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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KYW Newsradio 1060–01/30/2018

Murphy Taps Consultant As Next New Jersey Transit Boss

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has tapped a top public transit consultant to take over New Jersey Transit.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/30/2018

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NJ Congressional Delegation Presses For Public Hearing On Oil Drilling Plan Down The Shore

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Delaware To Sue EPA Over Air Quality Law Enforcement

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Trump Plan On Offshore Oil Drilling Gets Cold Shoulder In New Jersey

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KYW Newsradio 1060–12/30/2017

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Contract Ratified Between Christie Administration And Atlantic City Police Union

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NJ Governor Likely To Leave Office With Unblemished Veto Record

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New Area Code On The Way In 2018 For Much Of South Jersey

Some changes are coming with the new year for thousands of phone users in South Jersey.


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NJ Governor Orders Towns To Allow For Property Tax Pre-Payment In Advance Of Trump Tax Changes

Some municipalities in the state are already setting things up to allow people to pre-pay, according to Gov. Chris Christie’s executive order.




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