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”).


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(credit: Kim Glovas/KYW Newsradio)

Dozens Attend Rally In West Philadelphia To Raise The Minimum Wage

Friday was May Day, International Workers Day. Fast food workers and a state senator marked the occasion in West Philadelphia, with a rally and march for a $15 minimum wage.

05/02/2015

(An oversized puppet portraying a corporate fat-cat stood over the rally at 40th and Walnut Streets.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Another Rally For Higher Minimum Wage Legislation Held in West Philadelphia

Dozens of people showed up for the event outside a McDonald’s restaurant at 40th and Walnut Streets, including Pennsylvania state senator Daylin Leach, who has introduced a bill to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/01/2015

(CCP president Donald Generals, at lectern, makes remarks during his inauguration at Congregation Rodeph Shalom.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Community College of Phila. President Inaugurated After 10 Months On The Job

Donald (“Guy”) Generals has been an advocate for community college education for two decades. Now, he is hoping to push forward even more here.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/01/2015

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Police: South Jersey Officer Breaks Window To Rescue Baby From Hot Car

A Camden County police officer may have saved an infant’s life today when she rescued the baby from a hot vehicle.

04/30/2015

File photo. (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Senate Could Override If Wolf Vetoes Bill Killing Paid Sick Leave

Drexel University Associate law Professor David Cohen says Governor Tom Wolf has promised to veto the bill if it gets to his desk. But Senate Republicans could take one more step.

04/28/2015

(Photo illustration by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Health Officials Concerned As E-Cigarette Use Rises In Younger Generations

A recent survey found the use of e-cigarettes by middle and high school students tripled between 2013-and 2014.

04/25/2015

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Autopsy: Fetus Found On Conveyor Belt In Camden Not Able To Breathe

Authorities say a dead fetus found at a New Jersey recycling facility was a female not capable of breathing.

04/24/2015

(File photo, Credit: Dimas Ardian/Getty Images)

Which Tree Is Best For Your Property? PECO Offers Advice For Arbor Day

Spring means time to consider new landscaping projects, including planting new trees. But PECO’s Greg Smore says it’s more than just buying the tree that you like.

04/24/2015

(Student members of the Latin Flavor Club at Delaware Valley Community College and some faculty members of LION -- the Latino Initiatives and Outreach Network -- pose for a photo in advance of the conference.  Photo provided)

Delaware County Community College Puts Focus on Hispanic Students’ College Achievement

The conference seeks to empower Latino students through institutional support and alternative ideas for bankrolling a college education.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/24/2015

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Caregiver Charged With Neglecting Autistic Woman Found Dead Last Year in SW Philadelphia

Police say the woman was taken to Macy’s, in center city, by the caregiver who went shopping. She was found dead the next day in sub-freezing weather.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/23/2015

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Some Well Known Philadelphians Enlisted To Promote Vegetarianism

Among those who are joining the cause, at least temporarily, is Philadelphia schools superintendent William Hite.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/20/2015

EBE Entertainment Studio (Credit: Kim Glovas)

Storied Philadelphia Studio Recreates Itself After Another Major One Closes

EBE Entertainment sits on Delaware Avenue across from Sugarhouse Casino.

04/18/2015

(Photos provided by Delco DA)

Delco Pair Charged in Fatal Abuse of Woman’s Toddler Son

Officials say two-year-old Mason Hunt had been beaten and pinched, at least 120 times, on the head, body, and in the groin.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/17/2015

Scene of fatal construction accident in University City on April 17, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Worker Dies After 80-Foot Fall At University City Construction Site

A construction worker died after falling 80 feet at a site in University City Friday.

04/17/2015

(Sen. Robert Casey speaks with reporters at the 30th Street Amtrak station in West Philadelphia.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Sen. Casey Says Legal Quirk Locks Amtrak Police Out of US Emergency Radio Frequencies

US senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) wants the Federal Communications Commission to change its policy to allow Amtrak police to communicate with other first responders.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/13/2015

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