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

Left to right: Lynne Abraham, Jim Kenney and Anthony Williams.
(Image from PCNTV)

Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Make Final Push Ahead Of Primary Election

The vision is the same for all candidates. Anthony Williams, Lynne Abraham and Jim Kenney all want safer streets, better schools, and a thriving economy.

05/17/2015

The Italian Market Festival. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

South Philly Celebrates Italian Market Festival

The event draws thousands from throughout the region every year.

05/16/2015

(Credit Getty Images)

Authorities Announce Arrest Of 12 In Connection With Alleged Crime Spree; 4 Sought

The ATF and U.S. Attorney’s Office in Philadelphia announced the arrest of 12 people and they’re seeking four more in connection with an 18 month crime spree from 2012 to 2014.

05/14/2015

Bill Alburger at the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsman fine art and craft show. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Unique, Handmade Crafts At PA Guild Of Craftsman Art Show In Rittenhouse Square

White tents surround the square, each one with unique, handmade crafts for sale. Sharon from Merion is impressed with the selection.

05/10/2015

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New Jersey Senators Want Cheerleading Recognized As Varsity Sport

Cheerleading could soon be recognized as a varsity sport by the NJSIAA after a bill supported by a Burlington County senator passes a senate committee.

05/10/2015

File photo. (Credit: David Ramos/Getty Images)

Uber Lends Helping Hand To Goodwill

Uber is helping Philadelphia residents today with their spring cleaning, while also supporting charity by picking up people’s unwanted clothing and dropping them off at various Goodwill locations across the Delaware Valley for free.

05/09/2015

(Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Advocates Mark Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day With Philadelphia Outreach

More than 17 million children in America suffer from a mental illness, and many of them are untreated, according to Valerie Oulds, a program manager with the city’s Department of Behavioral Health.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/07/2015

(Billie Jean King, at right, receives the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania's "Centennial Award."  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Philadelphia-Area Girl Scouts Present Leadership Award to Billie Jean King

After receiving the second-ever Girl Scouts Centennial Award, the tennis legend encouraged the young ladies in the room to find their own voice.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/06/2015

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Police Pull Woman And Infant From River After Mother Tosses Child In

Allentown police are investigating after a mother tossed her one-year old child into the Lehigh River on Sunday.

05/03/2015

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.”

05/02/2015

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

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

(Photo by Mike Dougherty)

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

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