Ian Bush

Ian BushIan Bush is an anchor, reporter, news editor, and technology editor at KYW Newsradio.

Bush joined the airstaff in August 2005 after serving as a desk/production assistant since October 2002. In 2008, he was named one of national radio’s ’30 Under 30′ by Edison Media Research.

Bush is a 2004 graduate of Villanova University. A proud Wildcat, he served as News Director at the campus radio station, WXVU-FM, where his documentary ‘Voices of Reading (Pa.)’ earned the first Associated Press award for station. At WXVU, he was host and managing editor of ’20/20 Hindsight’ and ‘Villanova’s Afternoon News’, for which he won Villanova’s Outstanding Service Award. Bush is also the voice of Villanova Athletics and Villanova’s Men’s Basketball team.

Bush also holds a certificate in strategic communication from Villanova. He earned his master’s degree in May 2006 — and had the distinction of being the first to graduate in the school’s new master’s program in communication.

He got his start in radio anchoring local news as afternoon program host on WDIY-FM in Bethlehem, Pa., an NPR affiliate, while at Notre Dame High School (Green Pond) and as an undergraduate at Villanova.

But the radio bug bit early: Bush recalls defying his parents’ go-to-bed orders by sneaking an AM radio under his pillow. He tried to find something new to listen to every night, but quickly developed favorites, like Yankees baseball broadcasts, the late David Brudnoy, Art Bell, and (of course) CBS Radio’s all-news stations.

An only child, Bush attempted to amuse himself by broadcasting political news on a karaoke machine to the Lego town that took up most of the basement. In grammar school and prep school, he’d try to spice up afternoon PA announcements with time checks and weather updates — ‘I’m surprised the kids didn’t beat me up,’ Bush says.

Bush is an avid — and decorated — swimmer. In 1995, he swam one of the Top 16 times in the nation as runner-up in the Pa. State Swimming Championships. He is a five-time Pa. District XI medalist; some of his backstroke records still stand at YMCAs and high school pools in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He coached several Penn-Jersey League championship teams and US Swimming Nationals qualifiers.

Connect with Ian Bush on Twitter: @ianthebush

Philly Tech Company Gets Shot At Big Money, Super Bowl Seats

It’s ‘Shark Tank’ meets the Super Bowl.

01/31/2018

Paoli Firm’s New App Grades Websites On Privacy

How is that website respecting your privacy? A Chester County company behind a popular search engine aims to answer that question with a new app.

01/25/2018

Forum Explores Promise, Potential Perils Of Self-Driving Cars

But it’s the fully-autonomous future that’s led to so much innovation, and trepidation. A forum in Washington on Thursday sought to address some fears.

01/25/2018

3 Philadelphia-Area Talents Receive Academy Awards Nominations

The Academy Awards are becoming old hat for Benj Pasek.

01/23/2018

Southern California Looks To A Cloud From Chester County For Disaster Relief

A Chester County company is pitching in to help in the aftermath of the deadly mudslides and wildfires in Southern California. Relief is arriving by way of the cloud.

01/20/2018

After Hawaii Missile Mishap, Experts Warn Of 9-1-1, EAS Vulnerabilities

Hackers were no doubt taking notes about the systems that are supposed to keep us safe.

01/17/2018

Yahoo To Stream The NFC Championship Game

If you’ve ditched cable and haven’t gone the antenna route to pull in free local TV — you can still watch the Eagles take on the Vikings this weekend.

01/17/2018

Pennsylvania Sues FCC Over Repeal Of Net Neutrality

The attorneys general argue the FCC’s rollback “violates federal law.”

01/16/2018

A Second Chance For Offenders: Pa. Officials Detail Pardons Program In West Philadelphia

Lt. Gov. Mike Stack’s Pathways to Pardons program guides ex-cons through the process of applying for clemency and record expungement.

01/15/2018

Ford Looks To Make Ethics Part Of ‘Smart City’ Plans

In the city of tomorrow, cars will be talking to each other and, really, everything. In fact, the communication technology that Ford is backing is called CV2X.

