Amy KaplanKYW NewsRadio 1060 - Meet Our StaffKYW Newsradio 1060
...Amy KaplanAmy Kaplan is a reporter for KYW Newsradio, but that's only one aspect of this busy woman's life.She is also a principal in a company that finds sources of financing for young companies.
ran a successful clothing manufacturing business. Kaplan grew up in Havertown, Pa. and attended Haverford High School.She attended Temple University, where she got a degree in sports medicine and worked as a trainer for several Owls teams.
After graduation, she
brother launched a clothing manufacturing company, which sold upscale casual wear to most major retailers including Nordstrom, Bloomingdale's, Bergdorf Goodman, Nieman-Marcus, and Saks Fifth Avenue. An amateur actor in community theatre, Kaplan became interested in the broadcasting business.She worked as an associate sports producer at our sister television station KYW-TV3 before joining KYW Newsradio 1060 in 1994. Kaplan has also been a talk radio host at Philadelphia's WPHT Radio 1210.
Now, when she's
not tracking down breaking stories for KYW Newsradio
or playing in her
regular pinochle game, Kaplan
brother run Visionary Capital -- a firm she
describes as a "matchmaker" between venture capital sources and companies looking for funding.
Kaplan lives in center city Philadelphia and says she's
a big fan of city living.She
calls the City of Brotherly Love "very user friendly."