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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

Camden County Joins Amazon HQ2 Sweepstakes

Philadelphia and the state of Delaware have already said they’ll put in proposals. Now Camden County wants in.


Rowan U Drinking Water Cleared Of Dangerous Lead Levels Thanks To Filters

Temporary filters and bottled water filled in for fluid from the tap as school officials looked for a long term solution to pipes that are, in many cases, a century old.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/19/2017

Delco Offers Female Opioid Addicts “Second Chance” At A Better Life

It’s called “Second Chance Employment” and the name really does say it all.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/19/2017

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Public Charter School In Camden Celebrates Milestone

A Camden charter school is marking 20 years of operation with a lot to brag about. 


Could AC Get A Quick Start On Sports Betting? Lobbying Group Says Maybe.

One of the issues the high court will debate is the effort to lift a federal ban on sports betting in all but four states.


NJ Poll: Murphy Trumps Guadagno In Governor’s Race Among Likely Voters

We’re less than two months away from voters in New Jersey choosing their next Governor.


Christie Takes A Bow, And Thanks Many, For Accomplishments In Camden

At the KIPP Whittier Middle School, Christie spent almost an hour insisting the improvements in Camden.


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Thousands Attend Whelan Memorial To Remember Beloved Politician And More

More than 2,000 people turned out for a memorial service in honor of State Senator and former Atlantic City Mayor Jim Whelan at Boardwalk Hall. 


Camden County Unveils New Plan To Combat Homelessness

The big change comes in seeking out those in need of help. Volunteers of America will look for them, then get them to where assistance is available.


South Jersey Nursing Student And Veteran Receives Tillman Scholarship

A Rutgers-Camden graduate student who served as a U.S. Marine has been honored by the school for the achievements she has made in her life.


NJ Seeks To Help Small Businesses Expand In 5 Economically Challenged Cities

New Jersey is offering street level small businesses in Camden, Trenton and Atlantic City some help in expansion and improvement, along with Passaic and Patterson in North Jersey.


What If Irma Hits Here? Consider What’s Insured In Your Home

As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida, many around here wonder how they’ll cope should that storm, or another one this active hurricane season, make its way to our area.


Man Sentenced To Life In Prison In Torture, Brutal Murder Of 3-Year-Old Boy

Gary Lee Fellenbaum plead guilty to first degree murder in the death of Scotty McMillan.


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NJ Task Force 1 Deploys To Florida Ahead Of Hurricane Irma

New Jersey has sent down its Task Force 1 crew to assist the state of Florida as it braces for Irma’s wrath.


Holtec International Opens New Technology Campus In Camden

Holtec International Opens New Technology Campus In Camden

Another major piece in Camden’s economic resurgence is now in place, with the opening of Holtec International’s new Technology Campus along the Delaware River waterfront.


$25K Reward Posted In Murder Of Mother, Child In Burlington County

Thirty-eight-year-old Sasikala Narra and her 6-year-old son Anish were stabbed to death on March 23rd inside their unit at the Fox Meadow Apartment Complex.


New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez’s Corruption Trial Set To Get Underway

Robert Menendez has been under a 14 count indictment for two years now. When that first came down, he was adamant prosecutors were making a mistake.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/05/2017

DACA Future Prompts Rutgers-Camden To Offer Legal Help To Dreamer Students

An e-mail to all students from Chancellor Phoebe Haddon pledged to do “everything possible to help you successfully complete your Rutgers degree”.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/05/2017

Cops In One South Jersey Town Seek Electronic Surveillance Help From Citizens

A South Jersey police department is asking residents and businesses alike to let them know if they have surveillance cameras.


16 NJ Toll Road Rest Stops Will Likely Be Upgraded Or Replaced As Part Of Public-Private Partnership

A quarter billion dollar plan to replace or renovate rest stops along the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway is expected to be approved by state officials later this month.


Shore Businesses Worried Over Future Of Visa Program

Businesses down the shore are wrapping up their summer season this weekend, but many are worried about next year.


NJ Seeks To Limit Gifts From Drug Manufacturers To Doctors

The Christie Administration is proposing new limits on what drug companies can offer to physicians to convince them to prescribe drugs for their patients in New Jersey.


Two South Jersey Health Care Systems Are Merging

Cooper University Health Care is acquiring three New Jersey hospitals now owned by Michigan-based Trinity Health.


New Poll Shows New Jersey Voters Are Generally Dissatisfied. Period.

A new Rutgers-Eagleton poll suggests that voters in New Jersey are, by and large, a rather unhappy group of people these days.


NJ National Guard Troops Preparing For Possible Hurricane Harvey Deployment

A small contingent from the New Jersey National Guard should be on the ground late Thursday in Houston to aid in rescue efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.


Christie Sends NJ National Guardsmen To Texas To Assist Harvey Rescue Efforts

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has dispatched a small crew of National Guard troops to Houston to assist in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, and he’s ready to send more if needed.


Officials: Impostors Posing As Gloucester County Employees Via Phone Scam

Gloucester County officials are warning residents about a phone scam involving impostors pretending to be county employees.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/29/2017

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No Mood For Payback From New Jersey To Texas On Hurricane Harvey Relief

Gov. Chris Christie is urging the New Jersey delegation to approve Harvey aid as soon as possible.


Cumberland County Lighthouse Gets Upgrades, Will Function As Museum

The second oldest lighthouse in the state of New Jersey is getting a new lease on life, thanks to some South Jersey volunteers and $850,000 in grant money to fix the place up.


Future Atlantic City Development Up For Debate This Fall

A pair of public hearings are scheduled in Atlantic City to address future development in several sections of the city.




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