01/13/2018

Phone With First In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Featured At CES

The trend toward edge-to-edge phone screens has left Apple and Samsung stumped: where to put that fingerprint sensor?

01/11/2018

Cleaning Up At CES In Las Vegas

Making cleaning less of a chore: that’s the goal of some devices unveiled this week at CES in Las Vegas.

01/11/2018

New Toothbrush Makes Game Out Of Brushing Kids’ Teeth

Magik: That’s the name of a toothbrush, developed by Kolibree, that makes a game out of dental hygiene.

01/10/2018

Democrats Push To Overturn FCC Repeal Of Net Neutrality

Democrats say they have enough support to force a vote that would overrule the Republican-led FCC.

01/09/2018

Panasonic Promises Faster Wifi In Sky, Alexa In Your Car

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the electronics company is showing off innovations it says will improve your experience while traveling.

01/08/2018

Las Vegas Prepares For 2018’s International Consumer Electronics Show

Bloomberg’s Mark Bergen notes Google will have a booth at CES for the first time in years.

01/08/2018

At Least 1 Dead After SEPTA Regional Rail Train Strikes Car In Montgomery County

1 Dead After SEPTA Regional Rail Train Strikes Car In Montgomery County

The West Trenton line has been suspended while SEPTA investigates the accident.

01/04/2018

Gene Therapy Cure For Blindness Gets $850,000 Price Tag

The one-time injection will cost patients $425,000 per eye and reverses the disease called retinal dystrophy.

01/03/2018

New Year Ushers In Tax Savings In New Jersey

It’s the second of a two-step decrease that was New Jersey’s first statewide cut since 1994.

01/02/2018

Fancy Brigades Compete For Mummers Glory At Philadelphia Convention Center

These are sets beyond what Broadway could imagine even for one show, and there are a dozen different ones here.

01/01/2018

Expansion Begins On Vanguard’s Malvern Campus

Vanguard has broken ground on an expansion of its campus in Malvern — a 240,000 square foot space they promise will be the ‘workplace of the future.’ 

12/18/2017

Republican-Led FCC Set To Repeal ‘Net Neutrality’

Whichever side you’re on, one thing appears certain: the regulations will be repealed Thursday when the Federal Communications Commission meets in Washington.

12/13/2017

Net Neutrality Supporters Aim To ‘Break The Internet’

This is a big week for the Internet: the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday is expected to repeal net neutrality rules put in place during the Obama administration.

12/11/2017

Murphy, Christie Bicker Over New Jersey Budget

Phil Murphy’s inauguration is a little more than a month away, but New Jersey’s governor-elect has already jumped in the deep end.

12/11/2017

Move Over ‘Cyber,’ This Is ‘Green Monday’

The holiday shopping calendar didn’t stop with Cyber Monday: this is Green Monday.

12/11/2017

You Clean Everything Else In The Shower. Why Not Your Teeth?

To really clean your teeth, hit the shower. That’s the idea from a Montgomery County woman whose invention is generating a lot of chatter.

12/06/2017

Construction Begins On Philly’s First LGBT-Friendly Housing For Homeless

In North Philadelphia, they’re ripping up a parking lot to put up what could be paradise for a particular group of homeless young adults.

12/06/2017

New General Motors App Makes Shopping Part Of Your Driving Experience

GM has partnered with a bunch of brands on the Marketplace app for its in-car touchscreen.

12/05/2017

Serving Those Who Served: Veterans Get Mentorship Training In NE Philly

Veterans who have struggled since returning from the battlefield don’t have to look far for a helping hand.

12/04/2017

Rendell Endorses Fetterman In Race For Pa. Lieutenant Governor

Former Governor Ed Rendell is throwing his support behind a rising star from the Pittsburgh area in Pennsylvania’s race for lieutenant governor.

12/04/2017

previous

next

Watch & Listen LIVE