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Pat Loeb

Pat Loeb
Pat Loeb’s radio experience has the makings of a country song: she lived a lot of places, went down a lot of roads, but they all led her home — to Philadelphia and to KYW Newsradio, where she started her career some 30 years ago.

Born and raised in Philadelphia and environs, she graduated magna cum laude from Temple University’s renowned School of Communications and Theatre and, after three invaluable years at KYW, spent the majority of her work life in public radio, including four years as a foreign correspondent based in Asia, which gave her the opportunity to cover stories such as coups d’etat, volcano eruptions, earthquakes, and the return of Imelda Marcos to Manila to reclaim her shoes.

A digression into motherhood was punctuated by print work for the Washington Post, the Congressional Quarterly, and the Pew Center for Civic Journalism, among other gigs.

She returned to radio in Los Angeles, as a correspondent for the public radio business show “Marketplace.”

Pat rejoined KYW in 2008 and says she is “incredibly grateful for the chance to once again work with the most outstanding broadcast news team in the Delaware Valley… make that the most outstanding broadcast news team anywhere.”

Pat is married to Vernon Loeb, managing editor of the  Houston Chronicle, and is the mother of four amazing children:  Katie Loeb, of New York City; David, a student at Temple University; Frances, an All-American runner at Johns Hopkins; and Julia, a student at Colorado University-Boulder.

Connect with Pat Loeb on Twitter: @PatLoeb

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New Study Highlights Patterns In People Moving In And Out Of Philly

Philadelphians have gotten a lot more mobile, in recent years, and a new study by the Pew Trusts has found some intriguing patterns.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/13/2016

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Local Non-Profit Leader To Head DHS

He introduced the new commissioner this morning to a room packed with advocates and providers.


Milton Street endorses James Jones.
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Republican Candidate For Vacant Fattah Seat Gets Unlikely Endorsement

History and math suggest that the democratic candidate for former congressman Chakka Fattah’s seat is a shoe-in for election. But the republican got a boost today from an unlikely source.


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Mayor Kenney To Name Human Services Commissioner

More than six months after taking office, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has finally completed his cabinet.


MIAMI, FL - MARCH 09:  Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton shake hands on stage before the Univision News and Washington Post Democratic Presidential Primary Debate at the Miami Dade College's Kendall Campus on March 9, 2016 in Miami, Florida. Voters in Florida will go to the polls March 15th for the state's primary.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Local Delegate Comments On Sanders’ Clinton Endorsement

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is expected to pick up an important endorsement Tuesday morning in New Hampshire: Her fiercest primary rival, Bernie Sanders.


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New Sanctuary City Policy Could Cost Philly Police

The Obama administration has adopted a new policy on sanctuary cities that could cost the Philadelphia police department close to $2 million in federal funds.


The Dream Garden mural in the lobby of the Curtis Building.
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Renovation In Old City Halted To Protect Mural

A multi-million dollar renovation of the Curtis Building in Old City has been halted to prevent further damage to the artistic masterpiece in the building’s lobby.


Clinton onstage at AME conference in Philadelphia.
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Hillary Clinton Speaks, Addresses Recent Police-Involved Shootings, At AME Conference

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addressed the racially charged violence of the last few days in a speech Friday night, to the African Methodist Episcopal General Conference at Philadelphia’s Convention Center.


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DNC Road Closure Map Released

As promised, security for the Democratic National Convention will be far less restrictive than security for the Pope was.


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America Celebrates 240th Birthday With Five Tier Birthday Cake

Thousands of people lined up at the Independence Visitors’ Center to wish the U.S. a happy birthday… in a delicious way.


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Life-Changing 4th Of July For 13 Kids Who Became US Citizens

A special ceremony at the Betsy Ross house was life-changing for children from 10 different countries who became U.S. citizens, today.


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City’s DNC Plans Include A Homeless Strategy

Philadelphia will increase the number of outreach workers and shelter beds for homeless people during the Democratic National Convention.


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Lawsuit Sparks Reversal On DNC Protests

The administration will allow marches on Broad Street.


Muhammad Ali honored in Philadelphia via his daughter. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Muhammad Ali’s Special Connection To Philadelphia Recognized

Philadelphia city council honored the late Muhammad Ali Thursday.


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Philadelphia Church To Host Training Sessions, Special Event For DNC Protestors

Some local clergy members say they won’t be leading protests during the Democratic National Convention — but they want to support them with training and networking.




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