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

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Events This Weekend Bring Awareness To Williams Syndrome

The Phillies hold Williams Syndrome Awareness night at Saturday at Citizens Bank Park. Sunday, a fundraising walk is scheduled at Wilson Farm Park in Wayne.


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Phila. Streets Commissioner Arrested, Charged With Simple Assault

Philadelphia Streets Commissioner Donald Carlton is free on bail after his arrest Friday on charges of assault and recklessly endangering another person.


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Divine Lorraine Hotel Showcases Renovations At Upcoming Open House

The Divine Lorraine’s first open house after reconstruction began last September drew overflow crowds.


Reverend Gary Holden teaching clergy members to become police chaplains in Radnor. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Clergy Members Learn To Counsel Police Officers In Delco

Two dozen men and women of the cloth spent a few days in Radnor this week, learning the difficult task.


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Painter Steals $900K From Chester County Farm Owner

Chester County DA Tom Hogan calls this a “crime of greed.”


Jim Vankoski shows off some sports memorabilia at the Sports Legends of Delaware County Museum. (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Sports Legends Of Delaware County Museum Gets New Home

Walk into the Radnor Township Municipal Building to pay your taxes, and you might think you wandered into a sports museum. The lobby and hallways are the new home of the Sports Legends of Delaware County Museum, formerly housed at the now-defunct Granite Run Mall.


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Say What? Biden, Trump To Attend Same Event In Philadelphia

Vice President Joe Biden and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will be in Philadelphia for the same function later this month — but it’s not a political event.


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NJ Town Sues Its Own Board Of Education Over Decision To Close School

Brown says the closure was never presented to the planning board.


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Adopted Siblings To Race In Wheelchair Division of Broad Street Run

Michelle and Dan Wheeler have different motivations for taking part in the Broad Street Run.


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Coalition Of Education Groups Call On State Legislature To Pony Up

A coalition of education groups is calling on the state to increase funding for Pennsylvania’s schools.


VP Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden address the crowd at CCP to promote plan for free tuition. (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Vice President Biden, Second Lady Visit CCP To Push Plan For Free College Tuition

Vice President Joe Biden and the Second Lady, Dr. Jill Biden, used Philadelphia Community College as the backdrop Monday to roll-out their push for free college tuition.


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Villanova Basketball Gets Big Assist Upgrading Arena

It’s the largest athletic gift ever to Villanova, and it’ll be used to renovate the Pavilion.


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Pennsylvania Scales Back Funding To Philadelphia Charter Schools

The state has made its annual recalculation of charter school payments, and it’s bad news for Philadelphia’s charters.

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Uber Slapped With Hefty Fine By Pa. Regulators

Uber has been hit with the largest fine ever levied by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.


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Phillies Victim Of Obscure Baseball Rule In Home Opener

The Phillies’ loss in their home opener hinged largely on one of baseball’s most arcane and little-understood rules.




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