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

Festival goers enjoying the sun at the South Street Spring Festival. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Spring In Full Swing At The South Street Spring Festival

“It’s my first day wearing flop flops.” said Mia from West Deptford. “I’m so excited.”

23 hours ago

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Philadelphia Police Investigating After 2 Rental Trucks Reported Stolen This Past Week

While there are no credible homeland security threats relating to the vans, authorities want find these them as soon as possible.

05/01/2015

(Representatives from area colleges display their school insignia at Hagan Arena, during "College Signing Day."  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Philadelphia High School Seniors Celebrate Their Impending College Education

About 3,000 high school seniors from around Philadelphia filed into Hagan Arena, at St. Joseph’s University, for the first ever “College Signing Day.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/01/2015

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Groundbreaking Held For $65-Million Expansion at Kennedy Hospital, in Cherry Hill

Kennedy Health System president Joe Devine says this is the first phase of a project that will cost $200 million overall.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/30/2015

Students doing yoga on a section of the lawn inside the quad on La Salle's campus. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

La Salle Students Use Yoga To Battle Finals Stress

A La Salle junior is helping her classmates beat the stress of finals week by stretching their bodies and calming their minds.

04/30/2015

Mike Berenstain (black shirt) unveils the new Berenstain Bears book at CHOP Wednesday. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

CHOP Unveils New Book Teaching Kids What To Expect At Hospitals

The new Berenstain Bears book was unveiled Wednesday morning.

04/29/2015

Phanatic celebrates his birthday at the Phillies game. (credit: Mike Dougherty/KYW)

Phanatic Celebrates Birthday At Phillies Braves Game

The Phanatic celebrated his birthday at the Phillies game on Sunday.

04/26/2015

Mural honoring Keisha Williams and her children. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Family Killed In Car Chase Remembered In Mural

The green space at the corner of Allegheny and Germantown Avenues will serve as a community gathering place, and also a place to remember Keisha Williams and her kids Keiearra, Joseph and Terrance.

04/25/2015

(The Pale family shows off their new certificates of US citizenship.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Education Meets Civics: New U.S. Citizens Sworn in at Marlton Elementary School

This process began about 16 years ago for the Pale family, from the Phillippines.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

Joe Zanghi and his high school friends. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Forty Year Old Tradition On Life Support

The sun shines brightly on Joe Zanghi and two of his buddies from high school as they plant new trees and tie yellow ribbons to mature ones.

04/18/2015

US Marshals Service director Stasia Hylton, center, listens as Camden County police chief Scott Thomson speaks with reporters.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Scores Arrested in Camden As Part of Nationwide Sweep of Fugitives

Camden County police chief Scott Thomson said the arrests will help cut overall crime.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

(Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Corporate Leaders Hoping To Help Spur Bright Future For Camden, N.J.

Executives and businesspeople gathered today in a conference room at Campbell’s Soup Co. to talk about the steps necessary for revitalizing Camden.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

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Local Political Analyst Expects Different Presidential Campaign From Hillary Clinton

La Salle political science professor Mary Ellen Balchunis feels Hillary Clinton has learned from the mistakes she made during her 2008 run for president.

04/12/2015

(Standing below the 25th Street Viaduct, officials show a rendering of what the bridge will look like after it is refurbished.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

South Philly’s 25th Street Rail Viaduct Getting First Makeover in 85 Years

Officials say the gigantic, 1.2-mile, 25th Street Viaduct is in good shape structurally, but it’s not pretty. There are also concerns about public safety from crumbling concrete.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/08/2015

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Police: Coach Opens Fire During Youth Basketball Game In Southwest Philadelphia

It happened around 2 p.m. Saturday at the Christy Recreation Center on the 700 block of South 55th Street.

04/05/2015

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