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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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NJ Legislator Argues State Gas Tax Doesn’t Have To Go Up To Fund Transportation

Monmouth County Republican State Senator Jennifer Beck says her 7 year plan would put 1.6 billion dollars a year into the TTF, and leave the gas tax alone.

05/29/2016

Rivin on the right. KYW's David Madden

Troubled AC Casino Looks To Get Its Customers Back

The Trump Taj Mahal was taken over by billionaire Carl Ichan a couple months ago amidst promises to spend 100 million dollars to turn the place around. He’s backed off that full commitment given a pending voter referendum on gaming in North Jersey. But he is spending about 15 million immediately.

05/28/2016

L to R: Melinda Kane, Norcross, Booker. Photo credit: KYW's David Madden

South Jersey Mothers Who Lost Sons To Military Conflict Share Their Pain And Hope

Two bereaved mothers met with a pair of New Jersey politicians Friday over coffee in Collingswood to discuss not only their loss, but an effort to honor the families of the fallen.

05/27/2016

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Atlantic City Rescue Plan Approved! Bankruptcy Averted!

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie wasted little time, approving a two bill package that saves Atlantic City from potential bankruptcy.

05/27/2016

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Proposed Smoking Ban On NJ Beaches Goes To Governor

Lawmakers in New Jersey have sent a measure to Gov. Chris Christie’s desk to ban smoking at public beaches and parks.

05/26/2016

Chris Christie

Christie Helps Charter Schools, Enraging NJ Teachers Union

Chris Christie and the New Jersey Education Association have rarely seen eye to eye on anything.

05/26/2016

The boardwalk in Atlantic City. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Atlantic City Rescue Plan Passed New Jersey Legislature

The New Jersey legislature, as expected, has approved an amended plan.

05/26/2016

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NJ Legislators Set To Vote On Atlantic City Rescue Package

The New Jersey legislature is slated to vote this afternoon on a compromise package that averts the possibility of payless paydays for government workers in Atlantic City.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/25/2016

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Gun Control Talk Mixes With Political Push For Clinton In South Jersey

Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, were in Cherry Hill for a talk on gun control. But they had a second, political message to get out.

05/25/2016

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Atlantic City Hopeful For Summer, Anxious For Bailout Deal

Atlantic City is taking the wraps off another summer season that kicks off with the Memorial Day weekend.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/24/2016

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NJ Poll: Another Rejection Of A Hike In State Gas Tax

A new poll of New Jersey voters offers some interesting insight on how they’d prefer to address a looming crisis in the Garden State: replenishing the Transportation Trust Fund, which is quickly running out of money.

05/21/2016

Delaware Bay oysters
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NJ Seeks To Address Competing Interests In Part Of The Delaware Bay

Environmental officials in New Jersey are coming to grips with a pair of conflicting interests along the Delaware Bay. Protecting an endangered bird while addressing the needs of oyster farmers.

05/20/2016

Officer Camacho with Peyton (credit: David Madden)

Camden County K9 Unit Expands And Gets Some Extra Protection

The five animals are being fitted with bulletproof vests, courtesy of American Humane Society, and the Camden County PD named its first female K9 officer.

05/20/2016

Donald Trump at a fundraiser for Chris Christie. (Credit: David Madden)

Trump Helps Out Christie With New Jersey Appearance

The event was to help Governor Christie retire outstanding debt from his unsuccessful Presidential campaign.

05/19/2016

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

Atlantic City Considers Booze On The Boardwalk

Atlantic City is pondering an ordinance to allow people to carry alcoholic drinks on the boardwalk.

05/17/2016

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