Anchors

Joe Holden<a href="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2016/06/joe-holden-web-headshot-620x349.jpg"><img class="size-large wp-image-867284" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2016/06/joe-holden-web-headshot-620x349.jpg?w=420" alt="" width="420" height="236" /></a> <em>CBS3's Joe Holden</em> Joe Holden came home to join the <em>Eyewitness News</em> team as a general assignment reporter in May, 2016. In August 2018 he became anchor of the weekend evening editions of <em>Eyewitness News </em>on CBS 3 and The CW Philly The Delaware County native has previously been with WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he covered, among other high-profile stories, Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia. He was also an investigative reporter for WBRE-TV in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton market, at WVIR-TV in Charlottesville, Virginia and an assignment editor at WPHL-TV in Philadelphia. Joe has a track record of holding public officials accountable and breaking numerous stories involving political corruption and environmental issues, including stories connected to the reputed Kids for Cash scandal in Luzerne County and how public boards handled the rise of the Marcellus Shale industry in Susquehanna and Bradford counties. Joe attended St. Laurence Parochial School in Upper Darby and Monsignor Bonner High School in Drexel Hill. He is a 2002 graduate of Cabrini College where he was the editor in chief of the college newspaper, The Loquitur, before earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and communication. As a teenager, he was choir director and organist at St. Donato Parish in Overbrook and later, director of music at St. Charles Borromeo in Drexel Hill.  His love of music helped pay his way through college. Joe and his wife, Kelly, have three children.
Rahel Solomon<p style="text-align:center;"></p> [caption id="attachment_867287" align="aligncenter" width="420"]<a href="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/rahel-solomon-web-headshot-620x349.jpg"><img class="size-large wp-image-867287" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/rahel-solomon-web-headshot-620x349.jpg?w=420" alt="" width="420" height="236" /></a> CBS3's Rahel Solomon[/caption] Rahel Solomon is co-anchor with Jim Donovan of CBS3’s <em>Eyewitness News This Morning</em>, the station’s popular morning newscast (weekdays, 4:30-7 a.m.), and <em>Eyewitness News at Noon</em>. 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 <em>CBS This Morning</em><em>.</em> 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.
Alexandria Hoff<img class="size-full wp-image-879610" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/alexandria-hoff-web-headshot-620x349.jpg" alt="" width="420" height="236" /> Alexandria Hoff Alexandria Hoff joined CBS 3’s Eyewitness News team in March, 2015 and started co-anchoring CBS3@4 when it launched in August 2018. Hoff was most recently a reporter/anchor at WHTM-TV, the ABC station in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, since 2013. Previously, she worked as an anchor/reporter for WHAG-TV in Hagerstown, Maryland from 2010-2011, where she founded the station’s Northern Virginia Bureau in Shenandoah Valley. Hoff’s reporting earned her a Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award in 2014 for Health – News Single Story or Series, “When Hashtags Hurt,” about eating disorders going viral. A native of South Jersey, Hoff is a 2010 graduate of Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and political science. Hoff spent a semester traveling at sea in 2008 through the University of Virginia, traveling to 12 countries in less than four months. As part of that experience, she shot and produced a mini-documentary on the South African National Biodiversity Institute in Cape Town and participated in an Environmental Policy Summit in Chennai. As the daughter of an Ocean City enthusiast and a former Phillies “Hot Pants Girl,” Hoff ‘s local roots run deep. She’s a self-described “Beatnik literature buff,” particularly Jack Kerouac, and loves old books, foreign films, surfing and hiking.
Jan Carabeo  <p style="text-align:center;"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-786545" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/janphoto.jpg" alt="janphoto" width="420" height="307" /></p> Jan Carabeo joined CBS3 Eyewitness News as a reporter in March 2014. Before moving to Philadelphia, she was a reporter and anchor at WTIC-TV in Hartford, Connecticut, where she worked on the morning news show. Jan has also worked in New York as a reporter at WSYR-TV in Syracuse, as well as WICZ-TV and WIVT-TV/WBGH-TV both in Binghamton. Her reporting earned a New York Associated Press award in 2011 for Best News Series, “Gold Star Mom,” about a mother’s fight against the Department of Motor Vehicles to keep a commemorate license plate in honor of her son who died in Vietnam. A native of Maryland, Jan graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism. She majored in journalism and minored in English language and literature. Jan, her husband Andrew and their Russian Blue cat Riley live in Philadelphia. Connect with Jan Carabeo on Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/JanCarabeoCBS3" target="_blank" rel="noopener">@JanCarabeoCBS3</a>; and on Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/JanCarabeoNews">Jan Carabeo</a>.
