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.
The 125-year-old company, formerly known as Crown Cork & Seal, plans to lease back the building on 40 acres of land
State Representative Stan Saylor, chairman of the Appropriations Committee, expects Ed Rendell to answer questions about how the leftover funds were spent.
‘People Need To Go To Jail’: Nat’l Security Expert Reacts To Leaks Of Investigation Into Manchester Attack
President Trump is condemning leaks of the investigation into the Manchester Arena attack to the U.S. media, calling them “deeply troubling.”
3 Cooper Plaza is now the Sheridan Pavilion.
The Revolutionary-themed art exhibit is curated by Conrad Benner, the founder of a blog devoted to photographs of Philly’s street-art scene
Drexel University and Community College of Philadelphia are hooking up. Both institutions are signing a dual admissions agreement for more seamless transfers.
Lawyers were back in court for a hearing on whether his defense lawyer violated the judge’s gag order.
His admirers, and even his critics, agree that Roger Ailes dramatically changed the media landscape, with Fox News, back in 1996.
To help keep people in their homes, and prevent neighborhoods from falling into decline, a housing preservation program is ramping up in Philadelphia.
CPhl North America is bringing together 12,000 attendees that represent the entire pharma eco-system to the Philadelphia Convention Center.
Some of the area’s best chefs who recently got some much deserved national attention are back in their kitchens, but they did take a time-out to savor their awards, with Mayor Kenney
Dozens of people who worked in the field elsewhere in the country for Democrats feel shortchanged and are now part of a class action federal lawsuit.
The Mill Creek neighborhood in West Philadelphia is gaining a new community center and park, named after one of the giants who represented the area.
Governor Wolf is not ready to jump on the cannabis bandwagon, even though Pennsylvania voters are warming to the idea of legalizing marijuana.
All 16 Philadelphia Police Districts, among other locations, also have drug take-back boxes to dispose of medications.
Nearly 300 area high school juniors took part in a day-long program at the Union League, and City Hall, for spirited discussions on the Constitution.
Veterans gathered to pay tribute to all of those who served, and get them services from dozens of providers.
The Camden-based Campbell Soup Company wrapped up its annual “Make A Difference Week” with its top executive among the volunteers at the Food Bank of South Jersey in Pennsauken.
The theme of Tuesday’s conference focused on the critical area of transition to adulthood.
The new space is in Rodin Place, at 20th and Hamilton Streets.
At “Research Day” on the campus of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine on City Avenue, students displayed posters featuring their ideas that may one day lead to discoveries that translate into treatments and cures.
The elderly real estate speculator at the heart of the deadly Salvation Army Thrift Store collapse in Philadelphia has died in New York.
One of the region’s oldest and largest job training providers, Philadelphia Opportunities Industrial Center is lining up low-income folks for a new career path with a free bank training program.
Senator Casey: Pregnant Women In Workplace Should Get Same Protections As Americans With Disabilities Act
Pennsylvania US Senator Bob Casey is reintroducing two pieces of legislation that deal with pregnant women in the workforce and flexibility for working families.
The sharp minds at the University of Pennsylvania were on display during a competition among student-founded startups.
Mayor Kenney and the staff at Philabundance cheered low-income Philadelphians graduating from a culinary arts training program to help them get jobs in commercial kitchens.
One of the last of its kind, a neighborhood hardware store, will be closing its’ doors.
The ballerina considered to be too tall by the Pennsylvania Ballet, and let go, has landed on her toes nicely.
While colleges and universities have lined up some notable figures as their commencement speakers for graduation ceremonies next month – from politicians and business people to rock stars – La Salle University continues its unique tradition.
The Philadelphia Stock Exchange, the nation’s oldest, has moved into new space.