Karin Phillips

Loraine Ballard Morrill (third from left to right) gets the first Karin A. Phillips Excellence Award from members of The Philadelphia Black Public Relations Society. (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Philadelphia Black Public Relations Society Names Award For Karin Phillips

The Philadelphia Black Public Relations Society named an award after the late Karin Phillips, former KYW Newsradio Community Affairs reporter.


(MLK365 founder Todd Bernstein, KYW Newsradio news director Dee Patel, Doris Phillips, and Mayor Michael Nutter unveil a sign dedicating the King Day media room.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

MLK ‘Day of Service’ Plans Include Honor for a Late KYW Newsradio Colleague

Organizers have announced the local service projects for the Martin Luther King Day of Service, later this month.


KYW's Vince Hill, left, accepts the Multicultural Affairs Congress' "Legacy" Award on behalf of late colleague Karin Phillips from city representative Melanie Johnson. (Credit: Mike Denardo)

KYW’s Karin Phillips Receives First-Ever Legacy Award From Multicultural Affairs Congress

She is gone, but certainly not forgotten. Longtime community affairs reporter Karin Phillips, who died last month, was honored posthumously this afternoon by the city Multicultural Affairs Congress.


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Philabundance Honors The Late Karin Phillips At Hunger Symposium

She was booked months ago to be a moderator for the Philabundance hunger symposium. But, it was not to be. Karin left us too soon at the age of 53. And, her loss is being felt among many community organizations on whom Karin reported.


(credit:  Phran Novelli)

Plant A Tree In Loving Memory

Planting a tree or shrub for a friend, colleague or family member who has died is a simple act that can help turn some of your sadness into solace.


(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Dragon Boat Teammates Remember KYW Community Affairs Reporter Karin Phillips

Karin Phillips was remembered at the Mercer Dragon Boat Festival in Mercer County Park.


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KYW Newsradio Reporter Karin Phillips Dies

Beloved KYW Newsradio community affairs reporter Karin Phillips passed away suddenly on Tuesday at the age of 53 after a brief illness.


Students at a New York City elementary school created this American flag with their hand prints.  The flag was hung outside the Engine 10 / Ladder 10 firehouse at Ground Zero a few weeks after the September 11th attacks.  (Credit:  Bill Roswell)

Memories of 9/11 – Ten Years Ago

Several members of the KYW Newsradio staff reflect on the events of 9/11. Listen to highlights of KYW Newsradio’s coverage.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/11/2011

(Eastern State senior vice president Sean Kelly unveils new advertising for their "Terror Behind the Walls" seasonal show.  Credit: Karin Phillips)

For Its 20th Year, Two New Shows At Eastern State Penitentiary

Officials says the Eastern State Penitentiary historic site has become a national destination site, and they are celebrating with two new attractions.


(File photo: donated blood platelets.)

Red Cross Pleads For Blood Donors After Irene Forces Blood Drive Cancellations

“To maintain a sufficient supply here in our region, we need to collect on average about 1,200 units of blood per day,” a Red Cross spokesman says, “and we did not meet that goal this weekend because of Hurricane Irene.”


Social Media Expert Advises Making Communication Plan Ahead of Irene

A local expert says social media will become even more important — perhaps even invaluable — if used properly during the passage of Hurricane Irene.


(Credit: Karin Phillips)

New Baby Jaguar Gets First Photo Op At Philadelphia Zoo

The Philadelphia Zoo’s new jaguar cub made his first public appearance on Wednesday.


(Credit: Karin Phillips)

North Philadelphia Behavioral Center Gets Mural Makeover

A behavioral health center in North Philadelphia has a new look, thanks to a new initiative by the Mural Arts Program.


(Flash mob event.  File photo)

Experts Offer Street-Wise Advice In Wake Of Recent Philadelphia ‘Flash Mob’ Events

What if you’re just walking down the street, minding your own business, and one of these flash mobs breaks out around you? What do you do?


(Muammar Qaddafi, in 1987 file photo.  Credit:  AP/John Redman)

Mideast Expert in NJ Sees Qaddafi As Latest ‘Arab Spring’ Casualty

Shaheen Ayubi, a professor of political science at Rutgers University in Camden, says she doubts that Qaddafi will come back from the rebel takeover of Libya’s capital city.