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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

A man holds his betting slips and money at a betting parlor.  (File Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Rolling The Dice On New Jersey Sports Betting

As the state reads the ruling of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, New Jersey can’t sponsor sports betting, but there’s nothing stopping casinos from doing it if the state won’t prosecute anyone.

09/10/2014

The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Trump Taj Mahal Files For Bankruptcy Protection, Threatens November Shutdown

Once the crown jewel of the Atlantic City casino industry the Trump Taj Mahal filed for bankruptcy Tuesday and gave employees notice they’ll be laid off by mid-November

09/09/2014

The Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Local Clerics Look To Help Unemployed AC Casino Workers Emotionally

Many of them need more than financial assistance, and that’s where the local religious community steps in.

09/07/2014

(Gloucester County freeholder-director Rob Damminger, outside the building they hope will become a spay-and-neuter clinic for county pets.  Photo by David Madden)

Gloucester County, NJ Inches Toward Its Own Pet-Neutering Clinic

Thousands of adopted dogs and cats are taken outside the county every year to be operated on in the name of controlling the pet population. Freeholder-director Rob Demminger says that raises costs.

09/05/2014

Elderly Drivers

Grant Ave. in NE Phila. Again Listed As City’s Most Dangerous Road For Older Drivers

“It’s a very busy area with a lot of seniors,” notes AAA spokeswoman Jenny Robinson.

09/05/2014

Trump Taj Mahal (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Could Trump Taj Mahal Be Next Atlantic City Casino To Close?

As Atlantic City reels from a wave of casino closings, there are reports that yet another shore resort gambling hall may soon head into federal bankruptcy court.

09/04/2014

The new PATCO interior. (Credit: PATCO)

PATCO Unhappy Refurbished Trains Still In Test Mode

PATCO is getting a little impatient with the contractor hired to replace the engines and interiors of its 120 car fleet.

09/04/2014

(Photo by David Madden)

Union and State of NJ Extend Helping Hand to Laid-Off Atlantic City Casino Workers

A resource center has opened in Atlantic City, NJ to assist the thousands of people laid off by this weekend’s shutdown of the Revel and Showboat casinos.

09/03/2014

Sunday, August 31, 2014 is the last day for gaming at the Showboat Casino in Atlantic City, NJ.  (credit: David Madden/KYW)

Last Day For Gaming At The Showboat Casino In Atlantic City

Sunday is the last day for gaming at the Showboat Casino in Atlantic City. Monday, Revel will close its hotel during the day and the casino overnight.

08/31/2014

(Credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images.)

Swarthmore College Begins Project That’s Been Subject Of Debate For 15 Years

It’s been debated for 15 years and this week construction began on the first part of a project that will change the face of Swarthmore by helping the business district and the college that bears its name.

08/31/2014

(Credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

3 South Jersey Nursing Homes Owned By Catholic Diocese Of Camden Up For Sale

The Catholic Diocese of Camden is planning to sell three nursing home facilities it operates in South Jersey.

08/30/2014

(Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian, on the boardwalk, holds a "Don't Stop Believing" promotional coaster.  Photo by David Madden)

Atlantic City Mayor Optimistic Despite the Breaking Wave of Casino Closures

Labor Day may not be much of a holiday for several thousand workers at the Showboat and Revel casinos in Atlantic City, both of which will be closing their doors. Mayor Don Guardian is hopeful for the town’s future.

08/29/2014

(The beach at Ocean City, NJ.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

South Jersey Shore Rentals Plentiful for September

Labor Day weekend is just around the corner. But, truth be told, lots of people head “down the shore” to vacation in September.

08/28/2014

Tom Wolf File Photo (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Taxes Will Be Prime Issue In Pennsylvania Governor Race

Pennsylvania Republicans are turning up the heat on Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf to cough up his personal and corporate income tax returns.

08/28/2014

File photo of damage cuased bu Hurricane Sandy. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Hotel To Pay Just Under $65K In Sandy Price Gouging Case

New Jersey continues going after businesses that officials contend took advantage of the disaster that was Hurricane Sandy.

08/24/2014

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