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

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

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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.

03/29/2017

Full Speed Ahead For Philly Brewery’s Plan To Move Facility To New Location

Yards Brewing Company’s ambitious plan to move into a much larger space is beginning to take form.

03/25/2017

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Neumann University Introduces New School President

Dr. Chris Domes is taking a giant leap from one small Fransican liberal arts college to another. Domes is currently President of Silver Lake College in Manitowoc Wisconson.

03/24/2017

What’s Next In Philly’s Drive For Medical Marijuana Program?

In Philadelphia, the Department of Licenses and Inspections has handed more than half-a-dozen zoning permits to would-be medical marijuana operators.

03/22/2017

Activists Rally At Center City EPA Offices: ‘This Fight Is Just Beginning’

Environmental activists held a rally outside the EPA’s regional headquarters in Center City Tuesday.

03/21/2017

Little Flower Students Blossom At Philadelphia Flower Show

It sounds like a perfect fit: Little Flower and the Flower Show. The Catholic High School for Girls located in Hunting Park will be making its first-ever appearance at the annual event.

03/08/2017

NFL Scouts Descend On Temple University For Owls’ Annual Pro Day

In a miniature version of the NFL combine, 15 Temple seniors and some players from other local universities ran the 40 and performed various drills designed to show the scouts who has what it takes to get their name called on draft day.

03/08/2017

Cancer Treatment Firm Finds Permanent Home At Philadelphia Navy Yard

Adaptimmune ends a vagabond existence about six years after launching its U.S. operations in Philly.

03/01/2017

Devils Backbone Brewing Company Looks To Make Mark On Philadelphia

A Virginia-based brewery that drew inspiration from some of the famous breweries in the Philadelphia area is entering the Philadelphia market with a variety of taste testings and giveaways.

02/28/2017

New Jersey Approves Gas Pipeline Through Protected Pinelands

The 15-member New Jersey Pinelands Commission voted to approve a plan by South Jersey Gas to run the pipeline through the federally protected Pinelands preserve.

02/24/2017

Haddonfield Gives Thumbs Up To New Nanobrewery

A South Jersey community with a long-standing reputation as a dry town has given the green light for a nanobrewery.

02/23/2017

Push Renewed To Get Phillies Great Dick Allen Into Hall Of Fame

Students at Archbishop Ryan High School got a lesson in baseball and social justice Wednesday — and the central focus of the presentation was a legendary and controversial figure who once played for the Phillies.

02/22/2017

Panama Canal Expansion Leads To Delaware River Cargo Boom

Philadelphia port officials say an expanded Panama Canal is having a positive impact on cargo shipments to our region.

02/21/2017

Temple University Denies Halt In Stadium Study

Temple University is denying a published report that a feasibility study for a proposed campus football stadium has come to a halt.

02/21/2017

Brewpub Wave Prepares To Hit Philadelphia!

The next wave is about to hit Philadelphia’s booming craft beer industry.

02/19/2017

SEPTA Reaches Out To Commuters About Dangers Of Being Distracted

SEPTA safety officials greeted commuters at Frankford Transportation Center with pamphlets advising them to make the safe choice.

02/15/2017

‘Who Cares About Bread And Milk?’: Pending Snowstorm Brings Rush On Adult Beverages

With snow on the way many people have decided to stay home, relax and break out the bubbly.

02/08/2017

Philly To Host Medical Marijuana Training

Philadelphia is hosting medical marijuana experts and those who want to get involved in the business.

02/07/2017

KYW Newsradio Parent Company To Change With CBS Radio, Entercom Merger

KYW Newsradio’s parent company will be changing.

02/02/2017

Medical Team Tackles Diabetes In Impoverished Communities

He shared some helpful experience too.

01/27/2017

New Affordable Housing For Artists Opens In West Philadelphia

A group that provides supportive services to the homeless has opened a new housing project exclusively for local artists in West Philadelphia.

01/25/2017

More Snow On The Way? Not Likely.

It’s been a lackluster winter so far, in terms of snow. And there’s not much on the horizon.

01/24/2017

Ringling Brothers Circus Comes To Town Next Month For Last Time

While members of the circus community are lamenting its demise, they also believe the time has come.

01/19/2017

Congressman Meehan Defends His Support Of Resolution To Repeal Obamacare

Republican Congressman Pat Meehan of Delaware County is defending his support of a controversial move to do away with the Affordable Care Act.

01/18/2017

Komen Philly Forms Coalition Of Hospitals To Serve & Support Those With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Dr. Curtis Miyamoto, Chairman of Temple University’s Department of Radiation Oncology, believes a coalition will break down old barriers.

01/17/2017

Norristown Attorney Explains Influx Of January Divorces

January is a time for New Year’s resolutions and, for many unhappily married couples, one of those resolutions focuses on calling it quits.

01/14/2017

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