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

File Photo (credit:  TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Phanatic celebrates his birthday at the Phillies game. (credit: Mike Dougherty/KYW)

Phanatic Celebrates Birthday At Phillies Braves Game

The Phanatic celebrated his birthday at the Phillies game on Sunday.

04/26/2015

Mural honoring Keisha Williams and her children. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Family Killed In Car Chase Remembered In Mural

The green space at the corner of Allegheny and Germantown Avenues will serve as a community gathering place, and also a place to remember Keisha Williams and her kids Keiearra, Joseph and Terrance.

04/25/2015

(The Pale family shows off their new certificates of US citizenship.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Education Meets Civics: New U.S. Citizens Sworn in at Marlton Elementary School

This process began about 16 years ago for the Pale family, from the Phillippines.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

Joe Zanghi and his high school friends. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Forty Year Old Tradition On Life Support

The sun shines brightly on Joe Zanghi and two of his buddies from high school as they plant new trees and tie yellow ribbons to mature ones.

04/18/2015

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