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

Firefighters Climb Linc Stairs In Memory Of Those Lost On 9-11

The inaugural 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb is an effort to raise money for families of the injured and fallen heroes.


‘Wonders Of Water’: Officials Announce Theme Of 2018 Philadelphia Flower Show

While it’s technically still summer, the Philadelphia Horticultural Society is already ramping up excitement for one of the most anticipated exhibitions of 2018.


Camden Makes Pitch To Host Amazon’s New Headquarters

Camden might soon be housing one of the most sought after companies in the world.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/19/2017

Facing Major Money Problems, Teachers In Camden Turn To Crowdfunding For Help

From computers and iPads, to virtual reality headsets and 3-D printers, the money raised by individual teachers on DonorsChoose.org is giving students the tools to compete.


Mastery Charter Students Raise Money For Student Fighting Cancer

Mastery Charter Students Raise Money For Student Fighting Cancer

Students and staff at Mastery Charter’s Pickett Campus have raised some money to help an 11th grader who is battling cancer.


Police: Man Narrowly Misses Workers, Kids With Shotgun In Bucks County Trailer Park

Police in Bucks County say it’s a miracle nobody was hurt when man began firing shotgun shots at a trailer park Tuesday morning.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/12/2017

Philly Nonprofit Working To Raise Money For Victims Of Irma In Puerto Rico

Already mired in a financial fiasco, Puerto Rico was in trouble before Irma’s arrival.


DACA Supporters Rally Outside Congressman Meehan’s Office

Protesters around the country have taken to the streets to fight for DACA.


Center City Hair Salon Donating Proceeds To Harvey Relief

At the Andre Richard Salon, stylists are primping with a purpose.


PA Attorney General Addressing Sexual Assault At College Campuses Statewide

With many colleges in Pennsylvania already in session for the fall semester, Attorney General Josh Shapiro is canvasing the state to talk about campus safety and sexual assault.


Philly Chef Injured In Amtrak Derailment Stepping Up To Help Harvey Victims

A Philadelphia restaurateur who is no stranger to disaster is asking fellow chefs to step up and help restaurant owners impacted by Harvey in Texas. 


Soul Celebrate Another AFL Championship With Fans At City Hall

The Arena Bowl Champions returned to the Courtyard at City Hall to celebrate their second title is as many years with their loyal fans. 


Philadelphia Zoo Celebrates Gorilla's 1st Birthday

Philadelphia Zoo Celebrates Gorilla’s 1st Birthday

It was a very special day at the Philadelphia Zoo as visitors and staff members celebrated the first birthday of an adorable ape.


Move-In Day For Thousands Of Freshmen Students At Temple

In North Philadelphia on Wednesday, more than 6,000 students were moving into dorms and apartments on Temple University’s main campus.


Franklin Institute Offering Unique Eclipse Viewing Experience

There are few places better prepared for an eclipse watch party than the Franklin Institute.


Girl Scouts Taking Part In STEM Summer Camp

Girl Scouts from throughout the region are taking part in a summer camp at Jefferson University aimed at getting more women into science, technology, engineering and math careers. 


South Jersey Congressman Takes Aim At Opioids

Congressman Donald Norcross is pushing for doctors to learn more about addiction.


Eagles Host Career Fair For Veterans

The Philadelphia Eagles opened their doors on Thursday for a career fair, where veterans are helping other veterans.


PD: Vehicles In Police And Fire Shared Garage Found Covered In Flammable Liquid

Philadelphia police are very concerned after vehicles in a garage under a shared police and fire station in West Philly were found covered with a flammable liquid early Wednesday morning.


Sen. Menendez Leads NJ Delegation Opposing Trump’s Plan To Allow Oil Drilling In Atlantic Ocean

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey is leading a group of law makers who are asking President Trump to abandon plans to allow oil drilling in the Atlantic Ocean.


South Jersey Food Bank Gets Help From Local Shop Rite

On Thursday, a group of employees from Shop Rite visited the food bank to lend a hand and see just how far a dollar can go.


Camp Kids With Special Needs Beat Summer Heat At Franklin Institute

A group of 70 kids from the Variety Club Camp jumped and surfed their way through the swim zone, poked and prodded their way through the section dedicated to the human brain.


Kids Celebrate National Night Out With Cops In Bensalem

Bensalem Mayor Joe DiGirolamo says it’s all about building a bond between kids and cops.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/01/2017

Jefferson Medical Students Receive Their White Coats

A new crop of students embarked on their journey to become physicians at Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Medical School on Friday.


Man Found Stabbed Overnight Near Pa. Convention Center

Man Found Stabbed Overnight Near Pa. Convention Center

Police say a fight in Center City ended with one man being stabbed.


Former FBI Agent Shares Insight On Bucks County Body Search

A former FBI agent shared some of the tricks of the trade that eventually led to the gruesome discovery of four bodies.


Dunkin’ Donuts Donation To Philabundance Brings Partnership To A Milestone

Dunkin Donuts and Philabundance have been partners for years, and Wednesday’s donation from Dunkin’ Donuts pushed the partnership to a milestone.


Ground Broken In Delco On New Housing For Child Cancer Patients

Families from all around spend time in Philadelphia as their children receive cancer treatment at world class hospitals. For many, finding a place to stay during treatment is a serious struggle.



4th Of July Party On The Parkway Promises Fun

America was born in Philadelphia and the City of Brotherly Love celebrates Independence Day like no place else.


From Africa To Philly, Refugee Never Stopped Chasing Dream Of Graduating

John Hashim’s journey to a GED began in Congo, where by the age of 14 he’d he lost his entire family to tribal wars.



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