CBS 3/CW Philly Anchor and Reporter Nicole Brewer joined CBS 3’s Eyewitness News team in April, 2008 as local television’s first digital journalist, reporting primarily for CBSPhilly.com. Today she anchors the weekend morning newscasts on CBS 3 and is weekday reporter for the stations’ morning shows, 4:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Before joining CBS 3, Brewer had been a feature reporter and producer for the nightly news magazine Tempo at WLVT, the PBS station in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. While there, Brewer helped write, produce and report on “Kids and Gangs: A Tempo Special Report,” which won a 2008 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award. She was also recognized by the Associated Press in 2009 for her feature, “Parents on Facebook.”
A former Miss Pennsylvania 2005, Brewer competed in the Miss America Pageant in January, 2006 placing as a top ten semi-finalist.
Brewer attended Millersville University, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in speech communications.
A native of Philadelphia, Brewer grew up in the Overbook section of the city. Active in the community, she focuses her volunteer efforts on causes dealing with today’s youth. She serves on the board of Teencentral.net, the internet leader in teen crisis counseling.
Brewer, her husband and their son make their home in Delaware County in Pennsylvania.
Users are head over heels for Pinterest, a two-year-old social bookmarking site that lets users collect and share ideas via virtual pin boards.
27-percent of Philadelphians live below the poverty line. It’s a number that has risen four percent in the last 10 years, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, released today.
Outside Trenton Police headquarters, there were signs of the station’s largest layoff . Rows of shoes… as 105 police officers “got the boot.”
As the wife of a sergeant in the United States Army, Melissa Weidenborner has compiled a bucket list of 100 things to do before her husband returns from his deployment in Iraq.
From balloons and blooms to love you can taste, at Penny’s Flowers in Glenside, Pennsylvania, preparing for Valentine’s Day can be a bit hectic.
For nine-year-old Andrew Patitucci, music was once the only form of expression. Born with cornelia de lange syndrome, the developmental disorder affected his size and speech.
From amber alerts on Facebook to a newspaper created exclusively for the iPad, Digital Journalist Nicole Brewer brings you today’s Tech Wrap!
From the end of an iPhone era to rumors of Facebook shutting down, here’s your tech wrap for January 10, 2011!
Electronic cards can be fun and efficient, but when it comes to seasons greetings, some say they prefer to stamp and seal than simply click and send.
A red nose worked for Rudolph. And this season, red lips can work for you!
Call it a Facebook facelift. In an interview with CBS’ 60 Minutes, founder Mark Zuckerberg announced the new layout would appear less like an extended scrapbook and more like a mini-biography.
By Nicole Brewer: Well, it’s one way to clear airport security … don’t wear any clothes! A former Playboy bunny stripped down to her underwear and panties to avoid a pat down by airport security.
By Nicole Brewer: Has NASA discovered extra-terrestrial life? That’s question after the U.S. space agency announced plans to hold a news conference (at 2 p.m. EST) with scientists who study unusual life forms.
There’s a free iPhone app that could make its 400 stores easier to find.
By Nicole Brewer: No plans this weekend? No worries! Make the most of your days off with a look at what’s brewing in and around Philadelphia!