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Natasha Brown

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Natasha Brown is the Emmy Award-winning anchor for the weekend evening editions of Eyewitness News on CBS 3 and The CW Philly.

Natasha 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.

Natasha 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.   Natasha 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.

Natasha 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.  In 2016, she was inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia’s Hall of Fame.

Natasha 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. She currently serves on Susan G. Komen’s Board of Directors.

A native of Virginia, Natasha is a graduate of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications.

Connect with Natasha Brown on Twitter: @NatashaCBS3; and on Facebook: Natasha Brown.

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“It’s not just about winning…we’re already ahead of the game.”

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12/20/2016

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Thoughts of the tragedy in Berlin Germany aren’t far from the minds of some shoppers.

12/19/2016

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At 18 years old, Akyra Murray was the youngest of the 49 people killed in the Pulse Nightclub shooting massacre six months ago.

12/13/2016

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Police believe community involvement made all the difference and helped lead them to an arrest.

12/06/2016

Fight Brewing Over Whether A Delco Home Should Become Residence For Cancer Patients

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11/29/2016

Search Intensifies For Hit-Run Driver Who Killed 8 Year Old In Overbrook

The accident happened last Friday around 3:15 p.m. and it’s still fresh in the minds of neighbors.

11/22/2016

Bucks DA: Pizza Shop Customer Justified In Shooting Of Robbery Suspects, Despite Expired Permit

Investigators say a customer had just placed an order when two men wearing surgical gloves and bandannas over their faces stormed into the store.

11/16/2016

Photo Surfaces, SJ Prep Students Hold Up Images Of Confederate Flag, Donald Trump

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11/15/2016

Parents, Council Rock School District Meet To Discuss Hateful Vandalism

The closed door meeting was prompted by vandalism; racist and homophobic images found last week at Council Rock High School North.

11/15/2016

Hillary Clinton Wraps Campaign With Star-Studded Rally In Philadelphia

Thousands turned out for Hillary Clinton’s star studded rally in Philadelphia on the eve of the election.

11/07/2016

Friends, Family Heartbroken After Teens Killed In Roosevelt Blvd. Crash

It was a somber gathering at the scene of where two young lives were lost.

10/14/2016

Customers React To Removal Of Geno’s Controversial ‘Speak English’ Sign

It was business as usual at Geno’s, but without a piece of signage that once adorned the window and stirred national controversy.

10/14/2016

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More than 500 miles away, but not far removed from flooding woes, the Mayor and folks in Lumberton, N.J. are offering a helping hand.

10/12/2016

Drivers React As Gas Tax Hike Agreed To In NJ

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09/30/2016

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09/29/2016

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Mahaj Brown, or Haji as he’s affectionately known, is just like any other inquisitive 6 year old; a vivacious little boy with an infectious smile and loving spirit.

09/28/2016

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08/17/2016

Police Seek Suspect Wanted For String Of Daycare Burglaries

Philadelphia Police are looking for a suspect in connection with a string of burglaries involving daycare centers.

08/11/2016

Crews Rescue Man Trapped In Philadelphia Sewer

Philadelphia Police responded to the city’s Hunting Park section for a report of a person falling into the sewer.

07/29/2016

The Man Who Brought The DNC Stage To Life

Angelo Perryman of Perryman Building and Construction shares his perspective of setting the stage for the DNC.

07/21/2016

Young Girls Surprise Cherry Hill Police Officers To Say Thank You

Gina and her 7-year-old sister, Dana, knew they wanted to do something special for the entire police department.

07/15/2016

Family, Friends Mourn The Loss Of 13-Year-Old After Germantown Shooting

A vigil was held to remember the life of a 13-year-old boy shot and killed in Germantown.

06/30/2016

Police Believe 4-Year-Old Girl Died After Accidentally Shooting Herself

On Friday, a community came together to remember a 4-year-old girl who died after being shot in the face in her North Philadelphia home.

06/24/2016

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Christina Grimmie may not have been physically present, but her voice, her images, her spirit, filled the room at Fellowship Alliance Chapel in Medford, N.J.

06/17/2016

PA Opens New Front In War Against Opioid Addiction

Lawmakers and law enforcement in the state believe it is time to take more action to save lives.

06/02/2016

Ed Rendell Apologizes For ‘More Ugly Women Than Attractive Women’ Comment

Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell was quick to offer up an apology following comments he made during a recent Washington Post interview.

05/18/2016

Nearby Residents React To Bear In Fairmount Park

Residents and park goers reacted to having a bear on the loose in Fairmount Park.

05/13/2016

Tempers Cut Short Town Hall Meeting On Philly’s Stop & Frisk Policy

Mayor Jim Kenney and Commissioner Richard Ross faced some harsh criticism on Friday night in connection to Philadelphia’s Stop and Frisk policies.

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