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 word centers on workers who toil at their desks, and grab a bite while others go out to lunch.
Preliminary numbers for 2014 show the center city occupancy rate was at 76 percent.
Capt. John Wilcynski of AID said the vehicle shouldn’t be hard to recognize: “Left side front-end damage; headlight and left turn signal clearly were left behind.”
Jenné Ayers wants to become the youngest person ever to serve on Philadelphia City Council, announcing her candidacy for a Council at-large seat.
As clubs look for the next generation of mummers, some modifications are being made to the annual New Year’s Day parade to serve a number of needs.
While no new law was written to allow for beer delivery, the PLCB is clarifying existing regulations for its previously established ‘transporter-for-hire’ license.
Cathedral Kitchen helps low-income people who are at risk due to a lack of marketable job skills.
KYW’s Steve Tawa spoke with maestro Bramwell Tovey as he played a portion of his own composition for Philadelphia, “The Rittenhouse Carol.”
Under the baton of conductor Bramwell Tovey, the Philadelphia Orchestra performed timeless holiday favorites Thursday night at the Kimmel Center.
At least ten of the 16 string bands have committed to the February 22, 2015, event (which will miss Mardi Gras, February 17th, by a few days).
The gifts are among the largest Curtis has ever received.
One of Austria’s most famous cultural exports, arguably the best-known boys’ choir in the world, was well aware of their special audience, according to Vienna Boys Choir artistic director Gerald Wirth.
The group, which staged a march this morning from Independence Hall to the Federal Reserve at Sixth and Arch Streets, says the Fed’s replacement process is dominated by major financial firms and corporations.
Temple’s Plan Includes Library That Retrieves Books With Robotic Arms & Urban Quad In Middle Of Campus
Temple University now has a plan in place to swap out its old library for a new one.
A top ranking U.S. Department of Education official and members of a statewide campaign to increase early learning opportunities for children swapped stories and strategies on Thursday at a Philadelphia City Hall summit.