Chris May is co-anchor with Jessica Dean of CBS 3’s Eyewitness News at 5, 6 and 11 p.m. He and Dean also co-anchor Eyewitness News at 10 p.m. on The CW Philly 57.
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An award-winning journalist, May has spent more than two decades proving his versatility as both an anchor and field reporter.
When Superstorm Sandy roared onto the Jersey Shore, May spent 16 consecutive hours broadcasting the latest news on its destructive path. His coverage of Sandy has continued throughout the recovery and rebuilding process.
His love for politics and government has brought him face-to-face with politicians from around the world — from sitting presidents and a former Soviet premier to governors, senators, congressmen and mayors. He’s served as both a panelist questioning candidates for higher office and as a correspondent covering national political conventions dating back to 1996. And when then-Senator Barack Obama gave his famous speech on race, May was in the room for CBS3 at the National Constitution Center.
May has been at the heart of CBS3 and the CW Philly’s community efforts, helping to raise tens-of-millions of dollars for local charities battling pediatric cancer and breast cancer, among other causes.
A sports lover, May is a four-for-four Philly sports fan (Sixers/Eagles/Phillies/Flyers) and counts his day-long coverage of the Phillies 2008 World Series Championship Parade among his favorite assignments. In his free time he loves attending games at the sports complex, exploring Philadelphia’s unique neighborhoods and sampling the city’s incredible restaurants.
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, 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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