Syma Chowdhry joined the CBS 3/The CW Philly’s Eyewitness News team as a reporter in March 2013.
Chowdhry, a native of Toms River, New Jersey, returns to the area from the CBS stations in Detroit, WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV, where she had been a morning anchor since 2011. In 2013, she won an Emmy award from the Michigan Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for a 30-minute show she produced and hosted about comedian/talk show host Steve Harvey and his struggles making it to the top.
Previously, Chowdhry was a reporter/anchor for News 12 New Jersey in Edison and a reporter for The University Network in Jersey City. In 2008, she received a Telly Award for her features reporting with News 12 New Jersey. Chowdhry began her broadcasting career at News 14 Carolina in Raleigh, North Carolina as a reporter/producer in 2004.
Chowdhry is a 2004 graduate of Temple University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism. She speaks Hindi and Urdu.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her Chihuahua, Nala, and is a self-described history buff. She resides in Philadelphia.
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