Cheryl Burton is an American News anchor currently serving for ABC 7 News in Chicago. In addition, she also airs for ABC 7 News at 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. alongside Alan Krashesky.
Cheryl Burton Age
Burton was born on December 25, 1962, in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
Cheryl Burton Height
Burton Stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Cheryl Burton Family
Burton is the daughter of an interior designer Lillian Burton her mother and her father Neil Peter Burton an advocate consultant. She is blessed with three brothers and two sisters.
Cheryl Burton Husband
Burton currently resides in Chicago and she is single and previously divorced to her ex-husband Jim Rose, an ABC 7 Sports reporter. The two got married in 1986 but divorced in 1995.
Cheryl Burton Kids
Burton has not revealed if she has kids from her previous marriage.
Cheryl Burton Education
Burton attended Chicago’s Robert Lindblom High School, and later graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a B.S. degree in Psychology and Biology.
Cheryl Burton Salary
Burton receives an annual salary of $ 51,314 per year.
Cheryl Burton Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $ 1 Million.
Cheryl Burton ABC 7 News
Burton also airs and anchors ABC 7’s 7 PM digital newscast that streams live on ABC 7’s connected TV Apps and on abc7chicago.com. She joined ABC 7, news team in 1992 as a weekend co-anchor and reporter.
In addition, at ABC 7 News, she has also covered the opening of Oprah’s school for girls in South Africa, exposing the plight of one of Illinois’ poorest schools or assessing the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Burton brings compelling stories home to Chicago.
Her work has enabled her to host celebrities, political candidates, world leaders, sports figures and, also citizens with her trademark warm and insightful approach that gives viewers a unique perspective of people in the news. Her reporting style has been described as refreshing, informative, committed, investigative, and smart.
Prior to serving for ABC 7 News in Chicago, she previously served as a weeknight anchor for the 6 pm news at KWCH-TV in Wichita, Kansas.
She has also worked as a general assignment reporter for WMBD-TV in Peoria, Illinois. She began serving for WGN-TV as co-anchor of the nationally syndicated weekly series “MBR: The Minority Business Report” (1989).