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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04/14/2017

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A veteran city councilman who served in the armed forces attended a special cooking class at the Free Library of Philadelphia, tailored specifically for veterans.

04/12/2017

Philly Joins World In Song As Part Of ‘I Can’t Keep Quiet Day’

Folks gathered all over the world for “I Can’t Keep Quiet Day.” Over 100 people participated in Philadelphia at the Free Library.

04/08/2017

Local Rabbinical Students Create The ‘Hamilton Haggadah’

A couple of local rabbinical students have taken a fresh approach to the Passover story by re-writing the traditional “Haggadah” in the theme of the musical Hamilton.

04/07/2017

What’s Cooking on 1060: New Falafel Restaurant

In this week’s segment of What’s Cooking on 1060, KYW’s Hadas Kuznits finds out what took him so long to focus on falafel — and gets a bonus Passover recipe ahead of the Jewish holiday.

04/07/2017

Jewish Elementary Students Hold Model Seder Ahead Of Passover

Jewish students carried out a 2,000-year-old tradition as they recreated the Passover Seder ahead of next week’s holiday.

04/05/2017

Host Of Israeli Food Documentary To Speak In Philly

Philadelphia’s Israeli food chef Michael Solomonov will speak Sunday night at the Ritz Movie Theater.

04/01/2017

Shofuso Japanese House And Garden Rings In Spring In Fairmount

Spring has sprung in Fairmount with the seasonal opening of the Shofuso Japanese House and Garden.

04/01/2017

Dilworth Park Fountains Turn On For Spring

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04/01/2017

Metropolitan Opera House On North Broad May Soon Undergo Major Transformation

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03/31/2017

What’s Cooking on 1060: Easter Eatin’

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03/31/2017

Spring Is Sprung, What That Could Mean For Your Relationship

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03/30/2017

Center City Pizza Shop Owner Expands His Pay It Forward Concept To West Philly

A Center City pizza shop owner known for his business plan that makes it easy for customers to help others in need is opening up a second location on 40th Street in West Philadelphia.

03/29/2017

High School Students Compete For Culinary Scholarships At Drexel

A cooking competition at Drexel University is helping to give young chefs the opportunity of a lifetime.

03/29/2017

Protesters Spoke Out Against Health Care Vote At Rep. Meehan’s Offices

Friday’s anticipated health care vote prompted rallies around the state and across the country one of which was in Springfield, Delaware County.

03/24/2017

What’s Cooking on 1060: Philly Farm and Food Fest

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03/24/2017

Delaware County Sixth Graders Net Big Prize In Technology Competition

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03/23/2017

Fans Flock To Walnut Street As ‘Ellen’ Takes It Over

Walnut Street in Center City was closed between 16th and 17th Streets on Wednesday from several hours for a taping of a segment of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

03/22/2017

Food Extravaganza Raises Money To Benefit Philly’s Immigration Community

This year’s Garces Foundation Benefit takes place at the Loews Hotel on Friday, March 24. The theme is “Think Local, Give Local.”

03/20/2017

Pop Up Spa Offers R & R At Philadelphia Flower Show

For $20, visitors can come into the tranquil environment, take advantage of comfortable seating and sample from relaxation vendors

03/17/2017

What’s Cooking on 1060: Pennsylvania Spirits Convention

The inaugural Pennsylvania Spirits Convention and the 2nd annual American Whiskey Convention take place Thursday and Friday, March 23-24 at Citizens Bank Park.

03/17/2017

New Exhibit Looks At How 1917 ‘Changed The World’

The National Museum of American Jewish History’s newest exhibit explores how key events reshaped America’s role in the world.

03/16/2017

Traveling Exhibit Tour Stops In Philadelphia To Teach About Hunger

A temporary, interactive exhibit about hunger is comes to North Broad Street starting Friday.

03/13/2017

Philadelphia Bars And Restaurants Prepare For St. Patrick’s Day

One thing you can count on are Philly bar crawls.

03/12/2017

What’s Cooking on 1060: A Taste Of Philly Wine Week

Philadelphia’s 4th annual Philly Wine Week kicks off later this month.

03/10/2017

Winners Announced For Flower Show’s ‘Bloom Philadelphia’ Competition

The winners of the Philadelphia Flower Show’s window decorating contest have been announced.

03/09/2017

City Launches Countdown To 10th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney was at the Hunting Park Recreation Center on Wednesday to announce the one-month countdown to Philadelphia’s city-wide Philly Spring Cleanup effort, taking place on Saturday, April 8.

03/08/2017

Unique Yoga Class Accomodates People With Disabilities

A unique yoga class is helping people with physical disabilities master the practice.

03/04/2017

Sen. Bob Casey Defends Medicaid Funding At Planned Parenthood Event In Upper Darby

Senator Bob Casey visited the Planned Parenthood in Upper Darby to talk about how repealing the Affordable Care Act would impact millions of Americans.

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