Kim Glovas

Kim GlovasKim Glovas has been covering breaking and developing news as a reporter for KYW Newsradio since 1984, winning honors for “Regional Affairs Council” reporting along the way.

She has been honored by a number of professional organizations including the Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcasters Association and the Society of Professional Journalists. She has also received a special citation from the Pennnsylvania House of Representatives for her work.

Glovas is a lifelong Pennsylvania resident. She grew up in Easton, Pa. and attended college at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She holds a BA degree in journalism.

Glovas’ career includes stints at WSAN in Allentown, WEST-AM and WLEV-FM in Easton, and WHWH/WPST in Princeton, NJ.

Kim and her husband Paul Kurtz, who also works at KYW Newsradio, have four sons and live in Holland, Pa.


Kim Glovas, serving as a volunteer reader to children at the West Philadelphia Alliance For Children ("WePAC").

Kim Glovas, serving as a volunteer reader to children at the West Philadelphia Alliance For Children (“WePAC”).

Connect with Kim Glovas on Twitter: @KimGlovas


10 Philadelphia Locations Impacted By Chipotle Security Breach

Chipotle says malware was operating in its system and accessed card data from those using “Point-of Sale” devices.


Teen Summer Employment Rate Down In Philadelphia

New research shows the number of teens who have jobs this summer in Philadelphia is far below the national average.


Philadelphia’s Payroll Went Up According To National Labor Statistics

Philadelphia showed increases in payroll from March 2016 to March of 2017, and a local analyst discusses those figures.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/27/2017

New Girard Avenue Exit Ramp Along I-95 Set To Reopen

PennDOT says the new Girard Avenue off-ramp on I-95 will open on Wednesday morning.


Tornado Impacts Growing, New Research Shows

Tornadoes may not be increasing in frequency, but new research by a Villanova University professor shows the impact could be greater.


Philadelphia Water Department Offers Incentive For Customer Feedback

A survey is being stuffed into May water bills, and the Philadelphia Water Department is urging residents to fill it out. There’s a prize if you do.


PA Youth Chorale Celebrates 40th Anniversary With Concert

A 40th anniversary concert is being held Saturday night at 7:30 for a group of musicians who have performed nationally and internationally.


St. Charles Seminary Moves Closer To Relocation

The next step has been taken in moving Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in Lower Merion to a new location.


Cape Island Named ‘Certified Community Wildlife Habitat’

A popular South Jersey vacation destination has just been designated as one of the most important spots for migratory birds


Teen Driver Safety Ratings Up In Pennsylvania

A new survey shows Pennsylvania is one of the safest states for teen drivers.


Congressman Brady Concerned Over Comey Firing

One of Philadelphia’s senior Congress members is concerned about the firing of FBI director James Comey.


Pa. Senate To Consider Bill That Would Prevent Cities From Banning Plastic Bags

The Pennsylvania Senate could consider a bill as early as Monday which would ban local governments from addressing problems caused by disposable plastic bags.


Evesham Mayor Plans To Save Signs From Iconic South Jersey Diner

An iconic diner in Marlton, New Jersey has been closed for almost nine years.


Travelers Who Target National Parks Generate Big Bucks In PA, Per Report

National Parks are good for the economy! That’s according to a new report which shows millions of people visited the parks last year and spent lots of money while doing it.


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How To Find Earth Day Events Near You

If you want to take part in Earth Day events but aren’t sure where to turn, there is a statewide website that can help you out.


Entrepreneurs Compete To Be Their Own Boss At Temple University

Temple’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute is holding its 19th competition for those affiliated with the university who have a dream for their future.


PNC Starts New Chapter For Area Preschoolers With $25K Grant, Donations

PNC Bank is throwing its support and its money behind the Children’s Village School on North 8th Street.


Runners Represent Temple, And A Good Cause

The Broad Street Run is a few weeks away, and one team of about 250 runners from Temple University is gearing up with a t-shirt sale to benefit a local non-profit.


Syphilis Cases In Philly On The Rise, Statistics Show

The rate of syphilis infection in Philadelphia in 2015 was highest in the 20-to-34 year age range.


AC Moore Opens New Store In Heart Of Center City

AC Moore opens at Broad and Chestnut Streets at 7 a.m. Tuesday.


Habitat For Humanity To Honor Villanova University As ‘Partner Of The Year’

Habitat’s Marianne Lynch says Villanova University students, faculty and staff have been helping Habitat for Humanity make a difference during its entire run.


Man Sentenced To 2 Years Behind Bars In Young Son’s Accidental Shooting Death

A 27-year-old Quakertown man entered a plea agreement today in Bucks County court in connection with the accidental shooting death of his son.


Flexitarian: A New Way To Eat

You’ve heard of vegetarian and pescatarian, but have you heard of flexitarian?


Area Artists Transform Chairs To Raise Money For People In Need Of Housing

Old chairs are being upcycled to benefit a Philadelphia non-profit. It’s all designed to raise money for Philadelphians in need of housing.


E-Z Pass Express Lanes Closed At Mid-County Interchange To Reopen Ahead Of Schedule

The work was expected to run through April 10th.


Pa. State House Considers Bill To Restore Mandatory Minimum Sentences

Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele and other top law enforcement officials are urging a restoration of mandatory minimums sentences.


Authorities Search For Killer After Man Shot To Death In Clayton Home

Officials responded to the scene on Downs Street early Friday morning.


Upper Moreland Baseball Coach Charged With Strangling 12-Year-Old Boy

Police charged 52-year-old Kenneth Irwin with strangling a 12-year-old boy.


Police: Girl’s Hair Set On Fire In Group Fight In West Philadelphia

Philadelphia Police say the attack happened Wednesday night around 7:30.


New Roller Coaster Set To Rumble Through Seaside Heights

Casino Pier is set to bring its new coaster, the Hydrus, to life, nearly five years after Superstorm Sandy destroyed the iconic Jetstar.




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