Cherri Gregg

Cherrie Gregg

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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Tony Wright hugging the jurors who made him a free man. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Found Not Guilty In Rape-Murder Retrial, Philly Man Reunites With Jurors

Less than 24 hours after Tony Wright regained his freedom, he reunited with the strangers that made it possible.

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Jury Finds Philly Man Not Guilty In Rape-Murder Retrial

Jurors spent less than two hours deliberating Tuesday before returning with the not guilty verdict.

08/23/2016

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Philadelphia Man Back On Trial, Two Years After Overturned Conviction

After being clear by DNA evidence a Philadelphia man’s fate is once again in the hands of a jury.

08/22/2016

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Color Vibe 5K Paints Thousands Of Runners To Support Good Cause

It was art class meets gym class on Sunday at Philadelphia Mills in Northeast Philadelphia.

08/21/2016

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Villanova Law School’s New Dean Breaks Barriers

Mark Alexander is the first African American ever to fill the post.

08/19/2016

Reverend Dr. Alyn Waller in the KYW Newsradio studio. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Popular Philly Pastor Among ‘DIVAS’ Performing At HIV/AIDS Fundraiser

Reverend Dr. Alyn Waller is no stranger to the stage or to singing.

08/18/2016

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First Responder Appreciation Day Celebrates Everyday Heroes

Wednesday marked the inaugural First Responder Appreciation Day — where community groups said thank you to police, firefighters and medics across Philadelphia. Dozens of businesses participated in the grassroots effort.

08/17/2016

Devon Walls stands in front of his theater in Chester. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Chester Made Man Uses Art To Spark Change In His Hometown

For years, the city of Chester has been best known for high crime rates and poverty. But change is coming — and one man is leading the effort.

08/15/2016

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Hundreds Of Runners Tackle Heat At Second Annual Mayor’s Cup

The stifling heat and humidity didn’t keep running teams across Philadelphia from competing in the second annual Mayor’s Cup on Saturday.

08/13/2016

Rashad Corey, founder of Stomp The Runway, in the KYW Newsradio studio. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Revamped Fashion Project Aims To Stomp Out Sexual Abuse

Stomp the Runway is returning to Philadelphia.

08/12/2016

Presentations on solutions to school problems. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Summer Program Gives Philly HS Grads Tools To Get Through College

It’s called “College Bridge.”

08/11/2016

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Mount Airy Woman Provides 1000 Artifacts To New Smithsonian Museum

The buzz is growing around the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture that opens next month.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/10/2016

Sewage in apartment basement.
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Philadelphia Woman Sues Landlord Over Unsafe Conditions, More Lawsuits to Come

A Philadelphia renter is suing her landlord, claiming she was forced to live in unsafe conditions. The non-profit that represents her says more lawsuits could be on the way.

08/09/2016

Democratic presidential nomiee Hillary Clinton addresses the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists August 5, 2016 in Washington, DC. Clinton took questions following her remarks. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Clinton Makes History Again At NABJ/NAHJ Event

She spoke at the largest press conference ever before journalists of color.

08/05/2016

A view of the outside of the new temple.
(credit: Cherri Gregg)

A Look Inside Philadelphia’s New Mormon Temple

The newest addition to Philadelphia’s skyline is the world’s 152nd Mormon Temple, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints gave the media a rare look inside.

08/01/2016

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