Mike Dougherty

Mike DoughertyMike is a general assignment reporter and editor for KYW Newsradio 1060.

His career at 1060 began as a desk assistant in January ’07. A short nine months later, he was promoted to AM Drive writer while still studying broadcast journalism at Temple University.

He currently resides in South Jersey.

Mike is always looking for a good story idea. If you have one, please send it to dougherty@kyw.com or Twitter @MicDougherty

(Visiting German students getting a briefing at Camden City Hall during their tour of government offices.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

German Students Visiting Camden County Taking Plane Crash News In Stride, Says Teacher

The students, who are being hosted by Collingswood High School and were in Camden today, will be flying back home on Tuesday.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/27/2015

(Naje Taylor, center, is one of the young people who were once in foster care.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Philadelphia Coffee Shop With a Mission: Helping Former Foster Kids Bloom as Adults

The Monkey and The Elephant, at 29th Street and Girard Avenue, employs young people who are aging out of the foster care system.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

File photo of Philadelphia taxis. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

PPA Green Lights Taxi Driver Co-op

A Philadelphia taxi co-op has taken a major step forward in the six-year battle to become the first recognized and approved by the Philadelphia Parking Authority.

03/26/2015

10-year-old Jack Reidenbach greets Villanova's men's basketball team as they return home from Pittsburgh. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Villanova Returns Home After Crushing Defeat In NCAA Tournament

Despite his team’s early exit from the NCAA Tournament, head coach Jay Wright is proud of their 33 wins and Big East Tournament title.

03/22/2015

(credit: Mike DeNardo)

SEPTA’s Fiscal Budget For 2015 Will Not Include Fare Increases

SEPTA is releasing it’s budget for the 2015 fiscal year. It includes a increase of about three-percent, but no fare increases.

03/22/2015

Mo'ne Davis at a book signing in Center City. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Mo’ne Davis Adds Author To Impressive Resume

In her book, Mo’ne Davis: Remember My Name: My Story from First Pitch to Game Changer, she goes through what it was like to play in the Little League World Series and how it felt to be thrust into the national spotlight overnight.

03/21/2015

2015 Philadelphia St. Patrick's Day Parade. (credit: Mike Dougherty/KYW)

Philadelphia Turns Green For St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Philadelphia held the 245th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday.

03/15/2015

(Accident victim Candace Gantt with daughters Morgan and Carter, and husband Russ Gantt, at a HUP conference on traumatic brain injuries.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

HUP Doctors and Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Compare Notes on Treatment and Recovery

One of the main concerns for patients such as Candace Gantt, third from left, is the gap between “rehabilitation,” when they are functioning but not at 100 percent, and full recovery.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/13/2015

(Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Philadelphia Snares Championship Match of Gold Cup Soccer Tournament

Landing the championship game is another feather in the cap for Mayor Michael Nutter and his team, who have been on a roll lately.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/12/2015

Key making kiosk in Philadelphia. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Key Making Goes High Tech In Philadelphia

A new key making company has set up kiosks in Philadelphia, and the technology goes a step beyond the standard locksmith.

03/06/2015

File photo. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Expert Says Gas Prices Will Continue Increasing — For Now

Gas prices are steadily creeping back up after bottoming out earlier this year.

03/01/2015

Pete Broomall with the Broomall String Band performs on Main Street in Manayunk. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Mummers March In Manayunk To Celebrate Mardi Gras

Hundreds of people bundled up Saturday morning to watch the Mummers strut on Main Street

02/28/2015

Maria Glover holds a CD of Anthony Riley, who wowed judges on "The Voice" this week. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Local Talent Hits It Big On ‘The Voice’ Making Those That Know Him Proud

A Philadelphia street performer made waves in Hollywood this week

02/26/2015

(Credit: CBS 3)

Refreezing Concerns As Crews Get Roads Ready For Morning Commute

PennDOT is preparing roads in the area for when temperatures drop below freezing overnight.

02/22/2015

(Legendary Philadelphia music producer Kenny Gamble and Darrell McDaniels, "DMC" of Run-DMC, share a moment during a motivational presentation for students at Universal Audenreid High School.  Photo  by Mike Dougherty)

Music Carries a Motivational Message to a Philadelphia High School

Grammy-winning producer Kenny Gamble was joined by “DMC” of the seminal hip-hop group, Run-DMC.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/19/2015

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