Jim Donovan<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-763260" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2017/03/pic4.jpg" alt="donovan jan16 c" width="350" height="625" /> Jim Donovan is co-anchor with Rahel Solomon of CBS 3’s <em>Eyewitness News This Morning</em> the station’spopular morning newscast (weekdays, 4:30-7 a.m.), and <em>Eyewitness News at Noon</em>. The 15-time Emmy Award-winner joined CBS 3 as its “On Your Side” consumer reporter in 2004. In April, 2016, he stepped up to the anchor desk to relaunch the station’s morning newscast, after distinguishing himself with his memorable coverage of Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia in 2015. Jim’s on-air duties still include the consumer beat where he and his team continue to resolve thousands of consumer-related complaints from viewers in the Delaware Valley. Their work has earned accolades from numerous organizations from the Better Business Bureau to the Associated Press. Donovan began his career as a news department intern at WWOR-TV in Secaucus, New Jersey. Over a period of six years he worked in a variety of roles at WWOR including that of news writer and Emmy-nominated field producer. He did this while also employed in the aviation industry. While in college in the mid 1980's, Donovan was hired by People Express Airlines. He continued to work for People Express and later with Continental Airlines after an airline merger, as a domestic and international flight attendant. When he wasn't working in the WWOR newsroom, he most likely could be found on a plane traveling to diverse destinations from London to Tahiti. In 1993 Donovan decided to clip his airline wings and concentrate on his broadcasting career full-time. He joined WNBC-TV, the NBC flagship station in New York City, as a research coordinator. It was there that he put his aviation experience to good use and earned his first Emmy Award for an investigative report on plane crash survival. In 1994, Donovan made the jump to network programming and joined NBC's cable business network, CNBC, as an investigative producer and consumer reporter for "Steals & Deals," a nightly consumer news program. At CNBC Donovan developed his passion for consumer advocacy and his work there earned him a National Cable Ace nomination and allowed him to contribute reports for NBC's Today Show. In 1997 Jim left the Big Apple to start an investigative unit at WGHP-TV, a highly rated Fox television station in High Point, North Carolina. While working in North Carolina the Better Business Bureau named him "Outstanding Consumer Reporter." One of his most popular reports at WGHP involved a weekly segment where he helped reunite people with unclaimed funds. Over the course of one year he helped return $1.4 million dollars to viewers that were owed money by the North Carolina unclaimed property program. In 2000 Donovan was recruited by WBNS-TV, the CBS affiliate in Columbus, Ohio. At WBNS he served as the station's lead consumer reporter, earning an Emmy Award and an additional five Emmy nominations for his consumer investigations and reporting. His advocacy on behalf of his viewers was recognized by the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. Donovan's expertise in consumer issues is now being put to use at KYW-TV where he developed the 3-On Your Side consumer unit. Each year he and his team help resolve thousands of consumer related complaints from viewers in the Delaware Valley. His work at KYW has earned him thirteen Emmy Awards and an additional twenty Emmy nominations. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Donovan initiated a fundraising phone bank in which CBS 3 viewers donated over $1 million dollars over the course of two days to assist with the Red Cross relief effort. A native of Staten Island, NY, Jim is a graduate of Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication.  Active in the community, he volunteers his time to numerous local charities including MANNA, CARIE and the Mazzoni Center. In 2015 he was inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia’s Hall of Fame in recognition of his body of work and community service. In his free time, Jim still enjoys traveling the world. His passport includes stamps from 44 countries in Europe, South America, Africa, Asia and the South Pacific. When he's not traveling, he resides in Center City Philadelphia.
Natasha Brown<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-868607" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/natasha-brown-web-headshot.jpg" alt="" width="420" height="305" /> Natasha Brown is the co-anchor of CBS3@4. Prior to August 2018, the Emmy-Award winner was the weekend evening editions of <em>Eyewitness News </em>on CBS 3 and The CW Philly Natasha joined CBS 3 as a general assignment reporter in December, 2002. She came to the station from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she has been a reporter and anchor for WPXI-TV.  Previously, she had been a reporter and weekend anchor for WWBT-TV in Richmond, Virginia. Natasha began her career as a reporter and anchor at WPDE-TV in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  Since that time she has established herself as an outstanding on-scene reporter covering such major stories as the Columbine High School shootings, the crash of Flight 93 in Somerset County, Pennsylvania on September 11<sup>th</sup> and the Quecreek Mine Disaster.   Natasha has also covered several presidential campaigns and candidates and covered the move of the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia in 2004 to its new home across Independence Park for CBS nationally. Her work has earned her three local Emmy Awards. Natasha is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. While in Pittsburgh, she received an African American Heritage Award as "Best Reporter" from WAMO Radio, the award's sponsor.  The Philadelphia chapter of the NAACP has named her to its “Most Influential Black Women” list twice.  In 2016, she was inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia’s Hall of Fame. Natasha has also been active in supporting the stations’ efforts on behalf of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, hosting the organization’s annual “Sisters for the Cure” workshop for African-American women. She currently serves on Susan G. Komen’s Board of Directors. A native of Virginia, Natasha is a graduate of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications. Connect with Natasha Brown on Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/natashacbs3" target="_blank" rel="noopener">@NatashaCBS3</a>; and on Facebook: <a href="http://www.facebook.com/pages/Natasha-Brown/85281699228?v=wall" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Natasha Brown</a>.
