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.
Police say the death of a woman whose body was found in Gloucester County apartment is being investigated as a homicide.
Officials hope it will help battle an epidemic of drug overdoses and deaths.
The search is on for the suspect police say shot an off-duty officer early Sunday morning in West Philadelphia.
Voorhees Township has rolled out a new rewards program promoting local business.
On Monday, Bethune Elementary School sent out this letter to parents about an incident that took place that took place that morning.
Roses are red, violets are blue, the Nor’easter is a pain for everyone, even florists too!
It is in higher demand this Valentine’s Day than jewelry. It won’t melt your heart, but it will melt the snow on streets and sidewalks.
PECO crews are working to restore power to thousands in the area, including in Montgomery County.
“You walk on something you think is slush, and it’s ice,” said Scott Gaffney.
The storm made it difficult for anyone trying to walk or drive to work on Monday, but it was even tougher for those trying to plow the snow.
It was a sleepless night for residents who were forced to evacuate their homes after a car crash led to a gas leak in Northeast Philadelphia.
If you can’t decide which team to root for at the Super Bowl, the Denver Broncos or the Seattle Seahawks, just ask Steven Johnson, Senior.
Are you sick of the cold weather? Wish you were heading south for winter? You are not alone!
Behind SEPTA’s 69th Street train station is the company’s repair hub, which has been busy due to the recent snow storms.
Snow is falling less and less Tuesday night but that does not mean the crews workload has lightened up.