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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Locals Weigh In On Historic Decision By Supreme Court To Legalize Same Sex Marriage

That’s because the first major U.S. protest for LGBT equality took place in front of Independence Hall back in 1965.

06/26/2015

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Residents In Delaware County Try To Stay Positive Amid Power Outage Woes

It’s been two days since a short lived storm cause a ton of damage in Delaware County.

06/25/2015

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Philadelphia Police Officer’s Act Of Kindness Goes Viral

Officer Sammy Brinson pulled over to help the boy and girl and that’s when Bernice handed her phone to her daughter and told her to start recording.

06/19/2015

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Pastor Killed In Charleston Church Shooting Has Local Ties

Patricia Hamm fights back tears after learning her cousin Reverend Clementa Pinckney was killed at the Emanuel AME Church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina.

06/18/2015

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Realtors Pull Out All The Stops To Sell Mansion On The Main Line Once Owned By Pat Croce

And after you grab a bite to eat, feast your eyes on the mansion that was once owned by Pat Croce.

06/17/2015

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Philadelphia Police Searching For Man Who Allegedly Stole 10 Cabs In 9 Days

A car thief is allegedly stealing cabs and using them during shootings and robberies.

06/16/2015

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After 12 Years, Mount Laurel Police Department Looks To Bring Back K-9 Unit

The Mount Laurel Police want an active K-9 unit but they don’t have the funding and will have to rely on donations.

06/12/2015

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Delaware County Teen Who Saved Umpire’s Life: ‘I Was Just Doing What I Was Taught’

“I started chest compressions and breaths and kept doing it and doing it until they called 911,” he explains.

06/09/2015

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Families, Officials Gather On Second Anniversary Of Deadly Center City Building Collapse

It’s a day of reflection and hope. An event commemorated the second anniversary of the building collapse that took place on the corner of 22nd and Market Street.

06/05/2015

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New Jersey Seeks To Make ‘Upskirting’ A Crime

Some New Jersey lawmakers want to criminalize the surreptitious recording or photographing of a person’s undergarments.

06/04/2015

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Local Group Hopes To Share The Stories Of Americans Of South Asian Descent Through New Book

Food, Bollywood and yoga. Those are what most people think of when it comes to South Asian culture, “but they aren’t the only aspects,” says Samip Mallick.

06/03/2015

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South Jersey Residents Will Be Able To Virtually Track How Officers Do Their Jobs

Evesham Township police are emphasizing the word “transparency” by using Twitter and Facebook.

06/02/2015

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$10K Reward Offered In South Philadelphia Sex Assault; Police Call Suspect ‘Sadistic’

On Thursday, the Mayor’s Office announced it is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect.

05/28/2015

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Philadelphia Police Ramp Up Efforts To Catch An Alleged Sexual Predator

Police released surveillance video of the suspect getting out of the victim’s car.

05/27/2015

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Philly Couple Says Their Poodle Is Battling For His Life After Pit Bull Attack

Janet and Bob Wilson say it’s “touch and go” after their five-year-old miniature poodle named “Chicago” was attacked by an unleashed dog.

05/20/2015

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