Kevin Scholla is a news and sports anchor for KYW Newsradio 1060. He’s been a voice in New Jersey broadcasting for more than a decade.
For Kevin’s first big internship, he worked with the likes of Don Imus and Chris (“Mad Dog”) Russo at sports radio station WFAN in New York.
He then landed a job with a small ABC affiliate in Warren County, NJ. There, he served for three years as news and sports anchor and host of the drive-home show every weekday afternoon, also serving as clubhouse reporter covering the 2000 New York Mets.
Next stop: Clear Channel, as news director for the broadcasting giant’s northwestern New Jersey cluster. Kevin supervised the day-to-day functioning of newsrooms at six stations in New Jersey and New York.
New Jersey 101.5 and the Millennium News Network was next on the itinerary. As a lead reporter for the group’s 13 stations, Kevin’s creative writing and delivery style were heard all across the Garden State for years.
Kevin also announces for several college and pro teams, including Holy Family University basketball, Lincoln University football, LFL football, and the Trenton Thunder, an affiliate of the New York Yankees.
He has also been the basketball voice of Villanova University and Centenary College. He has handled public address duties for the Philadelphia Wings, and provided radio analysis for Delaware State football. You can also see Kevin as a panelist and host on TCN.
Kevin’s career highlights include reporting live from the NCAA women’s basketball Final Four in Philadelphia, serving as courthouse reporter for the Jayson Williams trial, covering the gay marriage controversy in Monmouth County, and interviewing three US presidents and two US vice presidents.
Kevin was the only radio or television reporter in the area to interview former New Jersey governor James McGreevey on his first day out of office.
Kevin attended DePaul University, Seton Hall University, and the Connecticut School of Broadcasting. Before his days on the air, Kevin worked for numerous political campaigns and even ran for office in Union County, NJ. He also wrote and produced an award-winning public service announcement for the American Cancer Society.
When not behind the mike, Kevin coaches youth sports, contributes to animal adoption groups, and volunteers for veterans’ organizations. He loves the Chicago Bears and Bulls, and is a big fan of Billy Joel, Batman, Halloween, and sketch comedy. Kevin is a booster of college athletics and minor league baseball and a member of the Uno Insider’s Club.
He lives in Delaware County, Pa.