Rahel Solomon

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CBS3’s Rahel Solomon

Rahel Solomon is co-anchor with Jim Donovan of CBS3’s Eyewitness News This Morning, the station’s popular morning newscast (weekdays, 4:30-7 a.m.), and Eyewitness News at Noon.

Rahel joined CBS 3 as a general assignment reporter in September, 2015. Before her weekday morning assignment, she had been anchor of the weekend morning news.

The West Philly native came home to Channel 3 from KCNC-TV, the CBS-owned station in Denver where she had been a reporter and fill-in anchor since January, 2014.  While in Denver, she distinguished herself with her coverage of the trial of Aurora Theater Shooter James Holmes and Colorado flooding in 2014 for CBS This Morning. In 2015, she was named the Colorado Association of Black Journalists’ 2015 Broadcast Journalist of the Year.

Previously, Rahel worked as a multimedia journalist for WSAZ-TV in Charleston, West Virginia. She began her career at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia as a production assistant.

Rahel earned a masters degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She also attended St. John’s University where she graduated with high honors and a Bachelor of Science degree in finance.

In addition to her years in West Philadelphia, Rahel was raised in Delaware County and is a graduate of Archbishop Prendergast High School in Drexel Hill.

Young Child Battling Cancer Inspired By Phillies’ Jake Arrieta, Eagles’ Carson Wentz

Little Danny underwent 30 months of chemotherapy and went into remission.

CBS 3–06/11/2018

Southwest Crew Describes How Faith Pulled Them Through Chaos After Jet Engine Explosion

The Southwest airlines crew speaks for the first time together about last month’s deadly engine explosion that forced an emergency landing in Philadelphia.


Legendary St. Joseph’s Star Jameer Nelson Overcomes Fear, Earns Degree

For legendary Saint Joseph’s University basketball star, longtime NBA player and Chester-native Jameer Nelson, accolades are the norm but Saturday may be his biggest accomplishment.

CBS 3–05/17/2018

Kellyanne Conway Touts National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Counselor to Trump and South Jersey-native Kellyanne Conway spoke about Philadelphia sports and National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

CBS 3–04/27/2018

Blue Bell Woman To Run Komen’s ‘Race For The Cure’ In Honor Of Late Mother

A Blue Bell woman who has been participating in “Race For The Cure” since she was 13 is now running in honor of her late mother.

CBS 3–04/19/2018

Philadelphia News Icon Trudy Haynes Remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

Philadelphia News Icon Trudy Haynes Remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

As people around the world remember Dr. King’s legacy so does Trudy Haynes, the first African-American reporter in Philadelphia.  


Original Ronald McDonald House Undergoing $50 Million Expansion

Original Ronald McDonald House Undergoing $50 Million Expansion

With so many families coming to the Philadelphia region for treatment at some of the best hospitals in the world, the Ronald McDonald houses in our area are often filled to capacity.

CBS 3–03/27/2018

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‘Conversation For All People’: Experts Try To Find Solutions For Parents, Educators Over Racist Incidents

Social media posts depicting white children in blackface makeup and saying “n*****” earlier this week rocked the Maple Shade School District but the incident is far from isolated in the Delaware Valley.


South Philadelphia Football Coach In Need Of Kidney Transplant

Several family members stepped up to donate a kidney but failed to pass the required health screening.


Philly Native Overcomes Life's Obstacles And Returns To School As An Educator

Philly Native Overcomes Life’s Obstacles And Returns To School As An Educator

When students at Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary in North Philadelphia return Tuesday – they may meet some new classmates. They will also meet 23-year-old Quamiir Trice who has been hired as assistant program coordinator as he works on becoming a teacher.


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Philadelphia Superintendent Discusses Goals For The Academic Year

Superintendent of schools Dr. William Hite recently sat down with Eyewitness News Anchor Rahel Solomon to discuss some of the goals for the academic year.


