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

US Sen. Robert Menendez, on March 26, 2015.  (credit: Win McNamee/ Getty Images)

N.J. Voters Tell Sen. Menendez To Stay Put As He Fights Corruption Charges

A Rutgers-Eagleton poll of 860 registered voters in the Garden State found most giving their senior senator the benefit of the doubt.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/07/2015

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NJ Legislators Oppose Plans For Drilling Off Parts Of Atlantic Coast

New Jersey legislators are working on a measure to express their displeasure over plans by the Obama Administration to allow for oil and natural gas drilling off the Atlantic Coast.

04/05/2015

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Medical Marijuana Advocates Hope Proposed Changes Will Improve New Jersey Program

New Jersey legalized six marijuana dispensaries five years ago. Three are in business today, with a fourth set to open later this year.

04/04/2015

(Sunday, August 31, 2014 was the last day for gambling at the Showboat Casino in Atlantic City, NJ.   The adjacent Taj Mahal is in the foreground.  Behind the Showboat is the Revel.  File photo by David Madden/ KYW)

After Revel, Developer Glenn Straub Wants To Buy Showboat Casino Site, Too

Two sources confirm to KYW Newsradio that Straub is talking to Stockton University about taking the former Showboat off their hands.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/03/2015

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Police in Gloucester County, NJ Get New Rules For Emergency Vehicle Operations

County prosecutor Sean Dalton says he issued the new rules after a young boy was killed by a police cruiser last December, which was speeding with neither siren nor flashing lights on.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/03/2015

(Glenn Straub, leaving bankruptcy court in Camden in October 2014.  File photo by David Madden)

More Jockeying Over Future of Atlantic City’s Former Revel Casino Site

Florida-based developer Glenn Straub wants permission to move forward this weekend on his $82-million purchase offer for the Revel, so he can arrange for an alternate power source.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/02/2015

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Showdown Could Be Coming In AC Between Gov. Christie, Democrats

New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney is calling out Governor Chris Christie over how to help Atlantic City recover from imminent financial peril.

04/01/2015

US Sen. Robert Menendez, on March 26, 2015.  (credit: Win McNamee/ Getty Images)

Sources: Indictment of US Sen. Menendez (D-N.J.) is Imminent

New reports indicate that US senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) could be indicted on federal corruption charges as soon as this week.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/31/2015

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NJ Official Says Getting Hurricane Sandy Relief From Feds Was ‘Cumbersome’ But Worth It

An audit by the federal government has shown that the State of New Jersey had to apply 15 times to extend a grant in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/31/2015

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CDC: NJ Medicaid Reimbursement Rates Leaving New Patients Out In The Cold

Part of the problem, according to Claudine Leone, with the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians, is that New Jersey is simply not putting enough Medicaid money into primary care.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/31/2015

A jail in New Jersey (file photo credit CBS 3)

Camden County Jail Vying For Part Of A $75 Million Foundation Grant

The MacArthur Foundation has come up with what it’s calling the ‘Safety and Justice Grant Challenge.’

03/29/2015

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US Labor Dept. Presses Gas Stations in N.J. To Pay Employees Overtime As Required

According to the feds, more than 1,000 attendants at both major branded gas stations and independents were due a total of $5.5 million in overtime that was not paid.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/27/2015

(Amanda Deguio, in family photo provided by Upper Darby PD)

Police in Delco Widening Search For Woman Missing Since Last June

Police suspect Amanda Deguio may have been the victim of foul play. Her family acknowledges she was engaged in prostitution.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

(Sunday, August 31, 2014 was the last day for gambling at the Showboat Casino in Atlantic City, NJ.   The adjacent Taj Mahal is in the foreground.  Behind the Showboat is the Revel.  File photo by David Madden/ KYW)

Stockton University Finds Itself Hamstrung By Trump Casino in Attempt to Convert Showboat

Officials at Stockton say they knew about the longstanding covenant between Trump Entertainment and the Showboat, but were assured it wouldn’t be a problem.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/25/2015

(An artist's rendering of the facility expansion.  Image provided by Lockheed Martin)

Lockheed Martin Corp. Expanding Its I-295 ‘Cornfield Cruiser’ With Navy Contract Extension

Officials cut the ribbon on a 72,000-square-foot expansion to the Lockheed Martin facility in Moorestown whose goal is to keep the US Navy’s “Aegis” Combat System up to date.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/24/2015

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