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

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Philly Hosts ‘Crash Course’ On Pa. Medical Marijuana Law

Visitors learned about all they need to know about the newly enacted law in Pennsylvania.

05/22/2016

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“Preakness At The Piazza” Brings Southern Charm To Northern Liberties

The rain didn’t put a damper on a Preakness watch party for charity.

05/21/2016

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Streets Department Holds Waste Drop-Off Event In West Philadelphia

From gasoline and glue to pesticide and pool chemicals, it’s all being accepted at the facility on Parkside Avenue near 48th Street.

05/14/2016

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Sen. Bob Casey Says It’s Time For Lawmakers To Step Up And Give Transit Agencies The Money They Need

U.S. Senator Bob Casey says it’s time to look ahead at the future of rail travel in America.

05/13/2016

Olympic rowers Chierika Ukogu (left), Devery Karz (center) and Kate Bertko say they will protect themselves from mosquitoes in Brazil, but they aren't afraid of Zika virus. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Zika Concerns At Olympics Aren’t Spreading To Local Athletes

Some International health experts are calling for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio to be moved or postponed because of the risk.

05/12/2016

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Hillary Clinton Rallies Crowd During Campaign Stop In Camden County

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton brought her campaign to South Jersey on Wednesday as she stumps for votes ahead of the Garden State’s primary election in June.

05/11/2016

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The Planet Mercury Orbits The Earth And Sun Today

Franklin Institute chief astronomer Derrick Pitts says first, you must have a telescope with at least 50 power magnification. More importantly, an appropriate filter is required for the front of the telescope to protect your eyes.

05/08/2016

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Dog Shot And Killed By Police After Attacking Woman In Fairhill

Police received numerous 9-1-1 calls with reports of a woman being attacked in the street by a large pit bull.

05/06/2016

Yaidel pointing at his hippo.
(credit: Mike Dougherty)

Students With Behavioral Issues Brush And Sculpt Their Way To A Better Day In South Jersey

For 13 years, the program titled CASTLE has been helping Children Achieve Success through Therapeutic Life Experiences.

05/05/2016

(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Center City Restaurant Hosts ‘Bark-B-Que’ In Honor Of National Adopt A Dog Day

Saturday is National Adopt a Shelter Dog day, and a center city restaurant hosted a Bark-B-Que to benefit the Pennsylvania SPCA.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/30/2016

(credit: Mike Dougherty)

Camden Residents March Against Violence

After a particularly violent month of April in Camden, New Jersey, residents marched Saturday to take the streets back.

04/30/2016

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Comcast Makes Deal To Buy DreamWorks Animation

Shrek, Donkey and company are now property of Comcast after the Philly-based media giant makes a deal to buy DreamWorks Animation.

04/28/2016

(credit: Mike Dougherty)

Penn Relays Set To Kick Off On Newly Resurfaced Franklin Field

The Penn Relays are back in West Philadelphia. Thousands of athletes will compete at Franklin Field for four days — but this year will feel different to the runners than years past.

04/27/2016

PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 24: Fans look on as time expires as the Philadelphia Flyers play the Washington Capitals during the third period in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center on April 24, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Washington Capitals won, 1-0. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Fans React To Flyers Playoff Loss

Scoring just five goals in six games, fans say the Flyers didn’t have the firepower to keep up with a talented Caps squad that had the best record in the league. Still, watching their beloved Orange & Black come up short stings a little.

04/24/2016

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