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

Fate Of New Jersey SPCA Relies On Hearing Decision By State Committee

The State Commission on Investigations claims the agency is failing in its mission to protect animals.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/13/2017

27 Orthopedic Beds Donated To PSCPA Shelter Hospital In Philly

Erie Avenue PSPCA Gets Major Gift For Its Big Dogs

Julie Klim says this is an absolute luxury for the agency.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/07/2017

SEPTA Holds Open House To Show New Energy Sustainability Plan

SEPTA says over 50 percent of buses are hybrid buses or zero-emission vehicles.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/07/2017

How To Ease Yourself Out Of Daylight Saving Time

This weekend, we revert back to Eastern Standard Time on the clock. And that may create some sleep disturbance for some people.


Jimmy Tayoun, Former Philadelphia Politician, Dies At Age 87

Tayoun was not just a Philadelphia politician, he was a character that was almost larger than life.


Fundraiser Organized After 3rd Arson Attack In 2 Weeks At Cat Shelters

Fundraiser Underway After 3rd Arson Attack In 2 Weeks At Cat Shelters

An arson fire over the weekend destroyed the remaining shelters for a feral cat colony at Pier 70 along the Delaware River. Now, efforts are underway to raise money to replace the shelters and add a security system to catch the perpetrator.


More Victims Of Violent Crimes Signing Up For Victim Services

DA Kelley Hodge says 47 percent more people took advantage of these services this year over last.


Villanova Institute Looks To Advance Women’s Leadership, Push For Gender Equality

Villanova University is opening a new institute Thursday to advance women in fields across the board, and to push for more gender equality.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/24/2017

Environmental Bill Aims To Protect Low Income Neighborhoods In New Jersey

Senator Booker and Congressman Raul Ruiz of California have introduced the Environmental Justice Bill.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/24/2017

‘They Claim It’s Non-Toxic’: Four Mariner East 2 Pipeline Spills In October Raise Concerns

Last Tuesday, Melissa DiBernadino of Goshen United for Public Safety, took video of Sunoco crews suctioning a liquid slurry out of the spill area on Boot Road.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/16/2017

Warm Weather Could Be Affecting New Jersey Cranberry Harvest

New Jersey is the third largest cranberry producing state in the nation.


Barry Myers

National Weather Service Workers Not Happy With New Leader

The CEO of Accuweather in State College has been chosen by President Trump to head NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.


Philadelphia School District Introducing Family Engagement Month

Philadelphia School District Introducing Family Engagement Month

The Philadelphia School District is encouraging family engagement as a tool to better academic achievement this month. 


Independence Blue Cross Reaches New Agreement With Several Hospitals

A half-dozen hospitals in the region have reached an agreement with Independence Blue Cross on continuing coverage.


Local Congress Members Express Horror Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting

U.S. Senator Bob Casey and U.S. Representative Brendan Boyle say they’re horrified by the carnage in Las Vegas and say it’s another sign that change is needed in this nation’s gun laws.


Major Renovations Underway At The Bourse

The Bourse on Independence Mall is undergoing major renovations, and Monday, the first retailers to occupy the space were announced.


Donald Trump

Critics Weigh In On Trump’s New Travel Ban

The new travel ban is seen by critics as the old travel ban, but with some new countries added to muddy the waters.


‘One Book Villanova’ Campaign Kicked Off With Author Eboo Patel

Eboo Patel’s book “Acts of Faith” is subtitled “The Story of an American Muslim. The Struggle for the Soul of a Generation.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/22/2017

Department Of Education Rolls Back Title IX Protections, Advocacy Leader Speaks Out

Carol Tracy, executive director of the Women’s Law Project, says this new guidance will not “unring the bell.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/22/2017

National Constitution Center Celebrates Constitution Day With Free Admission

Admission is free Monday at The National Constitution Center. Sunday was the 230th anniversary of the day the Constitution was signed, but the celebration is continuing.


4 Philly Area Colleges Step Up To Help Foster Youth Succeed

Temple, West Chester and Cabrini Universities and the Community College of Philadelphia want to help foster teens heading to college.


Philadelphia Police Commissioner: Number Of Shootings Down In City

The Philadelphia Police Department says although the murder rate is up, shootings overall are down throughout the city.


Relief Efforts Continue For Those Ravaged By Hurricane Irma In US Virgin Islands

This effort started last Saturday and Ben Steed, who co-founded the Virgin Islands Relief effort, says it will continue.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/12/2017

End Of The Line For Pa. Turnpike Call Boxes

It’s the end of an era for the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Those cell phone call boxes that dot the highway are being removed.


Archdiocese of Philadelphia Kicks Off New School Year With Pep Rally

Even though classes began last week, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia held a pep rally Monday to kick off the new school year.


Local Relief Agencies Gear Up To Help Irma Refugees

Local relief organizations have already activated teams to head south for potential victims of Hurricane Irma.


Volunteers From Salvation Army Heading To Texas For Disaster Relief

The Salvation Army of Southeastern Pennsylvania and Delaware is preparing to send volunteers to Texas to help the hurricane-weary refugees.


Dead Or Alive, Drexel Wants Ticks For Research

Drexel is doing research to find out which ticks are where, and what kind of diseases they carry.


Temple Student Visiting Every U.S. Ballpark For Research

A Temple University grad student is living the dream this summer.


2017 NFL Draft

The Numbers Are In, NFL Draft Big Win For Philly

Remember the three-day “NFL Draft Experience” held in Philadelphia in April? Well, the numbers on the economic impact are in.




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