David Madden

David MaddenDavid Madden is a Philadelphia native with virtually a lifetime of experience in local radio. At the tender age of 13, his news reports were heard on WIBG Radio from time to time.

His first paid on-air position was as a freelance reporter for WIBG in the early 70s while attending high school at St. Joseph’s Prep.

Later, attending Temple University, he reported news on WIFI-92. Madden graduated from Temple in 1977 with a BA in Speech, Rhetoric, and Communications.

After graduating, Madden became News Director at WBUX-AM in Doylestown before moving to WWDB-FM as a reporter, morning news anchor and Assistant News Director between 1978 and 1982.

From there, he went to work for WFIL, where he anchored news and sports reports through 1985. He also served as a host of the two-way talk show “Crossfire.”

Next, Madden moved to Harrisburg, where he ran the news department at WKBO radio. It was during this time that he began his tenure at KYW Newsradio as a part-time reporter in 1986.

After leaving Harrisburg in 1987, he briefly split his time between KYW and WTOP in Washington, DC before joining KYW full time in March, 1989 as a general assignment reporter.

Today, Madden serves in a variety of roles on KYW Newsradio 1060, mostly covering the Philadelphia suburbs. He also works as a fill-in anchor and editor.

Madden resides in Gloucester County, NJ with his wife, Teri. They’ve been married since 1990.

Connect with David Madden on Twitter: @DavidMadden1060

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The effect of the Trump tax cut has led to some fierce political debate, particularly in states like New Jersey.

03/31/2018

Casino Job Fair In Atlantic City Targets Veterans

Bring resumes and dress prepared to be interviewed on the spot.

03/31/2018

Children Challenged By Autism Can Now Go To The Library In Camden County

Autistic children can sometimes suffer from hearing sensitivity. A pair of Camden County libraries have received special headphones to help those children cope.

03/30/2018

Federal Bill Could Ease Financial Crunch On Teachers

Proposed federal legislation could take a lot of financial pressure off teachers as one way to slow the number of people leaving that profession.

03/29/2018

Bob Menendez Makes It Official: He Wants A Third Term

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez launched his bid for a third term Wednesday.

03/28/2018

New Jersey Joins Multi-State Effort Seeking To Block Citizenship Question In 2020 Census

New York is working on a separate action with several states joining in, among them, New Jersey.

03/27/2018

Narcan Partnership Seeks To Save Not Just Lives, But Dollars, In Camden County

Cooper, Virtua, Kennedy Jefferson and Lourdes Health Systems have agreed to buy Narcan in bulk.

03/24/2018

Police Policy Changes Ordered By NJ Attorney General

New Jersey’s top law enforcement official is ordering all police departments in the state to make some changes in policy.

03/23/2018

New Drug Treatment Program In Burlington County Allows Residents To Walk In And Ask For Help

Burlington County is kicking off a program next week that gives residents addicted to drugs a way to get the help they need in short order.

03/23/2018

I-95 Gets Connected Between PA And NJ, So Signs Are Changing

Signs have been changing along sections of I-95 and 295 in Mercer County in advance of an official change on that part of the interstate. 

03/17/2018

South Jersey Fruit Trees Weathered Nor’easters Well

Anyone who’s stopped at a South Jersey farm stand knows how important those trees can be.

03/16/2018

Camden Group Receives FBI Honor For Community Involvement

A Camden based non-profit group has been selected for a federal award highlighting community involvement.

03/16/2018

Budget Votes In 3 South Jersey School Districts

In Pennsauken, voters approved a $36 million ballot question that actually lowers taxes about 11 dollars a year.

03/14/2018

New Jersey Opioid Prescriptions Could Come With Stern Warning Labels

A bill making its way through the New Jersey legislature would require strict warning labels on all prescriptions for opioids in the Garden State.

03/10/2018

Dueling Democratic Plans To Raise Taxes On The Wealthy In New Jersey

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy unveils his first budget next week. One thing is clear. Taxes are going up. The question is on who and by how much.

03/09/2018

Refresher Course For Air Travelers In Philadelphia On Airline Security

Officials brought their demonstration to Philadelphia.

03/09/2018

Take Two, Maybe, On Takeover Of Lourdes Health System With New Potential Partner

Late last year, there was a very public breakup of a potential merger between Cooper Health System and the Michigan-based owners of Our Lady of Lourdes hospitals in Camden and Burlington.

03/08/2018

Two Nor’easters Down, Maybe One More To Go, Keeping South Jersey Shore Towns On Edge

South Jersey shore towns are in damage assessment mode, again, after the second nor’easter to hit them in less than a week.

03/08/2018

Philly Radio Legend Frank X. Feller Passes Away At 91

Feller held down the night shift at Radio 99 in its heyday when Hy Lit and Joe Niagara ruled the airwaves.

03/07/2018

Analysis: New Jersey Senate Race Just Got Interesting

Talk to Ben Dworkin at the Rowan University Institute for Public Policy and Citizenship and he’ll tell you Republican leaders in New Jersey are more than happy to see retired pharmaceutical executive Bob Hugin get in the race.

02/17/2018

A Move To Liberalize Strict Medical Marijuana Rules In New Jersey

One New Jersey legislator is looking to make things easier for those availing themselves of medical marijuana in the state.

02/17/2018

NJ Officials Concerned Over Move That Could Allow Concealed Weapons Across State Lines

A congressional measure that would allow people to carry concealed handguns across state lines has law enforcement in some states more than a little concerned.

02/16/2018

Confederate Flag Banned From Burlco Farm Fair

Confederate flags are now banned from the annual Burlington County Farm Fair, held in July, after two flags displayed at last year’s event caused more than a little concern.

02/16/2018

Murphy Calls Out Gun Lobby While Mourning Victims Of Florida School Shooting

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has ordered flags lowered to half staff on Tuesday to honor the victims of the Parkland, Florida school shooting.

02/15/2018

Subaru Of America Marks 50th Anniversary Amid Planned Relocation

A major car manufacturer is marking a milestone in its history.

02/15/2018

Interstate Gun Ring Nets 7 Suspects In New Jersey

Each defendant faces 10-to-20 years if convicted of racketeering.

02/14/2018

Retired Businessman Enters Race To Replace NJ Sen. Bob Menendez

Bob Hugin chose a VFW hall in Burlington County to make his South Jersey announcement, in front of some 100 supporters.

02/13/2018

Little Hats For Newborns Part Of Heart Healthy Campaign

A South Jersey healthcare network is taking part in a national campaign to raise awareness about heart disease, particularly when it comes to new mothers.

02/10/2018

Oyster Creek Nuclear Plant Showdown Moved Up By Owner

The owners of the Oyster Creek Nuclear Plant in Ocean County have accelerated their schedule to permanently close down the facility.

02/09/2018

Murphy Pushes NJ Municipalities To Take IRS Tax Loophole As State Considers Doing The Same

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is leading an effort to allow taxpayers to take advantage of a loophole in the federal tax code to retain most of the state and local tax deductions they now have despite changes imposed by the Trump Administration.

02/09/2018

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