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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This combination of file photos shows Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton(L)on June 15, 2016 and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on June 13, 2016.  / AFP / dsk        (Photo credit should read DSK/AFP/Getty Images)

Record Ratings Expected For Presidential Debate, But Will It Change Anyone’s Mind?

“You can’t rule out almost anything tonight.”

8 mins ago

(The defendant's son, Anthony Wright Jr., in red shirt, is comforted following a court proceeding that would allow his father a new trial on rape and murder charges.  Photo by Tony Hanson)

Wrongfully Imprisoned Man Files Lawsuit Against City

Anthony Wright spent 25 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit.

09/22/2016

Guardian Civic League President Rochelle Bilal speaks with reporter Cherri Gregg.
(credit: CBS 3)

Philly Police Group Speaks Out Against FOP Trump Endorsement

Donald Trump has caused a divide among Philadelphia Police officers. The Guardian Civic League, a group started by black officers, is speaking out against the National FOP’s endorsement of Trump.

09/22/2016

(credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Police Gear Up To Raise Money For Fallen Heroes

The 62nd annual Hero Thrill Show is just ten days away, and on Wednesday, folks in Center City got a bit of a preview.

09/21/2016

(Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Grabbing The Running Shoes And Raising Money For A Healthy Heart

“My dad will be there every step of the way.”

09/20/2016

(Photo Credit: Philly AIDS Walk)

Philly AIDS Walk Kicks Off Registration With New Focus

The AIDS Walk/Run is on October 16th on MLK Drive.

09/17/2016

Wiota Street Community Garden in West Philadelphia. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Community Rallying To Save Decades Old West Philly Garden

Today it’s a place where vegetables and flowers grow and the community comes together every Sunday to sell their wares.

09/16/2016

Photo credit: KYW's Cherri Gregg

Walking To Beat The Stigma Attached To Drug Addiction

Lamb said 30,000 people will converge on Penn’s Landing tomorrow for the city’s Recovery Walk.

09/15/2016

Mason Cantambone
(credit: Annmarie Kita)

Community Rallies Behind Transgender Student Rejected By Camden Catholic High School

The story of a transgender boy who was rejected by Camden Catholic High School went viral this week after the family went public with their story. Since then, they have received an outpouring of support.

09/14/2016

(Credit: Cherri Gregg)

New Marker Of History; Community Celebrates First African-American Owned Shopping Center

It makes history as the first shopping center in the US that is built, owned and operated by African Americans.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/14/2016

(credit: Cherri Gregg)

Construction Underway In Sharswood Rebuilding

It’s been six months since the Philadelphia Housing Authority demolished the Blumberg Apartment Towers in North Philadelphia, paving the way for one of the city’s most ambitious affordable housing efforts ever.

09/13/2016

At check presentation at Kensington CAPA High School (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Access Program Ensures College Is Possible For More Philadelphia Students

The U.S. Department of Education made a $3 million investment that will ensure more Philadelphia students have access to college.

09/12/2016

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 7: Philadelphia Eagles fans tailgate prior to the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on September 7, 2014 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Eagles Fans Ready For Opening Day

Fans lined up outside the gate at parking lot D, long before the 6 a.m. open time.

09/11/2016

(Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Mumia Abu Jamal Denied Critical Meds In Prison, Supporters Rally

Members of MOVE rallied outside of the Philadelphia Department of Health.

09/09/2016

(Photo provided by Main Line Unitarian Church)

Main Line Church Supporting Black Lives Matter Movement

The Main Line Unitarian Church in Devon is placing a “Black Lives Matter” banner in front of the church.

09/08/2016

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