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

Groundbreaking For New Health Training Center in Camden, Run By Competing Universities

Officials broke ground on another major project within the city of Camden, this one on the educational and medical front.

10/19/2017

Christie On FDA Law Controversy: ‘Looks To Me Like The Fix Was In’

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has some strong feelings about a press probe uncovering flaws in a federal law that wound up thwarting efforts to control the abuse of prescription painkillers. 

10/18/2017

Changing Of The Guard At NJ State Police

Colonel Rick Fuentes will step down at the end of the month after 39 years in the department.

10/18/2017

Politics Of Inclusion Takes Center Stage At University Of Delaware Forum With Biden, Kasich

Former Vice President Joe Biden shared a stage at the University of Delaware with Ohio Governor and onetime Presidential contender John Kasich.

10/17/2017

Ocean City Plans Infrastructure Repairs Starting Later This Month

Ocean City has a couple items on their “to do” list that’ll get done starting later this month.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/07/2017

Rowan University Remembers ‘Transformational’ Gift 25 Years Ago

It was 25 years ago that the late philanthropist Henry Rowan and his wife donated $100 million to the University in Glassboro that now bears his name.

10/06/2017

NJ Tightens Protections For Developmentally Disabled People

The bill was proposed after 22-year-old Stephen Komninos died while in a Haddonfield group home in 2007.

10/06/2017

Tourism Officials Down The Shore Buoyed By Weekend Forecast And More

Temperatures around here this weekend will make most of us think summer, rather than fall. Tourism officials down the shore insist their prime time may be over, but they’re still very busy.

10/06/2017

Volunteers Redraw Digital Maps Of Puerto Rico To Assist In Recovery Effort

A couple dozen Rutgers-Camden students volunteered to develop new, digital maps of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

10/05/2017

New Jersey Sues Painkiller Company, AG Calls Its Conduct ‘Evil’ In Lawsuit

New Jersey has joined with other states in suing an Arizona drug company behind a powerful opioid-fentanyl painkiller spray.

10/05/2017

Revel

Deal Or No Deal For The Revel? Depends On Who You Talk To

There are new reports of a second proposal for someone to take the former Revel Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City off the hands of Florida developer Glenn Straub.

10/05/2017

Kennedy Health Name To Vanish In South Jersey As Part Of Jefferson Health Merger

The formal merger came a month ago. Now, the names are changing on three South Jersey hospitals to demonstrate the formal marriage between Kennedy Health and the Jefferson Health Systems.

10/04/2017

Woman Charged With Beating Boyfriend To Death With Frying Pans

A Camden woman is facing murder charges in the beating of her boyfriend last month.

10/04/2017

New Poll In NJ Governor Race: Democrat Still Holds Double-Digit Lead

The Monmouth University Poll surveyed over 450 likely voters, and while the gap isn’t as large as other recent polls, it’s still formidable. 

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/03/2017

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Officials: Last Ditch Effort To Save Salem Hospital Stalled By Fight Over Money

Memorial Hospital of Salem County has been in and out of financial trouble for years. But officials suggest the latest problem could put the facility out of business for good.

10/03/2017

Want To Develop An App? High Schoolers Can Compete In Congressional Contest

There’s a contest in part of South Jersey for aspiring web developers to show off their talents.

09/30/2017

Camden County Gets A Cut Of $1.1M Federal Grant To Battle Opioids

The U.S. Justice Department is handing out almost $59 million to help fight the opioid epidemic. More than 1 million dollars is targeted to three programs in New Jersey.

09/30/2017

NJ Mobilizes To Assist Hurricane Maria Victims In Puerto Rico

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has signed an executive order to coordinate the state’s effort to aid Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

09/29/2017

Menendez Trial Takes A Day Off, Senator Checks Damage In Puerto Rico

New Jersey Senior Senator Bob Menendez is taking advantage of a day off at his federal corruption trial in Newark to travel to Puerto Rico to get a personal look at the devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

09/28/2017

Camden Sewage Treatment Plant To Go Off Power Grid By 2019

The Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority will become energy independent over the next couple years, the first MUA in the state to do so.

09/28/2017

NJ Approves Demolition Of Camden High School Even As Opponents Fight It In Court

New Jersey officials have issued the order to tear down Camden High School, even as alumni and neighbors of the century old building fight to save at least a part of the structure.

09/27/2017

NJ Test Scores Show Big Improvement In Camden Schools, But Still Far Below State Averages

NJ Test Scores Show Big Improvement In Camden Schools, But Still Far Below State Averages

Camden officials took time out to pat themselves on the back, after the latest state test scores showed marked improvements in public and renaissance schools across the city.

09/26/2017

PATCO Freedom Card Marks 10 Years Of Use Amid General Success Among Riders

It was 10 years ago that riders along the PATCO line were introduced to the Freedom Card as an alternate way to pay their fare. It seems the card has become quite popular with regular customers.

09/23/2017

Mobile Drop Box For Unwanted Drugs Makes Debut In Camden County

For the last two years people have been able to take those unwanted drugs to several police stations, but now they have a new option

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/22/2017

NJ Cap On Local Union Arbitration Awards Set To Expire At Year’s End

Unions are fighting to let the arbitration cap die.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/22/2017

$5.4M In Upgrades Planned At Wilmington Airport

The New Castle County Airport just outside Wilmington is in line for a $5.4 million federal grant that will join and expand two taxiways into one that will accommodate larger aircraft in a couple of years.

09/21/2017

Camden County Joins Amazon HQ2 Sweepstakes

Philadelphia and the state of Delaware have already said they’ll put in proposals. Now Camden County wants in.

09/20/2017

Rowan U Drinking Water Cleared Of Dangerous Lead Levels Thanks To Filters

Temporary filters and bottled water filled in for fluid from the tap as school officials looked for a long term solution to pipes that are, in many cases, a century old.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/19/2017

Delco Offers Female Opioid Addicts “Second Chance” At A Better Life

It’s called “Second Chance Employment” and the name really does say it all.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/19/2017

LEAP Academy University Charter School

Public Charter School In Camden Celebrates Milestone

A Camden charter school is marking 20 years of operation with a lot to brag about. 

09/19/2017

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