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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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.


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

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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.


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.


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

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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.


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.


‘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.


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.


Eagles Hold Women’s Football Festival

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


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?


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

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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.


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.


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.


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.


Onlookers Enjoy Weather At Philadelphia’s Annual Easter Promenade

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


New Spring Break Camp Lets Children Join Circus

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Free Library To Introduce Birding Backpack Program

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


Police: Man Arrested For Assaulting SEPTA Bus Driver

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


Winter Storm Grounds Some Rarely Seen Birds

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




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