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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03/24/2017

Longtime Youth Hockey Coach Charged With Sexual Abuse Of Players

Investigators in Gloucester County have announced the arrest of a youth hockey coach on sexual contact charges dating back decades.

03/24/2017

Eat Or Learn? Rowan University Seeks To End That Choice For Some Students

Students at Rowan University are looking to help each other out, because some have to choose between their education and their next meal.

03/23/2017

On Eve Of Critical Vote, South Jersey GOP Congressman Says He’ll Oppose Trump Health Care Plan

The House is scheduled to cast a critical vote Thursday on President Trump’s health care plan. And a local Republican now says he will vote against it.

03/22/2017

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03/22/2017

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03/21/2017

Patty DiRenzo

Activists, Union Workers Aim To Help Drug-Addicted People In Camden

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03/21/2017

New GloCo Hospital Gets State Approval

Plans to build a new hospital just outside Glassboro are moving along as expected.

03/18/2017

New Poll Examines Race For NJ Governor

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03/17/2017

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03/16/2017

Healthcare Takes Center Stage For Meeting In BurlCo

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03/16/2017

Arrest Made In 2016 Beating Death Of Homeless Man In Swedesboro

Authorities have made an arrest nearly a year after a man was found beaten to death in a trailer behind an abandoned business in Swedesboro.

03/15/2017

Storm Damage Assessments Underway At Jersey Shore

Several towns from Atlantic City south experienced tidal flooding.

03/15/2017

Different Kind Of College Scholarship Offered At One South Jersey Facility

High school seniors in Camden County who might not perform well enough for a major college scholarship might be able to earn themselves a break on the cost of a 2-year degree at Camden County College under a newly announced program.

03/11/2017

Floating Museum In Camden Gets Major Energy Overhaul

The USS New Jersey might be retired from active service, but the ship is getting a major upgrade along the Camden waterfront.

03/10/2017

Alleged Pocono Cop Killer’s Jury Being Empanelled In Chester County

Eric Frein, 33, who led police on a 48-day manhunt before his capture by U.S. marshals, could face the death penalty if he’s convicted.

03/09/2017

Electric Car Dealer To Open In South Jersey

Tesla Motors has received local planning board approval to open a sales and service facility inside a now closed furniture store along route 70 in Cherry Hill.

03/08/2017

Jersey Shore dune damage

Margate Dunes To Be Built This Summer

Margate unsuccessfully fought against erecting protective dunes along its beach. And now comes word those dunes will be built at the worst possible time.

03/08/2017

Rowan University Narrows Scope Of Lead-Tainted Water Problem

Officials at Rowan University have come up with a short-term plan to address concerns over lead-tainted water in several residential buildings on the Glassboro campus.

03/07/2017

NJ Gun Carry Permit Law Relaxed, But Faces Potential Court Challenge

Governor Chris Christie approved the policy change, which adds “serious threat” to the list of things to be considered by police in approving a gun carry permit.

03/07/2017

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UPS directs its delivery drivers to, wherever possible, make only right turns on the road.

02/17/2017

Triple Homicide Suspect From Michigan Arrested In New Jersey

Cape May officials announced in a statement Tuesday the arrest of 38-year-old Russell Charles Govett of St. Clair, Michigan.

02/16/2017

Chris Christie

Judge Decides To Proceed On Bridgegate Complaint Against Christie

McGeady has ordered Christie to appear in court to answer the complaint, filed by retired fireman Bill Brennan, on March 10th.

02/16/2017

NJ Adopts New Rules On Drug Addiction Treatment, Opioid Prescriptions

New Jersey has adopted strong, new rules on opioid prescriptions and mandated insurance coverage for those addicted to painkillers.

02/15/2017

Casino Biz Up, Again, In AC Last Month

2017 is off to a good start at Atlantic City’s seven casino operations, according to the latest revenue report from New Jersey gaming officials.

02/14/2017

SJ School District Dealt A Blow In Efforts To Get More State Funding

But the district is not ready to give up the fight.

02/14/2017

NJ Senate Expected To Attempt Veto Override Today On Bill Targeting Carl Ichan

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02/12/2017

New Drug Treatment Center Set To Open In Delaware County

Crozer-Chester Medical Center will be home to a new 52 bed facility dedicated to substance abuse treatment by the end of the month.

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