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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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Camden County Drug Program Looks To Go Beyond Narcan

Camden County officials have unveiled a new program targeting drug addicts saved from overdoses on the street.

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Police Share DNA Evidence Throughout Bucks County In New Program

All 40 municipal police departments in the county are joining together to share DNA information.


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Second Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens Today In South Jersey

South Jersey now has its second Medical Marijuana dispensary. It’s opening today in Camden County.


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Christie Taken To Task Over Political Use Of State Helicopter

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is being criticized, again, for his use of a State Police helicopter for personal reasons.


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South Jersey Shore Spared Serious Damage From Nor’easter

Jersey shore residents, grateful to dodge the bullet that could have come with Hurricane Joaquin, are nonetheless coping with a Nor’easter that just won’t quit.


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Cleanup Plan For Camden County Superfund Site

A Camden County, New Jersey superfund site is about to get a $14-million cleanup.


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Former Eagle Gets Jail Time In Mortgage Fraud Case

A onetime member of the Philadelphia Eagles will spend the next five years of his life behind bars, after he and his mother were convicted in a million dollar mortgage fraud scheme in New Jersey.


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Montco Sheriff Warning Drivers Of PA’s “4 Foot Law”

The Montgomery County Sheriff wants to make people aware of a three-year-old state law that’s meant to protect bicyclists on the road.


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Stormy Weather Threat Prompts State Of Emergency In NJ

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has declared a state of emergency, given the nor’easter due to hit our region tonight into tomorrow and the uncertainty of the track of Hurricane Joaquin.


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Viral Meningitis Sickens Four Students At Pitman High School

A southern New Jersey school district had to address several cases of viral meningitis last week, but things are now back to normal.


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South Jersey Beaches Take A Pounding As Officials Watch Joaquin

Beaches have been getting hammered the last couple of days down the shore, and now officials are bracing for the possible arrival of Tropical Storm Joaquin


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UPDATE: Toy Gun Forces Lockdown At Chester High School

Chester High School was in lockdown for about a half hour Tuesday after a student was found to be carrying what looked like a handgun. Turns out it was a toy.


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Blueprint Issued On Atlantic City and County Future

With 25 thousand jobs lost in the last couple of years, paired with skyrocketing taxes and poverty, economic analyst Angelos Angelou suggests efforts should no longer be centered just on Atlantic City.


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A Plea For Patience On Mass Transit During Papal Weekend

Transportation officials agree: make sure you bring some patience along for the ride this weekend.


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Local Congressional Members Stunned By Boehner’s Exit

The Tri-state Congressional Delegation expressed surprise when House Speaker John Boehner announced his decision Friday to step down.