Cherri Gregg is the community affairs reporter for KYW Newsradio 1060.
She reports on a variety of public affairs and social justice related issues, producing news reports, podcasts and other materials for KYW Radio, CBS-3 TV and CBSPhilly.com.
But Cherri is a rarity within the world of journalism-she is also a licensed attorney. She puts her law degree to work, providing analysis and extensive coverage on many highly publicized community legal issues. Cherri spent months covering the implementation of Pennsylvania’s voter ID law, filing reports for both KYW Newsradio and CBS 3 Eyewitness News. She’s reported on the US Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act, same sex marriage, immigration reform, juvenile justice, criminal justice reforms and other community issues. In 2013, Cherri traveled to Washington, DC to cover the second historic inauguration of President Barack Obama, filing live reports from the steps of the US Capitol.
As an award winning journalist, one of Cherri’s mission is to highlight diverse perspectives, positive people and cultural events in the greater Philadelphia area. In 2013, she launched an original 10-day Black History Month series for KYW Newsradio, titled, “Philadelphia GameChangers.” The series highlighted individuals and organizations making a positive impact in the African-American Community.
Cherri has a B.S. from Boston University, a J.D. from Howard University School of Law and a M.J. from Temple University’s College of Communications and Theater. She is president of the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists and is a member of the Pennsylvania and Georgia Bars.
Cherri was named on of The Philadelphia Tribune’s Most Influential Leaders in 2015, on of the Philadelphia NAACP’s Most Influential Black Women and PABJ’s Journalist of the Year in 2013.
Cherri believes in living with passion and is frequently asked to moderate and speak on panels, MC events and give speeches on how to put one’s dreams into action.
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First graders at General Philip Kearny Elementary at 6th and Fairmount got a surprise, ten navy blue Dell laptops.
Twenty-three-year-old Hazim Hardeman changed forever when he was named one of 32 Rhodes Scholars.
This week on Flashpoint: We discuss the recent vote to dissolve the School Reform Commission.
An organization, founded by a Philadelphia mother who turned the tragic loss into an agent of change, is celebrating a milestone.
An organization founded by a Philadelphia mother who turned a tragic loss into an agent of change will celebrate a milestone.
Vivant Art Collection, which showcases art from Haiti and other cultures, is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
Gerrymandering. If you’ve never heard of it – we’ll explain how lawmakers may be using process of redrawing legislative voting districts to give their political party an advantage.
This week, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that a class action that could affect the voting districts for the 2018 election will now be fast tracked.
A Southeast Pennsylvania nonprofit that helped women getting back to work began serving men a couple years ago, and now their services have touched thousands.
A group of women in their 90s are hoping to start a movement to show the younger generation what it really means to come together for your country.
“Folks that struggle with mental health issues, are not fundamentally violent people,” said Dr. David Rogers.
The Art of Politics discussion will take a look at the history of political cartoons.
Next Gen America is a PAC dedicated to organizing the youth vote.
The Philadelphia Eagles are dominant in the NFL right now- with one of the best starts to the season they’ve had in years. But what’s the secret?
Recent revelations about pervasive sexual harassment in Hollywood, on Wall Street, and beyond is sparking a movement, and a change in culture could be close by.
For the second year in a row, the Philadelphia International Unity Cup attracted dozens of teams to soccer fields all over the city.
Dobbins High School has one of the only fashion technical training courses in Philadelphia Schools, but students in the program have to pay for their own supplies, so they’re using their skills to raise some cash.
Local Islamic organizations are reacting strongly to the Trump Administration’s response to the recent terror incident in New York City.
A number of laws in Pennsylvania prohibit forms of street harassment, yet nearly 70 percent of women report experiencing obscene gestures, street stalking or other illegal behavior.
‘Pointing Finger At Immigrants Is Inhumane’: Expert Weighs In On Trump’s Call To End Diversity Visa Program
President Donald Trump is calling for an end to the Diversity Visa Program after it was connected to the suspect in Tuesday’s terror incident in New York.
Flashpoint: Politics Behind #TakeAKnee, What Amazon HQ2 Could Do for Families and From IG to Activism
Why has a protest of racism and bias within law enforcement turned into a major political issue?
The city of Philadelphia laid it all on the line in its pitch to get Internet juggernaut Amazon to build its second headquarters here.
For more than four decades, a Philadelphia family has insisted that the wrong brother was given a mandatory life without parole sentence.
“Where’s Daddy?” will take over the screen of the Perelman Theatre at 8 p.m. Friday.
The ACLU says it will be monitoring implementation of the order to see if there’s a cause for action.
Roughly 200 people attended Crucial Catch Day at Maria de los Santos Health Center, getting free flu shots, as well as breast and colorectal screenings.
A father and son team has transformed a piece of blight on North Broad Street into an oasis complete with West Indian sounds and flavors.
Flashpoint airs every Sunday at 8:30am on KYW Newsradio 1060AM.
This coming week will mark one year since the city of Philadelphia held it’s historic public hearing tackling the issue of racism in the Gayborhood.
News was his day job, but Malcolm’s love was music.