Mike Dunn

Mike DunnMike Dunn is City Hall bureau chief for KYW Newsradio 1060. He covers the mayor, City Council, and every other aspect of the city’s political landscape.

Mike has been with KYW since 1990. His reporting specialties have also included keeping an eye on SEPTA and covering the city’s cultural institutions.

In 2001 Mike received a Society of Professional Journalists award for arts and culture reporting, for his coverage of the opening of the Kimmel Center.

He came to KYW Newsradio from the Voice of America, where he served as a United Nations correspondent from 1985 to 1990. Dunn has been based in New York City and Washington, DC at various times in his career prior to coming to KYW.

Dunn has a BA degree from the University of Maryland. He graduated from Neshaminy High School in Bucks County.

Mike and his wife have one daughter. They live in Philadelphia.

Connect with Mike Dunn on Twitter: @MikeDunnKYW

Nellie Fitzpatrick (Credit: City of Philadelphia)

From Assistant DA To Mayor’s LGBT Liaison: Meet Nellie Fitzpatrick

For the past six years Nellie Fitzpatrick has worn two hats at the District Attorney’s office: she has prosecuted cases involving family violence, sexual assault and weapons offenses. And she’s been the DA’s liaison to the LGBT community.

12/26/2014

(Phila. L&I commissioner Carlton Williams, in file photo.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Phila. Official Warns of Slippery Scammer Posing As City L&I Inspector

Carlton Williams, commissioner of the city’s Department of Licenses & Inspections, says they’ve received three reports since Monday of a person posing as an L&I inspector and gaining entry to homes.

12/23/2014

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Public Feedback Encouraged In Upgrade Of City Of Philadelphia Website

The city of Philadelphia’s website is getting a makeover starting today, and officials are hoping you’ll chime in with some feedback.

12/23/2014

(Septa employees sort gifts donated by fellow employees for city children.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Once Again, SEPTA Employees Give Santa a Helping Hand and Lots of Toys

On the seventh floor of Septa headquarters, workers unloaded dozens of barrels of toys that had been donated since Thanksgiving by thousands of Septa workers.

12/22/2014

(US Rep. Bob Brady, in file photo.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Pa. Ruling Lets Law Firm Donate Services Without Limit To Mayoral Candidate

Back in 2007, then-candidate Bob Brady (in photo) faced a challenge from rival Tom Knox, and Brady racked up nearly a half-million dollars in legal fees.

12/21/2014

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Nutter Speaks Out On Christie Rooting For Dallas Cowboys

Mayor Nutter says what probably bothered Eagles fans most was not that Governor Christie was rooting for his team, the Cowboys, but that he seemed to be flaunting it on national television.

12/20/2014

(Mummers' music and sprays of fireworks accompanied the announcement of details for New Year's Eve fireworks on the Delaware River.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Details of New Year’s Eve Fireworks on Delaware Riverfront Announced

As in past years, the soundtrack to those pyrotechnics will be carried on KYW Newsradio 1060.

12/19/2014

(US Rep. Bob Brady speaks with reporters at Philadelphia City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Head of Democratic Party in Philadelphia Points Finger at Kane For DA Quarrel

Congressman Bob Brady (D-Pa.) says he’s been shaking his head over the sparring between Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane and Philadelphia DA Seth Williams.

12/18/2014

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Phila. Police Say New Policies Meant Fewer Police-Involved Deaths in 2014

From January 1st of this year until now, there were 29 shootings involving officers, compared to 43 at this point last year.

12/16/2014

(Councilwoman Cindy Bass, in file photo.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Council Member Calls For Hearings Discussing How To Get Philly Drivers To Slow Down

8th District Councilwoman Cindy Bass — representing parts of the city’s northwest — says too many traffic tragedies could have been prevented if drivers simply slowed down.

12/16/2014

(Chris Christie chats with Jerry Jones in 2013 file photo.  Photo by Ronald Martinez/ Getty Images)

Philadelphia Councilman Standing Firm For Calling Christie A ‘Fat [Expletive]’ On Twitter

Councilman Jim Kenney was fuming that Gov. Christie sat with the owner of the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field during Sunday night’s Eagles game.

12/15/2014

File photo of City Hall. (Credit: Paul Gluck)

City Council Praised For Taking A Stand Against ‘Notarios’ Defrauding Immigrants

They’re often called ‘notarios’ — scammers who demand thousands of dollars from new immigrants without any guarantee they can actually get them papers.

12/15/2014

(File photo: Philadelphia City Council president Darrell Clarke speaks to reporters in City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Council President Stays Mum On Mayoral Ambitions, Says Timeline Is In Place

This past weekend brought the annual New York City gathering of local politicos known as the Pennsylvania Society, and the soirees included a fundraiser for Council President Clarke.

12/15/2014

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City Council Gets Gift Of Holiday Concert Performed By Adults With Intellectual Disabilities

The “Joybells” choir provided a festive note for city council members and staffers Thursday after the council adjourned for the year.

12/14/2014

City Hall in Philadelphia. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

City Council Member Wants Local Universities To Adopt ‘Yes Means Yes’ Policy

A Philadelphia City Council member wants to coax local universities into adopting stricter standards on what constitutes a sexual assault.

12/14/2014

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