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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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Local Legislator Trying To Once Again Make NJ Major Manufacturing Region

A South Jersey legislature wants to make the region a more attractive place for manufacturers to set up shop.

04/06/2014

Former Southern New Jersey Representative Rob Andrews. (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Procedural Error Hinders Four Republicans Seeking Congressional Seat In South Jersey

Republicans who seek to replace former South Jersey Congressman Rob Andrews on Capitol Hill have made what could be construed as a major procedural mistake.

04/05/2014

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Pa. PUC Tightens Notification, Response Requirements on Electric Suppliers

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission is moving to address thousands of complaints filed in recent months over rapidly rising electric bills.

04/04/2014

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Owners of Manco & Manco Pizza in Ocean City Charged with Tax Evasion

If you’ve been on the boardwalk in Ocean City, NJ, chances are you’ve sampled their fare at Manco & Manco Pizza.

04/03/2014

What used to be a garage next to Wheels of Soul headquarters in Camden. (credit: David Madden)

Authorities Working To Shut Down ‘Nuisance’ Motorcycle Club In Camden

Camden County authorities are working to shut down a motorcycle clubhouse in Camden that’s been a nuisance and an eyesore for some time.

04/02/2014

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Scientists Submit Proposals To Protect New Jersey’s Coastline From Future Hurricanes

The scientific community is working on ways to better protect areas ravaged by Hurricane Sandy 17 months ago. One idea in particular is getting a good deal of attention.

04/02/2014

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United Airlines Inaugurates Daily Service Between Atlantic City and 2 Hubs

Several local officials, including Atlantic City’s mayor, hopped onto the inaugural flight to Chicago for meetings there, in hopes of drumming up business.

04/01/2014

NJ State Bar Association President Ralph Lamparello (Credit: NJSBA)

NJSBA Forms Task Force Examining Judicial Appointments

A task force within the New Jersey State Bar Association will hold a public meeting this week to examine the issue of what the organization calls “judicial independence.”

03/30/2014

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NJ Teens Graduate From Program Designed To Turn Young Lives Around

Camden County officials celebrated the graduation of a dozen teens from the 15-year-old program.

03/30/2014

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Gov. Christie Resolves to ‘Learn From This’ Bridgegate Scandal

Now, with answers from that 345-page report, the governor says, he is ready to act.

03/28/2014

(New York attorney Randy Mastro speaks to reporters about his firm's "Bridgegate" investigation.)

Christie’s Lawyer: Governor Not Involved In ‘Bridgegate’ Plot

A law firm hired by New Jersey governor Chris Christie says the governor was not involved in a plot to create gridlock near the George Washington Bridge as part of a political retribution scheme.

03/27/2014

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Logan Township Mayor Minor, Donald Norcross Will Battle Replace Rob Andrews

Logan Township Mayor Frank Minor is expected to announce his candidacy for the open seat. He’s been in office 11 years and also works as a top official at the Delaware River and Bay Authority.

03/27/2014

(Kathy Fisher, in her PCCY office.  Photo provided by PCCY)

Youth Advocates Seeking Summer Meal Locations For Schoolkids in Need

Kathy Fisher of PCCY says the food for summer lunch programs is available, but they need more locations to serve the kids the meals.

03/26/2014

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NJ Senate President Tells Turnpike Authority to Lay Off Toll Collection Privatization

“If they (the Turnpike Authority) want to be more efficient, they should look at reducing the amount of administration that they have, because that’s where the real salaries are,” state senate president Steve Sweeney says.

03/25/2014

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New Push To Make College Easier, More Affordable To Attend In NJ

A South Jersey legislator has proposed a 20 bill package that she hopes will make it easier, and more affordable for young people to attend college.

03/23/2014

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