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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NJ Woman Requests In Obituary: ‘In Lieu Of Flowers, Do Not Vote For Hillary Clinton’

“In lieu of flowers, please do not vote for Hillary Clinton,” Elaine Fydrych asked at the end of her obituary.


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Saint Charles Seminary Welcomes New Class As It Prepares For Papal Visit

Among those getting ready for next month’s papal visit are the people who run Saint Charles Seminary in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, where a new year of classes are set to begin.


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Pa. Official Trying To Slow Down Drone Use By Government Without Warrant

Drones: they’re all the rage these days, not necessarily for the right reasons.


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Locals Getting Frustrated, Wondering What’s Next At Revel?

Some locals are now beginning to wonder what, if anything, Glenn Straub will actually do with the property?


PASADENA, CA - NOVEMBER 19:  A healthcare reform specialist helps people select insurance plans at the free Affordable Care Act (ACA) Enrollment Fair at Pasadena City College on November 19, 2013 in Pasadena, California. The event, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and the Los Angeles Association of Health Underwriters, offers one-on-one sessions with insurance experts certified by Covered California to help people enroll for healthcare coverage under the ACA.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Rowan University Gets Federal Grant To Improve Elder Health Care

29 states in all are splitting 35 and a half million dollars from the Health Resources Services Administration to develop various programs. In Rowan’s case, the idea is to have doctors, nurses, therapists and family members work more as a team to help a patient stay healthy and out of a hospital or long term care center.


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Road Closures And Limited Parking In New Jersey During Pope’s Visit

Major roads approaching the Ben Franklin Bridge will be closed that weekend, like the Admiral Wilson Boulevard West at Baird Boulevard and 676 North at Morgan Boulevard.


LIVINGSTON TWP., NJ - JUNE 30:   New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announces his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination at Livingston High School on June 30, 2015 in Livingston Twp., New Jersey. Christie made the announcement in the gymnasium of his alma mater, becoming the 14th candidate to join the Republican field.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Poll: Most NJ Residents Want Christie To Resign During Presidential Run

The poll suggests that most New Jersey voters would like him to resign so he can be free to pursue his Presidential ambitions.


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Showboat Casino Back On The Block After Judicial Order

A New Jersey state court has given Stockton University the green light to find another buyer for the shuttered Showboat Casino in Atlantic City.


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Poll Of NJ Voters Again Shows Record Low Favorability For Christie

For the second time in a month, a survey of the folks back home shows a record number of people unhappy with his performance.


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US Senate Aims To Ban Solitary Confinement For Kids Behind Bars

One of the leaders of that effort is New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker.


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Secret Service: No Security Screening For Walkers On Ben Franklin Bridge During Papal Weekend

Sources had told several news organizations, including KYW Newsradio, that screening had been discussed in recent weeks and its use on the bridge was considered likely.


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SJ Nuclear Plant Shuts Down After Cooling Pump Problem

So what happened? Imagine a short in the junction box of your home and you’ve got a pretty good idea what PSEG Nuclear is handling at the plant.


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Security Screening Likely For Bridge Walkers On Papal Weekend

Law enforcement sources won’t go on the record, but say the idea’s been bantered about for a while and will, more than likely, be put into place on the Papal weekend.


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PATCO Plans Unchanged For Papal Visit

On the PATCO high-speed line in South Jersey, you will need a Freedom card or a pre-purchased pass to ride. No cash or credit cards will be taken that weekend.


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Jersey Shore House Once Rented For Frank Sinatra Now For Sale

Looking to buy that house at the Jersey Shore? How about a little place where the Chairman of the Board once stayed when he played Atlantic City?