Natasha Brown is the Emmy Award-winning anchor for the weekend evening editions of Eyewitness News on CBS 3 and The CW Philly.
Brown joined CBS 3 as a general assignment reporter in December, 2002. She came to the station from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she has been a reporter and anchor for WPXI-TV. Previously, she had been a reporter and weekend anchor for WWBT-TV in Richmond, Virginia.
Brown began her career as a reporter and anchor at WPDE-TV in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Since that time she has established herself as an outstanding on-scene reporter covering such major stories as the Columbine High School shootings, the crash of Flight 93 in Somerset County, Pennsylvania on September 11th and the Quecreek Mine Disaster. Brown has also covered several presidential campaigns and candidates and covered the move of the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia in 2004 to its new home across Independence Park for CBS nationally. Her work has earned her three local Emmy Awards.
Brown is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. While in Pittsburgh, she received an African American Heritage Award as “Best Reporter” from WAMO Radio, the award’s sponsor. The Philadelphia chapter of the NAACP has named her to its “Most Influential Black Women” list twice. Brown has also been active in supporting the stations’ efforts on behalf of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, hosting the organization’s annual “Sisters for the Cure” workshop for African-American women.
A native of Virginia, Brown is a graduate of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications.
A day after a man’s body was found in a burning car in Southwest Philadelphia, there are still more questions than answers.
These four-legged crime fighters have proven to be an integral part of policing the streets of Deptford.
A burglary in a place of worship. Fences, locks, even surveillance cameras aren’t enough to deter a brazen burglar from targeting Straight Gate Church in Southwest Philadelphia not once, but twice.
Delaware may be a small state, but it’s being dealt a huge blow this flu season.
Little did the off-duty officer know he would come up close and personal with a robbery suspect trying to make a getaway.
The stats are alarming: Two-thirds of deadly crashes involve aggressive driving. But even avoiding a crash doesn’t mean avoiding danger from an angry driver. Natasha Brown reports on how police want to cool down confrontations before they turn violent, and the New Jersey man who says he was forced to take lethal action.
As many as 2 million people are expected to flood the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for a Papal Mass in September 2015 as Pope Francis becomes the fourth Pope to visit the U.S., only the second to visit the City of Brotherly Love.
CBS 3 Eyewitness News goes deep inside the case as reporter Natasha Brown talks exclusively with key players who were in the middle of it all.
Police are investigating an attack on a substitute teacher at a high school in Southwest Philadelphia.
Some sense of normalcy returned to neighborhoods hours after the manhunt for Frein ended. The massive police presence that once scoured the Pocono mountains replaced on this Halloween by the sight of children enjoying trick or treating, an activity that was set to be cancelled.
Governor Chris Christie’s tour of Superstorm Sandy ravaged areas was met with some tense moments.
Travelers at Philadelphia International Airport continue to dart off to their destinations, some a little less carefree, a little more concerned about the Ebola epidemic.
It happened shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday at the 3600 block of N. 15th Street.
The energy efficient overhaul is part of the city’s larger Guaranteed Energy Savings project meant to lower the city’s energy consumption by 30 percent.
Thursday, McCoy broke his silence about why he felt the tiny tip was warranted.