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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Good Works volunteers. (provided by Good Works)

GameChangers: Good Works: Changing the Game One Home at a Time

Good Works is a Christian ministry that provides home repairs and renovations to more than 200 low-income Chester County families each year, for free.

02/17/2017

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GameChangers: Kaliek Hayes, Transforming Youth One Scene At A Time

Kaliek Hayes is co-founder of ‘Childhoods Lost,’a production aimed at making sure young people do not lose their childhood.

02/15/2017

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West Chester University Joins Fight Against Student Food Insecurity

A recent study reported that one in five students at four-year colleges is dealing with food insecurity — and now local institutions are stepping up to help students in need.

02/15/2017

Sarah-Ashley with a group of students at a North Philadelphia school. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

GameChangers: Sarah-Ashley Andrews, Saving Lives by Daring to Hope

Sarah-Ashley Andrews is a doer.

02/15/2017

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GameChangers: Kristal Bush, Reuniting Families Impacted By Incarceration

Kristal Bush has early mornings, and late nights.

02/14/2017

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Local Advocates Respond To Nation-Wide ICE Raids

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement launched a series of targeted raids across the country last week- rounding up hundreds of undocumented immigrants who were viewed as safety risks. Now, it’s sparking strong local reaction.

02/13/2017

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Philly’s LGBT Affairs Director Is Out, City Announces Replacement

The Executive Director of Philadelphia’s Office of LGBT Affairs is out as of Monday, following months of activists calling for her termination.

02/13/2017

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GameChangers: Mont Brown, Using Hip Hop To Help His Fellow Man

Lamont “Mont” Brown is a self-proclaimed hip-hop humanitarian using music to help his fellow man.

02/13/2017

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Neighbors Mourns Loss Of Community Activist Shot Dead Inside West Philly Home

Sixty-five-year-old Winnie Harris was gunned down in her Powelton home last week — and those who love her want justice.

02/12/2017

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South Jersey Students Make Hundreds Of Hoagies For Families In Need

‘Hoagies-4-Hope’ has become a Super Bowl Sunday tradition at Clearview Regional High School in Mullica Hill, New Jersey.

02/05/2017

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Lawsuit Seeks Return of Families Returned To Home Country from Philly

A federal lawsuit will be filed on Tuesday on behalf of three families that were detained at the Philadelphia International Airport on Saturday.

01/31/2017

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Local Expert Weighs In On Potential SCOTUS Picks

President Donald Trump announced via twitter on Monday that he would name his nominee for the US Supreme Court Tuesday night.

01/30/2017

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ACLU Of PA Is Working To Reunite Local Families And Taking Steps To Defend Refugees

The ACLU of Pennsylvania spent the weekend helping those detained at Philadelphia International Airport.

01/30/2017

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Protest Planned At Philly International In Opposition To Trump’s Immigration Ban

Thousands of protesters are expected to crowd Philadelphia International Airport Sunday to speak out against the president’s temporary ban on refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries.

01/29/2017

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Volunteers Span Philadelphia To Count City’s Homeless Population

Hundreds of volunteers spanned into every zip code in Philadelphia this morning to figure out how many people are living on the streets.

01/26/2017

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