Jim Donovan is co-anchor with Rahel Solomon of CBS 3’s Eyewitness News This Morning the station’s popular morning newscast (weekdays, 4:30-7 a.m.), and Eyewitness News at Noon.
The 15-time Emmy Award-winner joined CBS 3 as its “On Your Side” consumer reporter in 2004. In April, 2016, he stepped up to the anchor desk to relaunch the station’s morning newscast, after distinguishing himself with his memorable coverage of Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia in 2015.
Jim’s on-air duties still include the consumer beat where he and his team continue to resolve thousands of consumer-related complaints from viewers in the Delaware Valley. Their work has earned accolades from numerous organizations from the Better Business Bureau to the Associated Press.
A native of Staten Island, New York, Jim began his career as a news department intern at WWOR-TV in Secaucus, New Jersey. He worked in a variety of roles there for six years as a news writer and field producer, all the time also working in the aviation industry for People Express Airlines and later, Continental Airlines, traveling both across the U.S. and internationally.
In 1993, Jim decided to clip his airline wings and concentrate on his broadcasting career full-time. He joined WNBC-TV in New York as a research coordinator. It was there that he put his aviation experience to good use and earned his first Emmy Award for an investigative report on plane crash survival.
In 1994, he made the jump to the network and joined CNBC, as an investigative producer and consumer reporter for Steals & Deals, a nightly consumer news program. There he earned a National Cable Ace nomination and contributed reports to NBC’s Today Show.
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Age appears to be a factor in financial infidelity.
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He earns digital money with every step he takes.
Mini drones are moving in.
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A new study shows a lack of driver safety laws could help explain the surging number of people killed in accidents.
It’s officially tax season. The IRS is now accepting electronic tax returns.
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Grocery shopping can be a slow process, especially when it comes to the wait at the checkout. But there could be some ways to speed things up.
Improvements in technology have helped reduce the number of stolen cars over the last 20 years, but technology is also making it easier for thieves to steal your car as well.
A Samsung executive apologized as he detailed the results of the company’s investigation into what caused its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire.
If you thought things were just a little bit more expensive, you’re right.
Birdwatching is seeing a resurgence — and smartphone apps are helping to give it new popularity, especially among young people.
A new survey from careerbuilder.com finds around half of employers know in the first five minutes if a candidate is a good fit for the job.
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Like it or not, when shopping online companies learn a lot about you.
Thursday is the last day many owners of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 will be able to use the device.
Despite selling 25 million pillows, the Better Business Bureau has lowered the company’s rating from an “A+” to an “F.”
Many consumers don’t even know they are owed money.
It’s flavored seltzer water a little bit of a kick.
As 3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan tells us, the scams vary in name but they’re also similar in the way they work.
Experts say a quarter of spending by millenials this holiday season will be on experiences like sporting events and concerts.
Tipping is something that most people do year-round, but during the holidays, it can get more confusing.
In this week’s Angie’s List report, a look at do it yourself security systems.
Cyber security experts warn that smartphone shoppers could be at risk because of dangerous and sometimes counterfeit apps.
Do you have plan in place if your electricity goes out?
To buy or not to buy?
Is the high cost of auto insurance driving you into the poor house?