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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Burlington, New Jersey Mayor Switching To Republican Party As He Seeks Third Term

Burlington Mayor James Fazzone has decided to switch political parties, opting to join the GOP as he seeks a third term in the fall.

02/12/2015

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

Judge Declines to Extend Deadline For Purchase of Revel Casino by Florida Developer

Glenn Straub’s agreement to buy the defunct casino-hotel expired at midnight Monday. He wants another month to deal with utility issues and the appeals of commercial tenants who remain.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/11/2015

The Revel sign coming down in September 2014, after the shutdown of the facility. (Credit: Cleve Bryan)

Owners of Former Revel Casino Move to Void Sale to Developer Glenn Straub

Straub had until midnight yesterday to close on the sale, but didn’t.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/10/2015

(Photo by David Madden)

Septa, Unionized Workers Fight Over Staffing Levels in Federal Waiver of Regional Rail Work Rules

Federal regulators are being asked by Septa to continue a waiver of work rules on its commuter rail division — a waiver that the transit agency’s rail unions insist puts the safety of the riding public at risk.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/10/2015

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Effort Underway To Lower Cost Of Legal Help For New Jersey’s Middle Class

The New Jersey State Bar Association is working on a way to make legal services affordable for the middle class.

02/08/2015

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

State Comptroller Says OT Costs Getting Out Of Control At Some NJ Prisons

Acting State Comptroller Marc Larkins took a look at overtime records between 2010 and 2012.

02/07/2015

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Federal Appeals Court Clears The Way For The Revel Deal, With One Important Exception

The order allows for the operators of the closed HQ nightclub to preserve their legal rights, should developer Glenn Straub close on the sale of the Revel.

02/06/2015

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Christie Vetoes Bills Requiring Public Contractors Use American-Made Products In NJ

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has vetoed a series of bills that would have required that those receiving public contracts use products that were made in America.

02/06/2015

(The Revel casino-hotel resort, on the Atlantic City boardwalk.  August 2014 file photo by David Madden)

Power Company Agrees To Another Week of Service at Defunct Revel Casino-Hotel

City officials have been warning of health and safety concerns, plus the potential for mold formation if the utilities are shut off at Revel.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/05/2015

(Gov. Chris Christie and his wife, Mary Pat Foster, outside the prime minister's residence in London on February 3rd.  Photo by Carl Court/ Getty Images)

Poll Shows N.J. Residents Becoming Disenchanted With Christie’s Diversions From Governor Role

Returning from a three-day trade trip to London that’ll be remembered more for a political gaffe over measles vaccination, Christie’s overall travel is starting to catch up with how he is perceived by the people he now governs.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/04/2015

File photo: The Ben Franklin Bridge. (File photo by Mike DeNardo)

DRPA Closes Books On A Couple Of Major Projects

A $3 million loan to finance turning the old RCA building in Camden into apartments is now paid off. And a $10 million loan guarantee to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority has been discharged.

02/03/2015

NJ Governor Chris Christie, in a file photo. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Christie Making Third Foreign Trade Trip In Past Year

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is in the middle of three day trip to Great Britain where he’s officially discussing trade. But what impact is all of the governor’s travel having back home?

02/01/2015

The "Greetings From Atlantic City" sign.  (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Hard Rock Eyeing Atlantic City Again, CEO Says Airfare Could Be Key

Testifying before the Casino Control Commission this week, Hard Rock CEO James Allen said city and state efforts to help are good, but more needs to be done

01/31/2015

(US Sen. Robert Menendez.  File photo by Mark Wilson/ Getty Images)

NJ Congressmen Ask White House To Stop Proposed Offshore Atlantic Seaboard Oil Exploration

US senator Robert Menendez says one need only look at the scope of damage in the Gulf of Mexico from the BP oil spill as proof of the danger to the entire midatlantic coast.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/30/2015

NJ state senate president Steve Sweeney, in a file photo.  (Credit: David Madden)

NJ Senate President Says Christie’s A.C. Plan Brings Stench of Bankruptcy

And if things play out as he expects they will, Steve Sweeney says he is ready to fight the governor’s plan in court.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/30/2015

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