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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

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Regional Administrator Holly Leicht outlines some of the benefits coming with the 10-year designation. (credit: David Madden/KYW)

Camden Named A Federal Promise Zone

The designation means the city will get extra assistance in applying for and getting federal aid on a number of fronts.

04/28/2015

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Meeting Tonight Aims To Help Cape May County Charter Fishing Industry

The multimillion-dollar industry is at a crossroads, according to Vicki Clark, head of the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce, organizer of the session.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/28/2015

(Stockton University photo)

Stockton Univ. President Saatkamp Leaves 4 Months Sooner Than Announced

Over the weekend, the university faculty announced it had aproved a no-confidence vote in outgoing president Herman Saatkamp.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/28/2015

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Officials Suggest Not As Many Parents Opting Their Kids Out Of PARCC Tests As Originally Thought

New Jersey ‘s Education Commissioner was pressed this week on participation in controversial standardized student performance tests and in particular those who are opting out of those tests.

04/26/2015

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12-Hour Annual Passenger Car Race Tests The Endurance Of Dozens Of Drivers

It’s not exactly the 24 hours of Daytona, but a 12-hour car race in Millville today will test the endurance of some 40 participants.

04/25/2015

(File photo of the Pennsylvania capitol dome in Harrisburg.  Credit: KYW Newsradio)

Pa. Lawmaker Urging Passage of Bill Giving Crime Victims Right To Watch Their Court Case

Forty-two states and the federal government make it a priority for crime victims not to be forced to wait outside while their alleged attacker has their day in court.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/24/2015

The Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit:  KYW's Andrew Kramer)

Atlantic City’s Remaining Casinos Are Hiring Again

The town lost thousands of jobs when four casinos closed last year. As for the remaining eight, they’re looking for people.

04/24/2015

(Dr. Amy Hoch addresses a self-harm conference at Rowan College at Gloucester County.  Photo by David Madden)

In Gloucester County, Workshop Focuses on Preventing Self-Harming Behavior in Minors

The session, held at Rowan College at Gloucester County, featured psychologist Amy Hoch, who pointed out that hurting oneself is a cry for help.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/23/2015

(Stockton University photo)

After Showboat Tangle, Stockton University President Herman Saatkamp Calling It Quits

In a two-page letter to the school’s board of trustees, Herman Saatkamp says he’ll stay on until the end of August.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

(Lesley Lane, center, accepts a plaque from Joyce Dale, of Delaware County Women Against Rape, left.  Delco DA Jack Whelan is at right.  Photo by David Madden)
On the right...Delco DA Jack Whelan

Delaware County DA Honors Two Groups That Support Crime Victims

As part of Victims Rights Week, Delaware County officials today honored two organizations that work, quietly, on behalf of crime victims.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

Chris Christie, in file photo. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/ Getty Images)

NJ Teachers’ Union Bails Out of Gov. Christie’s Pension Study Commission

The New Jersey Education Association announced it will no longer work with Gov. Christie’s Pension and Benefits Study Commission until the administration catches up with fund payments it agreed to four years ago.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/21/2015

File photo of a Camden County police car.  (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Camden County Police Dept. Expressing Pride in Officers’ Restraint and Professionalism

One statistic: more than 3,800 calls for a “person with a gun,” and not one shot was fired by an officer.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/21/2015

(credit: Rowan University)

South Jersey University Equips Police Officers With Body Cameras

Many police departments from coast to coast are at least experimenting with equipping officers with body cameras.

04/19/2015

(credit: Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office)

Gloucester County Investigators Hoping For A Break In 13-Year-Old Cold Case

Investigators in Gloucester County are hoping you can provide them with the clue that will crack a 13-year-old cold case in the disappearance and presumed murder of a Harrison Township woman.

04/19/2015

The US Supreme Court in Washington, DC. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: How Well Do NJ Residents Understand Federal Government?

More than half of the 800 people surveyed could not name a single Supreme Court justice.

04/18/2015

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