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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South Jersey University Equips Police Officers With Body Cameras

Many police departments from coast to coast are at least experimenting with equipping officers with body cameras.

04/19/2015

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Gloucester County Investigators Hoping For A Break In 13-Year-Old Cold Case

Investigators in Gloucester County are hoping you can provide them with the clue that will crack a 13-year-old cold case in the disappearance and presumed murder of a Harrison Township woman.

04/19/2015

The US Supreme Court in Washington, DC. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: How Well Do NJ Residents Understand Federal Government?

More than half of the 800 people surveyed could not name a single Supreme Court justice.

04/18/2015

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Judge Nixes Temporary Generator Hookup For Former Revel Casino-Hotel Property

Glenn Straub, who is being fined $5,000 a day while the building’s emergency fire suppression system is without power, wanted to bring in diesel generators temporarily.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/17/2015

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More Post-Sandy Dune Enhancements Begin Along South Jersey Shoreline

Margate is fighting the plan in court.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/17/2015

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Officials Challenge Planned Interim Use of Diesel Generators By Revel’s New Owner

New Jersey environmental officials say the large diesel generators that developer Glenn Straub has brought in to get the Revel’s fire-suppression system operating again might not meet federal clean air standards.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

PATCO shows off the first of its new refurbished rail cars. (credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

Patco Says Rebuilt Rail Cars Should Begin Going Into Regular Service Next Month

John Hanson, CEO of Patco’s parent, the Delaware River Port Authority, says the persistent software issues have been addressed at last.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

(The Revel casino-hotel resort, on the Atlantic City boardwalk.  August 2014 file photo by David Madden)

New Owner Working To Get Electric Power Restored at Revel Casino-Hotel, in Atlantic City

Two generators and one backup have arrived at the site, and will be hooked up soon.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/14/2015

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At Rutgers-Camden, Law Students Analyze LGBT Fears of Police Encounters

African-American men aren’t the only ones being profiled and singled out for enhanced attention by police, noted organizer Ryann Aaron.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/14/2015

The House of Blues at Showboat Casino on the Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Atlantic City Making Money Again After Closing Multiple Casinos

A bit of good news for a change for Atlantic City’s eight casinos. They’re making money again.

04/12/2015

Sal DiPaola, of the Camden County Police Department, with the NIBIN system.  Photo by David Madden)

Camden County Police Acquire New Ballistics Scanning Technology To Fight Crime

Former New Jersey state police ballistics expert Sal DiPaola came out of retirement to join the Camden County police force a few weeks ago to run the NIBIN program.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/11/2015

(The Revel casino-hotel resort, on the Atlantic City boardwalk.  August 2014 file photo by David Madden)

Atlantic City Fining Powerless Revel Casino $5,000 Daily

The new owner of what was the Revel Hotel Casino in Atlantic City hasn’t had the keys for a week yet and already he’s facing major issues with the property.

04/10/2015

(A truck lies overturned on the westbound exit ramp of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, approaching the Vine Street Expressway, on April 10, 2015.  Photo by Ed Fischer)

Not The Ben Again! Overturned Truck Cripples Morning Rush Into Center City

An overturned tractor-trailer is taking out two left lanes on the Ben Franklin Bridge into Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/10/2015

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Road Work Likely A Non-Issue As Shore Season Nears

All that work to expand the Atlantic City Expressway westbound is done.

04/10/2015

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N.J. Court Reclaims Low-Income Housing $$$ From Christie Administration Redirection

A three-judge state appeals court panel in New Jersey has freed up some $200 million that towns had set aside for affordable housing — money that the Christie administration had been trying to use for other purposes over the past few years.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/09/2015

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