Syma Chowdhry is an Emmy award winning television news anchor. She is also a journalist and on the scene reporter. She also produces and writes news and is a model and actress. She is currently a news reporter at KYW3 in Philadelphia.
Born in Staten Island New York, Syma’s father is of Pakistani origin, while her mother is an Indian. She grew up in New Jersey and won the national pageant as New Jersey’s Perfect Teen in her high school days. She graduated at the Temple University. She did her bachelors degree in broadcast journalism. She married Aimer, an attorney in the year 2006 in New Jersey. They were introduced by mutual friends.
Syma Chowdhry started her career in television during her high school days itself when she hosted the show Aldelphia Cable, which is a local entertainment and feature show. After finishing her degree in Journalism, she joined News 14 Carolina in North Carolina as features reporter and was also the content developer for the website hosted by the channel. She then joined News 12 in New Jersey. She worked at the entertainment division and then shifted to the news channels reporting live and soon became one of the best street reporters. She reported on crimes, weather, scandals, and personal tragedies with emotion and precise facts making her reporting interesting and riveting. She also worked for CBS and CW50. She is at present the reporter at KYW-TV CBS in Philadelphia. She also reports stories on HLN and other outlets.
Awards and Achievements
She has received the Telly Award in 2008 for her on the scene reporting and her accurate and passionate reporting skills. She was also nominated for an Emmy for her work as anchor in Detroit. She has reported many high profile stories including the Russian invasion of Georgia. She has reported the American Idol auditions and also produced the show E-Asylum of the University Network, which covers entertainment news like red carpet premiers, film news, and other related topics. She also works as freelance reporter for the social network hosted by Pet lovers and also writes for the pet news website zootoo.com.
Syma Chowdhry has also competed in many pageants. She was the 3rd runner up in 2002 Miss New Jersey Pageant and the 1st runner up in the Miss Pennsylvania USA and won the Miss Central Coast title in 2003, which qualified her for competing again as Miss New Jersey.