PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Her official start date isn’t until Monday, September 23rd, but Jessica Dean will arrive at the anchor desk a day ahead of schedule to join CBS 3/ CW Philly co-anchor Chris May on one of the biggest nights of television following the telecast of the 65TH PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS, Sunday, September 22nd, 8 to 11 p.m. on CBS 3.

May and Dean will anchor Sunday’s edition of Eyewitness News at 11 that evening along with Meteorologist Kathy Orr and Sports Director Beasley Reece. will be the destination of choice now throughout Emmy night for ultimate TV fans, providing the latest Emmy news; photo galleries of nominees; a review of 65 years of greatest Emmy moments; a ballot to play along, and a live Twitter feed to track Emmy chat Sunday night. Chris May and Jessica Dean will be posting their own Emmy guesses pre-telecast Sunday night.

Beginning Monday, Dean will co-anchor with May on Eyewitness News at 5, 6 and 11 p.m. on CBS 3 and on The CW Philly’s 10 p.m. newscast.

Dean comes to Philadelphia from KARK-TV, the NBC affiliate in Little Rock, Arkansas where she has been the evening news anchor since 2011. A native of Little Rock, Dean is a 2006 Cum Laude graduate of the University of Southern California at Los Angeles where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism.

CBS 3 (KYW-TV) and The CW Philly (WPSG-TV) are part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.

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