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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Atlantic City Hopeful For Summer, Anxious For Bailout Deal

Atlantic City is taking the wraps off another summer season that kicks off with the Memorial Day weekend.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11 hours ago

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NJ Poll: Another Rejection Of A Hike In State Gas Tax

A new poll of New Jersey voters offers some interesting insight on how they’d prefer to address a looming crisis in the Garden State: replenishing the Transportation Trust Fund, which is quickly running out of money.

05/21/2016

Delaware Bay oysters
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NJ Seeks To Address Competing Interests In Part Of The Delaware Bay

Environmental officials in New Jersey are coming to grips with a pair of conflicting interests along the Delaware Bay. Protecting an endangered bird while addressing the needs of oyster farmers.

05/20/2016

Officer Camacho with Peyton (credit: David Madden)

Camden County K9 Unit Expands And Gets Some Extra Protection

The five animals are being fitted with bulletproof vests, courtesy of American Humane Society, and the Camden County PD named its first female K9 officer.

05/20/2016

Donald Trump at a fundraiser for Chris Christie. (Credit: David Madden)

Trump Helps Out Christie With New Jersey Appearance

The event was to help Governor Christie retire outstanding debt from his unsuccessful Presidential campaign.

05/19/2016

The "Greetings From Atlantic City" sign.  (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Atlantic City Considers Booze On The Boardwalk

Atlantic City is pondering an ordinance to allow people to carry alcoholic drinks on the boardwalk.

05/17/2016

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A Name Change, And A Lot More, At Delco Animal Shelter

The Delaware County SPCA has undergone a series of changes in recent months, and this week unveiled a new name under which they will operate from now on.

05/14/2016

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

Atlantic City Gaming Is Up Again

April was another UP month for the 8 casinos in Atlantic City.

05/13/2016

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Redevelopment Of Camden Waterfront Takes Another Step Towards Completion

Planners in Camden have approved a luxury apartment complex to be built along the waterfront.

05/13/2016

The Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

A Deal To Save Atlantic City From Bankruptcy?

There are signs that a deal may be in the works.

05/12/2016

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Dozens Ill After Attending South Jersey Wedding, Cause Of Illness Under Investigation

Word from down the shore that several people, who attended a wedding a couple weeks ago, got sick after the event.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/12/2016

The "Greetings From Atlantic City" sign.  (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Escalating War Of Words Over Atlantic City’s Future As Resort Town Teeters On Brink Of Bankruptcy

The stalemate over a rescue plan for Atlantic City continues, with nothing but a war of words between New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and the state Assembly Speaker.

05/11/2016

Rails from NYC that will serve as center of memorial. (credit: David Madden)

South Jersey Town Welcomes Piece Of 9/11 History

The town of Swedesboro, New Jersey plans to erect a memorial to those who died in the 9-11 attacks 15 years ago.

05/11/2016

Mosquito fish (credit: David Madden)

Gloucester County Calls Out Fish To Fend Off Zika Virus

South Jersey is starting its annual war against mosquitoes with a little extra urgency, given concerns over spread of the Zika virus.

05/10/2016

FORT WORTH, TX - FEBRUARY 26: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announces his support for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a rally at the Fort Worth Convention Center on February 26, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. Trump is campaigning in Texas, days ahead of the Super Tuesday primary. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Trump-Christie ’16? Not A Good Team, NJ Republicans Tell One Poll

The poll question: What kind of effect would Christie have on a national ticket?

05/07/2016

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