Cheryl Burton is an American news anchor who currently works for ABC 7 Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. She has been serving the channel since 1992.
She anchors the station’s 5 p.m. newscast alongside Alan Krashesky. He is a contributor to the 10 p.m. newscast.
Net worth and annual salary
Cheryl Burton is also known for her huge net worth. She is also regarded as one of the richest journalists in America and is listed in the richest journalists’ group. Her estimated net worth is $30 million plus.
The journalist is paid a huge salary for her role in the channel. Her salary is expected to be in the million which is a huge amount paid to the TV anchor.
Sources Of Salary
The main source of her salary is her career in journalism and her role as a TV anchor. Her salary has been boosted pretty well to collect that huge net worth.
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— Cheryl Burton (@BurtonABC7) January 13, 2017
Burton's Sources Of Income
Burton has also different other sources of his income. She also appears in promotions of different products and ads. She is paid well by sponsorships and endorsements.
Burton is yet to reveal the houses and properties that she owns. She has not yet provided her property details and is supposed to be the owner of various properties.
The career of the journalist
Cheryl Burton is a graduate with B.S in Psychology and Biology from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. She began her career as a host of an hour cable TV show Simply Elegant.
She began her broadcasting career in 1989 at WGN-TV in Chicago. She co-anchored a nationally syndicated weekly series “MBR: The Minority Business Report”. She worked as a reporter at WMBD-TV.
Anchor at KWCH-DT
Burton served as an anchor at KWCH-DT in Wichita, Kansas. She later joined WLS-TV as a weekend co-anchor/reporter in 1992.
In 2003, she was promoted to 5 p.m. co-anchor and also contributing anchor to 10 p.m. with Ron Magers and Kathy Brock. Burton has been active in volunteering works.
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