Cult-Followed Megaformer SLT Studio Opens In Philly

Cult-Followed Megaformer SLT Studio Opens In Philly

A popular workout is making Philadelphia its newest home. SLT (short for strengthen, lengthen, tone) opened in early August on 16th and Walnut Streets in the Rittenhouse Square area.  


New Program Helping Students Sharpen Their Writing Skills For College

New Program Helping Students Sharpen Their Writing Skills For College

EssayDog is a new computer software program that uses specific prompts and video tutorials to help students craft a strong, story-driven personal statement for college applications.


Local 9-Year-Old Turns Cancer Journey Into Alex Scott's Largest Single Fundraiser

Local 12-Year-Old Turns Cancer Journey Into Alex Scott’s Largest Single Fundraiser

A diagnosis of cancer for a 2-year-old Delaware County girl turned into a 10-year journey and hundreds of thousands raised for childhood cancer.


Surprise! Travel Agency Books You to Destinations Unknown

Surprise travel agency Pack Up + Go will plan your next vacation but your destination is a surprise until the day you depart.


2 Women Turn To Their Faith After Breast Cancer Hits Close To Home

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Their churches may differ. “My name is Darlene Tansmore and I’m captain of team Enon.” “My name is Lynne Dudley and I am captain of St. Matthew’s AME Church Team Healing Hands.” But their cause united them. For Komen Race for the Cure co-chair Lynne Dudley, it was her grandmother Mayme Simms. […]


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Group Asks Women To Post Selfies Without Wearing Makeup To Raise Awareness For Eating Disorders

The Renfrew Center, based in Roxborough, is a residential treatment facility for people with eating disorders and is behind the campaign “Barefaced Challenge.”


Friends Begin Rescue Mission To Change Life For A Dog Who Overcame So Much

Friends Karen Quigley from Gloucester County and Michelle Weirich from Delaware County, head up the team behind saving a dog who they named Teresa.


AAA: 1 In 5 Fatal Crashes Involve Drowsy Driving

The experts say missing even a little sleep puts people at risk of nodding off behind the wheel.


How A Cancer Treatment That’s Helping Dogs Could One Day Help Humans

The study of immunotherapy is happening at other institutions around the country.


Stadium Showdown Continues At Temple University

The battle continues over whether or not Temple University should build a football stadium.


‘NCIS’ Staple, Michael Weatherly Returns To CBS In ‘Bull’

NCIS fans can look forward to the return of Michael Weatherly to CBS Tuesday, September 20 in the new show, Bull.


Police Investigate After Teen Is Allegedly Sexually Assaulted At Made In America

Philadelphia Police are investigating allegations that a young festival-goer was sexually assaulted at this year’s Made In America concert.


Police Consider ‘Knockout Game’ A Possibility In Fatal Lawncrest Attack

Investigators say the victim was hit, then fell and hit his head.


Family ‘Heartbroken’ After Phila. City Employee Shot, Killed Outside Parent’s Home

Philadelphia Police are investigating after the death of a 25-year-old city employee.


Authorities: NJ Man Fatally Shoots Wife, 10-Year-Old Son, Before Killing Self

The motive for the deadly shootings is being investigated.


Philadelphia Police Receive Both Praise, Criticism For DNC Approach

Several people share their view of the Philadelphia Police during the DNC protests.


Police Detain Protesters, Several Attempt To Enter Secure Area Near DNC

Philadelphia Police had to detain several protesters on Tuesday evening after some were seen trying to hop a fence into a secure area near the Wells Fargo Center.


New Bill Works To Install Speed Cameras On Philly’s Deadliest Road

Philadelphia city officials are now trying get speed cameras installed along Roosevelt Boulevard.

CBS 3–07/19/2016

Philadelphia Police Seek Potential Serial Predator After Fatal Attack

Philadelphia Police are looking for a potential serial predator. The suspect is wanted for a series of assaults on women.



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