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Harry Donahue is one of Philadelphia's most recognizable voices. Harry first joined KYW Newsradio as a freelance reporter/anchor in 1974, and since 1979, Harry's been a morning news and sports anchor for the station until his retirement in the summer of 2014.
Not only is Harry a well-known Philadelphia broadcaster, he is an integral part of the Philadelphia sports scene. He is the radio and TV voice of Temple University Football and Basketball for more than two decades. He is also currently the host of "Inside Golf," a weekly television broadcast that he has hosted since 2010. The program is shown on Comcast SportsNet.
Donahue has also done play-by-play for the Philadelphia Eagles pre-season games on KYW-TV (CBS 3); WPHL-TV's telecasts of Philadelphia 76ers basketball; and college basketball for ESPN's Atlantic Ten Conference Game of the Week. His voice over experience includes 15 years at NFL Films and numerous radio and TV spots.
He was the play-by-play voice for the Philadelphia Stars of the USFL. He has also hosted "Center Court," the pre-game, half-time, and post-game shows for the Philadelphia 76ers telecasts.
His sports reporting has won him two Pennsylvania Associated Press Awards for his coverage of the Philadelphia Phillies' playoff and World Series victories in 1980. In May 2000, Donahue was inducted into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame.
Harry is a native Philadelphian who attended St. Joseph's Prep, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary and St. Joseph's University. Harry and his wife Lynda reside in Upper Southampton, PA. They have three married sons and nine grandchildren.
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