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Nicole Brewer

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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 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, the internet leader in teen crisis counseling.

Brewer, her husband and their son make their home in Delaware County in Pennsylvania.

Connect with Nicole Brewer on Twitter: @Nicole_Brewer; and on Facebook: Nicole Brewer.

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Local Triplet Brothers Enlist In The Air Force

When 18-year-old Maxwell Koder stepped up for his country, his brothers Brandon and Michael weren’t far behind.


North Phila Shooting July 11, 2012

Man In Critical Condition After Being Shot With Baby Daughter In The Car

A baby girl was spared, but her father was shot several times inside his black Nissan Altima, which was parked at the corner of 4th and Jefferson Streets shortly before 10 a.m.


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Teachers: Threats Accompany Strike In Neshaminy School District

As the Neshaminy Federation of Teachers heads into day three of its second strike this year, the union contends with more than an expired contract.


Experts: Deleted Photos Might Remain On Facebook Servers For Months, Even Years

Just because you deleted a picture doesn’t mean it’s gone. An investigation by technology website Ars Technica reveals that deleted photos on Facebook actually remain on network servers.


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Social Media Website Pinterest Gaining Local Followers

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.



Survey: 1 In 4 Philadelphians Living In Poverty

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.


Trenton Police officers lined up their boots in protest of the layoffs.

Trenton Lays Off More Than One Hundred Police Officers

Outside Trenton Police headquarters, there were signs of the station’s largest layoff . Rows of shoes… as 105 police officers “got the boot.”



CBS3 Helps Local Woman Complete ‘Bucket List’

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.



Montgomery County Florist Offers ‘Talking Roses’

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.



Technology Gives Young Boy A Voice

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.


Tech Wrap (January 13, 2011)

From amber alerts on Facebook to a newspaper created exclusively for the iPad, Digital Journalist Nicole Brewer brings you today’s Tech Wrap!


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BLOG: Tech Wrap (January 10, 2011)

From the end of an iPhone era to rumors of Facebook shutting down, here’s your tech wrap for January 10, 2011!



High-Tech Greeting Cards

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.


Red Lips: Finding Your Perfect Shade

A red nose worked for Rudolph. And this season, red lips can work for you!


Facebook Gets A Facelift

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.




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