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.