Steve Tawa joined KYW Newsradio in 1990, and splits his time between reporting and anchoring.
He enjoys the mix of having a front row seat at stories that have been part of Philadelphia’s recent history, interviewing newsmakers, and pointing his microphone like a camera to incorporate sounds in his reports — as well as telling listeners about breaking events near and far while anchoring half-hour news blocks.
He previously worked through the 1980s at WCAU Radio in Philadelphia, covering City Hall and the courts, and anchoring afternoons.
He began his career at WNHC in New Haven, anchoring afternoons, and then spent time as a city hall reporter at WEBR in Buffalo.
His first “big break” in broadcasting came during his college years in Boston, annoucing sales items over the public address system at Sears, Roebuck and Co. near Harvard Square.
When not on the street or in the studio for KYW, Steve noodles on the piano, collects classical and jazz music, and rides his bicycle up and down Main Line hills. He lives in Center City.
At South Philadelphia’s Italian Market on Friday, customers and the workers inside the shops were getting ready for Easter.
A federal appeals court in Philadelphia has ruled that Uber did not violate antitrust laws in another setback to the traditional taxi industry.
Patterson says he wants to get situated, get a job, and take care of his family.
A Philadelphia man who spent the last 11 years in prison for a murder he may not have committed in 2007, is due to be released.
Three members of the Philadelphia Eagles’ Super Bowl squad have joined another team – a wealth management firm.
At the private Union League of Philadelphia, women took center stage this past week to discuss “glass ceiling” barriers.
Shakespeare & Company wants you to bookmark it.
Over the last 12 years, Philly AIDS Thrift has distributed over $2 million from revenue generated at its two storefronts.
“Leonard Bernstein, The Power of Music” features artifacts and photographs, even his personal piano, in a multi-media format.
New Jersey Officials Looking Into Protocols Utility Companies Use To Restore Power After Nor’easters
A few thousand utility customers remain without power in New Jersey after two major snowstorms hit the state in less than a week and another one is taking aim at the state.
A $12 million federal grant to the city will help bridge another gap in the Schuylkill River Trail, from Center City to Southwest Philadelphia.
The new water department program that helps homeowners reduce one of the biggest pollution sources, and save money.
Cherry Hill Township police are now assigned full-time to patrol all schools, as of Monday.
Commissioner Ross says he had a candid conversation with Krasner.
More than 100 Philadelphia Police Department recruits are about to hit the streets after graduating from the Police Academy.
The show’s dance captain, Brandon Bieber, admits he didn’t know what to expect before he walked into CAPA’S Studio B.
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner continues to fill positions as he settles into the job by rounding out his top assistants, including a former top official at the Department of Justice.
Senator Pat Toomey says New Hudson Facades will be among the businesses taking advantage of the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
The new Philadelphia District Attorney is creating more light at the end of the tunnel in juvenile-lifer cases.
Mercy Hospital, a bedrock serving West Philadelphia, begins its second century of operation with a $15 million expansion project.
Organizers of the Greater Philadelphia Billy Graham Crusade remember well his visit in 1992.
Senator Toomey says the Pennsylvania Supreme Court was all too willing to “cast aside the rule of law.”
Just 34 days into his new administration, Gov. Phil Murphy has laid out plans for his first bill signing.
A Philadelphia judge has vacated the murder conviction of a man who has been behind bars for 11 years for killing his friend outside a neighborhood grocery store in the Lawncrest section.
Federal authorities say a Delaware man snapped a selfie before stealing part of a $4.5 million statue at a Philadelphia museum.
They want the SRC to “table” the amendment during its meeting Thursday.
Now through Saturday, you can opt in to one or all four separate lotteries.
The concerts will bring the Orchestra to six European cities, including Brussels, Paris, Hamburg and Vienna, then Haifa, Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
The Transportation Security Administration has reopened a temporary enrollment center at Philadelphia International Airport for a TSA PreCheck program that gives airline passengers a quicker screening experience.
At the 76ers Training Complex in Camden, another legendary player is memorialized.