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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Progresso Going Ahead With Vineland, NJ Plant Closure

Two months after stunning South Jersey officials with news they were thinking about closing their Vineland plant, the owners of Progresso Soups have made it official.

09/13/2016

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A Push For More Regulation On Pennsylvania Billboards

The measure will likely be reintroduced in Harrisburg next year with the start of a new legislative session.

09/10/2016

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Nearly ¼ Of NJ School Districts Have Open Teacher Contracts

141 districts are still at the bargaining table.

09/09/2016

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New Presidential Poll Shows Dogfight In 4 Battleground States, Including PA

The race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is tightening up, according to the poll.

09/08/2016

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Jersey Shore Beaches Can’t Escape Hermine’s Wrath

While emergency management officials are breathing a sigh of relief, the beaches were impacted.

09/08/2016

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Trump TV Ad Featuring South Jersey Town Raises Concern

A Haddon Heights business is prominently displayed in the spot, another in passing.

09/08/2016

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Philadelphia-Area Colleges Step In To Fill ITT Tech Void

Students at ITT Technical Institute across the country are scrambling after schools across the country suddenly shut down this week. Local colleges are trying to offer assistance where they can.

09/07/2016

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New Jersey Authorities Unveiling Text-To-911 Program

Officials in New Jersey have unveiled a new statewide system for people to text 9-1-1 when a regular call is not an option.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/07/2016

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Move For $15/hr Minimum Wage In NJ Pushes On

Democratic party leaders in New Jersey insist their fight to establish a livable minimum wage is far from over.

09/04/2016

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AC Casino Study Centers On What Millennials Want

A new study suggests ways in which Atlantic City can attract more millennials to stay and play.

09/03/2016

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Christie Revokes Longstanding Tax Agreement Between PA And NJ

New Jersey’s almost four decades old agreement with Pennsylvania for people who work in one state and live in the other has been revoked by Governor Chris Christie.

09/02/2016

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A User Fee Instead Of A Gas Tax? Maybe

But what if gas taxes were eliminated?

09/02/2016

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South Jersey Prepares For Hermine Ahead Of Labor Day Weekend

Bob Martin, Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection, says the state is as prepared as it can be.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/02/2016

College cost discussion hosted by South Jersey congressman Donald Norcross in Cherry Hill. (Credit: David Madden)

College Costs, How To Control Them Discussed In South Jersey

Students, educators and college administrators met to hash out concerns in Cherry Hill.

09/01/2016

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Overdose Awareness Day Highlights Addiction Control Efforts

August 31st is set aside each year around the world in an effort to take the stigma off those addicted to drugs and back attempts to treat the problem.

08/31/2016

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