son because the boy hindered his relationship with a teenage girlfriend is in the hands of a jury.


David Creato

Closing Arguments Begin In Creato Murder Trial

Attorneys on both sides will present closing arguments on Tuesday.



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