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

Free Wifi Kiosks Are Coming To Philly

About 100 LinkPhilly kiosks will be installed later this year in Center City, University City and in some other neighborhood commercial corridors.

03/31/2018

Students From Israel Help With Mural Arts Project

A group of high school students from Israel are finishing up a 10 day trip to Philadelphia by helping with a Mural Arts project dedicated to a fallen fire fighter.

03/29/2018

Young Students Show Off Their Inventions At Annual Competition

Students at the Memorial School in Cinnaminson, New Jersey spent Wednesday morning showing off inventions they created as part of an annual contest.

03/28/2018

Center City Law Firm Uses March Madness For Good Cause

One law firm in Center City turned the day into a networking and fundraising opportunity.

03/15/2018

Philly Students Compete In National History Contest At Constitution Center

About 350 kids from Philly are among a half-million nationwide who took part in the contest.

03/14/2018

Sixers Youth Foundation Gala Raises More Than $1 Million For Area Kids

The big draw of course is being able to hang out with ballers, like Sixers legend Allen Iverson.

03/12/2018

City Officials Asking Contractors To Keep Construction Sites Safe Ahead Of Storm

Officials from Philadelphia’s Licenses and Inspections office are asking contractors to make sure work sites are safe ahead of the storm.

03/02/2018

Elementary School Students Compete In African-American History Bee

To celebrate Black History Month, students at Wyncote Elementary showed off their knowledge Wednesday in an African-American History Bee. 

02/21/2018

Newly Freed Inmate Shot By Correctional Officer During Attempted Carjacking

Philadelphia police say an inmate at Curran Fromhold Correctional Facility ended up on the wrong side of the law minutes after his release from prison.

02/10/2018

United Way Names Bill Golderer Its New President And CEO

Bill Golderer has grand plans about how to grow the organization.

02/07/2018

Eagles Fans Get Rare Chance To Take Photo With Lombardi Trophy In Center City

If winning the Super Bowl hasn’t settled in yet, snapping a picture with the Lombardi Trophy should fix that.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/06/2018

New Jersey Health Officials Ask Super Bowl Fans To Stay Home If Sick

With Super Bowl Sunday around the corner, health officials in New Jersey are asking people who don’t feel well to stay away from parties, to prevent the spread of the flu which is already wide-spread in 49 states.

02/02/2018

Pennsylvania State Police Looking For Horses

A team of 26 horses are stabled at the academy in Hershey. New additions are needed as older horses are almost ready to retire.

02/01/2018

Police Urge Fans To Have Game Plan For Super Bowl Partying

Going out on Sunday for the big game? Don’t fly by the seat of your green pants. Philadelphia police want everyone to be prepared.

01/31/2018

Police: College Student Terrorized For Hours After Waking Up To Intruder In Bed

The Philadelphia Police Department is looking for a man who allegedly sexually assaulted a 22-year-old woman inside her Philadelphia apartment on Saturday morning.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/30/2018

Philly Auto Show Gets Rolling At Pennsylvania Convention Center

Whether you’re into American muscle or European hustle, there’s something here for everybody at the 2018 Philly Auto Show.

01/27/2018

New Jersey Governor Joins Other State Leaders In Tax Law Fight

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is joining forces with leaders from other states to fight the legality of the tax law passed by Congress late last year.

01/26/2018

Protesters Demand Congressman Pat Meehan’s Resignation

Congressman Pat Meehan has already been removed from his post on the House Ethics Committee. For protesters, that isn’t enough.

01/25/2018

Thousands From Philly Heading To DC For Anti-Abortion March

Among those in attendance will be Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput, who is encouraged by the youth movement supporting this pro-life cause.

01/19/2018

Walmart Donates Over $500,000 To The Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia

A huge donation from Walmart will help make some miracles happen at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

01/18/2018

Rhys Hoskins Helps Ignite Young Philly Students’ Interest In Reading

Philadelphia Phillies phenom Rhys Hoskins flew in from California Wednesday to read to elementary school students in Strawberry Mansion. 

01/17/2018

Lindros Meets With Fans Ahead Of Jersey Retirement Ceremony: ‘It’s An Absolute Honor’

Lindros says he was stunned when Flyers president Paul Holmgren called to say no Flyer will ever wear #88 again.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/16/2018

Funeral Held For African-American Icon From Philadelphia

Richard “Sonny” Driver was a Germantown native, a World War II veteran and a pioneer in the publishing industry, creating SCOOP, a paper serving the black community.

01/12/2018

Eagles Pep Band Ready For Saturday’s Big Game

For many Eagles fans, hearing the song never gets old. Playing it, apparently, doesn’t get old either.

01/12/2018

Gaudenzia's Tioga Family Center

New Low-Income Housing Facility To Help Families Battling Addiction

A new low-income housing facility in North Philadelphia will be home for 24 families with a parent battling addiction.

01/11/2018

More Than 10,000 Patients Sign Up For Medical Marijuana In Pennsylvania

It’s full steam ahead for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.

12/28/2017

Gene Therapy Changes Life Of Star Singer Suffering From Childhood Blindness

FDA approval has been a 20 year journey for Dr. Bennett and her husband Dr. Albert Maguire who developed the treatment for the gene mutation.

KYW Newsradio 1060–12/19/2017

Hundreds Get Into Holiday Spirit At Annual Ugly Sweater Run

Snow-covered grass provided the perfect, festive backdrop for this annual favorite display of silly sweaters.

12/16/2017

Official: People Can Suffer From Seasonal Affective Disorder During Holidays

The season can be a constant reminder of what’s missing from their lives.

12/15/2017

AAA Offers Tips To Ensure Your Holiday Travel Isn’t A Nightmare

Millions of Americans will be traveling to see loved one this holiday season, and AAA Mid-Atlantic has some tips to avoid frustration. 

12/14/2017

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