Cheryl Burton

TV Personality from United States of America

Cheryl Burton Cheryl Burton (born December 25, 1962) is a news anchor at WLS-TV in Chicago. She anchors the station's 5 p.m. newscast alongside Ron Magers and is a contributor on the 10 p.m. newscast. Burton graduated from Chicago's Lindblom Technical High School in 1980. She 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. At one time, Burton was married to ABC 7 sports reporter Jim Rose. They have since divorced. On April 23, 2008, Burton, along with 4 others (5 separate attacks), was injured after a man punched them in the head or face. The 28 year old Gregory Perdue went on a fist-throwing rampage down a sidewalk in downtown Chicago. Burton was hit while on her dinner break. She was walking near Washington St. and State Street when she was hit in the head by what she thought was a bullet. She was however, hit by a punch in the head from Perdue which knocked her to the ground. An X-Ray and CAT Scan revealed no severe damage, but she said she suffered from headaches for months following the attack. At the  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Date of birth
Place of birth
Provident Hospital
United States of America
Jim Rose


Institution From To
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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