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

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.

09/10/2017

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.

09/09/2017

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? 

09/06/2017

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.

08/28/2017

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?

08/27/2017

Police: 14-Year-Old Girl Hit By Car While FaceTiming On Phone

Police say the 14-year-old girl was struck by the car on the 900 block of Highland Avenue around 2:45 p.m.

08/23/2017

Best In Blue Grass Will Hit South Jersey Labor Day Weekend

The three day festival was recently named the International Bluegrass Music Association’s event of the year.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/19/2017

Odunde Festival Founder Lois Fernandez Dies At Age 81

The founder of an annual African-American cultural festival that’s regarded as a Philadelphia institution has died. Lois Fernandez was 81.

08/14/2017

CNN Anchor Jake Tapper To Deliver Keynote Speech In Philadelphia

CNN Anchor Jake Tapper will deliver the keynote speech next month at Philadelphia’s 2nd annual World Heritage City Celebration. 

08/14/2017

Judge To Hear Motion To Lift Margate’s Halted Dune Project

Army Corps Of Engineers Detail Solutions To Margate Dunes Issues

The effort, halted by a state court’s temporary stay, was given the green light on Thursday by a federal judge, who imposed several conditions.

08/13/2017

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Expert Offers Mosquito Prevention Tips

An expert says that, for efforts to be most effective, mosquito control should begin at home.

08/06/2017

Trenton’s Largest Park Celebrates 115 Years With Special Exhibit

It was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, regarded as the father of American landscape architecture, the co-designer of Central Park.

08/02/2017

Recycling Bins (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Streets Department To Host Mobile Drop-Off Sites To Help Curb Illegal Dumping

The mobile drop off sites will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in six Philadelphia neighborhoods.

07/31/2017

Conditions Were Perfectly Peachy For This Bumper Crop In New Jersey

Rutgers professor emeritus Jerry Frecon says growing conditions this year were perfectly peachy.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/24/2017

Mosquitoes (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

City To Spray For Mosquitoes In Upper Roxborough Thursday Evening

The city health department has announced it will spray for mosquitoes in Upper Roxborough on Thursday.

07/19/2017

Philly Residents Hope For Glimpse Of Northern Lights

Skywatchers are hoping to catch a glimpse of a rarely seen skyshow in these parts: the Northern Lights.

07/16/2017

Putting Off Yard Work This Time Of Year Could Help Save Some Wildlife

If you find a fawn, or a rabbit nest in your yard, leave it alone, what looks like neglect to humans is standard wildlife childcare.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/10/2017

Rep. Boyle Wants To Keep US-Russia Joint Task Force From Becoming Reality

He says he’ll introduce legislation that would prohibit such a venture. 

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/09/2017

Heinz Refuge Holding Special Snakehead Fishing Events

The John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge hosted the first of five special fishing tournaments Thursday night in an effort to rid the urban refuge of the invasive Northern Snakehead.

07/06/2017

AAA Says Gas Prices Are At 12 Year Low This July 4th

They say the national average price for a gallon of regular is $2.23, which is four cents cheaper than it was last year. 

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/04/2017

New Jersey Task Force Issues Recommendations For Preventing Campus Sexual Assault

A year after it was first convened, New Jersey’s Task Force on Campus Sexual Assault released its report and recommendations.

06/26/2017

‘I Probably Would’ve Convicted’: Alternate Juror Breaks Silence About Cosby Trial

A man who says he was an alternate juror in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial is having his say.

06/19/2017

Experts Discuss Why Cosby Jury Couldn’t Agree

The Bill Cosby sexual assault trial was closely followed by the public, and by members of the legal profession, and two local criminal law experts weighed-in on the outcome.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/18/2017

PA Attorney General Sues Trump Administration Over Energy Efficiency Standards

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is suing the Trump administration over its failure to finalize energy-use rules.

06/15/2017

Eagles Hold Women’s Football Festival

The Eagles hosted the team’s 2nd annual Women’s Football Festival at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday.

05/21/2017

Summer Gas Prices: What Drivers Can Expect To Pay At The Pump

As the unofficial start of summer approaches, more drivers are expected to take to the roads. Will that affect the price at the pump?

05/21/2017

Change In Schedule Threatens To Hurt Jersey Shore Town’s Summer Revenue

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has released a new schedule for the Army Corps of Engineers’ project to build beaches and dunes on Absecon Island.

05/03/2017

Balloon Releases Prove Deadly For Sea Life

Wildlife experts and environmental advocates warn that the same act that’s meant to honor a life cut short can lead to other untimely deaths.

04/29/2017

Cops: Woman Struck By Police Car Last Week Has Died

Philadelphia Police say 40-year-old Michelle Kolk of the 1100 block of Tabor Terrace died Tuesday.

04/26/2017

Expert: Video Of Woodpecker Hitching Ride Through Chicago Tells Only Part Of Story

Experts say what appears to be a cute avian encounter is a sign of bad news for the bird.

04/19/2017

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