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


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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