cherri's resume.


KYW News Radio- Philadelphia, PA (December 2010- Present) Part-Time Reporter Research and produce audio news wraps for air. Monitor police scanners for breaking news. Produce live radio reports regarding various issues. Track audio. Edit radio news wraps and voicers using Burli.

Ebru TV- Somerset, NJ (August 2010 – Present) Per Diem Reporter Shoot, produce and edit three-minute video packages for Ebru TV's public affairs show, Fresh Outlook. Shoot and produce packages for Ebru News. Track audio and conduct on-camera stand ups as a one-woman-band. Edit news packages using Final Cut. Build sources in a variety of areas for future stories.

TU-TV Community Forum, TU TV- Philadelphia, PA (January 2011- Present) Producer and Host Produce and host TU-TV's weekly public affairs show, TU-TV Community Forum. Research and write copy concerning variety of issues and interview both on and off-camera. Help with production of show, including as set design and set-up.

Temple Update, TU TV- Philadelphia, PA (October 2010- May 2011) Main Anchor and Contributing Reporter Anchor Temple's weekly news show, Temple Update. Research, write and shoot packages about Temple University, campus life and North Philadelphia. Track audio and conduct on-camera stand ups. Edit news packages using Final Cut.

WCAU-TV, NBC- Philadelphia PA May 2010 – December 2010 Investigative Intern Research and fact check stories for the NBC 10 Investigators. Interview sources, set-up camera shoots and go out with reporters to package stories. Generate story ideas from the wire, as well as from personal sources. Cover high-profile criminal trials and provide updates. Write and edit packages and VOs alongside reporters. Conduct on-camera stand-ups and track audio.


Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP – Philadelphia, PA (June 2007 – January 2010) Attorney, Litigation Practice Group Conduct internal investigations for clients, including, interviewing employees relevant to lawsuits. Attend, conduct and defend depositions of clients, as well as hostile witnesses. Research and write court documents; argue motions in court.

Alston & Bird, LLP – Atlanta, GA (Sept. 2002 – June 2007) Attorney, Intellectual Property Practice Group Conduct legal research and write legal memoranda. Conduct on-site fact investigations. Attend and conduct depositions and witness interviews. Examine witnesses during trials and arbitration hearings. Argue motions in court.


Experience editing packages using Final Cut and Dalet video editing software, as well as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Flash.
Extensive knowledge and experience conducting in-depth research using LexisNexis, Westlaw and electronic databases, as well as social media, such as Facebook and Twitter.


Master's in Journalism (Current GPA: 3.91), Anticipated Graduation August 2011
Temple University School of Communication & Theatre, Philadelphia, PA

Juris Doctor (Merit Scholar; Ranked 20/128; Executive Notes & Comments Editor, Howard Law Journal), 2002
Howard University School of Law, Washington, DC

Bachelor of Science, Mass Communications (Full Merit Scholar; Vice President, AHANA Pre-Law Society), 1999
Boston University, Boston, MA


National Association of Black Journalists (Member); Pennsylvania Bar (Admitted 2008); Georgia Bar (Admitted 2002); 2010 Recipient of the Lori Schipper Graduate Award & Scholarship; 2011 Meredith-Cronkite Fellow (hosted by KPHO- Phoenix)

References are available upon request.