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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Michelle Obama Addresses Delegates At DNC: ‘I’m With Her’

The First Lady addressed the Democratic National Convention on Monday night in Philadelphia.

07/26/2016

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Day One Of DNC Featured Multiple Speakers, Multiple Issues

The theme of the first day of the Democratic National Convention was “Putting Families First,” with speakers touching on a wide range of topics.

07/25/2016

FILE PHOTO (Malcolm Lazin, executive director of Equality Forum, at the LGBT rights 50th annivsary announcement.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Equality Forum Kicks Off To Coincide With DNC

The nation’s oldest LGBT civil rights summit begins a series of events Monday.

07/24/2016

Photo credit: KYW's Cherri Gregg

‘Jazz On The Ave’ Returns To North Philadelphia

Thousands will converge on North Central Philadelphia for the 10th annual Jazz on the Avenue Festival is next week. Ken Scott is President of the Beech Companies said they are looking up in the city, growing stronger.

07/23/2016

Photo credit: KYW's Cherri Gregg

Philadelphia Muslim Community Gears Up For The Democratic National Convention

Philadelphia’s Muslim American Host Committee is gearing up to welcome hundreds of Muslim delegates during the Democratic National Convention.

07/22/2016

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Pennsylvania Delegates Host Sendoff Before Heading To Cleveland For RNC

Republican delegates from the Philadelphia area rallied Sunday morning before boarding a bus and heading to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

07/17/2016

Markaylah Jackson (photo provided by family).

Family Of Philadelphia Teen Killed In Hit-and-Run Gets Lawyer

The incident happened along the Roosevelt Boulevard.

07/14/2016

A vendor at the Cherry Hill Mall was asked to stop selling these shirts. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Anti-Police Brutality T-shirts Spark Controversy At Cherry Hill Mall

A vendor took to Facebook after mall officials asked him to stop selling anti-police brutality t-shirts.

07/14/2016

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Civil Rights Groups Rally Voters Ahead Of Presidential Election

Local civil rights groups are joining forces to mobilize voters in advance of the November election.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/14/2016

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New Project Makes Affordable, Independent Living Possible For Disabled Youth

It’s independence day for dozens of residents at the Commonwealth’s first assisted living complex designed specifically for people under 55 who have disabilities.

07/13/2016

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Trump Ads Targeting Amish Voters

A conservative political action committee rolled out a new ad campaign designed to get more votes for Donald Trump in Pennsylvania.

07/12/2016

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Happening Today: SEPTA Releases Interim Regional Rail Schedule

The new interim schedule comes a week after SEPTA was forced to sideline a third of its regional rail cars because of structural problems.

07/10/2016

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Hillary Clinton Expected To Address Recent Shootings At African Methodist Episcopal Conference On Friday

Presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton will address thousands attending the African Methodist Episcopal conference in Philadelphia on Friday.

07/07/2016

Photo credit: KYW's Cherri Gregg

Community Gathers Following Major Changes At Freedom Theater

Parents and alumni of the the New Freedom Theater gathered on North Broad Street today to stand in solidarity with a group of instructors terminated after decades of service.

07/07/2016

FALCON HEIGHTS, MN - JULY 07: A memorial left for Philando Castile following the police shooting death of a black man on July 7, 2016 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Philando Castile was shot and killed last night, July 6, 2016, by a police officer in Falcon Heights, MN. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

Black Gun-Owners React To Minnesota Shooting

Toure does not believe the Castile shooting is a gun rights issue.

07/07/2016

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