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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

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New Jersey Authorities Unveiling Text-To-911 Program

Officials in New Jersey have unveiled a new statewide system for people to text 9-1-1 when a regular call is not an option.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/07/2016

Steve Sweeney file photo (Credit: David Madden)

Move For $15/hr Minimum Wage In NJ Pushes On

Democratic party leaders in New Jersey insist their fight to establish a livable minimum wage is far from over.


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AC Casino Study Centers On What Millennials Want

A new study suggests ways in which Atlantic City can attract more millennials to stay and play.


DES PLAINES, IL - MARCH 23: The top of a form 1040 individual income tax return for 2005 is seen atop a stack on the same at the Des Plaines Public Library March 23, 2006 in Des Plaines, Illinois. Americans are preparing for the income tax filing deadline next month whether using tax software, filing on the paper forms or using a tax preparer.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Christie Revokes Longstanding Tax Agreement Between PA And NJ

New Jersey’s almost four decades old agreement with Pennsylvania for people who work in one state and live in the other has been revoked by Governor Chris Christie.


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A User Fee Instead Of A Gas Tax? Maybe

But what if gas taxes were eliminated?


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South Jersey Prepares For Hermine Ahead Of Labor Day Weekend

Bob Martin, Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection, says the state is as prepared as it can be.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/02/2016

College cost discussion hosted by South Jersey congressman Donald Norcross in Cherry Hill. (Credit: David Madden)

College Costs, How To Control Them Discussed In South Jersey

Students, educators and college administrators met to hash out concerns in Cherry Hill.


(A kit for administering naloxone, trade name Narcan, a heroin antidote that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.  The naloxone is administered nasally. File photo by Andrew Burton/ Getty Images)

Overdose Awareness Day Highlights Addiction Control Efforts

August 31st is set aside each year around the world in an effort to take the stigma off those addicted to drugs and back attempts to treat the problem.


Mark Lanzilotti

SJ Drug Offender Gets Prison Reprieve From The White House

A South Jersey man has seen his federal jail term on a drug conviction paired down by a decade by President Obama.


Chris Christie

Christie Jokes About Life After Leaving Office…Or Does He?

The New Jersey Governor has a little over 16 months left in his term.


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Mystery Travel The Specialty At New South Jersey Business

They call it “Top Secret Trip” and they’re not kidding.


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AC Worker Facing Criminal Theft Charges

56-year-old William Hadley is said to have accepted some $6,500 in money orders.


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Camden Health Care Workers Give Back To The City

They prepared meals for the poor, helped a school get ready for the new year and spruced up a community garden.


TTF workers taking their fight to the streets. (Credit: David Madden)

Furloughed Road Workers In NJ Take TTF Fight To Streets

Hundreds of road workers have been idled by the ongoing impasse over replenishing the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund.


(Credit: David Madden)

14th Annual AC Air Show Wows Crowds Again

The boardwalk was jammed for the 14th annual Atlantic City Air Show.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/17/2016



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