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|Net Worth/ Salary||$30 million/ N/A|
|Height/ Weight||5 ft 7 in/ 128 lb|
Cheryl Burton Biography
Cheryl Burton (born December 25, 1962) is an American news anchor. Since 1992, Burton has been working for ABC 7 Chicago (WLS-TV) in Chicago, Illinois. Burton anchors the station’s 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscast alongside Alan Krashesky and was the anchor for the 7 pm newscast on WCIU-TV alongside Hosea Sanders.
Cheryl Burton Age
She was on December 25, 1962, in Chicago, IL. She is 57 years old.
Cheryl Burton Education
Born in 1962 at Provident Hospital in Chicago, Burton graduated from Lindblom Technical High School (now known as Lindblom Math & Science Academy) in 1980. Burton graduated from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana where she received her B.S. in Psychology and Biology. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. In 2007, she was the first alumnus inducted into the school’s hall of fame.
Cheryl Burton Husband/ Is Cheryl Burton married?
Rose met Burton while she was a cheerleader for the Chicago Bears in 1985 and they got married from 1986 until 1995. Rose has been married to Lakesha Draine since 2011.
Cheryl Burton Career/ WLS-TV/ WCIU-TV
Before Burton began her career in broadcasting, she was on TV on Romper Room, as a contestant on Star Search, and hosted an hour-long cable TV show called Simply Elegant. Burton’s broadcasting career started in 1989 at WGN-TV in Chicago where she co-anchored “MBR: The Minority Business Report”, a nationally syndicated weekly series. In 1990, she moved to Peoria, Illinois where she worked as a reporter at WMBD-TV. From 1990 to 1992, she was an anchor at KWCH-DT in Wichita, Kansas. Burton joined WLS-TV in 1992 as a weekend co-anchor/reporter. In 2003, she was promoted to 5 p.m. weekday co-anchor and 10 p.m. contributing anchor with Ron Magers and Kathy Brock. In addition to being on television, Burton was a cheerleader. She was part of the Chicago Honey Bears cheerleading squad for the Chicago Bears for three seasons from 1983-1986.
On June 12, 2018, WLS-TV announced that Burton will replace retiring anchor Kathy Brock as the 10 pm anchor alongside Alan Krashesky. Burton will continue anchoring the 5 pm show and 7 pm show on WCIU-TV.
Cheryl Burton Net Worth/ Salary
She has an estimated net worth of $30 million which she has gathered from her successful career as a journalist. Her salary ranges from $73,428-$90,445.
Cheryl Burton Volunteer Work
Burton was the first recipient of the 2005 “Sisters in the Spirit” Award; a religious award. She was also the recipient of the 2009 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 on 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 she was also awarded CABJ for coverage on the Million Man March. Burton volunteers for the Boys and Girls Club of America. She is also a public speaker for the students of the Chicago Public Schools. She is a participant in the Rush-Presbyterian/St. Luke’s fashion show. Burton is also a board member of the Life with Lupus Guild.