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

Sen. Bob Casey Says CHIP Funding Is In Jeopardy

Congress did a short-term extension of funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, but still has not reauthorized the program.


larry krasner sworn in as da

New Era In Philadelphia With Inauguration Of New District Attorney, City Controller

The civil rights lawyer who was elected as Philadelphia’s top prosecutor on the promise of criminal justice reform has been sworn in as district attorney.


11-Year-Old Makes Mummers History As Youngest String Band Captain

For Colleen Kudrick, it was a bittersweet day, full of pride that her son is making history as the youngest captain ever, but sorrow at how it came about.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/01/2018

Commonwealth Judge Issues Findings In Pennsylvania Gerrymandering Case

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has scheduled arguments in the suit against the way the state’s congressional districts are drawn.


Philadelphians Line Up To Pay Taxes Early

Here’s something you don’t see every day: Philadelphians waiting in line to pay their taxes early.


Tax Targeting Elite Private Universities Will Cost 2 Philly Area Colleges Millions

The new federal tax bill charges a levy on college and university endowments.


Philadelphia Joins Lawsuit Suing US Defense Department

The suit hopes to force the department to do a better job of reporting the criminal history of service members seeking to buy guns.

KYW Newsradio 1060–12/26/2017

Most Suburban Homeowners Won’t Have Option To Pre-Pay 2018 Real Estate Taxes

The new code limits the deduction for local taxes so paying before the end of the year would allow homeowners to deduct the full amount from their 2017 taxes.


Devastated By Hurricane Maria, Family Finds New Beginning In Philadelphia

Hurricane Maria may have a permanent impact on the Philadelphia-area as some 2,000 people sought refuge in the city and officials believe many will stay.

KYW Newsradio 1060–12/25/2017

Philadelphia Center For Hurricane Victims Closes

The center helped almost 2,000 people recover since it opened October 11th.


How To Squeeze Out One Last Local Tax Deduction

City officials expect that the loss of full deductions for state and local taxes in the new federal overhaul will hit Philadelphia homeowners hard.


Philly’s Pre-K Program Gets Good Report Card From City Controller

As it nears the end of its first year, Philadelphia’s pre-K program gets good marks from city controller Alan Butkovitz.


Governor Wolf Vetoes Bill To Add Abortion Restrictions

Gov. Tom Wolf signed the veto paperwork Monday in Philadelphia City Hall.


30 Years Later, Lawyer Looks Back On Pennhurst School Closing

Thirty years ago, a nightmare ended for many Pennsylvanians with developmental disabilities: Pennhurst State School and Hospital was closed, after a federal court ruling that disabled people have a right to services in the community.


Philadelphia City Council Gets Long-Awaited Plan To Rebuild City Facilities

The Kenney administration, Thursday, gave city council its ambitious, $500 million “Rebuild” plan to rehab city facilities.


Bleak Statistics, Hopeful Discussion At Philadelphia Forum On Homeless Youth

The emphasis on these statistics were on fixing them, not being defeated by them.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/28/2017

Opinions Divided On How Best To Provide Affordable Housing In Philadelphia

Community activists packed Philadelphia city council chambers Monday for a hearing on a bill promoting affordable housing.


Philadelphia Woman Shares Her Struggles In National Campaign Against Homelessness

Hanes thinks giving her story a wider audience will encourage people to get involved with finding solutions to homelessness

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/26/2017

Pressure On Congressman Brady As Subpoena For His Emails Is Unsealed

A federal judge has unsealed an affidavit for a subpoena seeking Congressman Bob Brady’s emails, in connection with a case involving his 2012 re-election campaign.


Mayor Kenney Vows To Fight To Keep Haitians Under Protected Status In Philly

Philadelphia officials want to keep their residents who are Haitians, living here under Temporary Protected Status. They held a news conference Wednesday to denounce a Trump administration plan to end protected status for Haitians.


Displaced Hurricane Maria Survivors Find New Home In Philadelphia

Sanchez says Pennsylvania is expected to get the second-highest number of hurricane emigres, after Florida.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/21/2017

ACA Enrollment Off To Fast Start, But Deadline Looms

Independence Blue Cross reports that enrollment in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act marketplace is off to a record-breaking start: up 35 percent over last year.



Philly Teen Claims He Was Kicked Off Basketball Team For Not Observing National Anthem

The ACLU of Kansas is investigating whether a Philadelphia teenager was kicked off his college basketball team, earlier this month, because he failed to stop warming up during the national anthem.


What Are Philly’s Chances To Host Amazon Headquarters?

At least a dozen publications have ranked the Amazon contenders but no two have the same list.


Philadelphia Sheriff Faces Sexual Harassment Complaints

Philadelphia Sheriff Jewell Williams is resisting calls that he step aside in the wake of sexual harassment complaints from three women who work, or have worked, for him.


City Council Advances Parking Ticket Amnesty Bill

Philadelphia city council’s finance committee has advanced a bill that would grant amnesty for parking tickets issued more than five years ago.


Delinquent Tax Collection Plan Causes Division In City Council

Philadelphia City Councilman Allan Domb introduced his long-awaited proposal to collect delinquent taxes through a controversial method called “securitization.”


Federal Judge Grants Philadelphia’s Request For Injunction Against Attorney General Sessions

The city asked for the injunction after the Justice Department threatened a $1.7 million grant unless the city changed its policy on sharing information with federal immigration agents.


Philadelphia Takes Serious Look At Homeless Youth, Hope For Ending It

The study by researchers from a University of Chicago program found 569 people, between 13 and 25, as homeless or unstably housed in the city.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/15/2017

Kenney Administration Releases Plan To Reduce Philly’s Carbon Footprint

The plan outlines steps that can be taken to reduce carbon output by 80 percent over the next three decades.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/14/2017



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