Steve Tawa joined KYW Newsradio in 1990, and splits his time between reporting and anchoring.
He enjoys the mix of having a front row seat at stories that have been part of Philadelphia’s recent history, interviewing newsmakers, and pointing his microphone like a camera to incorporate sounds in his reports — as well as telling listeners about breaking events near and far while anchoring half-hour news blocks.
He previously worked through the 1980s at WCAU Radio in Philadelphia, covering City Hall and the courts, and anchoring afternoons.
He began his career at WNHC in New Haven, anchoring afternoons, and then spent time as a city hall reporter at WEBR in Buffalo.
His first “big break” in broadcasting came during his college years in Boston, annoucing sales items over the public address system at Sears, Roebuck and Co. near Harvard Square.
When not on the street or in the studio for KYW, Steve noodles on the piano, collects classical and jazz music, and rides his bicycle up and down Main Line hills. He lives in Center City.
Lawyers involved in the Amtrak 188 litigation believe it’s the largest payout of its kind in the US.
One of the first supermarkets to toast the start of wine-to-go sales in Pennsylvania is popping the corks for another at the Wegmans in King of Prussia.
Now in its 6th week, the case is expected to take a break later this week, and resume in mid-November.
The elderly owner of the buildings being demolished next to the deadly 2013 Salvation Army Thrift store collapse returned to the witness stand Monday afternoon.
Toll Brothers wants to replace a total of five buildings along Sansom Street.
Convicted ex-congressman Chaka Fattah of Philadelphia has been cleared of four of 22 counts of his corruption case based on post-trial motions.
Senator Toomey ducked into several classrooms at Belmont Charter School for a lively exchange with students.
The New York real estate developer who owned the building being demolished next to the Salvation Army thrift store was on the stand Wednesday at the civil trial to determine any financial liability.
The President of Planned Parenthood Action Fund visited two suburban Philadelphia college campuses, to lay out the stakes for women in the upcoming election.
One of the key figures in the deadly Salvation Army Thrift Store collapse in 2013 is on the stand at the civil trial to determine any financial liability.
Guests and staff raised nearly $7400 to help sea turtles in the wild, including Koopa, now a yearling loggerhead.
The last time Transport workers walked was a six day strike in 2009.
Fairmount Park is named one of five Great Public Spaces in the US by the American Planning Association.
Some firefighters showed up late for a briefing free smoke detectors during Fire Prevention Week, but they had good reason.
Their race in Pennsylvania could help determine control of the Senate.