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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SEPTA’s Proposed Operating Budget Does Not Include Fare Hike

SEPTA has released its proposed $1.4-billion operating budget — and the fare increase that was expected to take effect is getting pushed back one year.

03/26/2016

(credit: Mike Dougherty)

Pastors Keep Up Tradition Of Washing Feet Of Prisoners At Camden Facility During Easter Week

A few dozen prisoners, both men and women, lined up and removed one shoe, many cracking smiles and laughing at the awkwardness while being washed.

03/24/2016

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 20:  Ryan Arcidiacono #15 of the Villanova Wildcats drives against Anthony Clemmons #5 of the Iowa Hawkeyes in the second half during the second round of the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Barclays Center on March 20, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Students React To Villanova’s Big Win Over Iowa

Villanova is heading to the Sweet 16 for the first time since going to the Final Four in 2009. Students are elated.

03/20/2016

(credit: Mike Dougherty)

North Philly Apartment Buildings Demolished To Pave Way For Brighter Future

The Norman Blumberg Apartments were erected in the 1960’s and have been home to thousands over the years — but the 18-story buildings were reduced to rubble Saturday morning.

03/19/2016

St. Joe's Hawks

Coach Phil Martelli: Two Keys To Beat Cincy

The Hawks are flying 2,500 miles to take on a tough 22-10 Cincinnatti team

03/16/2016

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Big Brothers-Big Sisters Gets Big Grant And Announces New Partnership

The Union are the first professional sports organization to sign up for the “Beyond School Walls” mentoring program.

03/10/2016

Upper Darby mayor Tom Micozzie, Gaudenzia president Michael Harle and Upper Darby police superintendent Michael Chitwood discuss details of a first of its kind drug rehabilitation program in Pennsylvania.
(credit: Mike Dougherty)

First Of Its Kind Treatment Program Aims To Save Lives Of Those Battling Drug Addictions

It’s the first of its kind in the state of Pennsylvania.

03/09/2016

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Upper Darby School District Apologizes For KKK Skit

School officials from Upper Darby, Delaware County are apologizing for a photo circulating on the Internet of students wearing Ku Klux Klan uniforms in a classroom.

03/05/2016

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Crews Put Finishing Touches On This Year’s Phila. Flower Show

With just a couple of days before showtime, the finishing touches are being put on this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show.

03/02/2016

(credit: Mike Dougherty)

Man Rescued From Rubble After Building Collapses In Grays Ferry

It happened shortly before 8 a.m. Saturday on Patton Street near Reed Street.

02/27/2016

Erin McCullough (center) and her team make last minute adjustments before showing off their robot at Boeing headquarters. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Boeing Hosts Local Robotics Teams In Celebration Of National Engineers Week

Boeing is hosting the next generation of engineers in celebration of National Engineers Week.

02/25/2016

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.
(credit: Mike Dougherty)

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.

02/24/2016

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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.

02/24/2016

(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Thank You! Mayor Kenney Shows Appreciation For First Responders

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

02/21/2016

(credit: Mike Dougherty)

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.

02/20/2016

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