Paul Kurtz

Paul KurtzPaul Kurtz is a Philadelphia native who has been working as a reporter and anchor for KYW Newsradio since 1984.

Kurtz was born and raised in Philadelphia. He attended Roxborough High School and Temple University, where he majored in journalism.

His first job was at WBCB in Levittown, Pa. At age 24, Kurtz was morning drive anchor and reporter at WASH-FM in Washington, DC. He received awards for his reporting from the AP and UPI during his three years there.

Paul came back to Philadelphia in 1984 with stops at WIP and WPEN before settling at KYW in 1985. He’s won numerous awards here, most recently the Society of Professional Journalists’ first place award for Best Newscast and, along with Beth Trapani, a prestigious Edward R. Murrow National award for reporting.

Kurtz and his wife Kim Glovas — who also works at KYW — have four boys and live in Bucks County. Kurtz says he loves his job and there’s nothing he’d rather do, except perhaps playing ball with his kids.

Connect with Paul Kurtz on Twitter: @kurtzpaul

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As summer travel heats up, the Transportation Security Administration is giving advice on how to take some of the hassle out of your journey.

06/23/2017

‘Make Music’ Festival Brings Pop Up Performances To Philly

The first day of summer was marked by music all across Philadelphia as part of the annual Make Music Philly festival.

06/21/2017

PA Senator Introducing Bill To Address Inequitable School Funding

State Senator Vincent Hughes made a stop at an Overbrook Elementary School on Thursday

06/15/2017

Northeast Philly Favorite Closing Shop After More Than 50 Years

An iconic Northeast Philadelphia deli/restaurant is closing its doors for good Friday.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/15/2017

Hallahan Girls High School Students Leap Into Summer At Logan Square

At 12:08 p.m. Tuesday a collective roar went up inside, as the doors of the school swung open and out poured the entire student body.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/13/2017

West Chester University Crowned Baseball’s Division II National Champs

Hundreds turned out at West Chester University Tuesday to congratulate the newly-crowned NCAA Division II baseball National Champions.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/06/2017

Phillies Players Address Students At Kensington High School

Two members of the Phillies took time out of their Friday to address students at Kensington High School.

06/02/2017

What’s On Tap? Philly Beer Week Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

The beginning of June marks the return of Philly Beer Week, the ten day festival that draws thousands of craft beer lovers from across the country and around the world. 

05/31/2017

Philly Bars Collaborating With Local Brewers

Craft beer bars collaborating with brewers is not a new concept, but it has become a booming trend in Philadelphia.

05/28/2017

Early Memorial Day Ceremony Held In West Philadelphia

An early memorial Day observance was held Thursday at the VA Medical Center in West Philadelphia.

05/25/2017

Community Helps 92-Year-Old Woman Cross Off Item On Bucket List

A Delaware County retirement community and a Chadds Ford Maserati dealer have teamed up to help a senior resident with a need for speed cross one item off her bucket list.

05/23/2017

92-Year-Old Gets Exciting Ride Crossed Off Her Bucket List

A Delaware County retirement community and a Chadds Ford Maserati dealer have teamed up to help a sernior resident with a need for speed.

05/16/2017

Temple University Graduates Largest Class In School History

Temple University’s Class of ’17 was the largest in school history. More than 9500 students received their degrees at the Liacouras Center.

05/11/2017

Camden High Students Line Up For Summer Job Applications

In Camden, high school students are lining up for summer jobs under the city’s Summer Youth Employment Program.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/10/2017

AARP Maintains Its Opposition To GOP Health Care Bill

One of the most powerful lobbies in the U.S. is reiterating its opposition to the House GOP healthcare bill.

05/04/2017

Philadelphia Celebrates Small Business Week In Big Way

The City of Philadelphia and members of the business community are celebrating Small Business Week with numerous events throughout the city.

05/03/2017

Elkins Park School Celebrates 2 Major Milestones With Israeli Festival

Among the many Israel Independence celebrations Tuesday was a song and dance festival at a school in Elkins Park.

05/02/2017

Philly’s Oldest Energy Co-op Helps Cap Off Science Festival

The Philadelphia Science Festival wraps up Saturday at Penn’s Landing with a number of events and interactive activities on the schedule.

04/28/2017

Football Fans From All Over Enjoying The Draft In Philly

Football fans from all over America are proudly wearing their colors as they take in the NFL Draft this weekend.

04/28/2017

As Draft Day Approaches, Some May Ask Themselves, How Does It Work?

NFL draftniks are anxiously awaiting the start of this years festivities Thursday in Philly. But what if you’re just a casual fan how does the draft work?

04/25/2017

Philadelphia Prepares As Penn Relays Coincide With NFL Draft

While the NFL Draft is grabbing headlines, there will also be huge crowds in University City this week for the 123rd Penn Relays.

04/23/2017

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New Poll Could Impact Marijuana Legalization In PA

Medicinal marijuana is on the way here in Pennsylvania, and legalized recreational pot may not be far behind.

04/20/2017

Harcum College Awards Scholarships To High School Students In Unique Way

Harcum College in Bryn Mawr is running prize patrols throughout the area. The prizes….are scholarships.

04/19/2017

Jefferson Hospital Offers Free Screenings To Raise Awareness About Oral Cancers

Recent studies have shown a big surge in HPV-related cancers among unlikely patients.

04/15/2017

AAA Study Finds Millions Of Drivers Struggle To Budget Vehicle Repair

The sticker shock that often comes with vehicle repair is too much to afford for many Americans. That’s the upshot of a new AAA survey.

04/11/2017

Target To Open Scaled-Down Store In Northern Liberties

Target has announced plans to open a 47,000 square foot store on Spring Garden Street in Northern Liberties, next door to Yards Brewery.

04/05/2017

Successful Auto Tech Program At CCP Gets Big Boost

Community College of Philadelphia plans a big expansion of its Automotive Technology Program, thanks to a benefactor who sold the parcel to the school at a bargain basement price.

04/05/2017

Citizens Bank Park

Some Fans React To MLB’s New Rule Changes Now That They Are In Effect: ‘I Hate It’

As the 2017 baseball season begins, keep an eye for a handful of rule changes as one of them has sparked quite a controversy.

04/04/2017

Runners Gear Up As Registration Opens For Philadelphia Marathon

Registration opens at midnight for November’s Philadelphia Marathon.

03/31/2017

Budding Entrepreneur Finds Unique Location For Cell Phone Repair Business

A recent graduate of Temple University has launched a business that will keep him on campus for the foreseeable future.

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