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.
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Four boys allegedly hit, cursed, and spat at passengers on a SEPTA subway train.
Villanova fans are flooding the bookstore for gear ahead of the Final Four.
Through the explosions that rocked Brussels, halfway across the word the aftermath remains.
Philadelphia is the home of the cheesesteak and March 24 was National Cheesesteak Day, where better to celebrate?
Upper Darby Police say hundreds of teens filled a home and flooded the streets. It was a party that police say was simply out of control.
Medical students could breathe a sigh of relief Friday as many around the country learned where they’ll be completing their residencies as part of “Match Day.”
The search is on for masked gunmen responsible for a string of violent robberies in Northwest Philadelphia.
Upper Dublin Township Police and the SPCA are working to identify who allegedly tortured a puppy and then left her to die on the side of a road.
ATV’s and dirt bikes are illegal on the streets of Philadelphia. But police are saying it’s so difficult to prevent.
A Philadelphia charter school is borrowing a term from NASA, but it’s got nothing to do with space travel.
Officers in our area are taking to social media to stand united with a slain officer and her colleagues in mourning.
A Germantown museum is celebrating the lives of ordinary, yet extraordinary, black women and girls.
Black History Month is an everyday event for students at West Philadelphia’s Harambee Institute of Science and Technology Charter School.
Taylor Swift was the topic of conversation for many Tuesday after the Grammy Awards Monday night.
New Hampshire’s primary may narrow the field of presidential hopefuls.
A last-minute push in New Hampshire tonight ahead of tomorrow’s primary in Campaign 2016.
Far, far from Denver, Colorado in Lansdale, Pennsylvania hundreds and maybe even thousands are rooting for the orange and blue.
A restaurant chain in South Jersey celebrated the birthday of one of its waitresses with a big surprise party Tuesday complete with cake, balloons and gifts.
The owner of a Philadelphia bakery was robbed and shot in August. Now, the ‘Best Cake Bakery’ is back up and running and the victim is explaining why, despite the horrific shooting.
Philadelphia Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a burglary suspect they’re calling “crafty” and “resilient.”
Many residents in Philadelphia are digging out and cleaning up after this weekend’s record snowstorm.
Cars left on snow emergency routes will be relocated to accommodate plowing operations.
A Drexel Hill couple paid more than $50,000 for an addition on their home and waited months– but work was never started.
Netflix’s new docu-series, Making A Murderer, is now making headlines.
The alma mater of wounded Philadelphia Police Officer Jesse Hartnett is continuing to keep him in their prayers as he recovers.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Philadelphia Police Department.
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Demonstrators gathered during the annual Mummers Parade in Center City Philadelphia.
Reaction to the news at Temple University has been mixed.
“Can this really be December?” asks May Scawartz, who says the weather reminded her of being in Florida.
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It’s called the “Community Schools” model.
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Philadelphia Police say they have made an arrest.
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Mayor-elect Jim Kenney formally announces his appointment for police commissioner is First Deputy Commissioner Richard Ross.