Chris May is anchor of CBS 3’s Eyewitness News at 5, 6 and 11 p.m.
An award-winning journalist, May has covered politics and government up close and in depth throughout his career including the 2004 and 2008 Democratic and Republican National Conventions, three State of the Union addresses, three presidential inaugurations and the Supreme Court arguments that helped settle the 2000 race for the White House. In July, 2011, May sat down for a one-on-one interview with President Barack Obama at the White House during efforts to resolve the debt ceiling crisis.
May has also distinguished himself with his versatility as an anchor in the field with his coverage of Hurricane Katrina as well as his co-hosting duties for the National Constitution Center’s Liberty Medal telecast and CBS 3’s coverage of the Phillies World Series Championship Parade, among other projects.
May joined Channel 3 in October, 2007 as co-anchor of the weekend evening newscasts. In January, 2008, he was promoted to weeknight anchor. Previously, May had been an anchor at the CBS sister stations in Boston — anchoring WBZ-TV’s News at 5 p.m. and WSBK-TV’s News at 9 p.m. He also served as anchor and reporter with WHDH-TV in Boston and as primary anchor for KATV in Little Rock, Arkansas.
A native of Little Rock, Arkansas, May is a 1993 graduate of Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Telecommunications in Tempe where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism.
May and his wife, Lea, reside in Montgomery County with their son and daughter.
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