Your goal can be accomplished only if you put all your efforts in it. As we all know that hard work is fruitful, it also works in the life of Cheryl Burton. She got immense awards and achieved huge success. She is currently working as a news anchor at WLS-TV in Chicago. Been a part of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority she is also a contributor on the 10 p.m. newscast. She is also the host of the station's 5 p.m. newscast along with Ron Magers.
Born on December 25, 1962, in Chicago she attended from Lindblom Technical High School and graduated in 1980. She attended the University of IIIionois at Champaign- Urbana earned B.S in Psychology and Biology and graduated from there.
Let's get into her personal life. She got married to Jim Rose who is known as ABC7 sports reporters. Unfortunately, the couple cannot stick with each other so long and get divorced. Her romantic ex-husband surprised her with a diamond engagement ring before Super Bowl XX. She does not have any children and she is not married to other men. But, who knows she might be dating someone and she might have adopted some kids.
Within 2004 and 2005 she got the Thurgood Marshall Award. She received "Sisters in the Spirit" Award which is also a religious award in 2005. In 2008, she became the winner of NABJ Salute to Excellence International. She also received CABJ award for the coverage of the Million Man March.
She started her broadcasting career in 1989 at WGN-TV in Chicago. After a year she worked as a reporter at WMBD-TV in Peoria, IIIinois. She worked as an anchor at KWCH-DT within 1990 to 1992. Furthermore, she also became a part of WLS-TV as weekend co-anchor and reporter in 1992. Prior commencing her career in broadcasting, she was busy in working on television. She was a contestant on Star Search and worked on Romper Room. She was also a host of TV show Simply Elegant. She has not disclosed her net worth in the media. But, some sites have only estimated her net worth at $30 million dollars which may or may not be true. It is obvious she is getting outstanding salary and well praised by her colleagues.
Active in social networking sites, she is also involved in charity organizations and is the public speaker of Chicago Public Schools. Refreshing, investigative reporter Cheryl has interviewed an ordinary citizen to a famous celebrity, player, leaders etc. Moreover, her bio can be found in wiki sites.