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.
That’s because the first major U.S. protest for LGBT equality took place in front of Independence Hall back in 1965.
It’s been two days since a short lived storm cause a ton of damage in Delaware County.
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.
Patricia Hamm fights back tears after learning her cousin Reverend Clementa Pinckney was killed at the Emanuel AME Church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina.
And after you grab a bite to eat, feast your eyes on the mansion that was once owned by Pat Croce.
A car thief is allegedly stealing cabs and using them during shootings and robberies.
The Mount Laurel Police want an active K-9 unit but they don’t have the funding and will have to rely on donations.
“I started chest compressions and breaths and kept doing it and doing it until they called 911,” he explains.
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.
Some New Jersey lawmakers want to criminalize the surreptitious recording or photographing of a person’s undergarments.
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.
Evesham Township police are emphasizing the word “transparency” by using Twitter and Facebook.
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.
Police released surveillance video of the suspect getting out of the victim’s car.
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.