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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Nick Foles

Underdog Faith: Team Chaplin Gives Inside Look At Eagles, Fan Advice

Reverand Herb Lusk is head chaplain for the Philadelphia Eagles, and his job is to hold weekly bible studies for the team’s coaches.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/30/2018

4 Undocumented Children Leave Sanctuary Inside Church To Go To School

An undocumented woman from Mexico who’s been holed up in a North Philadelphia Church sent her four children to school for the first time in Philadelphia. 

01/29/2018

Philadelphia District Attorney Hires Immigration Counsel

Their goal is to prevent unnecessary deportations.

01/25/2018

Deal To End Government Shutdown Receives Strong Reaction From Pennsylvania ‘Dreamers’

Erika Almiron runs Juntos and says Dreamers lives are being used in a game of political football.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/23/2018

Republicans Vow To Appeal Pa. Supreme Court Decision To Throw Out District Voting Maps

Republican lawmakers are calling the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision ordering that the state Congressional maps be redrawn an “outrage” and the tight deadline “impossible.”

01/22/2018

Former PHA Police Chief Puts Eagles Pride On Display In ‘Enemy Territory’

The former Philadelphia Housing Authority police chief is now guarding the enemy, so to speak. The diehard Eagles fan has a new job in the heart of Patriots Nation.

01/22/2018

From Barriers To Building Blocks: A Newsradio Original Web Documentary

A North Philadelphia woman is defying the odds. Despite childhood homelessness and incarceration, she recently spoke at Harvard and is sharing her story in an online documentary produced by KYW Newsradio.

01/18/2018

Judge Continues Action Filed By Mumia Abu-Jamal Claiming Alleged Judicial Bias

Supporters hope new Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner will review the case.

01/17/2018

Have You Seen Her? Community, Police Search For Missing Deaf Woman

It’s been more than a month since Ahalieme Barksdale-Bey disappeared, and there are few leads.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/16/2018

Movement For Gender Equality Gains Momentum

The movement for women’s rights reached a crescendo this week with the Blackout at the Golden Globes, and the one and only Oprah Winfrey giving a rousing speech.

01/12/2018

Thousands Prepare For 2018 Women’s March On Philadelphia

Last January, tens of thousand converged on the Ben Franklin Parkway to take part in a historic nationwide demonstration for women’s rights.

01/11/2018

Philly Immigration Advocates React To Federal Court Ruling Blocking End OF DACA

Local immigration advocates are breathing a sigh of relief a day after a federal court judge blocked the Trump administration’s phase out of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. 

01/10/2018

Larry Krasner

New Philadelphia District Attorney Reveals First Round Of Hires

DA Larry Krasner took questions from reporters and also introduced five of his new top supervisors.

01/10/2018

Call For Justice: Black Lives Matter Put Philly’s New District Attorney To The Test

They want the city’s new head prosecutor to take a look at a case they say resulted in a wrongful conviction.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/09/2018

Flashpoint: GOP Tax Reform Law, Pardoned New Jersey Offender, and MLK Day

This week on Flashpoint: We take a look at President Donald Trump’s Tax Cut and Jobs Act, which represents the most significant overhaul of the US Tax Code in decades.

01/07/2018

What The Tax Reform Law Means For Tax Payers

The Republican tax reform law went into effect this week. So what will it mean for tax payers going forward?

01/05/2018

Flashpoint: Empowering Seniors In Wake Of Barclay Fire, Singer Bobby Hill, Youth Finances

This week on Flashpoint, we take a look at the five alarm fire at Barclay Friends Senior Center in West Chester that claimed four lives and left 133 displaced.

KYW Newsradio 1060–12/24/2017

4 Generations Of Family Celebrate Philadelphia Woman’s 100th Birthday

Family and friends were lining up to see Ms. Elsie with a cake, special decorations, and a letter from President Barack Obama in hand.

12/22/2017

Gift Of Freedom

Volunteers Raising Money For Fund To Give Gift Of Freedom For Holidays

The group started the Philadelphia Community Bail Fund last May after they raised $60,000 in a week.

12/21/2017

PHA Kicks Off Rehab of Senior High-Rise, ‘Green Streets’ Construction In North Philly

The Philadelphia Housing Authority broke ground Wednesday on the third phase of the redesign and revitalization of the Sharswood-Blumberg neighborhood.

12/20/2017

Flashpoint: Resisting Deportation Orders, Public Interest Lawsuits, Marian Anderson Christmas

Flashpoint airs every Saturday at 9:30 p.m. and Sunday at 8:30 a.m. on KYW Newsradio 1060AM.

KYW Newsradio 1060–12/17/2017

City Council Approves Bill That Could Force Businesses To Remove Bulletproof Glass

The controversial measure primarily focuses on businesses that sell food and alcohol, like beer delis.

12/14/2017

Broadway’s ‘The Color Purple’ Cast To Hold Forum To Empower Women

The Color Purple opened this week at the Forest Theater and on Thursday the cast will host a women’s talk back in Old City.

12/13/2017

Undocumented Family Seeks Sanctuary At Historic Philly Church

The family was under a federal deportation order. Leave by December 15 or be deported.

12/13/2017

MUST SEE: Philly Mother-Daughter Team Makes Life-Like Comfort Dolls

Their realistic creations will make you do a double take.

12/06/2017

Care Providers Receive Training To Better Help Children With Incarcerated Parents

The Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance trained scores of social service professionals on Tuesday to better help kids impacted.

KYW Newsradio 1060–12/05/2017

Supreme Court Takes Up New Jersey Sports Betting Case

A win for the Garden State could expand sports betting, which is only legal in four states, to a dozen more, including Pennsylvania.

12/04/2017

Flashpoint: Aftermath of Sexual Misconduct, DA-Elect Larry Krasner’s Transition and Bebashi Transition to Hope

This week on Flashpoint: We take a look at aftermath of sexual misconduct within an organization.

12/03/2017

District Attorney-Elect Larry Krasner Announces Transition Team Leaders

The group includes the diverse coalitions that pushed him to an election win.

12/01/2017

Anti-Violence Groups Declare December A ‘Month Of Peace’

Homicide and violence has claimed 293 lives in Philadelphia this year, up 15 percent since this time in 2016.

11/30/2017

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