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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Ryan Howard, Wife Host ‘Little Rhino Read-Along’ At Citizens Bank Park

Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard and his wife Krystle took some time before Wednesday’s game to meet with thousands of students to talk about the importance of reading.

06/08/2016

(credit: Mike Dougherty)

Thousands Turn Out For Dragon Boat Regatta On The Schuylkill River

Tents, grills and lawn games lined the banks of the Schuylkill River Saturday for the Independence Dragon Boat Regatta.

06/04/2016

William Harding (striped shirt) is all smiles as the front wall of his home is erected. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

New Habitat For Humanity Community Goes Up In North Philly

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia raised a wall today on a new home near Temple University’s main campus.

06/01/2016

(credit: Mike Dougherty)

World War I Vets Remembered In Valley Forge Ceremony

Descendants and friends of the 314th Infantry Division gathered at the Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge on Sunday to pay respect to the men who died in battle during World War I.

05/29/2016

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Two Dogs Set On Fire In Chester

The dogs were found around 8 p.m. Saturday burned to death inside a plastic container along an alley near West 6th Street.

05/28/2016

Credit: Mike Dougherty

Girard College Ceremony Looks At The True Meaning Of Memorial Day

An annual tradition at Girard College on the Friday ahead of Memorial Day Weekend helps remind the students what the holiday is all about.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/27/2016

(Medical marijuana.  File photo by David McNew/ Getty Images)

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

(credit: Mike Dougherty)

“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

(Photo credit: Mark Draber / Philadelphia Streets Department

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

(credit: Mike Dougherty)

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

(credit: Mike Dougherty)

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

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