Ukee Washington[caption id="attachment_465964" align="aligncenter" width="300"]<img class="size-medium wp-image-465964" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/ukee-web.jpg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="218" /> (credit: CBS)[/caption] Ukee Washington is co-anchor with Jessica Dean of CBS 3’s <em>Eyewitness News </em>at 5, 6 and 11 p.m<em>.</em> and <em>Eyewitness News</em> at 10 p.m. on The CW Philly 57. Ukee also hosts CBS 3’s popular <em>Brotherly Love</em> segment profiling people who have had a positive impact in their communities. Ukee (born Ulysses Samuel Washington III) joined the Channel 3 news team as a sports anchor in July 1986.  In 1996, he moved over to the news desk as early morning and noon anchor. In July, 2015, he was promoted to anchor of the evening editions of <em>Eyewitness News.</em> Since that time, Ukee has been front and center anchoring some of the region’s most memorable stories including Super Storm Sandy in 2012, the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and Pope Francis’ historic visit to the City in 2015.  In addition, the versatile anchor’s assignments have run the gamut from hosting the 2015 Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Forum to going behind bars to interview a high school classmate on death row. Ukee has even guest co-hosted on the popular CBS network talk show, THE TALK three times, in 2013, 2014 and 2016. Ukee was raised in West Philadelphia and attended Dover High School in Delaware where he was a celebrated athlete.  As a youngster, his other love was music.  As a member of the Philadelphia Boys Choir's "elite," he traveled to Russia, Sweden, Finland, Poland, Denmark and Mexico to perform.  Both experiences proved helpful in his broadcasting career as host of the station’s live telecasts of the Philadelphia Orchestra and his live coverage of the 1998 Winter Olympic Games from Nagano, Japan. Prior to coming home to the Philadelphia area, Ukee was a sports anchor at WBBH-TV in Fort Myers, Florida and at WSB-TV in Atlanta.  He is a graduate of the University of Richmond.  Today, he makes his home in Wilmington, Delaware. Among his honors, he was named to both the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2015 and the Philadelphia Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame in 2008. In February, 2017, Philadelphia’s City Council confirmed what most of us have already known – it named Ukee a “Living Legend” during its special Black History Month observance. Connect with Ukee Washington on Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/ukeewashington" target="_blank" rel="noopener">@UkeeWashington</a>; and on Facebook: <a href="http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ukee-Washington/84099617080" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ukee Washington</a>.

Health

Stephanie Stahl<img class="aligncenter size-medium wp-image-466002" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/stephanie-web.jpg?w=300" alt="stephanie-web" width="300" height="218" /> Stephanie Stahl, CBS 3 and The CW Philly 57’s Emmy Award-winning health reporter, is featured daily on<em> Eyewitness News.</em> <div><span style="font-family:Times New Roman, serif;">As one of the television industry’s most respected medical reporters, <span id="0.559347052423403" class="highlight">Stahl</span> has been recognized by community and health organizations alike for her hard-hitting yet compassionate approach to her beat, an approach that has changed lives and influenced medical practices.    </span></div> <div><span style="font-family:Times New Roman, serif;"> </span></div> <div><span style="font-family:Times New Roman, serif;"><span id="0.02943766464156261" class="highlight">Stahl</span>’s reporting has earned her high honors in both the television industry and medical field.  In addition to a variety of Emmy awards, she’s a member of the Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame.   <span id="0.30481264760093363" class="highlight">Stahl</span> received the prestigious Diamond Award from Temple University Hospital’s Auxiliary for her “dedication to excellence, her professional and personal integrity, and her deep sense of compassion for others.”  The Pennsylvania Public Health Association honored her with its 2000 Media Award; the local chapter of the American Liver Foundation named <span id="0.6253929618911738" class="highlight">Stahl</span> its Media Professional of the Year and </span><span style="font-family:Times New Roman, serif;">the Cardiovascular Institute presented her with its Leadership Award for "positively impacting the health of the Delaware Valley.”</span></div> <div><span style="font-family:Times New Roman, serif;"> </span></div> <div><span style="font-family:Times New Roman, serif;"><span id="0.4758776843737673" class="highlight">Stahl</span> is also involved with community and station efforts including, Susan G. Koman Philadelphia Race for the Cure, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and Ronald McDonald House Charities.</span><i></i><span style="font-family:Times New Roman, serif;"> She serves on the board of the Children’s Crisis Treatment Center and is a mentor with Women of Tomorrow at Carver High School.</span></div> <div><span style="font-family:Times New Roman, serif;"> </span></div> <div><span style="font-family:Times New Roman, serif;"><span id="0.9087142872505651" class="highlight">Stahl</span>, her husband, Jim, reside in Montgomery County outside of Philadelphia. </span><span style="color:black;font-family:Times New Roman, serif;">They have a son, Matthew, who works in professional sports management.</span></div>

Meteorologists

Chelsea Ingram<img class="aligncenter size-medium wp-image-1021440" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2017/10/chelsea-ingram-web-headshot-620x349.jpg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="169" /> Meteorologist Chelsea Ingram joined CBS 3’s <em>Eyewitness</em> <em>News </em>weather team in May, 2017. You can see her as part of the station’s weekend morning news team and on the road and with CBS 3’s Mobile Weather Watcher in communities throughout the Philadelphia market during the week. Chelsea has been part of the CBS family since 2013 when she joined WJZ-TV in Baltimore, Maryland. She began her broadcasting career as a meteorologist at WFFF/WVNY in Burlington, Vermont. While working in Vermont, Chelsea represented the state in the 2013 Miss America Pageant. A talented operatic singer, she has also performed the National Anthem at Orioles home games when she worked in the Baltimore market. Chelsea is a graduate of North Carolina State University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology. She attended graduate school at Lyndon State College in Vermont with course work in Broadcasting. A native of Raleigh, North Carolina, Chelsea and her husband, Michael, now make their home in Wilmington, Delaware.  In her free-time, Chelsea enjoys exploring the outdoors, traveling and spending time with her Yorkipoo dog, Doppler.
