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

PD: 2 Men Broke Into Hunting Park Pharmacy, Stole Narcotics

PD: 2 Men Broke Into Hunting Park Pharmacy, Stole Narcotics

Philadelphia police are looking for two men who broke into a pharmacy in the Hunting Park section of the city early Friday morning and stole dozens of bottles of narcotics.  


Train Line Resumes After Man Struck By Train

One man is dead after being struck by SEPTA’s Lansdale-Doylestown train Monday morning.


Pa. Tuition Is Going Up At 14 State Universities

Tuition is going up for many students attending universities in Pennsylvania.


2 Women Wanted In Connection To String Of Home Burglaries In Chester County

2 Women Wanted In Connection To String Of Home Burglaries In Chester County

A series of three home burglaries in Westtown-East Goshen, Chester County has police warning residents to lock their homes and hide their valuables. 


2 Tractor-Trailers Spark On Fire In South Philly

2 Tractor-Trailers Spark On Fire In South Philly

The Philadelphia Fire Department is investigating a blaze at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal in South Philadelphia Sunday night.


Woman Spearheads Effort To Educate Lawmakers On Wisdom Of ‘The Lorax’

The federal government’s retreat from protecting the environment has prompted a local woman to “speak for the trees.”


christie at beach during shutdown

NJ Attorney Files Complaint Over Gov. Chris Christie ‘Beachgate’

A North Jersey attorney has filed a complaint with the State Ethics Commission over Governor Chris Christie and what is now being labeled “Beachgate.”


Woman Raises Awareness On Diving Safety After Becoming A Quadriplegic

Twenty-three-year-old Lauren Shevchek took a dive four years ago, into water she couldn’t see through. Now, she’s a quadriplegic.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/01/2017

New Program Offers Unique Way To Treat Drunk Driving

The Independence Day holiday is traditionally an alcohol-fueled event for many Americans. With that in mind, a revolutionary way to reduce drunk driving has just been introduced.


Philadelphia Energy Authority Wants To Solarize Your Home

It’s time to Solarize your home. That’s the message from the Philadelphia Energy Authority.


Bucks County Woman Raising Awareness Of Diving Safety

Summer means swimming, diving, and diving accidents.


New Program Unveiled For Immigrants Wanting To Learn English

A new map was unveiled in Philadelphia on Friday which gives the location of all “English as a Second Language” locations in the city.


President Trump’s Travel Ban Now In Effect

The Supreme Court’s decision on the travel ban means the president’s modified plan goes into effect Thursday evening.


Kensington shooting

Police: Man Shot In Execution-Style Murder In Kensington

Officers found the victim near D and Allegheny Streets just after 11 p.m.


NJ Lawmakers Hear Testimony On Recreational Marijuana Legislation

Advocates include doctors, patients with chronic pain and law enforcement officials who saw the current laws do not work.


NJ Makes Changes To When You Need To Update Your License

The law regarding when to renew your driver’s license has changed in New Jersey.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/18/2017

Camden Teen Charged In May Fatal Shooting

A Camden teenager has been charged with the fatal shooting of another teen in May.


Flooding At Jersey Shore Could Become More Prevalent, NOAA Report Finds

Rising seas could mean more coastal flooding at the Jersey shore. That’s according to a new federal report on nuisance flooding.


Arthur Phillips

Lawsuit Filed Against School District, Principal After Teen Allegedly Sexually Abused By School Aide

Attorney Matt Casey, who represents the victim and her parents, says the suit alleges the school district created an environment which allowed Phillips to sexually abuse the 15-year-old girl.


Preliminary Report On Del. State Prison Takeover Released

Preliminary Report On Del. State Prison Takeover Released

The Delaware Department of Corrections has released a preliminary report on the Feb. 1 hostage taking at the Smyrna prison, which left one corrections officer dead. 


Music, Father's Day, Gifts, Music Lessons

New Jersey Farm Holding Arts And Wine Festival

A little-known arts and wine festival is being held this weekend in Ellmer, Salem County.


Vine Street Expressway To Close For Final Phase Of Bridge Reconstruction

Commuters who use the Vine Street Expressway overnight should be aware that demolition work is beginning this week on the 18th Street Bridge.



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.




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