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Chris May

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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.

Connect with Chris May on Twitter: @chrismayCBS3; and on Facebook: CBS3′s Chris May.

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Author: You Can Get The Job You Want When No One’s Hiring

The job market has still not fully recovered from the Great Recession. It can feel like no one’s hiring. So how do you get the job you want? Not through resumes and not through online listings, according to an award-winning career coach we talked to.

05/20/2014

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The Business Of Luxury Bunkers

Bomb shelters were a hot topic in the cold war 1950s. Now it’s a new age.

05/12/2014

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Brotherly Love: The Baby Bureau

Nine-month-old Nadiya came into this world early, at a time when her family had only one income.

03/18/2014

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Stop Fire: 3 Things You Should Do Now

Are you making a critical mistake that could lead to a blaze in your home? Everyday items that inside your house could lead to a disaster. We have the three things you should do to prevent it from happening to you.

11/20/2013

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Tonight @ 11: Protecting Your Home From Fire

Is your home at risk of burning down?

11/20/2013

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Brotherly Love: Myra’s Place

People who are recovering from addiction need help and support, but often that help is hard to find, especially for women. So, a Prospect Park woman started a place for them and she created it in the name of a friend who disappeared.

10/22/2013

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Gov. Chris Christie, Barbara Buono Face Off In Debate

The candidates for New Jersey Governor went head to head for the first time Tuesday night.

10/08/2013

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Eyewitness News Anchor Chris May Predicts Emmy Award Winners

CBS 3 Eyewitness News Anchor Chris May has made his picks for this evening’s 65th Emmy Awards on CBS.

09/22/2013

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3 On Your Side: Dangerous Bridges

Bridges dangerously close to collapse right here in Philadelphia. Eyewitness News has an exclusive first look at a report by a city official worried people will die if nothing is done.

09/18/2013

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Brotherly Love: Sarah’s Joy Foundation

Eric Iraheta was only 13 when he met his future wife, a gregarious girl named Sarah. They were instantly best friends, but just friends.

09/10/2013

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Stephen King Discusses Book He Doesn’t Want Anyone To Read

King has had 50 books published. But there’s one book he doesn’t want anybody to read anymore. In fact, as Chris May reports, it’s the only book he wrote that’s no longer being published.

07/15/2013

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EXCLUSIVE: Mayor Nutter Discusses Building Collapse With Eyewitness News

In an exclusive interview with Eyewitness News, Mayor Michael Nutter discusses the deadly building collapse in Center City and the issues surrounding the incident.

06/07/2013

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3 On Your Side: The New High

Chris May has this 3 On Your Side warning about the new high that may be growing in the garden.

05/08/2013

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3 On Your Side: The Fire Stopper

Seven people die every day in home fires in the United States. Safety advocates say that doesn’t have to happen.

05/03/2013

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Underwater Escape: Getting Out Of A Car Alive

On the Schuylkill River this week, heroism and heartbreak. A rowing crew rescued one man but couldn’t save a second, who drowned when his car plunged into the murky water.

04/25/2013

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