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

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.


Philadelphia Women Petition For Lactation Rooms In Train Stations

Two Philadelphia women are petitioning Amtrak to install breast pumping stations at 30th Street Station.


‘It’s In Dire Need’: Wildwood Officials Considering Replacing Iconic Boardwalk

The Wildwood boardwalk was built nearly a century ago, and city officials say it’s time to consider replacing it.


PennDOT Closes Part Of Schuylkill Avenue For Construction

PennDOT has announced that northbound Schuylkill Avenue, near 30th Street Station, will be closed for the next five months.


Philadelphia Students Complete Solar Energy Course

The first ever six-week course on solar energy in the Philadelphia School District wrapped up on Friday.


Heavy Summer Rains Bring Early Allergy Season

If you are susceptible to hay fever, get ready for some sneezing. The Delaware Valley’s chief pollen counter says the ragweed season has already started.


Delaware County Man Charged After Allegedly Throwing Molotov Cocktail At Sheriff’s Sergeant

A Collingdale man is being held on $1 million bail after allegedly trying to set a Delaware County sheriff’s sergeant on fire.


Jersey Shore Towns See Surge In Rip Current Deaths This Summer

Jersey shore towns have reported a total of ten drownings this summer season, and rip currents are to blame for at least half of those. 

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/07/2017

Pa. Officials Celebrate New Dog Tethering Restrictions

A new law which puts limits on how long dogs can be chained outside in extreme weather was celebrated Monday at the Pennsylvania SPCA on Eerie Avenue.


Coalition Highlights Potential Dangers Of Mariner East 2 Pipeline

Private wells have already been contaminated by the project.


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.




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