Syma Chowdhry

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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.

Connect with Syma Chowdhry on Twitter: @SymaChowdhry; and on Facebook: Syma Chowdhry.

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Shelter Animals Looking For A Home For The Holidays

Shelter animals in the city are anxiously waiting to be part of a new family.

12/25/2014

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Last-Minute Christmas Shoppers Hit The Mall

It came down to the wire for man Christmas shoppers.

12/24/2014

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CBS3’s ‘Joy Of Sharing’ Helps Local Families Surprise Their Children On Christmas

By Syma Chowdhry PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Carmen Picart is picking up toys from the Salvation Army in North Philadelphia for six children, ages two to seven. “It’s a blessing that we got the toys with […]

12/23/2014

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Police Say Greed Led Eight Suspects Into Police Custody In Radnor

Radnor Township Police worked with Haverford and Marple Township police to organize a sting to try and catch 46 people wanted for a variety of crimes.

12/16/2014

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Parents And Students Fighting To Keep South Jersey School Open

Saint Paul elementary school in Burlington is on the verge of closing its doors.

12/05/2014

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3 Puppies Saved From Warehouse In North Philadelphia Nursed Back To Health

Last month, the three puppies were removed from a warehouse filled with booby-traps on the 1800 block of W. Sedgley Avenue in North Philadelphia.

12/04/2014

A car slammed into a floral shop in Burlington, New Jersey on December 2, 2014. (credit: Syma Chowdhry)

Driver Hospitalized After Crashing Into Florist Shop In South Jersey

The accident occurred at the Stein and Sunset florist located on 1002 Sunset Road.

12/02/2014

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Friend Of Tabernacle Shooting Victim Adopts Family Dog

He is honoring his friend’s memory by adopting Bumbles, the family dog.

11/27/2014

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Center City Lawyer Surrenders on Charges of Raping 14-Year-Old Girl

A center city attorney is facing sexual assault charges after investigators allege he had sexual intercourse with an underage girl in his office on several occasions.

11/25/2014

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Food Store That Opened Just 5 Months Ago Set To Close In Chester

Aldi acquired Bottom Dollar Food, but the company has not said whether or not it will set up a shop at this location, leaving dozens without a job.

11/20/2014

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Wawa Sues Florida Restaurant Over Name

Patel received a notice from Wawa’s lawyer about a month ago.

11/20/2014

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Easton School Board Members Asked To Resign Following Snooping Scandal

That’s when Tom Drago, the District’s tech directory, was accused of snooping through administrators’ computers and of recording a meeting with employees without their knowledge.

11/17/2014

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Anti-Violence Rally Held Outside Southwest Philadelphia High School

City officials, school staff and the Philadelphia teachers union held an anti-violence rally outside of the troubled Bartram High School Wednesday afternoon.

11/12/2014

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Company Combines Safety And Fashion With Potentially Life Saving Charm

Two brothers from Florida created a product that could’ve helped find Carlesha Freeland-Gaither the moment she was abducted.

11/11/2014

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Suspected Human Remains Found During South Jersey Pool Excavation Could Date Back More Than 100 Years

Forensic experts have only scratched the surface when it comes to the human remains found in Burlington County.

11/10/2014

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