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

Comcast employee Evan Smith reads to students. He's one of more than 100 men of color who came to inspire and share stories of professional success.
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Career Day Caters To Specific Audience At North Philadelphia Elementary School

For little boys, the dream success is usually involves glory on the gridiron or a platinum selling album.


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Gov. Wolf Says He Will Begin Treatment For Prostate Cancer

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says he has a treatable form of prostate cancer.


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Thank You! Mayor Kenney Shows Appreciation For First Responders

“As we are running away from something, they are running towards it,” Kenney said.


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Chinese-Americans Protest Conviction Of Former NYPD Officer Who Killed Unarmed Man

Philadelphia was among 40 different cities today where thousands of Chinese-Americans gathered to protest the manslaughter conviction of Peter Liang, the former NYPD cop who accidentally shot and killed a man on the job in 2014.


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Man Arrested After Trying To Break Into Home Of State Trooper

It was early Saturday morning when police say a man tried to break into a home along Station Street near Pennsdale Street.


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Resident Beaten, Cash Taken In Violent Kensington Home Invasion

Police say a man is recovering from injuries suffered in a home invasion robbery and beating early Friday morning.


Lisa Smith and Kristian Edmonds 
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Mother And Son Locked Up For Allegedly Renting Homes That Didn’t Belong To Them

So far, more than 20 victims have come forward.


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FDA Approved Medical Device Being Blamed For Countless Injuries, Medical Conditions

Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick joined the call to have Essure banned, despite the fact that it maintains a gold stamp of approval from the Food and Drug Administration.


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SEPTA Prepared To Deal With Any Problems Caused By Extreme Cold

It will be a dangerously cold weekend, and the sub-freezing temperatures could cause some problems in the Delaware Valley, particularly for SEPTA and it’s commuters.


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Phila. Sheriff’s Office Brings In Deadbeat Parents In Pre-Dawn Raid

Sheriff Jewell Williams says these deadbeats are having a major negative impact on families.


Fox Chase Cancer Center CEO Dr. Richard Fisher (right) gives Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney (center) a tour of the new outpatient facility. (credit: Mike Dougherty/KYW)

Fox Chase Cancer Center Opens New Bone Marrow Transplant Outpatient Facility

Temple’s Fox Chase Cancer Center opened a new outpatient facility Thursday to better serve bone marrow transplant patients who are battling leukemia and other deadly forms of cancer.


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Educators, Researchers Discuss Ways To Improve Quality And Access To Pre-K Education

This is the third installment in a four-part series about pre-K education.


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2016 Phila. Flower Show To Celebrate America’s National Parks

A taste of spring is coming to Philadelphia.


Temple head coach Matt Rhule addresses the media on National Signing Day. (credit: Mike Dougherty/KYW)

Temple Football Welcomes Solid Recruiting Class Following Impressive Season

The Owls used last season’s success as a springboard to land new, top-notch talent.


Carli Lloyd speaking to the crowd at the Philadelphia Auto Show. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Carli Lloyd Shows Off Skills, Speaks To Youngsters At Philadelphia Auto Show

A large crowd of mostly kids hung on Lloyd’s every word.




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