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

David Gentile at this week's DRPA meeting in Camden. (Credit: David Madden)

DRPA Hires Second Ever Inspector General To Oversee Agency’s Efforts

David Gentile succeeds Tom Raftery, who left last fall complaining he couldn’t adequately do his job.

07/18/2015

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

Union Authorizes Strike Against Trump Taj Mahal

One thousand members of Local 54 UNITE HERE were asked whether they’d be willing to walk over their ongoing dispute with billionaire Carl Ichan, who pulled their pension and health care coverage as part of bankruptcy proceedings to take over the Taj.

07/17/2015

(Photo Credit: KYW's David Madden)

Costly Mistakes For Some Drivers On PA Turnpike Without E-ZPass

More than 4 thousand people without a transponder have used a new E-ZPass only exit that just opened in the Poconos.

07/17/2015

The Margate shoreline (Credit: NJ DEP)

Eminent Domain Suits Aim To Get Easements For New Dune Protection System Down Shore

The Christie Administration has threatened for months to take shore homeowners to court if they did not grant easements for formation of a statewide network of dunes to protect against the next major storm.

07/17/2015

Chris Christie speaking at the Clemente Community Center. (Credit: David Madden)

Christie Talks Crime In Camden As Part Of Pres. Campaign

Christie’s been trying to contrast his approach on crime by using the experiences here and elsewhere in New Jersey and insisting they could work from coast to coast.

07/16/2015

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Thousands Of DRPA Bridge Drivers To Get Toll Discount By End Of Year

The New Jersey Transit hike starts in October. The DRPA is preparing to roll out the toll discount within three months.

07/15/2015

(Glenn Straub, leaving bankruptcy court in Camden in October 2014.  File photo by David Madden)

Florida Developer Fighting To Break Deal To Take Control Of Showboat From Stockton University

He says the school is responsible for clearing up the confusion.

07/12/2015

Delaware Governor Jack Markell. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Activist Fights For Formal Slavery Apology From State Of Delaware

This is the third time that Harmon Carey has asked Gov. Jack Markell to issue an apology on behalf of the state.

07/11/2015

(Rabies encephalitis.   Image from CDC - public domain)

Raccoon That Bit Woman in South Jersey Tests Positive For Rabies

The animal was destroyed and a woman exposed to it is getting shots as a precaution.

07/10/2015

(2002 file photo)

Killer of Upper Darby Police Officer Dennis McNamara Dies After 13+ Years in Prison

Thomas Campbell, who went by the street name “Tom Thumb,” had been on the lam from weapons charges when he came upon and murdered 10-year veteran officer Dennis McNamara.

07/10/2015

Olaf Jensen, of the Department of Marine & Coastal Sciences at Rutgers.  File photo provided by Rutgers Univ.)

Rutgers Scientist Says Sex-Switching Fish May Reveal Environmental Clues

Olaf Jensen, a Rutgers University biologist, is studying how and why some breeds of fish can convert from female to male. And, sometimes, back again.

07/09/2015

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Fraud Charges Filed Against Man Who Allegedly Used Fake Poker Chips In AC Then Flushed Them Down The Toilet

A clogged toilet down the shore helped New Jersey authorities track down a North Carolina man indicted Wednesday for allegedly trying to rig a poker tournament.

07/09/2015

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Construction At Rt. 42 And I-295 In South Jersey Progressing On Schedule, But Far From Over

A quarter million cars a day use the interchange linking I-295 with the 42 freeway and I-76, which leads to the Walt Whitman Bridge in South Jersey. Drivers have coped with two years of reconstruction, and face six more.

07/09/2015

(Harmony Road, near I-295, in Gibbstown, NJ was shut down after high winds toppled utility poles.  Photo by David Madden)

New Jersey Finalizing Request For Federal Aid After June 23rd Thunderstorms

Sources tell KYW Newsradio that hard-hit towns have compiled more than $20 million in infrastructure damage and cleanup costs, which meets a FEMA threshold for providing assistance.

07/08/2015

The Taj Mahal Casino Resort, seen from the Atlantic City Boardwalk. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Union: Many Taj Mahal Casino Employees Don’t Have Health Coverage

The sampling of 500 Taj workers by Local 54 found almost half were still without insurance, even with a company stipend to help pay for coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

07/08/2015

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