Emmy-Award Winning News Anchor Cheryl Burton Is A Member of Delta Sigma Theta
Did you know that Emmy-award-winning anchor Cheryl Burton is a member of Delta Sigma Theta? Burton pledged the Chicago Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Cheryl Annette Burton is an African American news anchor who has been working for WLS-TV in Chicago for over 25 years. Burton attended the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana where she received her B.S. Psychology and Biology. Her career began in 1989 at WGN-TV Chicago where she co-anchored “The Minority Business Report”. She worked at WMBD-TV in Illinois and KWCH-DT in Kanas before joining WLS-TV in 1992.
Burton’s work covering the inauguration of Chicago’s Barak Obama, Journey to Witness History, The Obama Inauguration, led to her receiving a 2009 Emmy Award. In addition, Burton was awarded the 2009 Procter and Gamble Pioneer Award for community service.
Cheryl Burton makes 25 years at ABC 7