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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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

Police Seek Help Identifying Elderly Man Found At Philly Airport

The man, believed to be between 80 and 85 years old, is unable to tell authorities who he is — or where he’s from.

04/19/2017

Onlookers Enjoy Weather At Philadelphia’s Annual Easter Promenade

Philadelphia’s 86th annual Easter Promenade stepped off Sunday afternoon from South and Passyunk.

04/16/2017

New Spring Break Camp Lets Children Join Circus

Camp started Monday at the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts in Germantown.

04/10/2017

Maintenance Work To Temporarily Close Express E-ZPass Ramps At Busy NE Extension Interchange

For several hours Tuesday, the Express E-ZPass ramps at the Lansdale interchange on the Turnpike’s Northeast Extension will be closed down for maintenance work.

04/10/2017

New South Jersey Suicide Prevention Program Wants To Get People Talking

Its development was prompted by alarm over the rise in suicide among middle schoolers.

04/09/2017

Mutter Institute Starts Crowdfunding Campaign To Analyze Historic Human Remains Found In Old City

The story of the surprise discovery of human remains at a construction site on Arch Street in Old City didn’t end with their removal.

04/05/2017

Public Utilities Commission Makes Plea To Keep 2 Vital Programs Alive

The PUC sent a letter last week to Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation to urge them to push for continued funding for LIHEAP and Weatherization Assistance Programs.

04/03/2017

Expect Higher Gas Prices This Summer

Gas prices are edging up a bit in the Delaware Valley, and that trend’s expected to continue throughout the summer.

04/02/2017

It’s For ‘Reel!’ Trout Season Set To Open In Southeastern Pennsylvania

Trout season opens Saturday morning in Southeastern Pennsylvania. But the local stream-stocking effort started early this month.

03/29/2017

Free Library To Introduce Birding Backpack Program

The backpacks will soon be available at the Andorra, Cecil B. Moore, and Widener Library branches.

03/26/2017

Police: Man Arrested For Assaulting SEPTA Bus Driver

It happened around 2:20 a.m. Tuesday as the bus pulled into 69th Street Station.

03/22/2017

Winter Storm Grounds Some Rarely Seen Birds

The storm grounded migrating woodcocks, a type of shorebird that lives in the woods.

03/20/2017

Work Begins To Widen Critical Link Between Route 1, I-95 In Delaware County

The plan is intended to relieve congestion and make Route 322 a safer roadway.

03/20/2017

Philly Restaurant Holds Special Fundraiser For PPD K9 Unit

A fundraiser was held Sunday afternoon at Sweet Lucy’s Smokehouse a Northeast Philadelphia restaurant for the Philadelphia Police’s K9 Unit.

03/19/2017

Warm Winter Is Good News For New Jersey Wildlife Center

At the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine, there’s not much going on. That’s actually big news.

02/27/2017

Perez: Need To Investigate Whether Presidential Election Was ‘Rigged’

One day after his election to the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee, former Labor Secretary Tom Perez came out swinging on a popular political talk show.

02/26/2017

Demonstrators March On Near 70 Degree Day For Paris Climate Agreement

At a sunny 70 degrees, it felt more like a day in May.

02/19/2017

On Valentine’s Day, Give The Gift Of Harmony. Four-Part Harmony, That Is.

If you want to strike the right note with your sweetie, why not book a Valentine’s Day serenade from a barbershop quartet?

02/13/2017

Blustery Winds Cause Thousands To Lose Power

The outage numbers are climbing, with most of them in Pennsylvania.

02/13/2017

Ground Stop At Philadelphia International Airport

That means flights that haven’t left for Philadelphia yet are grounded until conditions improve.

02/12/2017

Generous Grant To Help Researchers Sniff Out Early Stage Ovarian Cancer

There’s currently no early screening test for ovarian cancer, which has the lowest survival rate of female reproductive cancers.

02/12/2017

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Winter Storm Having Major Impact At Philly International Airport

The anticipated winter storm is expected to impact air travel to and from Philadelphia.

02/08/2017

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To some Philadelphians, the 3-story brick house on the northwest corner of Henry Avenue and Coulter Street is “The Kelly House.”

02/03/2017

Camden County Issues Code Blue Advisory

With overnight temperatures forecast to drop to the mid-20s, Camden County’s health department has issued a Code Blue advisory.

01/30/2017

Temple University

Local Universities Address International Students Following Trump Executive Order

Officials at several Philadelphia universities address the executive order, and its possible effects on international students.

01/29/2017

TV Cat Whisperer Helps Philly Cats Put Their Best Paw Forward

Two Philadelphia animal rescue groups have been chosen to take part in a special positive-reinforcement training program aimed at making shelter cats more adoptable.

01/26/2017

Utility Companies Brace For Heavy Rain, Gale-Force Winds

The high winds could make travel tough and pose a challenge to electric utilities.

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