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Kenny Cooper is WHYY’s suburban reporter covering Montgomery and Delaware counties. He joined WHYY in November 2020. As a native of Montgomery County, Pa, Kenny graduated in 2020 from Temple University with a BA in journalism and political science.

Prior to WHYY, he covered Pennsylvania state politics through an Election SOS fellowship at the Pennsylvania Capital-Star. In early 2020, Kenny was selected to be a participant in the POLITICO Journalism Institute. He has interned at numerous news outlets including CNN, NBC News & MSNBC, NBC Sports Philadelphia, and Fox 29.

Latest by Kenny Cooper/WHYY

‘Bird Town’ Media Borough is hoping to embrace its new designation

Media, Nether Providence, Swarthmore and Springfield Bird Town chapters are hosting an event on Feb. 25 to educate the public about their feathered neighbors.
By Kenny Cooper/WHYY

Pottstown faces federal lawsuit over plans to vacate homeless encampment along Schuylkill River Trail

Pottstown has erected signs along College Drive, declaring the parcel a flood hazard and “private property of the borough.” The sign demands people vacate after Dec. 1.
By Kenny Cooper/WHYY

Pa. lawmakers push forward significant juvenile justice reforms

Two years after the Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice Task Force made policy recommendations, there is finally some political will in the state House to move on reforms.
By Kenny Cooper/WHYY

Telford woman threatened with arrest after criticizing local Moms for Liberty members

Telford Police sent a letter to the woman alleging that she was “harassing” members online. The ACLU of Pa. said law enforcement is violating her freedom of speech.
By Kenny Cooper/WHYY

If you call an ambulance in Chester County, you’ll have a longer ride and a longer wait at a crowded hospital

If Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville was still open, the bumpy ride would have been over already. Instead, one patient had to deal with a 30-minute ride.

By Kenny Cooper/WHYY