Steve Tawa joined KYW Newsradio in 1990, and splits his time between reporting and anchoring.
He likes 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 in 1976 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.
The family of the little girl who was abducted from her West Philadelphia kindergarten class continues to pursue legal action against the Philadelphia school district.
Milton Garcia, a Honduran national charged with raping a woman in her Rittenhouse Square-area apartment this past June, has been ordered held for trial without bail.
The Neshaminy High School newspaper editorial board members, who fought to ban the word “Redskins” from the paper, are among the honorees.
Gov. Corbett was on hand to cut the ribbon. The Marcellus Shale is a major source of natural gas.
Inmate Trainers And Their At-Risk Shelter Dogs Get A New Leash On Life In The Philadelphia Prison System
Inmates and their dogs in the “New Leash On Life Program” took part of graduation ceremonies in the Philadelphia Prison System’s Alternative and Special Detention division.
Principal Awilda Ortiz organized most of the 250 teachers in a community walk to let neighbors know they are fully committed to educating the 1,400 students at the facility.
The station naming rights deal is costing Thomas Jefferson University Hospital $3.9 million over five years, with two two-year renewal options that would total about $7.5 million over the nine years.
Much like the last stop on the Broad Street line at Pattison Avenue became AT&T station, corporate sponsorship will bring about a name change at the Authority’s Market East Station.
After being accused of bootlegging, Arthur Goldman’s lawyer worked out an agreement with Chester County prosecutors that provides for having the charges dismissed and his record expunged after two years of probation.
Although all of the defendants originally entered not guilty pleas, change-of-plea hearings have been scheduled for five of them, including Edward Sweeney, who was one of Ironworkers Union Local 401’s business agents.
Prosecutors, police and lawmakers renewed their call for legislation that mandates hard time in jail for carrying illegal guns.
Pope Francis has confirmed he wants to go to the United States next year and is considering a three-city trip in September 2015.
By Steve Tawa PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Dilworth Plaza is expected to reopen September 4th after major renovations to the area on the west side of City Hall. Officials are due to give an update on [...]
As young players get their first taste of the Little League World Series, in Williamsport, Pa., Taney fever was running high incenter city Philadelphia.
At Vogt Playground, in the city’s Tacony section, 8- to 12-year-olds celebrated the end of the six-week “Philly Play” summer camp series by going head-to-head in a variety of sports and activities.