Rahel Solomon is co-anchor with Jim Donovan of CBS3’s Eyewitness News This Morning, the station’s popular morning newscast (weekdays, 4:30-7 a.m.), and Eyewitness News at Noon.
Rahel joined CBS 3 as a general assignment reporter in September, 2015. Before her weekday morning assignment, she had been anchor of the weekend morning news.
The West Philly native came home to Channel 3 from KCNC-TV, the CBS-owned station in Denver where she had been a reporter and fill-in anchor since January, 2014. While in Denver, she distinguished herself with her coverage of the trial of Aurora Theater Shooter James Holmes and Colorado flooding in 2014 for CBS This Morning. In 2015, she was named the Colorado Association of Black Journalists’ 2015 Broadcast Journalist of the Year.
Previously, Rahel worked as a multimedia journalist for WSAZ-TV in Charleston, West Virginia. She began her career at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia as a production assistant.
Rahel earned a masters degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She also attended St. John’s University where she graduated with high honors and a Bachelor of Science degree in finance.
In addition to her years in West Philadelphia, Rahel was raised in Delaware County and is a graduate of Archbishop Prendergast High School in Drexel Hill.
When students at Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary in North Philadelphia return Tuesday – they may meet some new classmates. They will also meet 23-year-old Quamiir Trice who has been hired as assistant program coordinator as he works on becoming a teacher.
Superintendent of schools Dr. William Hite recently sat down with Eyewitness News Anchor Rahel Solomon to discuss some of the goals for the academic year.
A popular workout is making Philadelphia its newest home. SLT (short for strengthen, lengthen, tone) opened in early August on 16th and Walnut Streets in the Rittenhouse Square area.
EssayDog is a new computer software program that uses specific prompts and video tutorials to help students craft a strong, story-driven personal statement for college applications.
A diagnosis of cancer for a 2-year-old Delaware County girl turned into a 10-year journey and hundreds of thousands raised for childhood cancer.
Surprise travel agency Pack Up + Go will plan your next vacation but your destination is a surprise until the day you depart.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Their churches may differ. “My name is Darlene Tansmore and I’m captain of team Enon.” “My name is Lynne Dudley and I am captain of St. Matthew’s AME Church Team Healing Hands.” […]
The Renfrew Center, based in Roxborough, is a residential treatment facility for people with eating disorders and is behind the campaign “Barefaced Challenge.”
Friends Karen Quigley from Gloucester County and Michelle Weirich from Delaware County, head up the team behind saving a dog who they named Teresa.
The experts say missing even a little sleep puts people at risk of nodding off behind the wheel.
The study of immunotherapy is happening at other institutions around the country.
The battle continues over whether or not Temple University should build a football stadium.
NCIS fans can look forward to the return of Michael Weatherly to CBS Tuesday, September 20 in the new show, Bull.
Philadelphia Police are investigating allegations that a young festival-goer was sexually assaulted at this year’s Made In America concert.
Investigators say the victim was hit, then fell and hit his head.
Philadelphia Police are investigating after the death of a 25-year-old city employee.
The motive for the deadly shootings is being investigated.
Several people share their view of the Philadelphia Police during the DNC protests.
Philadelphia Police had to detain several protesters on Tuesday evening after some were seen trying to hop a fence into a secure area near the Wells Fargo Center.
Philadelphia city officials are now trying get speed cameras installed along Roosevelt Boulevard.
Philadelphia Police are looking for a potential serial predator. The suspect is wanted for a series of assaults on women.
Pokemon Go is a game that everyone is playing, but there could be a not-so-fun side to the new popular app.
The jackpot has now reached more than $500 million before Friday night’s drawing.
Bre has boxed previous to this boxing camp and her parents say they plan on keeping her in the sport as long as she loves it.
Ikea is recalling several dressers and chests after tip-overs that allegedly led to the death of several young children.
Officials are recognizing a SEPTA Bus driver for his quick actions after interrupting a purse snatching.
Philadelphia Police have arrested one woman, in the murder of a young Chester woman, and another woman is being questioned.
A Philadelphia High School graduation had to be briefly put on hold after a fight broke out at the ceremony where the fire commissioner was set to speak.
A vigil was held to remember the victims of the Orlando mass shooting, in Collingswood, N.J. on Tuesday night.
A pizza delivery man, shot in the head during a robbery, is now out of the hospital and recounting those horrifying moments.