Hadas Kuznits

Hadas KuznitsHadas Kuznits has been as a news writer/reporter for KYW Newsradio since September 2002, and has traveled the city — and the world — while covering stories for Newsradio.

She is also the host of KYW’s series “What’s Cooking on 1060!” — covering stories related to food, restaurants, and dining out in and around Philadelphia.

In May 2008, Kuznits reported from the Middle East during the 60th anniversary of the State of Israel, providing on-air reports, photos, and video blogs.

And in August of that year, she was in Denver, Colo., to cover the Democratic National Convention and the historic nomination of Barack Obama for president, where she once again provided on-air reports, photos, and more video blogs.

Kuznits is a graduate of Temple University’s school of communications. She began her broadcasting career as an afternoon reporter and anchor at WZOE in Princeton, Ill., where she picked up a Silver Dome award for feature reporting.

Two years later, she moved to WTTN in Watertown, Wisc., where she anchored news, reported, and hosted an afternoon community talk program.

Before entering Temple University, Kuznits spent two years in the Israeli army, where she served as an instructor. She also spent some time traveling and working as a tour guide in Europe and Israel.

She grew up in Montgomery County, Pa. and graduated from Akiba Hebrew Academy in Lower Merion.

Hadas loves to dance, and in her free time she teaches hip-hop and weight-lifting classes in center city. She also teaches occasional classes in broadcasting as an adjunct professor at Temple University.

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Ariela Yankelewitz and Justin Leipert. (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Going Down Easy Cocktail Competition

The first ever Going Down Easy week-long cocktail competition runs Friday to Friday through Friday August 26th.

08/19/2016

Right to Left: Chef Azru Soni, Chef Ashe Selah and Malaika Hart, co-owner of the One Art Community Center in West Philadelphia. (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: “Electric” Dessert

A so-called “electric” dessert course is being held this Saturday and Sunday, August 13 and 14 in West Philadelphia.

08/12/2016

Pennsylvania state transportation commission meeting. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Over $60-Billion Slated For PA Transportation Projects

The 2017 12-year State Transportation Commission program has been approved.

08/11/2016

Tennis legend Billie Jean King in FDR Park. (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Tennis Legend Touts Importance Of Parks And Rec During Annual Cleanup Event At FDR Park

Neglected tennis courts were revitalized Wednesday as Philadelphia’s Parks and Recreation Department, along with tennis legend Billie Jean King, brought attention to the importance of free sports programs and access for kids.

08/10/2016

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Mural Arts Program Bounces New Ideas Off The Wall

Philadelphia’s Mural Arts program may soon be expanding its scope for a new project.

08/08/2016

Bank and Bourbon General Manager Dan Rivas holding a Bluecoat Caipirinha. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking On 1060: Rio-Themed Cocktails, Parties

With the Rio Olympics kicking off this weekend, folks will have Brazil on their minds.

08/05/2016

bottle water

Sales Of Bottled Water Expected To Outpace Soda Sales This Year

People say they’re not surprised.

08/03/2016

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Philly Restaurants Say DNC Was A Bust For Business

The Democratic National Convention is said to have brought a lot of revenue to Philadelphia. But how did the restaurants fare?

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/29/2016

Reverend Jesse Jackson was among the speakers at Thursday's American Muslim Democratic Caucus at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

American Muslim Democratic Caucus Hosts DNC Luncheon

Muslim Americans gathered Thursday afternoon for a DNC luncheon at the Pennsylvania Convention Center hosted by the American Muslim Democratic Caucus.

07/28/2016

Kids get busy writing on art museum. Photo credit: KYW's Hadas Kuznits

Thousands Of Kids Gathered On Art Museum Steps, Writing To Break A Guinness World Record

About 3,000 children gathered at the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art to break a Guinness world record for writing.

07/26/2016

Hundreds fight hate with love during LGBTQ celebration. Photo credit: Leona Thomas

LGBTQ ‘Wall Of Love’ Blocks Hate Generated By Westboro Baptist Church

Philadelphia LGBTQ community came out in full force on Tuesday when they heard they were going to be the target of the notoriously hateful Westboro Baptist Church.

07/26/2016

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

DNC Delegates Start To Arrive In City Of Brotherly Love

DNC Delegates are starting to arrive in Philadelphia this weekend.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/23/2016

PHILADELPHIA - JULY 1:  Millicent Sparks walks next to a sculpture of George Washington as she tours Signers Hall, which features signers of the U.S. Constitution, during a preview of the National Constitution Center July 1, 2003 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The National Constitution Center will be the only museum in the U.S. dedicated to honoring and explaining the U.S. Constitution. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor will receive the Philadelphia Liberty Medal at the NCC's grand opening on July 4, 2003.  (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

One-Day People’s Party Convention Held In Philadelphia, Days Before DNC Rolls In

The People’s Convention is being held from 10:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m. at the Arch Street Meeting House.

07/22/2016

Borgata Senior Vice President of Operations Joe Lupo (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Summer Food At Jersey Shore

What’s new in food this summer in Atlantic City?

07/22/2016

Photo credit: KYW's Hadas Kuznits

The Oval Is Back In Center City!

The City’s Parks and Recreation Department has unveiled a new, free, open air event space that they are encouraging folks to visit over the next 5 weeks.

07/15/2016

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