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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Connect with Kim Glovas on Twitter: @KimGlovas
(Philadelphia city councilman Mark Squilla.  File photo by KYW's Mike Dunn)

Councilman Wants Philadelphia to Capitalize on Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom’ Controversy

First District city councilman Mark Squilla penned the open letter to all residents in states that recently passed so-called “religious freedom” laws, which critics say may invite discrimination based on sexual orientation.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/09/2015

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2 Local Men Accused Of Defrauding Food Stamp Program

Two Philadelphia have been indicted for defrauding the national food stamp program of more than $1 million.

04/04/2015

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Phila. Fire Department Warns of Data Breach Affecting EMS Transport Patients

The fire department says a rogue employee sold patient information to a theft ring in 2012, but the theft did not come to light until February of this year.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/03/2015

Nicolas Rivera in gray hoodie with yellow collar. Tony Nguyen at the yellow doorway, left end of row.
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Camden, NJ Seeking Teens And Adults To Help Run Its Summer Recreational Programs

Camden Mayor Dana Redd is actively seeking teenagers and adults to fill positions in food service, and as site aides, supervisors and life guards.

03/28/2015

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Chesco Man Charged With 50 Counts of Child Porn Possession

Tredyffrin Township police arrested 34-year-old Max Lamping, of Abrams Court in Wayne, Pa., this morning.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/27/2015

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Local Non-Profit Aims To Collect One Million Pairs Of Shoes

If you plan to do some spring cleaning this weekend, there is a local charity that wants your old shoes.

03/27/2015

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Police in Delco and Philadelphia Swoop Down on Alleged Bank Fraud Gang

Marple Township police say the operation is known all over the East Coast as the “Felony Lane Gang.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

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Experts Warn Humans To Stay Away From Beached Seals Along South Jersey Shore

Th director of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center says that for the most part, these seals are not in trouble. But they could be dangerous if provoked.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/16/2015

(Police and firefighters examine the area where two firefighters were shocked by a high-voltage line while removing a ladder from a fire scene.  Photo by KYW's Kim Glovas)

2 Phila. Firefighters Injured After Ladder Strikes Electrical Line

Two Philadelphia firefighters were rushed to the hospital Monday morning after a ladder came in contact with a power line and they were shocked.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/16/2015

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Medical Examiner: Delaware County Teen Died Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

Naib, who was reported missing last Wednesday, was found dead Sunday evening near a creek on his family’s property.

03/09/2015

(Adam Goldman, left, a staffer at the Philadelphia Unemployment Proect, with John Dodds, executive director of the organization.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Pennsylvania Worker Advocates Lobbying Harrisburg To Hike State’s Minimum Wage

About fifty organizations are calling on state lawmakers to support an increase in the minimum wage, says John Dodds, head of the Philadelphia Unemployment Project.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/09/2015

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Volunteers Needed For Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania

The cleanup actually began on March 1 and continues through the end of May, and anyone can take part.

03/07/2015

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Late School Openings Wreak Havoc On Area Working Parents’ Morning Schedules

Some parents are lucky, with a spouse who is available for sudden babysitting duty. Others have to scramble, especially when the school makes a last-minute decision.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/02/2015

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After Supreme Court Ruled Tour Guides Must Be Licensed, Some In Philly Took A Proactive Approach

The Supreme Court ruled last week that tour guides in New Orleans have to be licensed to lead tours. A similar situation in Philadelphia several years ago resulted in the tour guides certifying themselves.

03/01/2015

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Local Students Heading To Selma Over Spring Break To Mark 50th Anniversary Of March

Teresa Nance, assistant vice president of Multicultural Affairs is one of those spearheading the trip.

02/28/2015

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