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.

Officials Investigate Fatal Crash In Horsham

Erik Detweiler was in the passenger seat of a Hyundai that was making a left onto County Line Road from northbound Route 611.

12/28/2015

Middle School Aide Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Assaulting Former Student

Jennifer Pasquarello, of Somerdale, is charged with one count of aggravated sexual assault, two counts of aggravated criminal sexual contact and one count of endangering the welfare of a child.

12/22/2015

Police Meet With Residents Over Coffee In Manayunk

The Coffee with a Cop program is designed to help bridge the gap between civilians and law enforcement.

12/18/2015

New Valley Youth House CEO Aims To Raise Awareness About Its Programs

There is a new chief at the Valley Youth House. Tom Harrington has been named as the new CEO of the area non-profit that works to provide a home for at-risk young people.

12/16/2015

Roofing Contractor Admits To Lying To Authorities About Safety Measures Following Worker’s Death

Investigators say 60-year-old James McCullagh failed to provide fall-protection equipment, including safety harnesses, to his employees.

12/09/2015

Blind Children Go On Holiday Shopping Spree In Cherry Hill

The annual event is organized by the Lions Club and each shopper received a $50 gift card.

12/06/2015

Philly Mural Of Pope Francis Seeks To Break World Record

More than 27-hundred people helped with the painting.

11/30/2015

Starting Over After Serving, Program Helps Veterans Cover Cost Of College

The Yellow Ribbon program is designed to help veterans continue their education.

11/09/2015

The Switch To Standard Time Can Be Difficult For Those With Insomnia

If you’re one of the millions of people who have trouble sleeping, then that extra hour of sleep today is more of a curse than a blessing.

11/01/2015

Police Warn Of Door-To-Door Scam In Haverford Township

Police say a suspicious woman has been going to homes in the Llanerch section of Haverford Township, asking for money or Halloween costumes for the Upper Darby Multicultural Center.

10/14/2015

Family Fun, Education At Annual Fire Safety Exposition And Muster

The Fireman’s Hall Museum in Philadelphia is gearing up for the 2015 Fire Safety Exposition and Muster on Sunday, October 18.

10/10/2015

Prominent Phila. Musician Arrested, Charged With Attempting To Have Sexual Contact With Teen

A prominent Philadelphia musician is in custody in Montgomery County and faces child sex charges.

10/09/2015

Credit Card Companies Banking On Incentives To Boost Holiday Spending

Credit card companies are trying to entice consumers to pay by plastic this upcoming holiday season by offering deferred interest plans.

10/07/2015

Investigators: 2 Dead In Montgomery County Crash

Investigators say two people are dead after a car flipped into the Schuylkill Canal in Upper Providence Monday night.

10/06/2015

SEPTA Notifies Winners Of Papal Rail Pass Lottery

SEPTA received requests for 328-thousand passes, so they still have 22-thousand available. However, that doesn’t mean you can still get one for your preferred station.

08/06/2015

Study: Philadelphia-Area Has Nation’s 7th Lowest Credit Card Debt Burden

The study looked at average credit card debt and median income.

07/27/2015

Officials Warn Beachgoers Of Dangerous Rip Currents After Near Drowning In Wildwood

Officials in Wildwood were warning swimmers about a moderate risk of rip currents again Sunday after the near drowning of four people one day earlier.

07/26/2015

Live Aid Marks Its 30th Anniversary

The dual-venue event brought 100,000 people to JFK Stadium in Philadelphia and more than 70,000 to London’s Wembley Stadium.

07/13/2015

Investigators Look For Public’s Help Identifying Male Fatally Struck In North Philadelphia

Investigators describe the victim as 5′-9″, 153 pounds with several tattoos on each bicep. He was wearing a blue Nike T-shirt and gray sweatpants.

07/13/2015

Pennsylvania Leads The Country In The Number Of Lyme Disease Cases

Bob lives in a wooded area of Delaware County and knows all too well about the threat of Lyme disease.

07/12/2015

Philadelphia Mural That Includes Bill Cosby Faces Removal

No exact removal date has been set.

07/09/2015

Lottery Ticket Worth $2 Million Sold At Lucky Delaware County Store

The ticket for the July 4th drawing, matched all five balls drawn, 03-06-14-18-24, but not the red Powerball 21, for a prize of $2 million, less 25 percent federal withholding.

07/06/2015

Philadelphia Police Hunting For Busy Store Burglar Caught on Tape

Philadelphia police say he is responsible for six commercial burglaries over the past two months.

07/01/2015

Art Project Invites Philadelphians To Share Personal Problems Ahead of Pope’s Visit

It’s called “Mary: Undoer of Knots Grotto,” and will be on display outside the Basilica during Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia.

06/29/2015

Elderly Woman Found With Throat Slashed in Mt. Airy Home

Her car had also been stolen.

06/29/2015

End AIDS 2015 Conference Held In Philadelphia

The event was part of AIDS Education Month in Philadelphia and featured more than 60 workshops focused on education, prevention, and treatment.

06/08/2015

Extensive Line of Pope Francis Merchandise to be Offered During Fall Visit

The World Meeting of Families has announced that Aramark will be the official retail provider.

06/01/2015

Suspect Charged In Fishtown Abduction, Sexual Assault

Philadelphia police have arrested and charged 24-year-old Manuel Cintron in connection with two assaults and one rape that happened earlier this month in Fishtown.

05/19/2015

Hundreds Honor Holocaust Victims At Ceremony In Philadelphia

This year’s ceremony marked 70 years since the liberation of some concentration camps and the end of World War II.

04/19/2015

Israeli-Arab Student Group, Hosted by Cheltenham High, Tours Philadelphia

Between sightseeing events today, the students gathered at the Israeli consulate in Philadelphia to discuss US-Israel relations with consular officials.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/13/2015

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