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.
Dozens of candidates showed off their on-field skills and their off-field personalities.
Just in time for Thanksgiving dinner, why not get a nice pie for dessert? And do some good while you’re at it!
One of its first tasks will be to increase the profile of women in the cycling race held here in early June of each year.
A lifelong friend of Dr. Albert Barnes is having his own moment in the limelight at the Barnes Foundation, on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
The agreement was signed aboard the historic USS Olympia, on Penn’s Landing.
Catholic school educators in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia gathered inside the Convention Center Friday for the first “Archbishop’s Day for Teachers and Administrators.”
A lobbying group for the gaming industry, in Philadelphia for a conference, says casinos in Pennsylvania must develop a next-generation gaming policy to remain competitive.
Wheelchair-bound US Navy veteran Ray Oswald hadn’t been out of his Gibbstown, NJ home for eight months. The steps leading to his front door were insurmountable in his wheelchair.
The $4.1-million project is designed to extend the Cynwyd Heritage Trail, in Lower Merion, to the Schuylkill River Trail network in Philadelphia, via the Manayunk Bridge.
Embroiled in a porn e-mail scandal, Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice Seamus McCaffery is leaving the bench.
Just in time for the busy holiday shopping season, there is new life for a legendary center city retail location.
He joined more than 130 others who did likewise, stepping off the roof and out of their comfort zone, to support scholarships for Philadelphia Outward Bound School programs.
Following its successful “Donuts with Dad” program, a K-8 school in Southwest Philadelphia today held a “Muffins with Mom” event.
Gov. Corbett signed into law a measure that he says is intended to curb the “obscene celebrity” cultivated by convicts such as Mumia Abu-Jamal.
The judge granted a preliminary injunction sought by the PFT. Two weeks ago, the SRC announced it was going to begin requiring Philadelphia public school teachers to pay a contribution to their health insurance.