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Molly Daly

Molly DalyMolly attended Hallahan High School, LaSalle College, and Temple University, but left in her senior year.

A woman of exceptional vocal talents, Daly has worked delivering singing telegrams and performing in a rock band. She once worked as a backup singer for rock-and-roll legend Chuck Berry.

A lover of many kinds of music, she has also co-produced a video documentary on Sunset Park, a country music mecca in Southern Chester County. She interviewed bluegrass patriarch Bill Monroe, plus Kitty Wells and Johnny Wright, Marty Stuart, Riders in the Sky and others.

She first came to KYW to do “voiceover” announcements for the station, then moved into her anchor role two years later.

Television viewers have seen Daly on KYW-3′s “Ask the Experts” segments and on television commercials. She has also worked on the Philadelphia-based CBS Television series, “Hack,” and way back in 1981 she was an extra in the John Travolta movie “Blow Out.”

Daly is proud of her connection to one of Philadelphia’s most notable families: her mother and actress Grace Kelly (later the Princess of Monaco) were first cousins. Her paternal grandfather, T.A. Daly, was a columnist and poet whose “Rhymes and Ripples” column was a popular feature in the Evening Bulletin.

Molly is an avid birder, amateur naturalist, and fan of British folk-rock pioneers Fairport Convention, singer/songwriter/guitar god Richard Thompson, and English pop band XTC. A cat-lover,she also supports spay-neuter programs and the adoption of shelter animals.

Molly Daly has been a news anchor for KYW Newsradio since April, 1999. She honed her highly energetic style during a tenure of more than 7½ years at the television shopping channel “QVC.”

Connect with Molly Daly on Twitter: @ThisMollyDaly

(Photo Credit: KYW's Molly Daly)

Local Teen Girl Prays Dream Of Singing For Pope Comes True

It’s the opportunity of a lifetime — to travel to Rome with the Archdiocesan Children’s Choir to sing at a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis. But time’s running out for a 14-year-old girl from Northern Liberties to raise the money to make the trip.


(Credit: Kate Stier, Crozer-Chester Medical Center)

For Local Man, A New Kidney Means A New Life

The Crozer-Keystone Regional Kidney Transplant team hosted a special Thanksgiving dinner Wednesday for two patients who received new kidneys on Saturday.


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Thanksgiving Feast Served To Local Seniors In Need Of Company

The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging hosted its annual Thanksgiving dinner for isolated, low-income seniors Sunday.


Erica Kashiri of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation outlines the skills gap at the Technology Jobs Summit held at Cabrini College. (Credit: Main Line Chamber)

Grant Will Help Main Line Chamber of Commerce Ready Students For Working World

The grant that will help college and grad students get the training they need to be ready on their first day in the workforce.


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Local Man Who Won World Series Of Poker Talks About Why He Chose To Wear Sixers Jersey

“I just like jerseys. I like Philly sports — I want them to do better, they gotta step their game up. But I was out there, and I like to represent my city. So the jerseys seemed like a no-brainer to me.”


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Police Continue To Search For Answers After Bodies Of 2 Babies Found In North Philly

Late Saturday at Palethorp and Berks Streets near Norris Square, a nine year-old and his friend made the chilling discovery of what they thought at first were baby dolls, but turned out to be a boy and a girl.


(credit: Molly Daly/KYW)

Jewish Relief Agency Marks Milestone While Helping The Hungry

A local charity that packs and delivers food to the needy marked a milestone Sunday.


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City Launches Philly Leaf And Recycling Program

Conservation-minded Philadelphians can drop off leaves in biodegradable bags at 23 locations, Saturdays from 9-3 through late December, as well as at the five Sanitation Convenience Centers.


Chopper 3 over the scene in Northeast Philadelphia on November 4, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Investigation Underway After Body Found In Delaware River

When the Marine Unit arrived, they found the body of a young girl on the riverbank.


A child casts her ballot at the Please Touch Museum.
(credit: Molly Daly/KYW)

Children Cast Their Ballots At Please Touch Museum’s Special Election Day Program

Kids visiting the Please Touch Museum got the chance to immerse themselves in the Election Day experience.


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Senior Expo At Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Draws Big Crowd

Morgan Cephas, Councilman Jones’s Director of Community Outreach, says it’s often tough for older people to find the help they need.


(Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, in 2013 file photo by Keith Tsuji/ Getty Images)

Dalai Lama Set To Receive NCC’s Liberty Medal, Although Not In Person

His Holiness is sending two representatives to accept the Liberty Medal on his behalf.


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Masonic Library And Museum Adds Significant Historical Painting To Its Collection

A new painting depicting a remarkable moment in American history was unveiled Tuesday at the Masonic Library and Museum in Center City.


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Phila. Police Seek Public’s Help In Finding Man Wanted In Late August Shooting

Philadelphia Police are renewing their appeal for help in finding the man they say shot a motorist as he drove through an intersection in East Germantown this past summer.


(Photo Credit: Molly Daly)

Philadelphia Shell Club Holds Annual Show At Academy Of Natural Sciences

With 10 million specimens, the collection at the Academy of Natural Sciences is the 3rd largest in the world.



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