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Suzanne Monaghan

monaghan new1 Suzanne MonaghanSuzanne Monaghan joined the KYW Newsradio team as an anchor and reporter in March, 2006.

She has an extensive background in both television and radio. She comes to KYW Newsradio 1060 from WHYY-TV’s ”Delaware Tonight” program, where she was a part-time reporter. Before that, Suzanne worked as an anchor and reporter for WHYY-FM and Temple University’s radio station, WRTI-FM. She also served as a news intern at WPHL-TV’s, “WB17 News at 10.”

Monaghan received a bachelor of arts degree in journalism and public relations from Temple University. She worked as director of sales and marketing for a well-known local health services company, and at one time had her own corporate event management company.

But since childhood, Monaghan had wanted a career in broadcast journalism, so in 2001 she decided to make a career change. She returned to Temple University for a master’s degree in journalism and graduated in 2003 (with a 4.0 average) and received Temple’s “Top Scholar” award.

Monaghan is comfortable in a variety of reporting situations. She loves covering breaking news, but also enjoys producing creative pieces. She says she has never regretted her decision to enter this field, and considers working as an anchor and reporter an honor and a responsibility.

In her spare time Suzanne enjoys travel, music, and exercise. Suzanne is a lifelong resident of Delaware County, where she lives with her husband and her twin daughters.

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Walkabout At Philadelphia Zoo To Raise Awareness Of Little-Known Disease

Sjogren’s the second most prevalent autoimmune disorder in the U.S.

04/06/2014

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Delco Town Wants Officers To Administer Drug Reversing Effects Of Heroin Overdose

The Bethel Township police department wants officers to be able to administer a drug that can help prevent drug overdose deaths.

03/30/2014

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Philadelphia Museum Of Art Presents ‘Treasures From Korea’

Get a first-hand look at more than 500 years of artistic achievements from Korea when The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents “Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392 to 1910.”

03/15/2014

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Daylight Saving Time A Welcome Sight For Many Area Residents

We’ve lost an hour, but we are gaining that evening daylight. It’s a welcome trade-off for many people who have had enough of this cold, snowy and gloomy winter.

03/09/2014

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As Season’s Snow Totals Rise, So Does Amount Of Money Residents Are Spending

Rock salt, shovels, snow blowers, eating out, pet boarding, hotel stays, generators and tree removal are just some of the unexpected expenses people are finding themselves faced with this winter.

02/12/2014

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Cold Weather Fashions For Pets

Given this severe cold, maybe it’s time to splurge on a cashmere Burberry sweater, a posh puffer jacket with a fur collar, or perhaps a luxury herringbone trench coat…not for yourself, but for your dog.

01/07/2014

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Winter Weather Leads To Increase In Emergency Room Visits

Bitter cold, snow and ice mean an increase in car crashes, falls, back injuries and occasionally heart attack from shoveling.

01/05/2014

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Plan Ahead For Snow Days With Schoolkids, Psychologist Advises

Philadelphia-based psychologist Dr. Melissa Brand encourages parents to plan ahead, stock up on supplies, and structure the day.

01/03/2014

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Festival Offers Sneak Peek Into Mummers Parade

At MummerFest, fans can see the Fancy Brigades practice and can get a look at some of the costumes, props and floats.

12/29/2013

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‘Tis The Season For Family, Friends And…Head Lice

The cases of head lice rise significantly this time of year because of all the togetherness, vacations and sleepovers. But there are steps parents can take to help prevent the bugs from taking up residence in a child’s head.

12/28/2013

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‘We Will Rock You’

Broadway Philadelphia presents “We Will Rock You” from January 14th through the 19th at the Academy of Music.

12/28/2013

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‘Behind The Scenes Of The Nutcracker’

The Philadelphia History Museum presents “Behind the Scenes of the Nutcracker” through January 31st.

12/14/2013

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A Few Simple Tips To Help Save Your Holiday Party

‘Tis the season for entertaining. And one local event planner has some tips on how to plan a holiday party everyone will enjoy, including the host.

12/03/2013

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‘Beyond The Paint: Philadelphia’s Mural Arts’

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts presents “Beyond the Paint: Philadelphia’s Mural Arts,” featuring the work from 30 years of community based art making in the city.

11/16/2013

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Autism Seminar Focuses On Building Strong Foundation For Children

The seminar focused on a specific form of treatment called the Early Start Denver Model. It’s designed to help parents, educators and therapists work with children on the Autism spectrum who are nine months to four-years-old.

09/16/2013

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