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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The Eagles Hand Off Major Donation To Autism Research

The fight against autism is a personal one for Jeffrey Lurie, who has a family member on the spectrum.


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Trump To Stop In Phila. In Attempt To Gain African-American Voters’ Support

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump makes a campaign stop in Philadelphia today.


Superintendent William Hite anouncing attendance increase at news conference at school HQ. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Attendance Up, Encouraged At Philadelphia Schools

“It’s very hard to teach children to read and to do math if they’re not present,” says Superintendent William Hite.


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Philadelphia Soul Celebrates Championship With Rally At City Hall

The Philadelphia Soul, fresh off an Arena Bowl Championship, celebrated with their fans in Center City on Wednesday.


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PSCPA Celebrates National Dog Day With Discounted Adoption Fees

Ben and Jerry stepped out of the shelter and into the spotlight this morning.


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First Phase Of Major Demolition Project In Camden Nears Completion

The first phase of a massive demolition project in the city of Camden is nearly complete, and officials there say it’s just the beginning.


A conference in Philadelphia on improved special education. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

How Including Special Ed Students In Class Can Raise Bar For All

Teachers, parents and advocates for improved special education attended a conference Wednesday.


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Long Standing Traffic Law Is Updated In PA

The change takes effect September 19th…


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Backpack Giveaway Helps Families Get Jump Start On Back-To-School Shopping

Classes resume in just a couple of weeks, and students and parents are getting into the back to school spirit.


Steve Burton and Doug Davidson (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Soap Stars In Philly During Open Casting Call For The Young And The Restless

Steve Burton and Doug Davidson from The Young and the Restless are in Philadelphia during an open casting call for the soap.


(credit: Mike Dougherty)

Khaki Shorts For Men In Workplace? The Debate Is Heating Up

July was the hottest month on Earth in recorded history, and August is pumping out one 90-plus degree day after another. But as temperatures change, dress codes do not.


Kathleen Sharkey of the United States falls as she is tackled during the women's pool B match between the United States and Japan on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Philly-Based Sports Psychologist Helps Keep U.S. Women’s Field Hockey Team Focused

The U.S. Women’s Field Hockey team continues its march toward an Olympic gold medal tonight in Rio with a game against Great Britain. A sports psychologist from Philadelphia is helping keep their minds sharp.


(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Don’t Bug Out! Philly Museum Crawling With Insects This Weekend

Atlas Beetles, Tarantula Hawk Wasps and hundreds of other insects will be at the Academy of Natural Sciences.


DA Seth Williams announces charges against 32 people in auto theft ring. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Authorities Break Up Massive Auto Theft Ring In Philadelphia

Thirty-two people have been charged in what Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams called a massive auto theft operation.


(A sign placed by Septa at the Regional Rail station in Langhorne, Pa.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

‘Out Of The Darkness’ Walk Aims To Raise Suicide Awareness

A walk in South Jersey aims to raise suicide awareness while also helping people cope with loss.




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