Matt Peterson<img class="size-full wp-image-881783 aligncenter" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2017/04/matt-peterson-web-headshot-620x349.jpg" alt="" width="420" height="236" /> Meteorologist and weather producer Matt Peterson joined the Eyewitness News weather team on CBS 3 and The CW Philly in April, 2017. Matt, a Bucks County native, returned to the Philadelphia area after spending two years as a weekend meteorologist in Little Rock, Arkansas at KARK-TV/KLRT-TV, the NBC and Fox station affiliates respectively. Previously, Matt began his career in 2012 in Sioux City, Iowa, where he was the morning meteorologist at KCAU-TV, the ABC affiliate there, for three years. While in Sioux City, Matt covered extreme cold weather in the winter and severe storms in the spring, including EF-3 and EF-4 tornadoes. A graduate of Saint Joseph's Preparatory School, Matt went on to attend Penn State University, where he earned his Bachelors of Science in Meteorology. During his time at Penn State, Matt forecast weather for CNET Channel 7. In his free time, Matt enjoys being outdoors. His hobbies include running and playing golf.
Lauren Casey<a href="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2015/10/lauren-casey-web-social-headshot-generic.jpg"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-723485" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2015/10/lauren-casey-web-social-headshot-generic.jpg" alt="Lauren-Casey-web-social-headshot-generic" width="420" height="305" /></a> Meteorologist Lauren Casey, a Pennsylvania native and Rutgers graduate, joined CBS 3’s Eyewitness Weather team in September, 2015. Lauren came to CBS 3 from sister station WCCO-TV in Minneapolis where she has been the weekend meteorologist since 2011. Previously, she was the morning meteorologist at WINK-TV in southwest Florida. She began her broadcast career in Macon, Georgia where she honed her severe weather forecasting skills covering everything from hail to tornadoes. Lauren was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, but considers South Jersey, where her Mom and Grandparents live, her home. She is a 2006 graduate of Rutgers University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology. While at Rutgers, she interned with the National Weather Service in Mount Holly, News Jersey and at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia. Lauren holds the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation by the American Meteorological Society. She especially enjoys sharing that knowledge with children and adults and has taught a weather course for Florida Gulf Coast University’s Renaissance Program as well as hosted workshops for children.. In addition to weather, Lauren has a love of the outdoors. She has shared the back-country trails of Glacier National Park with grizzly bears, and she has trekked through parks of Zion, Grand Teton and the Grand Canyon.  
Katie Fehlinger<img src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/katie-web.jpg?w=300" alt="katie-web" width="300" height="218" class="aligncenter size-medium wp-image-465970" /> Meteorologist Katie Fehlinger joined CBS 3 and The CW Philly’s morning news team in September, 2011. Previously, Fehlinger had been the weekend morning news forecaster for WCBS in New York. Before coming to CBS, Fehlinger was a forecaster for nearly five years at AccuWeather, Inc. in State College, Pennsylvania. While at AccuWeather, Fehlinger served as a regular football, baseball, and hockey game day weather reporter for several regional Fox Sports Networks, NESN, YES, and the Big Ten Network. She has appeared on a host of other major networks including FOX News, FOX Business, ESPN and ABC. Fehlinger’s reports brought a niche emphasis to climate change issues and the weather’s effects on sports. A Lehigh Valley native, Fehlinger began her broadcasting career there at RCN 4 located in Bath, Pennsylvania and later did feature reporting for WLVT-TV’s Emmy award-winning news/magazine show Tempo! In 2006 she switched her focus to weather – and her passion for meteorology has grown ever since. Her first-ever live shot was an update for FOX News on the tornadoes ripping through the Midwest. “I never had a more exciting moment professionally,” says Fehlinger. “I knew I had chosen the right career.” Fehlinger graduated summa cum laude from Cedar Crest College in Allentown with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications. She also holds a Bachelor of Sciences degree in geosciences from Mississippi State University. Fehlinger now resides in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Connect with Katie Fehlinger on Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/katiefehlinger" target="_blank">@katiefehlinger</a>; and on Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Katie-Fehlinger/181473545215720?sk=wall" target="_blank">Katie Fehlinger</a>.
