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Rahel Solomon

The West Philadelphia native came back to Philadelphia 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 the 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. Solomon previously worked as a multimedia journalist for WSAZ-TV in Charleston, W.Va. She graduated with high honors and a bachelor’s degree in finance from St. John’s University, and earned her master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

Solomon was raised in Delaware County and is a graduate of Archbishop Prendergast High School in Drexel Hill.

Nominated by Melony Roy, president of the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists