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.
The fire started at 5 p.m. Thursday during the height of rush hour, forcing one of SEPTA’s busiest lines, the Market-Frankford El, to shut down near the fire scene.
Police have surveillance videos from both crimes, one on Cottman Avenue and the latest on North Broad Street.
It happened in East Fallowfield Township, Chester County.
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The late night legend has had a big impact on fans and rising stars in our area.
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The mother of three young children who were left alone and had to be rescued by neighbors after a fire broke out inside the home, has turned herself in to Philadelphia Police Friday night.
A jarring morning for a teacher sitting on a SEPTA train Thursday at Broad and Wyoming.
SEPTA Police are cracking down on a new problem that’s been at the center of a number of recent complaints.
The police social media department is expanding its outreach on Twitter, now allowing potential witnesses to tweet tips.
Neighbors sprang into action, chasing down the suspect, holding him until police arrived.
Police are investigating after a driver hit a 14-year-old boy and then attempted to flee the scene.
This is the second day in row a suspect has tried to find refuge in a SEPTA station. We were there Thursday when police nabbed this man wanted in connection with a $20,000 cell phone theft ring. He led police on a chase through the 13th and Market Street station.
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Police tell CBS 3 they’re looking for anywhere between two to five suspects involved in this gun-toting robbery ring.