Kate Bilo<p style="text-align:center;"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-789939" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/bilo-web-headshot.jpg" alt="BILO-web-Headshot" width="420" height="305" /></p> Chief Meteorologist Kate Bilo joined the Eyewitness News weather team on CBS 3 and The CW Philly in October, 2010. Bilo, a native of Phoenixville, returned to the Delaware Valley from AccuWeather in State College, Pennsylvania where she had been a meteorologist since 2004. During her tenure with the weather service, she provided forecasts on TV and radio for numerous AccuWeather clients including FOX News, CNBC, ABC News Now and many local stations. She had also been the main morning weather anchor for the Bloomberg Television Network. Bilo is a 2003 graduate of Penn State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Spanish and International Business. She also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geosciences from Mississippi State University. A versatile broadcaster, in addition to her weather duties, Bilo has twice guest hosted CBS’s Daytime Emmy Award-nominated talk show THE TALK. A certified bookworm, Bilo sets a goal to read 100 books each year. In her effort to help children develop a love of reading, she serves as Champion of Reading for the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Summer Reading program, visiting libraries to read to them. Bilo also enjoys traveling, bike riding and taking long walks. A thunderstorm junkie, her dream is to one day go on a tornado chase in the Plains. Bilo is married and the mother of two young sons. Connect with Kate Bilo on Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/katebilo" target="_blank">@katebilo</a>; and on Facebook: <a href="http://www.facebook.com/whethergirl" target="_blank">Kate Bilo</a>.

News Director

John Wilson<p style="margin:0;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:18pt;background:white;"><span style="color:#000000;"> </span></p> <img class="size-medium wp-image-1021978 alignleft" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/john-wilson-web-headshot-1024x576.jpg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="169" /> <p style="margin:0;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:18pt;background:white;"><span style="color:black;">John Wilson has been Vice President and News Director of CBS3, KYW-TV, and CWPhilly, WPSG-TV, since November 2017. </span></p> <p style="margin:0;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:18pt;background:white;"><span style="color:black;">Wilson joined CBS3 as an Executive Producer in 2003 and was named Assistant News Director in 2010. </span></p> <p style="margin:0;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:18pt;background:white;"><span style="color:black;">In addition to helping both stations’ morning and evening newscasts grow their audiences, he has also been the primary strategist for the stations’ coverage of such major events as the Papal visit in 2015 and the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in 2016.</span></p> <p style="margin:0;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:18pt;background:white;"><span style="color:black;">Wilson began his career as a reporter at KZTV-TV in Corpus Christi, Texas before moving on to WAPT-TV in Jackson, Mississippi as a newscast producer.  He later produced and developed newscasts for stations in Knoxville, Seattle and Orlando before coming to Philadelphia.</span></p> Wilson is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of the E. W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree.  He has also studied at the Poynter Institute. Wilson resides in Cherry Hill, New Jersey with his wife, Barbara.  They have two daughters; one in college and one in graduate school. Do you have feedback regarding the stations? <a href="https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2018/08/22/contact-cbs3-cbsphilly/"><strong>Click Here</strong></a>

Reporters

Alicia Nieves<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-862752" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2017/02/alicia-nieves-620x349.jpg" alt="alicia-nieves-620x349" width="420" height="236" /> Alicia Nieves joined CBS 3’s <em>Eyewitness</em> <em>News </em>team as a general assignment reporter in February, 2017. Alicia came to CBS 3 from WNEP-TV in Scranton, Pennsylvania where she had been a reporter and back up anchor since 2015. Previously, she was a Washington, D.C. correspondent for KTVX-TV, the ABC station in Salt Lake City, Utah. Alicia began her career at WBNG-TV in Binghamton, New York in 2013. She is a 2010 graduate of the University of Central Florida where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in radio and television broadcasting with a minor in political science. She went on to earn a Master of Arts degree in broadcasting and digital journalism from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication in 2014. Alicia’s journalism career was inspired by the events of September 11, 2001.  A native New Yorker, she was in class at her high school just down the street from the World Trade Center as the Twin Towers collapsed. “On that day I learned how important the news is at a time of crisis, she says, “how people rely on us for accurate information. I think about that every time I report.” Alicia is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists as well as the Society of Professional Journalists.
Joe Holden<a href="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2016/06/joe-holden-web-headshot-620x349.jpg"><img class="size-large wp-image-867284" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2016/06/joe-holden-web-headshot-620x349.jpg?w=420" alt="" width="420" height="236" /></a> <em>CBS3's Joe Holden</em> Joe Holden came home to join the <em>Eyewitness News</em> team as a general assignment reporter in May, 2016. In August 2018 he became anchor of the weekend evening editions of <em>Eyewitness News </em>on CBS 3 and The CW Philly The Delaware County native has previously been with WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he covered, among other high-profile stories, Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia. He was also an investigative reporter for WBRE-TV in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton market, at WVIR-TV in Charlottesville, Virginia and an assignment editor at WPHL-TV in Philadelphia. Joe has a track record of holding public officials accountable and breaking numerous stories involving political corruption and environmental issues, including stories connected to the reputed Kids for Cash scandal in Luzerne County and how public boards handled the rise of the Marcellus Shale industry in Susquehanna and Bradford counties. Joe attended St. Laurence Parochial School in Upper Darby and Monsignor Bonner High School in Drexel Hill. He is a 2002 graduate of Cabrini College where he was the editor in chief of the college newspaper, The Loquitur, before earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and communication. As a teenager, he was choir director and organist at St. Donato Parish in Overbrook and later, director of music at St. Charles Borromeo in Drexel Hill.  His love of music helped pay his way through college. Joe and his wife, Kelly, have three children.
