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

PennDOT Announces Closures, Restrictions For 2 Busy Roads

PennDOT has announced lane closures and restrictions next week for two well-traveled roads in Philadelphia and Delaware County.


Police Look To ID Woman For Allegedly Using Car To Run Down 7-Eleven Employee

The incident happened around 11:30 p.m. at the 7-Eleven in the 6700 block of North 5th Street.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/13/2017

Local Nonprofit Holds 5th Annual Free Coat Giveaway

Our Closet, a nonprofit that provides clothing to the homeless and vulnerable, held its 5th annual Coat Day on Sunday in Center City.


Penn Medicine Launches Clinical Trial For Uterine Transplants

Penn Medicine announced this week that it will perform uterine transplants as part of a multi-year clinical trial.


Bucks County School Wins Recycled Playground Challenge

St. Katherine Drexel Catholic School in Southampton, Bucks County made child’s play of a recycling challenge last school year, and now has a brand new playground made of recycled oral care products to show for it.


Coming To Philadelphia: Kiosks Providing Free WiFi, Other Services

Philadelphia got the go-ahead from the Art Commission Wednesday to install 100 kiosks that will provide free public WiFi in Center City and other locations. 


Police: Man Posing As Verizon Worker Sexually Assaults Woman Inside Home

It happened just before noon Monday in the 4900 block of Mulberry Street.


Man Critically Injured After Hit-And-Run In Warminster

Man Critically Injured After Hit-And-Run In Warminster

Authorities in Bucks County are asking for the public’s help in finding the driver who ran down a man Tuesday night on Street Road. 


Heavy Rain, High Winds On The Way To Our Area

A flash flood watch is in effect, followed by a wind advisory overnight.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/29/2017

Germantown Needs Your Votes In ‘Vote Your Main Street’ Competition

Germantown is leading in a nationwide competition for a share of $2 million in funding from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and American Express.


Actress From Delaware County Accuses George H.W. Bush Of Touching Her From Behind

Former President George H.W. Bush has apologized to an actress with local roots after she accused him of inappropriately touching her from behind while she was posing for a photo alongside him.


Center City Real Estate Investor Makes Good On Personal Pledge

“I decided in life that if I were successful, I would do everything I could to help my community,” he said.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/22/2017

Volunteers Gear Up To Clean Up New Jersey Beaches For 32nd Annual Beach Sweeps

Clean Ocean Action’s Tory Woods says crew captains have data cards to record what the volunteers pick up.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/16/2017

NJ Funeral Director Speaks Out About Rise In Opioid Deaths: ‘Sometimes…10 People A Week’

Nick Renn works with 20 funeral homes in South Jersey. He says when he started in the 80’s, overdose deaths were few and far between.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10/15/2017

What Does The Trump Tax Plan Mean For You?

President Trump was in Harrisburg to tout his tax overhaul proposal. A Pennsylvania public policy expert says the plan will mostly benefit the wealthy.


Rare Bird Pops Up At Heinz National Wildlife Refuge

The White-winged Tern is the 310th bird species observed at the Heinz Refuge.


Hurricane Maria

New Jersey Community Leaders Form Non-Profit To Aid Puerto Rico Recovery

A Camden County Freeholder has announced a partnership to raise funds for the recovery effort in Puerto Rico.


Police: Woman, Son Pretended 8-Year-Old Was Missing To Shoplift

Two people have been charged with shoplifting and other offenses after police say their scheme to distract store employees at a Walmart store in Egg Harbor Township backfired.


Eagles Fans Speak On Trump’s NFL Comments

So what do Eagles fans think of the president’s comments?


‘Largest Waves I’ve Ever Seen’: Hurricane Jose Chews Into Dunes In Wildwood

Dramatic video shows huge waves breaking over the seawall in North Wildwood as Hurricane Jose passed by well out to sea.


Christie: Drugmakers To Work On Nonaddictive Pain Medication

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says there’s been an agreement between the pharmaceutical industry and the National Institutes of Health to collaborate on addressing the nation’s opioid crisis.


HUD Secretary Ben Carson To Visit Philadelphia On Tuesday

In the early afternoon, Carson will attend the grand opening of the Vaux Big Picture High School at 23rd and Master.


Drexel University Freshmen Get ‘Smart’ Backpacks

On Sunday, the school gave freshmen a special freebie, in the form of a programmable backpack that is not yet commercially available.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/17/2017

Big Pink Bird, Native To Florida, Shows Up In South Jersey

A Roseate Spoonbill, a nearly 3-foot-tall pink bird that looks like it stepped out of a cartoon, was recently sighted at the Heislerville Wildlife Management Area in Cumberland County.


After Hurricane Harvey, Will Irma Set Gas Prices Even Higher?

The national average cost of a gallon of regular gas is around $2.67, the highest it’s been since August of 2015.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/10/2017

Local Hurricane Relief Effort Underway For Virgin Islands

A relief effort for St. John, the smallest of the US Virgin Islands, is underway at Northeast Philadelphia Airport.


American Birding Expo Migrates To Montgomery County

At the end of September, exhibitors from around the world will converge on the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks for the American Birding Expo.


AAA Offers Advice To Travelers Impacted By Hurricane Irma

With Hurricane Irma likely headed toward Florida, what should travelers who’ve booked trips there or the Caribbean do? 


DA: Delaware County Man Arrested For Child Porn Was Practicing Law Without License

A Delaware County man charged with possession of child pornography also faces other, unrelated charges after authorities made an unexpected discovery during their investigation.


Expert: We Could Have Gas ‘Price Spike That Affects Eastern Half Of Country’

With a third of the nation’s refineries in Texas, how might Tropical Storm Harvey affect our gas prices?




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