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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

Bob Brady (far left), Mayor Jim Kenney (4th from left ) and Bob Casey (far right) in South Philadelphia . (Credit: David Madden)

Dredge Work On Delaware River One Step Closer To Completion

The latest chunk of cash, $55-million, will take care of a portion of the river.


The Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

AC Casinos: Take Action To Save Atlantic City From Financial Abyss Now

With Atlantic City’s government teetering on the brink of running out of money, the casinos are chiming in on the debate.


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Christie To NJ Drivers: Changes Coming At The MVC

Governor Chris Christie has ordered some major changes at the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission.


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Christie Poll Numbers Are Down Again

Another New Jersey poll shows Governor Chris Christie’s popularity among voters taking a hit.


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Governor Christie To South Jersey Biz: Looking Good, But….

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addressed the South Jersey Chamber of Commerce in Cherry Hill on Wednesday, touting the achievements of his administration while issuing warnings on a number of fronts.


ST. DAVID'S, PA - NOVEMBER 2:  U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA), standing onstage with his wife Susan and daughter Alex, concedes the Pennsylvania Senate race to Republican Pat Toomey November 3, 2010 at the Radnor Hotel in St. Davids, Pennsylvania. With 91 percent of the vote counted, Toomey led Sestak 51 percent to 49 percent.  (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Joe Sestak Concedes US Senate Primary

Former congressman Joe Sestak was soundly defeated in his second bid for the US senate by former Environmental Secretary Katie McGinty.


Pa. Senator Pat Toomey in file photo (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Four-Way Fight To Determine Opponent For Toomey In U.S. Senate Race

Democrats in Pennsylvania will select a candidate Tuesday to face U.S. Senator Pat Toomey in the fall.


PATCO Freedom Card marchine.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

PATCO Freedom Cards Could Be Used On SEPTA…Soon

PATCO riders will soon be able to use their prepaid fare cards on SEPTA, under an agreement approved by the PATCO board.


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Local College Taking Over Senior Citizen Apartment Building

Residents of a low income senior apartment building just off City Line Avenue will be moving over the next year to make room for student housing at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.


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Federal Earth Day Honors For Students At One South Jersey High School

A local congressman traveled to a Camden County high school to give students an award for doing their part in saving the planet.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2016

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College Students Try Selling Their Research Ideas In The Real World, Sort Of

Rowan University students took part today in the school’s 19th annual STEM symposium.


Mug shot of  Hyphernkemberly Dorvilier. (Photo provided by Burlington County Prosecutor's Office)

Mother Who Killed Newborn By Setting Her On Fire Sentenced

A 23-year-old Burlington County woman will spend the next 30 years behind bars for killing her newborn daughter last year.


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RiverLink Ferry To Get New Owner

The seasonal RiverLink ferry service between Penns Landing and the Camden waterfront will soon have a new owner.


(A body camera worn by an Evesham Township, NJ police officer.  File photo by Cleve Bryan/ CBS3)

New Jersey Panel Rejects Requirement For Cameras For All Police Officers

A law requiring new police cars in New Jersey to be equipped with dashboard cameras or for officers to wear body cams has been thrown out by a state panel.


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PA Primary Poll Suggests Dem Battle For US Senate Will Be Close

Some interesting results in a newly released Monmouth University poll, a week ahead of the Pennsylvania Primary.




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