Pat Gallen[caption id="attachment_879611" align="aligncenter" width="420"]<img class="size-full wp-image-879611" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2016/04/pat-gallen-web-headshot-620x349.jpg" alt="" width="420" height="236" /> Pat Gallen[/caption] Northeast Philadelphia native Pat Gallen joined CBS 3’s morning newscast, <em>Eyewitness</em> <em>News This Morning</em>, as a full-time feature in April, 2016.  <em>He also appears frequently as a fill-in host of SportsRadio 94 WIP.  </em> Pat first joined Eyewitness News as a freelance sports reporter in July, 2015<em>.  Previously, he was a host for 97.5 The Fanatic (WPEN-FM), provided sports content for Philly.com and was co-host of Eagles Post Game Live for Fox 29 (WTXF-TV) in Philadelphia. He also served as editor-in-chief of Philliesnation.com.</em> Pat is a graduate of Northeast High School and a 2007 graduate of West Chester University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications studies/journalism.  He and his wife, Suzanne, reside in Philadelphia.
Trang Do<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-797064" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/image1.jpg" alt="image1" width="420" height="280" /> Trang Do came home to join the <em>Eyewitness News</em> team as a general assignment reporter in March of 2016. The Philadelphia native had previously been an investigative reporter with WMAR-TV in Baltimore, Maryland.  Trang started her professional career as a Washington, D. C, correspondent for KTVQ-TV in Billings, Montana.   She has also reported and anchored in Huntsville, Alabama at WAFF-TV and in York, Pennsylvania at WPMT-TV. The Central High School and 2006 University of Pennsylvania magna cum laude graduate worked as an intern at CBS 3 during her senior year in college.  After earning her Bachelor of Arts degree in communications and Spanish at Penn, she went on to complete a Master’s degree in journalism from the Medill School at Northwestern University. Trang is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association.  She and her husband, Kevin, make their home in the Kensington section of Philadelphia where she grew up.
Rahel Solomon<p style="text-align:center;"></p> [caption id="attachment_867287" align="aligncenter" width="420"]<a href="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/rahel-solomon-web-headshot-620x349.jpg"><img class="size-large wp-image-867287" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/rahel-solomon-web-headshot-620x349.jpg?w=420" alt="" width="420" height="236" /></a> CBS3's Rahel Solomon[/caption] Rahel Solomon is co-anchor with Jim Donovan of CBS3’s <em>Eyewitness News This Morning</em>, the station’s popular morning newscast (weekdays, 4:30-7 a.m.), and <em>Eyewitness News at Noon</em>. 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 <em>CBS This Morning</em><em>.</em> 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.
Greg Argos<img class="aligncenter size-large wp-image-705981" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/greg-argos-web-social-headshot-generic.jpg?w=420" alt="Greg-Argos-web-social-headshot-generic" width="420" height="305" /> Greg Argos joined CBS 3’s Eyewitness News team as a general assignment reporter in August, 2015. A New Jersey native who grew up in Dover, Delaware, Argos came to CBS 3 from KPHO-TV in Phoenix where he had been a reporter and back up anchor since 2012. Previously, he was a reporter at WCNC-TV in Charlotte, North Carolina and WMBF-TV in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Argos began his career as a freelance photojournalist and assignment editor at New York 1 cable news in Manhattan in 2007 where his most memorable story was covering the Papal Mass of Pope Benedict XVI at Yankee Stadium in 2008. Argos returned home just in time to cover Pope Francis’ historic visit to Philadelphia in 2015. Along the way, Argos has earned three regional Emmy Awards and three Associated Press Awards for his reporting. He is a 2008 graduate of New York University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism and political science. Argos, who is of Greek heritage, minored in Hellenic studies. Fun Fact: Argos and Anchor Ukee Washington are both alumni of Dover High School. In his spare time, Argos likes to work out, explore Philly’s great restaurant scene (Gyro suggestions welcomed!) and read.
Alexandria Hoff<img class="size-full wp-image-879610" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/alexandria-hoff-web-headshot-620x349.jpg" alt="" width="420" height="236" /> Alexandria Hoff Alexandria Hoff joined CBS 3’s Eyewitness News team in March, 2015 and started co-anchoring CBS3@4 when it launched in August 2018. Hoff was most recently a reporter/anchor at WHTM-TV, the ABC station in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, since 2013. Previously, she worked as an anchor/reporter for WHAG-TV in Hagerstown, Maryland from 2010-2011, where she founded the station’s Northern Virginia Bureau in Shenandoah Valley. Hoff’s reporting earned her a Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award in 2014 for Health – News Single Story or Series, “When Hashtags Hurt,” about eating disorders going viral. A native of South Jersey, Hoff is a 2010 graduate of Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and political science. Hoff spent a semester traveling at sea in 2008 through the University of Virginia, traveling to 12 countries in less than four months. As part of that experience, she shot and produced a mini-documentary on the South African National Biodiversity Institute in Cape Town and participated in an Environmental Policy Summit in Chennai. As the daughter of an Ocean City enthusiast and a former Phillies “Hot Pants Girl,” Hoff ‘s local roots run deep. She’s a self-described “Beatnik literature buff,” particularly Jack Kerouac, and loves old books, foreign films, surfing and hiking.
