Cheryl Burton is an American news anchor, who was born on December 25, 1962, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Since 1992, Cheryl has been working for ABC 7 Chicago (WLS-TV) as a co-anchor and reporter in Chicago, Illinois. She anchors the station's 5 p.m. newscast next to Alan Krashesky and contributes on the 10 p.m. newscast.
Journalism Career of ABC's News anchor Cheryl Burton
53-year-old Cheryl Burton is an Emmy Award-winning journalist. Cheryl's broadcasting career began when she appeared on Romper Room as a contestant on Star Search hosting a one hour long TV show called Simply Elegant.
She was promoted to 5 p.m. weekday co-anchor and 10 p.m. contributing anchor with Ron Magers and Kathy Brock. Burton's broadcasting career started in 1989 at WGN-TV in Chicago where she presented "The Minority Business Report", a nationally syndicated weekly series. In 1990, she was hired as a reporter at WMBD-TV. From 1990 to 1992, she serviced as an anchor at KWCH-DT in Wichita, Kansas.
Burton was a part of the Chicago Honey Bears cheerleading squad for the Chicago Bears for three seasons from 1983 to 1986. Most recently, she is a contributing anchor of ABC 7's 10 p.m. newscast and also presents an "ABC 7 Eyewitness News" at 5 p.m. alongside anchor Sade Baderinwa.
Cheryl Burton's net worth and salary
Burton has received many awards such as "Sisters in the Spirit" Award, Procter & Gamble Award for her outstanding community service. In 2008, Burton won the NABJ (National Association of Black Journalist) Salute to Excellence International. In the year of 2004 and 2005, she was honored with the Thurgood Marshall Award. Also in 2004, the Chicago Association of Black Journalist (CABJ) honored Burton with the Russ Ewing Award for her coverage of the E2 nightclub tragedy.
In 1998, she was honored for her profession with the Kizzy Image and Achievement Award. Burton received the Phenomenal Woman Award in 1997 and was honored by CABJ for coverage on the Million Man March.
Cheryl Burton is a gorgeous and multi-talented TV personality. Cheryl has covered much significant and important news during her tenure in media. She has a high salary as well as boosted net worth. Presently, Cheryl Burton's net worth is $30 million.