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

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

A kiosk at the Gallery shopping mall in Center City (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Kiosk Operators Forced Out Of Center City Shopping Mall

The Gallery is set to undergo an overhaul and Wednesday was the last day for merchant’s who own kiosks to do business.

02/18/2015

Mayor Michael Nutter at the CBS Broadcasting Center the day after Philadelphia won its DNC bid. (Credit: Steve Lindsay/CBS3)

Nutter: Work On DNC Preparations Begins Today

“It’s just really great when a plan comes all together,” Nutter says.

02/13/2015

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Health Officials In Delaware Valley Highlight Importance Of Measles Vaccine

With one potential case of measles in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and another confirmed in northern New Jersey, health officials are stressing the importance of vaccinations.

02/07/2015

(A Septa Regional Rail train crosses a road in the Fox Chase neighborhood of Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

After Fatal Car-Train Crash in New York, SEPTA Reminds Drivers to Be Careful Near Railroad Tracks

SEPTA officials are reminding drivers and pedestrians that it’s never OK to stop on the tracks.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/04/2015

(Credit: Burlington County Prosecutors Office)

Police Charge South Jersey Man With Murder Of Girlfriend And Her Father

Authorities in Burlington County have charged a 27-year-old man with the murder of his girlfriend and her father.

02/01/2015

Penndot truck gets loaded with rock salt in file photo. (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Road Crews Prepare For Latest Winter Storm

Winter weather is coming, despite your Super Bowl plans. But PennDOT crews aren’t waiting on the sideline. They’ve already jumped into action.

02/01/2015

(Credit: Bensalem Police)

Bensalem Officer Dies During 5K Run In Northeast Philly

Authorities say a detective with the Bensalem Police Department collapsed and died while participating in a 5K run Saturday morning.

01/31/2015

(Mayor Nutter, far right, chats with Comcast executive VP David Cohen during a visit with the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Nutter Reviews Accomplishments in Speech to Greater Phila. Chamber of Commerce

“I’m pleased to say that Philadelphia is in the best shape it’s been in many, many years,” Nutter told the business leaders.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

(Bernard Hopkins, wearing orange vest at right, stands in front of the car wash he owns in the 1100 block of Spring Garden Street.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

In Philadelphia and Elsewhere, Salted Roads Means Trip to the Car Wash For Many Motorists

The line to get into the Spring Garden Wash and Lube, on Spring Garden Street near 12th, extended through the parking lot, out the driveway, and down the street past 11th.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/28/2015

Fairmount Hardware (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Residents Brace For More Snow Across Philadelphia Region

With another winter blast expected to move through the Philadelphia region, hardware stores were busy Sunday with residents stocking up on rock salt and all the other items needed to get through the snow.

01/25/2015

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