Eddie Kahdim joined the FOX 29 News team in November 2021 as a general assignment reporter.
Eddie has been telling stories across the country for more than a decade. He became a journalist to help people and give a voice to those who feel they are not being heard. Prior to joining FOX 29, he was a reporter at WMAR-TV in Baltimore, MD, for more than four years. He helped tell the stories of people trying to make a difference in the community.
He began his TV career as a teleprompter operator in Albany, NY, where he attended St. Rose College. He went on to become a photographer there. His first on-air job was covering the nation’s Heartland as a reporter and weekend anchor at KTVO-TV in Kirksville, MO. He then moved to Myrtle Beach, SC, where he was on the front lines reporting for WPDE-TV 15, on the massive power and devastating destruction of several hurricanes.
He lives in Philadelphia with his wife, three-legged dog, geckos, and pet fish.
The latest from Eddie Kadhim
Tap water deemed 'safe' to drink, use in Philadelphia at least through Wednesday night, officials say
Residents in Philadelphia remain confused and concerned about the state of the tap water in the city after being alerted about possible contamination. Officials provided an update saying the water was safe to drink and use through Wednesday night.
West Reading explosion: 7 confirmed dead, all accounted for after blast rocks chocolate factory
Seven people have been confirmed dead and all victims are presumed accounted for after an explosion rocked a historic chocolate factory in West Reading on Friday night.
Gun violence survivor creates boxing program in Mantua for at-risk youth
When it comes to saving the streets of Philadelphia, it takes more than words – it takes action. One program in Mantua is teaching at-risk kids a more disciplined way to solve their problems.
76ers pitch job creation as benefit of new arena to West Philadelphia church
The $1.3 billion Philadelphia 76ers arena proposal was brought to the congregation at the Church Of Christian Compassion in West Philadelphia on Sunday.
Philadelphia church hopes to help save moms' lives amid rising maternal mortality rate across city
On Saturday, organizations came together at Enon Tabernacle Church to in an effort to save local moms with a common theme of community and the sense of a village having each other's backs.
Officials: Man found dead in Ocean County house fire; cause being investigated
Investigators are working to determine what sparked a deadly house fire in a South Jersey town on Monday.