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Cherri Gregg, Esq. Named Chair for 2020 Convention

Monday, January 20, 2020   (0 Comments)
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Cherri Gregg, Esq.
Named Chair for 2020 Convention
Updated in June 2020
 
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) has announced Cherri Gregg, Esq., as its chair for the #NABJNAHJ20 Convention & Career Fair. 
 
The Convention was to be held jointly with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ), July 8-12, 2020, in Washington, D.C., at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, however it will be held virtually Aug. 5-8, due to COVID-19 developments.

 

Registration is now open at NABJNAHJConvention.com.

 
“This phenomenal women has made profound impacts not only at all levels of NABJ but throughout her  career. I am thrilled to have Cherri as our chair,” said NABJ President Dorothy Tucker. “Her commitment and passion for our organization along with her diverse experiences across the media industry and beyond will help to make the 2020 convention one for the record books.”
  
Gregg is the community affairs reporter for KYW NewsRadio and often files stories for CBS 3 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is also a licensed attorney.
 
“This year is a critical one in America for a variety of reasons, so I am truly honored to be selected to chair the 2020 NABJ-NAHJ joint convention,” said Gregg. "It will be extremely important that journalists of color are tuned in, connected and prepared to cover history and I know this convention will be a pivotal part of that. I look forward to working with the planning team to help to make this convention one of impact.”



More About Cherri Gregg, Esq.

Cherri Gregg reports on a variety of public affairs and social justice issues.

Also a longtime NABJ member, she is the past president of the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists (PABJ). She previously served as PABJ’s vice president of broadcast and as the organization’s parliamentarian from 2010 through 2012. She is the recipient of two NABJ Salute to Excellence Awards for radio investigative reporting and podcasting and was named among PABJ's 2019 Journalists of the Year.

Holding a law degreeshe provides analysis and extensive coverage on many highly-publicized community legal issues. As an award-winning journalist, Gregg is committed to "highlighting diverse perspectives, positive people and cultural events in the greater Philadelphia area." Among her most notable stories, Gregg spent months covering Pennsylvania’s voter ID law, provided legal analysis on the Affordable Care Act, and traveled to Washington, D.C., to cover the 57th Presidential Inauguration. She has a bachelor’s degree from Boston University, a J.D. from Howard University School of Law and an M.J. from Temple University’s College of Communications and Theater. She is a member of the Pennsylvania and Georgia Bars. 



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