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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Philadelphia City Council Candidate Hijacks Domain Names To Steer Voters From His Opponent

If you’re looking to learn more about City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, you won’t find it on KenyattaJohnson.com.

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Snow Not Panning Out As Planned Could End Up Hurting The Bottom Line Of Some

A bust in this “no-storm” isn’t just disappointing for snow lovers. Many businesses have been affected by this forecast “faux pas.”

01/27/2015

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Some Seeing Red Over Cancelled Flights Due To Impending Snow Storm

Philadelphia International Airport says all US Airways and American Airlines flights are cancelled tomorrow.

01/26/2015

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Hundreds Of Volunteers Join Search For Missing Delaware Mom

Hundreds of volunteers joined the search Sunday for 35-year-old Keisha Hamilton, the mother of four who disappeared more than two weeks ago from her home in Symrna, Delaware.

01/25/2015

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Dover Police Officer Becoming Viral Sensation After Dashcam Video Captures Him Rocking Out To Taylor Swift

The police department wanted to make a funny video to show their Facebook followers that officers have a lighter side.

01/20/2015

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On MLK Day, Penn Protesters March Against Racial & Social Injustice

Dozens of students gathered, calling this a movement to reclaim Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

01/19/2015

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Magazine Ranks Philly The Second Best Shopping City…In The World

Philadelphia has made plenty of “top spots” lists in the past few years, but this is a new one.

01/15/2015

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Animal Advocates Urging Pet Owners To Bring Pets Inside During Extreme Cold

A new city ordinance can fine owners up to $500 if their dog is outside during weather that’s 20 degrees or colder.

01/07/2015

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Many Homeowners Heating Their Homes This Winter Benefiting From Falling Price Of Oil

So far the season has been good to him with mostly mild temperatures, but more importantly the low price of hearing oil.

01/06/2015

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Historic Philadelphia Restaurant Reopening Thanks To Local Chef

Jose Garces says, “To many generations, this place was a really special location.”

01/05/2015

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Pa. Drivers Speak Out About High Gas Tax

Gas prices may be at an all time low, but a gas tax in Pennsylvania could set back drivers 10 cents a gallon.

01/01/2015

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Officials Release More Details On Fatal Police-involved Shooting In Drexel Hill

Investigators have released more information on a police-involved shooting that left a man dead in Drexel Hill on Monday.

12/31/2014

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Suspect Charged In Pennypack Park Rapes

Philadelphia police have charged a suspect in connection with the violent sexual assaults of two women in Pennypack Park in 2010 and 2011.

12/30/2014

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State Rep. W. Curtis Thomas Speaks Out On Bettering Relations Between Police And The Community

It came in response to the recent murders of two New York City Police officers and what Thomas calls “escalating public tension.”

12/29/2014

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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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