Mike DeNardo

Mike DeNardoMike DeNardo, a veteran of KYW Newsradio for more than 30 years, covers a broad array of news stories for KYW. He specializes in stories about education and the schools.

DeNardo has won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award three times — in 2008 for his series on Philadelphia’s school dropout crisis, in 2005 for his coverage of “The Smarty Jones Story,” and in 2000, along with KYW Newsradio colleague Tony Romeo, for the stadium series “Where To Play Ball.”

Mike achieved a lifelong dream in 2008 when he called the final out of the Phillies’ World Series championship for KYW Newsradio.

Each year from 2002 to 2005, he won first-place awards from the Pennsylvania Associated Press for his public affairs, sports, and feature reporting.

Throughout 1999, DeNardo prepared a year-long series of reports on the Year 2000 computer bug entitled “Countdown Y2K.”

In 1986, he was awarded an honorable mention by the Associated Press for his coverage of the 69th Street train crash.

During his radio career, DeNardo has worked as a reporter and anchor for WSSJ in Camden and WIIN in Atlantic City.

A South Jersey native, Mike attended Edgewood Regional Senior High School. He has a journalism degree from Temple University.

In addition to his reporting and editing duties for KYW Newsradio 1060, Mike is a member of the board of governors of the Philadelphia Sportswriters Association. He was association president from 2006 to 2008.

DeNardo is an avid softball player and still-budding violinist. His secret desire after his journalism career is to become a roadie for the rock band Kansas.

Mike and his wife Barbara raised two rescue cats named Fenway and Wrigley.

Connect with Mike DeNardo on Twitter: @DeNardoKYW

Brian Shapiro conducting a training session Monday at Philadelphia International Airport. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

PHL, Hotel Workers Brush Up On Hospitality Ahead Of Pope’s Visit

Hospitality workers in Philadelphia are getting a refresher course in….hospitality!


Amoroso's Bakery in Southwest Philadelphia is moving to New Jersey in October. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Hundreds Losing Jobs As Iconic Philly Bakery Moves To South Jersey

About 200 people are being laid off as Amoroso’s Baking Company is closing its Philadelphia bakery starting in October.


File photo of SEPTA Weekly TransPass (credit: James Sanderlin)

Former Philly 311 Coworkers Charged With Counterfeiting SEPTA TransPasses

A federal indictment says a former Philly 311 employee and a co-worker schemed to make and sell more than 2,000 counterfeit monthly SEPTA TransPasses.


Democratic state representative Pam DeLissio

State Rep Warns Schools In Balance While Pa. Budget Standoff Continues

With no sign of an end to the budget impasse ending, Democratic state representative Pam DeLissio says schoolchildren have a lot at stake.


(Photo Credit: KYW's Mike DeNardo)

Off-Duty Camden County Police Officer Saves Woman In NYC

Camden County police officer Ryan Dubiel was in New York on a vacation day. He’d been to the 9/11 Memorial and he saw “Jersey Boys.” He says he was walking near West 55th Street and 10th Avenue, when he saw an irate man yelling and running in and out of traffic.


The Phillie Fanatic stands in front of the new Phillies mural. (credit: Mike Denardo/KYW)

Center City Wall Now Stands To Honor Phillies History

The Phillies mural at 24th and Walnut features some of the team’s all-time greats.


(Photo Credit: CBS 3)

Young Mother Shot And Killed In Port Richmond Home

Authorities say the mother was shot in an upstairs bedroom. Her daughter was not harmed and is now safe with friends in the neighborhood.


Chaka Fattah

Congressman Bob Brady Is Saddened Following The Fattah Indictment

Bob Brady, Chaka Fattah’s longtime Congressional colleague says he is saddened by Fattah’s indictment.


(File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

SEPTA: Regional Rail Tickets For Papal Visit To Go On Sale Monday By Lottery

Papal pilgrims taking the Broad Street Line or the Frankford El now know where they’ll have to get off.


Rev. William Waters with one of the historic frescoes in the background. (credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

Historic Frescoes Could Help To Preserve St. Augustine Church

Leaders at St. Augustine Catholic Church are hoping to fund an endowment, now that the church’s frescoes have been declared historic.


(Photo Credit: KYW's Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Police Arrest 68 People In Kensington Drug Sting

68 people were arrested: 19 dealers and 49 buyers, 15 of whom are from the suburbs.


Pedro Ramos. (Credit: The Philadelphia Foundation)

Pedro Ramos To Take Over As President Of The Philadelphia Foundation

From city managing director to head of the School Reform Commission, Pedro Ramos says he’s probably seen as much of the city as any resident.


(Credit: Federal Bureau of Investigation)

Authorities Need Help Identifying Man In TD Bank Robbery

It happened around 7:57 a.m. at the TD Bank located at 399 Market Street.


(Photo Credit: Evesham Police Department)

Police Looking For Window Washing Thief In South Jersey

Police in Evesham Township are looking for a window-washing jewelry thief.


City Controller Alan Butkovitz poses with CHAD students and staff. (credit: Mike Denardo/KYW)

Philadelphia Students Gain Experience With Mock Audit Of Their School Lunches

A mock audit produced some real lessons for high school students in the City Controller’s summer mentor program.