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

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Most New Jersey Residents See Casino Gambling As Negative, Poll Finds

Forty years after New Jersey approved legalized casino gambling in Atlantic City, a new Quinnipiac University poll shows Garden State residents feel they were dealt a bad hand.

12/07/2016

Poisoning Death Of Red-Tailed Hawk Prompts Appeal To Mayor Kenney For Action

The recent poisoning death of a red-tailed Hawk seen regularly around the Art Museum of Philadelphia in recent years has prompted his fans to petition Mayor Jim Kenney.

12/05/2016

Philly U Student, Athlete, Award-Winning Entrepreneur

The basketball player also created Sunniva Super Coffee — already at a store near you.

12/04/2016

Out Of Service SEPTA Regional Rail Cars Returning Soon

The transit agency says they’ll be back on the rails by the end of the month.

12/01/2016

New Jersey Aims To Legalize Stun Guns

New Jersey appears poised to lift its ban on civilian ownership of stun guns.

11/28/2016

Upland Borough’s Mayor Busted In Chester For DUI

In his pickup, police found a loaded .38 special revolver.

11/21/2016

Raising Human Trafficking Awareness On Old City Sidewalk

This was part of the Red Sand Project — an exercise in activism through public art.

11/20/2016

A Special Gift Under City Hall Christmas Tree

To place the first ornament, Mayor Kenney took a ride in a lift bucket wrapped like a present Thursday afternoon.

11/17/2016

Event At West Chester University Aims At Sparking Girls’ Love Of Science

West Chester University is holding a special event for girls this weekend called Super Science Saturday.

11/16/2016

Cherry Hill Police Launch Body Cam Program

Cherry Hill Police Chief William Monaghan says every officer in the department wears a body cam while on duty.

11/14/2016

NJ Police Officer Charged With Sexual Assault, Harassment

A Bridgeton, New Jersey police officer has been charged with sexual offenses.

11/14/2016

SEPTA Introducing New ‘Travel Wallet’

“It’s a feature you can use on your SEPTA Key Card,” said SEPTA spokesman Andrew Busch

11/13/2016

Monday’s Supermoon Will Be Extra Special

Monday’s supermoon will actually be super-duper.

11/11/2016

Graffiti Combining Nazi Symbolism With Pro-Trump Sentiments Found In South Philly

The word “TRUMP” was found on the side of a building in South Philadelphia but it appears the “T” was replaced with a swastika symbol.

11/09/2016

A Special Day Of Beauty For Homeless Women In Philadelphia

A Christian organization that serves the homeless provided beauty services Monday to needy women at the group’s West Philadelphia location.

11/07/2016

Philadelphia’s Veterans Day Parade Celebrates Those That Served

The city’s second annual Veterans Day parade took place Sunday.

11/06/2016

Library Visit Brings Boy Face To Face With Civil Rights Icon

U.S. Congressman and civil rights activist John Lewis paid a visit to the Cecil B. Moore branch of the Free Library Monday afternoon for a book signing where he stopped to share his experiences with a 13-year-old boy.

10/31/2016

Philadelphia Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting

It’s desk work for now for two Philadelphia police officers who fired on an armed robbery suspect Saturday.

10/30/2016

Police ID Victim Killed In Chester County Fire

Authorities are now investigating what sparked the fatal fire.

10/26/2016

SNAP Raises New Concern’s Over Priest’s Link To Controversial Organization

Members of Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests held a silent protest in front of archdiocesan headquarters in Center City Monday afternoon to demand answers from Archbishop Charles Chaput.

10/24/2016

Wagner Free Institute To Host Celebration Of Bones

The Wagner Free Institute of Science in North Philadelphia holds its annual Halloween celebration on Saturday.

10/20/2016

Police Search For Teen Suspect In Shooting Of Good Samaritan In Rittenhouse Square

A warrant has been issued for a 17-year-old from South Philadelphia, suspected in the shooting a 39-year-old man who tried to thwart a robbery Tuesday night in Rittenhouse Square.

10/19/2016

Possible New Jersey ‘Mountain Lion’ Identified As House Cat

Was it a mountain lion, or a house cat? That was the question after a winery in a Hammonton, New Jersey posted a brief video appearing to show a puma strolling through the vineyard.

10/17/2016

Bob Nelson, Longtime KYW Contributor, Dead At 90

Nelson joined KYW in 1967 as an anchor and Arts and Entertainment editor.

10/16/2016

City Offers A Chance To Unload An Unwanted Weapon… Anonymously

The buyback at Simons Recreation Center on Woolston Avenue starts at 10:00 Saturday morning, and runs till 2:00 P.M.

10/13/2016

Police Investigate Drive-Thru Robbery At Dunkin’ Donuts In Northeast Philly

It happened around 4:15 a.m. at the Dunkin’ Donuts on Torresdale Avenue near the Erie-Torresdale stop of SEPTA’s Market-Frankford line.

10/12/2016

Police Searching For Suspect In Multiple Kensington Attacks

Philadelphia police are investigating the possibility that two recent attacks on women in Kensington were committed by the same man who also attacked three others earlier this year, one of whom died of her injuries.

10/10/2016

Police Search For Driver Accused Of Intentionally Running Down Crossing Guard

Police say it happened at the intersection of Devereaux and Summerdale Avenues.

10/04/2016

Fairmount Park Recognized As One Of Great Places In America

Fairmount Park has been honored as one of the country’s five Great Public Spaces.

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