Kim Glovas

Kim GlovasKim Glovas has been covering breaking and developing news as a reporter for KYW Newsradio since 1984, winning honors for “Regional Affairs Council” reporting along the way.

She has been honored by a number of professional organizations including the Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcasters Association and the Society of Professional Journalists. She has also received a special citation from the Pennnsylvania House of Representatives for her work.

Glovas is a lifelong Pennsylvania resident. She grew up in Easton, Pa. and attended college at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She holds a BA degree in journalism.

Glovas’ career includes stints at WSAN in Allentown, WEST-AM and WLEV-FM in Easton, and WHWH/WPST in Princeton, NJ.

Kim and her husband Paul Kurtz, who also works at KYW Newsradio, have four sons and live in Holland, Pa.


Kim Glovas, serving as a volunteer reader to children at the West Philadelphia Alliance For Children ("WePAC").

Kim Glovas, serving as a volunteer reader to children at the West Philadelphia Alliance For Children (“WePAC”).

Connect with Kim Glovas on Twitter: @KimGlovas


Grow Your Own Vegetables Trend Gets Boost From Millennials, Expert Says

As the weather begins to warm many of us may be thumbing through seed catalogs planning the spring vegetable garden.


New STEAM School To Open Soon In South Jersey

The Creativity Co-Laboratory at Appel Farm will focus on the arts, as well as the skills needed for our technology driven economy.


2nd Annual Summit For Women And Girls Held In Philadelphia

The 2nd Annual Summit for Women and Girls was held in Philadelphia on Friday. The focus: empowerment of women through education, technology, and political action.


Local EMT Offers Advice On NARCAN Use

As governments large and small work to contain the opioid epidemic, emergency medical technicians and first responders are on the front lines.


Gov. Murphy Announces $242 Million In New Funding For NJ Transit

Murphy says there are thousands of “New Jerseyans” who rely on the agency to get them to and from work, and for too long that service has been lacking.


Teen Health Week Goes Global

Teen Health is front and center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. It started in Pennsylvania two years ago. Now, it’s worldwide. 


Philadelphia Parks & Rec Offering Free Trees To City’s Property Owners

A nearly month-long free tree-give-away will begin soon in Philadelphia. It’s part of the TreePhilly program and registration is now underway.


Impact Of 4-Alarm Fire Still Being Felt In Old City

L&I says the age of the buildings, the severity of the damage, and inclement weather have all hampered the investigation.


Philadelphia Program Teaches Residents How They Can Spark Change

Applications are being accepted through March 21 for the 7-week program.


Commonwealth Court Rejects Citizen’s Mariner East 2 Lawsuit

The pipeline is owned by Sunoco and Energy Transfer Partners.


New Jersey AG Proposes New Policy On Lethal Force Videos

New policy on body and dash camera video in deadly police incidents has been proposed by the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office.


Philadelphia Police Commissioner Praises Officers Paying It Forward

Philadelphia’s top cop was honored Friday at a luncheon celebrating Black History Month.


Gov. Murphy Makes History By Adding 3 Women To Cabinet

Gov. Phil Murphy announced three new cabinet appointees on Tuesday.


Museum Celebrates George Washington’s Birthday Despite Setback From Old City Fire

The Museum of the American Revolution is celebrating George Washington’s birthday on Monday, just a day after a multi-alarm fire devastated several buildings nearby in Old City.


people voting

Pennsylvania Moves Back Towards Paper Ballots

Pennsylvania is taking steps to increase security on all voting systems used in the commonwealth.


Resumption Of Mariner East 2 Pipeline Construction Met With Community Backlash

Uwchlan Township’s Board of Supervisors say they have unanimously voted to enforce a zoning ordinance that will stop pipeline construction.


SEPTA’s Parade Performance Evaluated

SEPTA’s performance before and after the Eagles Super Bowl parade was evaluated on Friday at the post-parade news conference.


Employers Deciding How To Handle Eagles Victory Parade

Take a vacation day, a sick day, or ask the boss to close the office. Those are some of the options being considered by workers across the city as parade day approaches.


Keystone XL Pipeline (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Mariner East 2 Opponents Start Fundraiser For Risk Assessment

The goal: a publicly funded risk assessment of the controversial project.


The Benefits Of Acquiring Amazon’s Second Headquarters

Amazon says it will make a decision by the end of the year on where to place it’s second headquarters. But how will the winning city benefit?


Casey On Potential Shutdown: GOP Don’t Seem Like They Could Organize A One-Car Parade

Pennsylvania’s senior senator is taking aim at the Republican party for the potential shutdown of the federal government.


Officials: Lehigh County Man Charged With Assaulting Police Horse After Eagles Game

Philadelphia police say 22-year-old Taylor Hendricks of Whitehall is charged with aggravated assault, assault of a law enforcement officer, and cruelty to animals.


PA Reps Call For Policy Change On Sexual Harassment Allegations In State Government

Recently, sexual harassment allegations by Pennsylvania legislators have led to revelations about payoffs to silence the victims.


Local Community Takes Step To Stop Pipeline Project

Earlier this week, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection suspended construction of the Mariner East Two Pipeline because of what it called “egregious and willful violations” of state law.


SEPTA ID Changes Ahead For Senior Citizens

SEPTA wants to remind seniors that Jan. 16 is the deadline for getting new SEPTA ID cards to replace ID previously used for free and reduced travel. 



Doctor Warning About Fast-Spreading Gastrointestinal Virus

Holidays mean a lot of get-togethers with many people, and some of them may be carrying a bug that is spreading fast.


Villanova Students Experiment With Growing Food On Mars

It was called the “Red Thumbs Mars Garden Project.”


New Education Center For Autistic Students Opens In Mount Laurel

Bancroft started in 1883 in Haddonfield, helping the handicapped when it wasn’t fashionable.


Avoiding A Holiday DUI

The holiday season means plenty of parties and plenty of alcohol. And, as law enforcement officials can tell you, plenty of danger.


PA House To Consider Bill That Would Roll Back Abortion Ban To 20 Weeks

A Pennsylvania House committee has passed a proposed bill which would ban abortions in the state after 19 weeks. The measure still has to pass the full House and that vote is expected this week.