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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9th Annual World Sword Swallowers Day This Saturday

A Chester County man will join an elite group Saturday, taking part in an international demonstration of an ancient, death-defying art — one which has also made significant contributions to science.

02/25/2016

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Mom Nabbed For Shoplifting Escapes Security, Leaves 4-Year-Old Behind

Philadelphia Police say a mother, who was nabbed for shoplifting at a Center City department store earlier this month, escaped from security without the child she brought with her.

02/22/2016

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Police Seek Help In Finding Suspect Months After NE Philly Accident Killed 3

Police are looking for 20-year-old Ryan Farrell, who lives in the city’s Bustleton section.

02/22/2016

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Man Arrested After Overdose Victim Found Tossed On Side Of Road In Bucks County

Bensalem Township police have arrested Erik Finnegan, who has no permanent address, and charged him with abuse of a corpse.

02/17/2016

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The Great Backyard Bird Count Underway This Weekend

It will be held Friday through Monday.

02/12/2016

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Police: 1 Arrested In Connection With Deptford Fire

Police say a person has been arrested in connection with a fire Tuesday night in Deptford, New Jersey.

02/10/2016

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Feast For The Eyes At Cumberland County’s Winter Eagle Festival

It’s a conservation success story: the resurgence of the Bald Eagle. The national bird, along with other native birds of prey, will be celebrated and seen Saturday at the 16th annual Cumberland County Winter Eagle Festival.

02/05/2016

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Controversial Mummers Routines Being Blamed For Funding Slump For Manayunk’s Mardi Gras Parade

The organizers of the 2nd annual Mummers Mardi Gras Parade are having trouble finding sponsors for the event, and believe it’s because of the offensive routines and costumes displayed by a few comic and wench brigades at the New Year’s Day parade.

02/02/2016

Punxsutawney Phil during the 127th Groundhog Day Celebration. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Groundhog Day Roots Stretch Far Beyond Pennsylvania

The tradition of employing animals to predict the weather at this time of year goes back farther than you think.

01/31/2016

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Friends, Colleagues Remember Guitarist TJ Tindall, Part Of The Musical Foundation Of The Sound Of Philadelphia

Friends and colleagues are remembering TJ Tindall, a beloved member of the Philadelphia music community.

01/27/2016

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Police In South Jersey Warning Of 2 Separate Attempts To Lure Children

Evesham Police are asking for your help in finding the suspects in the attempted luring of two boys earlier this month.

01/27/2016

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Opportunity Knocks Today At Job Fair In Bucks County

Job seekers will have a chance to meet with more than three dozen employers today at a job fair in Bucks County.

01/19/2016

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PennDOT Monitoring Roads With Light Snow Falling

Even light snow can lead to tricky driving conditions, especially when temperatures are dropping.

01/17/2016

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Better Business Bureau Creates Tool To Help Consumers Track And Report Scams

The Better Business Bureau has created an interactive map to help consumers learn about scams, and report them.

01/12/2016

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Police: 1 Dead After Shooting In West Philadelphia

Philadelphia police are investigating.

12/30/2015

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