Majka, a native of Philadelphia, graduated from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting in Cherry Hill, NJ in 1997 with an eye towards sports.
After some brief volunteer work for a small cable TV system in South Jersey and a job as a producer and co-host for a talk show on a small radio station in South Jersey, he began his career at KYW Newsradio as a part-time desk assistant in the fall of 2000.
In 2003 he was promoted to a full-time production assistant and in 2005 became a full-time service aide.
He recalls one of the busiest days he’s ever worked: the day of the Phillies’ championship parade on Halloween Day, 2008. He enjoyed every minute of it.
Dan’s strong passion for sports and sportswriting paid off in October 2010 when he began writing and updating sports and news content on CBSPhilly.com.
His writing includes stories about all four of Philadelphia’s major sports teams.
Dan currently resides in Philadelphia with his wife, Beth. They are proud parents of two children -– Andrew, born in July 2007, and Kayla, born in May 2011.
Braden Halladay, 17, received an emotional standing ovation Saturday after tossing a 1-2-3 eighth inning against his father’s former team, the Toronto Blue Jays.
Long played high school football at St. Anne’s-Belfield in Charlottesville before attending the University of Virginia.
It’s estimated that some 16-million Americans will stay home from work the day after the big game, with 7.5 million more showing up late.
Embiid had 32 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals, and 2 blocks vs. Harden and the Rockets.
DiNic’s Roast Pork and Beef at Philadelphia’s popular Reading Terminal Market and White House Sub Shop in Atlantic City were recently named to Thrillist’s “33 Best Sandwich Shops in America.”
To say it was a bad day for Kathleen Kane would be an understatement.
Linvilla Orchards’ annual Pumpkinland takes center stage now through November 6.
Set to a backdrop of sun, sand and surf, the Atlantic City Beach Concert Series offers fans the perfect way to say goodbye to summer.
One dollar doesn’t typically get you very far, but on Thursday evening, September 8 it can go a long way at the annual Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll in Philadelphia’s University City District.
Donald Trump’s gravity-defying hair has generated plenty of attention, but have you seen George Washington’s?
The 12th annual 40th Street Summer Series allows guests to enjoy variety of great, live music and entertainment while never having to reach into their wallets.
University City is home to some of the most innovative and diverse dining options in the region. From July 14 through July 24, diners have the opportunity to eat at some of its great restaurants for a significant discount.
If you’re thinking of escaping the city during the Democratic National Convention this summer, Mayor Jim Kenney and the Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee are asking you to reconsider.
Troy, a 19-foot long, 3,700 pound replica of the horse that tradition tells us the Greeks used to help win the Trojan War, stood outside the Hotel Monaco at 5th and Chestnut Streets on Tuesday.
For a little more than two weeks in April, the Broad Street Ministry in Philadelphia will be transformed into the backstage of the Big Top when the Philadelphia Artists’ Collective, in partnership with the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts, presents ‘He Who Gets Slapped.’
“Philadelphia is the saddest pro sports city in America right now.” That is the sentiment of USA Today sports blogger…and probably a few others.
The 11th annual 40th Street Summer Series allows guests to enjoy variety of great, live music and entertainment while never having to reach into their wallets.
University City Dining Days is offering great deals to hungry guests.
University City is home to some of the most innovative and diverse dining options in the region. From July 16 through July 26, diners have the opportunity to eat at some of its great restaurants for a significant discount.
The race is Sunday, June 14. It gets underway at 8:30 a.m. at 26th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway and runs along the Schuylkill River on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive.
‘Genghis Khan: Bring the Legend to Life’ takes visitors on an unforgettable journey into the legendary Mongol Empire and its founder.
For nine days, beginning April 24, budding scientists of all ages will have the chance to discover the science happening across the region at The Franklin Institute’s fifth annual Philadelphia Science Festival.
On Sunday, April 5, hop on down to South Street for one of Philadelphia’s oldest traditions, the South Street Easter Promenade.
Thousands turned out in West Philadelphia Saturday morning to pay their respects to fallen Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson III.
On Saturday, March 28, Talking Stick Learning Center, a homeschool resource center in Northwest Philadelphia, is holding its 2nd annual 5K Walk at Awbury Arboretum.
Adventure Aquarium’s ‘Dinosaurs of the Deep’ offers visitors a chance to dive into the past and discover what it was like deep beneath the oceans’ surface during prehistoric times.
Designed as a continuous loop, Philly PHLASH allows riders to hop on and off at 20 stops, either right in front of or within steps of the city’s most popular sites.
If you’re looking for some fun this holiday season, there’s about two-million gallons of it at Camden’s Adventure Aquarium.
Friends, families and coworkers come together to inspire, motivate and to help in the fight against cancer. Dan Majka spoke with Ellen Rubesin of the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society about this year’s Light the Night Walk in Philadelphia.
Health professionals from a variety of fields will be on hand on Saturday, October 18 at the Living Hope Fellowship on East Lycoming Street in North Philadelphia for a free health fair.