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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

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Owner of Renegade South Jersey Snake Comes Forward, Easing Area Fears

The snake caused quite a scare after a neighbor snapped a picture of the snake, in a tree, eating a seagull.

08/06/2014

Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno helps to box salsa for market. (Credit: David Madden)

Campbell’s ‘Just Peachy’ Salsa Benefits Food Bank Of South Jersey

Campbell’s takes peaches that are too small or damaged and produces the salsa, which is bottled, labeled and boxed up by some 200 company volunteers at their R&D facility in Camden.

08/06/2014

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Concern Over Protected NJ Shore Birds Postpones Drone Testing

Federal officials ordered a delay in those tests because of piping plovers and red knots, which migrate to New Jersey coastal waters this time of year.

08/05/2014

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Revel Casino’s Future Will Become A Lot Clearer This Week

Today is the deadline for prospective buyers of the $2 billion dollar complex to submit sealed bids to a New York law firm. Those bids will be opened later in the week, and then it’s all up to a federal bankruptcy judge in Camden.

08/04/2014

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NJ Legislators Consider Measure That Would Allow Terminally Ill To Take Their Own Lives With Physician Help

A new poll suggests New Jersey residents support the idea of allowing the terminally ill to take their own lives, with the help of a physician.

08/03/2014

A current PATCO rail car. (credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

PATCO Returns To Full Service On Monday, But Not For Long

Some good news for commuters who use the PATCO high speed line. Full service across the Ben Franklin Bridge returns on Monday, but don’t get used to it.

08/02/2014

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Is Missing Jersey Shore Boater Dead? Or On The Run?

An Atlantic City newspaper reports there’s a flier making the rounds of law enforcement that says Andrew Biddle may be “alive and well and on the run.”

08/01/2014

(What appears to be a large snake in a tree, holding a seagull in its mouth, photographed by a woman in Villas, NJ.  Photo provided by Lower Township PD)

Report — and Photo! — of Huge Snake In Tree Raises Alarm in South Jersey Town

In the town of Villas, Cape May County, a woman last week saw what has been described as a python eating a seagull.

08/01/2014

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Gov. Christie Tells NJ Lawmakers It’s Time For Action on Bail Reform

New Jersey governor Chris Christie pleaded with legislators in a special session to pass a bail reform package immediately.

07/31/2014

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Gov. Christie Demands Quick Legislative Action on Bail Reform

The changes would make it easier to release those charged with nonviolent crimes on affordable bail, while prohibiting bail for the worst offenders who could afford to get out.

07/30/2014

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Local Gaming Expert Weighs In On Revel Casino’s Future

Roger Gros, who publishes Global Gaming Business magazine, believes next month’s scheduled auction in federal bankruptcy court will produce a new owner.

07/26/2014

(Delaware County DA Jack Whelan speaks with reporters about the Mercy Wellness Center shooting.  Photo by David Madden)

Delco DA Credits Armed Doc With Averting Wider Hospital Bloodbath

Delaware County DA Jack Whelan says it was a good thing Silverman was armed, apparently against hospital policy, because Plotts had 39 spare bullets on him.

07/25/2014

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14 Charged With Child Porn Crimes In N.J. Sweeps

The take from the sweep, dubbed by law enforcement “Predator Alert II,” runs the gamut: two school bus drivers, a software engineer, a minister in training, a corporate executive.

07/24/2014

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Hopeful NJ Teens Get Sneak Peek at Teaching in Urban Environments

A group of South Jersey teenagers who hope to become teachers are getting a chance to practice, with the help of some Camden youngsters and a program based at Rowan University.

07/23/2014

The bridge over the PATCO rail tracks in Lindenwold, N.J. (Photo provided by Camden County.)

Lindenwold’s White Horse Bridge Under Emergency Repairs For A While Longer

A bridge over the PATCO rail tracks in Lindenwold has been closed for four weeks now, and it’ll stay that way for a while longer.

07/23/2014

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