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

(New Jersey governor Chris Christie emerges from voting on November 4, 2014.  Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/ Getty Images)

GOP Midterm Victories Portend Good Things For Christie, Notes Political Expert

Montclair State University professor Brigid Harrison believes Christie’s out-of-state efforts have given him the chance to cash in on some political IOUs down the line.

11/08/2014

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California Native American Tribe Gets Okay To Operate Online Gambling Site In New Jersey

Pala Interactive, a Native American tribe based just outside San Diego, is teaming up with the Borgata to offer Internet gaming in New Jersey.

11/07/2014

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Margate, NJ To Oppose State-Mandated Dunes Enhancement Project

Voters in this South Jersey town this week approved a move for the municipality to oppose a plan by the State of New Jersey to install protective dunes on the beaches.

11/06/2014

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Gloucester County, NJ Session Aims To Arm Parents Against ‘Cyber Predators’

County health officials brought in homeland security experts who shared what they know about pedophiles and cyberbullies.

11/05/2014

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No Real Election Day Surprises In The Garden State

Democrat Cory Booker earned his first full term in the US Senate. In the house, Republican Tom MacArthur outdistanced Aimee Belgard to succeed Jon Runyan in a bitter, expensive race.

11/05/2014

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In New Jersey, Races in US Senate and House Top Today’s Ballot

There are several races of interest today in New Jersey.

11/04/2014

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2 Year Anniversary Of Sandy Has Some People Talking About How Far NJ Has (And Has Not) Come In The Aftermath

The Monmouth University Poll found a majority of state residents feel New Jersey is still rebounding from Sandy.

11/02/2014

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Survey Finds Many NJ Businesses Having Difficulty Providing Health Care Insurance For Employees

There’s good and bad news in the report from the New Jersey Business and Industry Association.

11/01/2014

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Some Philadelphia Area Universities Banning Or Canceling Trips To Ebola-affected Countries

Temple University, for example, has issued a directive to students, faculty, and staff that indefinitely bans school-sponsored travel to three West African nations.

10/30/2014

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

Poll Suggests Efforts To Turn AC’s Image Around Not Working As Well As Proponents Might Hope

A new poll suggests that New Jersey residents don’t have a lot of faith in efforts to turn Atlantic City’s economic situation around.

10/26/2014

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New Chair At County Prosecutors Association Of New Jersey Hails From Gloucester County

Longtime Gloucester County Prosecutor Sean Dalton has taken the reins of the County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey and has some plans for his one year term in that position.

10/25/2014

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First Responders in Camden County Get Updated Training About Ebola Threat

More than 200 people showed up at Camden County College, where doctors from Cooper University Hospital dispensed the latest information — which keeps changing.

10/23/2014

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NJ Lawmakers Eye Improvements For Plight of Female US Military Vets

One out of every five new recruits is a woman. They constitute 15 percent of the American military.

10/22/2014

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5 Years And $2 Billion Later, NJ Turnpike Expansion Is Finished

Three new lanes of traffic northbound from exit 6 through 8A will open this weekend, along with an extra lane from 8A to 9. Next weekend, the same drill on the southbound side. Turnpike spokesman Tom Feeney says drivers will notice the difference almost immediately.

10/22/2014

(Aimee Belgard, in campaign photo.)

Democrats Shifting Campaign Spending, to Consternation of One South Jersey Hopeful

Aimee Belgard had hoped to get some TV money from a Democratic Party super PAC. But that won’t be happening.

10/21/2014

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