David Spunt<img class="aligncenter size-large wp-image-983067" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/david-spunt-unbranded-web-social-headshot.jpg?w=420" alt="" width="420" height="305" /> David Spunt joined CBS 3 and The CW Philly’s Eyewitness News team as a reporter in November, 2014. Since coming to Philadelphia, he’s covered major stories including Pope Francis’ visit in 2015 and the Democratic National Convention in 2016. He also filed reports from The White House during President Trump’s nomination of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch. Spunt came to CBS 3 from WBTV in Charlotte, North Carolina where he had been a reporter since 2012. In Charlotte, he covered political news including the Democratic National Convention in 2012. Previously, he was a reporter for WAFB in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where he spent three months on the coast covering the BP oil spill in 2010. He also won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for breaking news coverage. Spunt began his career as a reporter for WRBL in Columbus, Georgia where he covered Fort Benning and the U.S. Army during the war in Iraq. He also worked in public radio. A native of Boston, Spunt grew up in Columbus, Ohio and is a graduate of Miami University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Political Science. Spunt loves history and ancestry. He enjoys reporting with those subjects in mind. He and his wife reside in Philadelphia with their beloved Jellicle cat.
Jan Carabeo  <p style="text-align:center;"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-786545" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/janphoto.jpg" alt="janphoto" width="420" height="307" /></p> Jan Carabeo joined CBS3 Eyewitness News as a reporter in March 2014. Before moving to Philadelphia, she was a reporter and anchor at WTIC-TV in Hartford, Connecticut, where she worked on the morning news show. Jan has also worked in New York as a reporter at WSYR-TV in Syracuse, as well as WICZ-TV and WIVT-TV/WBGH-TV both in Binghamton. Her reporting earned a New York Associated Press award in 2011 for Best News Series, “Gold Star Mom,” about a mother’s fight against the Department of Motor Vehicles to keep a commemorate license plate in honor of her son who died in Vietnam. A native of Maryland, Jan graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism. She majored in journalism and minored in English language and literature. Jan, her husband Andrew and their Russian Blue cat Riley live in Philadelphia. Connect with Jan Carabeo on Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/JanCarabeoCBS3" target="_blank" rel="noopener">@JanCarabeoCBS3</a>; and on Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/JanCarabeoNews">Jan Carabeo</a>.
Cleve Bryan<a href="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/cleve-bryan-web-headshot.jpg"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-438353" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/cleve-bryan-web-headshot.jpg" alt="Cleve-Bryan-web-headshot" width="420" height="305" /></a> New Jersey Reporter Cleve Bryan joined CBS 3/CW Philly’s<em> Eyewitness News</em> team in July, 2013. The Turnersville, New Jersey native returned to the Delaware Valley from WVEC-TV in Norfolk, Virginia where he has been a reporter and anchor since 2011.  During his time reporting in Hampton Roads, Cleve led breaking news coverage of Hurricane Sandy as it slammed the Outer Banks of North Carolina.  Previously, he was a reporter at WCBD-TV in Charleston, South Carolina and at The Florida Channel in Tallahassee, Florida where his reporting was seen on PBS stations throughout the state. He began his career at WMGM-TV in Atlantic City in 2005 as a photographer/reporter and returned to the station from 2007 until 2009 as a reporter and back-up morning news anchor. Cleve’s South Jersey roots run deep.  A graduate of Washington Township High School, he spent five summers as a member of the Ocean City, New Jersey Beach Patrol training new lifeguards.  He was also a Special Olympics volunteer coach for the Ocean City Stingrays Swim Team. Cleve is a 2004 graduate of the University of Maryland where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in both Journalism and Spanish. He and his wife, Nicole, have two boys.  
Vittoria Woodill<p style="text-align:center;"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-789937" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/vittoria-web-headshot1.jpg" alt="Vittoria-web-Headshot" width="420" height="305" /></p> The versatile Vittoria Woodill appears on Eyewitness News team as feature reporter on a variety of segments including “Taste with Tori,” a tour of the region’s great eats and the people behind them. Among her many assignments, our intrepid reporter has rappelled down a 31-story building, driven a monster truck and eaten her way through numerous food festivals.  But she lists her coverage of Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia in 2015 as the highlight of her career so far.  Her live reports from her iPhone in the midst of the faithful gathered to see the Pope were some of the most memorable and spontaneous moments of CBS 3’s continuous coverage of the event. Vittoria started her on-air career with the CBS family as a member of The CW Philly Crew in 2008.  She had also worked for CBS Radio in Philadelphia.  In 2013, she rejoined the station as a traffic reporter directly from cable’s Tango Traffic where she had worked since 2010. Vittoria can also navigate the fashion world.  She is the creator of “Polished for Pennies,” <a href="http://polished4pennies.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">www.Polished4Pennies.com</a>, a lifestyle blog that has been featured nationally on ABC’s The Revolution with style expert Tim Gunn and locally on CBS 3 and The CW Philly. Vittoria is a former Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleader. She has also served as a high school and middle school competitive cheerleading coach. A native of Northeast Philadelphia, Vittoria is a 2009 graduate of LaSalle University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. Connect with Vittoria on Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/VittoriaCBS3" target="_blank" rel="noopener">@VittoriaCBS3</a> and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/cbsphilly?ref=tn_tnmn#!/VittoriaWoodillCBS3?fref=ts" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Facebook</a>. [protected-iframe id="0b6ef02e0fa85e1a8e2d663918b156b8-15116066-35384268" info="0b6ef02e0fa85e1a8e2d663918b156b8" ]
