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.

He lives (in a pool house — naturally!) in Wayne, Pa., where he enjoys the more leisurely pace of aquatics — and life.

Connect with Ian Bush on Twitter: @ianthebush

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Man Sought in Kensington Robbery-Assault

Authorities say the 18-year-old victim was trailed after he left a Chinese restaurant at North Second and Ontario Streets about 12:20am. The suspect’s image was caught on tape.

11/10/2014

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CBS News Launches CBSN Streaming Network

CBS News is now streaming 24/7. CBSN is available on Internet-connected screens from smartphones to computers and televisions.

11/07/2014

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What Can Retailers Do To Protect Our Credit Cards?

After numerous attacks that have exposed some customer credit and debit cards, why aren’t retailers doing more to protect our personal information?

10/23/2014

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Retailers Readying Early Start to Holiday Shopping Season

It’s not even Halloween, but already retailers are trying to win your holiday shopping dollars with promises of bargains that rival Black Friday’s.

10/22/2014

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Monica Lewinsky Tells Philadelphia Millenials About Her Ordeal in the Spotlight

“I was patient zero” — the first victim of cyber-bullying — says Monica Lewinsky.

10/20/2014

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Internet Security Company Predicts Eventual ‘Murders by Hacking’

Could a person’s death be caused by malicious takeover of an automobile, or an appliance, or a medical device?

10/09/2014

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Comcast Apologizes To Man Who Claims He Was Fired After Bill Dispute

Comcast has issued a public apology to the Northern California man who says the cable giant got him fired from his accounting job after a bill dispute.

10/08/2014

(File Photo: Lawn signs displayed in Haddonfield in 2013, in favor of (left) and opposed to (right) the borough’s attempt to purchase the Bancroft Property near Haddonfield High School. Credit: Mike DeNardo)

After Nearly 130 Years In Haddonfield, Nonprofit Moves To Mount Laurel

Bancroft’s Haddonfield site is now on the market with Mayor Jeff Kasko pinning his hopes on a mixed-use development.

10/08/2014

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Step Inside Virtual Worlds At Villanova University’s CAVE Facility

CAVE, short for Automatic Virtual Environment, immerses you in an interactive experience. We roamed an apartment, moseyed around Mars, and examined a brain.

10/02/2014

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Comcast Security Chief Takes Over As Acting Head Of Secret Service

Joe Clancy has been appointed the new acting interim director of the Secret Service. He returns to the Capitol from Comcast Country.

10/02/2014

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Microsoft Prepares To Launch New Version Of Windows

Windows 8 has won fewer fans than Microsoft hoped, when it designed the operating system to push people away from using a mouse with their PCs. Now, with its next version expected out in a year or so, the company is rethinking things.

10/01/2014

UPDATE: Bucks Co. Company Admits More Than 2 Dozen Local Restaurants Hacked

KYW Newsradio first reported Friday morning about the data breach affecting more than 100 restaurants across the country that use a checkout system from a Bucks County company.

09/26/2014

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Bucks County Firm Admits Restaurant Checkout Systems Were Compromised

Of the 108 restaurants that Signature Systems of Newtown says were hit by the digital data thieves, there are at least eight in our area.

09/26/2014

A woman holds the Blackberry Passport smartphone during at a simultaneous launch event in London on September 24, 2014. BlackBerry on Wednesday unveiled its newest smartphone with a full physical keyboard and a large screen, aiming to return to its roots targeting business users. The BlackBerry Passport, named for its approximate size to the travel document, is designed to win back key corporate users after the struggling Canadian company was effectively knocked out of the highly competitive consumer smartphone market dominated by Apple and Samsung. (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

Blackberry Unveils Its Latest Smartphone, The Passport

Blackberry is betting that their new touchscreen will win back the hearts of businesspeople.

09/24/2014

Twitter founder and Square CEO Jack Dorsey on right, HubBub Coffee owner Drew Crockett on left. (Credit: Ian Bush/KYW)

Twitter Founder, Square CEO Jack Dorsey: The Interview

Once you’ve helped start one of the world’s most popular social networks and made billions of dollars, what’s next? For Twitter founder Jack Dorsey — now, the CEO of Square — it’s about helping small businesses take off.

09/24/2014

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