Natasha Brown<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-868607" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/natasha-brown-web-headshot.jpg" alt="" width="420" height="305" /> Natasha Brown is the co-anchor of CBS3@4. Prior to August 2018, the Emmy-Award winner was the weekend evening editions of <em>Eyewitness News </em>on CBS 3 and The CW Philly Natasha joined CBS 3 as a general assignment reporter in December, 2002. She came to the station from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she has been a reporter and anchor for WPXI-TV.  Previously, she had been a reporter and weekend anchor for WWBT-TV in Richmond, Virginia. Natasha began her career as a reporter and anchor at WPDE-TV in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  Since that time she has established herself as an outstanding on-scene reporter covering such major stories as the Columbine High School shootings, the crash of Flight 93 in Somerset County, Pennsylvania on September 11<sup>th</sup> and the Quecreek Mine Disaster.   Natasha has also covered several presidential campaigns and candidates and covered the move of the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia in 2004 to its new home across Independence Park for CBS nationally. Her work has earned her three local Emmy Awards. Natasha is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. While in Pittsburgh, she received an African American Heritage Award as "Best Reporter" from WAMO Radio, the award's sponsor.  The Philadelphia chapter of the NAACP has named her to its “Most Influential Black Women” list twice.  In 2016, she was inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia’s Hall of Fame. Natasha has also been active in supporting the stations’ efforts on behalf of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, hosting the organization’s annual “Sisters for the Cure” workshop for African-American women. She currently serves on Susan G. Komen’s Board of Directors. A native of Virginia, Natasha is a graduate of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications. Connect with Natasha Brown on Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/natashacbs3" target="_blank" rel="noopener">@NatashaCBS3</a>; and on Facebook: <a href="http://www.facebook.com/pages/Natasha-Brown/85281699228?v=wall" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Natasha Brown</a>.

Sports

Don Bell[anvplayer video="3308653" no_pr="true" ] Emmy-Award winning sportscaster Don Bell, whose first major market job was at CBS 3 in Philadelphia a decade ago, came home to take the top job of Sports Director in September, 2015. Don served as CBS 3’s weekend sports anchor and sports reporter from 2005 until 2010. He rejoined CBS 3 from FOX Sports 1 in Los Angeles where he had been anchor of FOX Sports Live and in-studio anchor for FOX College Hoops along with other productions. He had also been co-host of the nationally-syndicated Don Bell & Ryan Field Show on FOX Sports Radio. Previously, he was at ESPN for three years as studio host for SportsCenter on ESPN News. Don began his career in 2002 at WWSB-TV in Sarasota, Florida, later anchoring sports for KPLR-TV in St. Louis while hosting the post-game shows for the St. Louis Cardinals. According to Don, the Philadelphia sports fan played heavily in his decision to come home. “I missed how this town lives and dies with every big victory or crushing defeat. You can learn a lot of things in life, but you can't teach passion. Philly overflows with it.” A New Jersey native, Bell is a 2000 graduate of Boston University where he graduated with dual degrees -- a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. He received a Master of Science degree in Journalism in 2002 from Northwestern University’s prestigious Medill School of Journalism. He is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.
Lesley Van Arsdall<img class="aligncenter size-medium wp-image-925475" src="https://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/lesley-van-arsdall-web-social-headshot.jpg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="218" /> Lesley Van Arsdall is the weekend sports anchor for CBS 3 and The CW Philly. She also hosts the station’s popular “Lunch with Lesley” segment in which she shares a meal and a conversation with notable sports personalities. Her lunch guests have included a range of sports stars from Charles Barkley and John McEnroe to Andre Agassi , Claude Giroux and the Phillie Phanatic. Before joining the sports department full-time in late 2010, Van Arsdall was most recently co-anchor of CBS 3’s weekend morning newscasts. Van Arsdall joined the Eyewitness News in team in 2003 as a general assignment reporter. Before joining CBS 3, she had been general assignment reporter and anchor at sister station, KYW Newsradio. Coincidentally, Van Arsdall segued into television from Newsradio as an on-the-field sports reporter during CBS 3’s Philadelphia Eagles’ pre-game broadcasts. Her love of sports reaches back to her days as a competitive figure skater and field hockey and lacrosse player in school and a lifetime as a Philly sports fan. In her spare time, she is an avid runner, skier and plays tennis. Van Arsdall began her broadcasting career at WBUX Radio in Bucks County, Pennsylvania in 1997. She also served stints as sports anchor and general assignment reporter for various cable stations in New Jersey and as an entertainment reporter at Comcast’s CN8. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Van Arsdall earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. She speaks fluent French. A native of Villanova, Pennsylvania, Van Arsdall now resides in Delaware County with her husband, Mike, and their two sons. Connect with Lesley Van Arsdall on Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/lesleycbs3" target="_blank" rel="noopener">@LesleyCBS3</a>; and on Facebook: <a href="http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lesley-Van-Arsdall/120331348101" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Lesley Van Arsdall</a>.