Cheryl Corley at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., September 27, 2018. (photo by Allison Shelley)

Cheryl Corley Biography

Corley is an American journalist , a Chicago-based NPR correspondent who works for the National Desk . and on the push to revamp the use of solitary confinement in North Dakota prisons .

Cheryl Corley Age

Corley’s exact date and place of birth is not yet known to the public , hence , it is difficult to establish her actual age .

Cheryl Corley Career

Corley covers criminal justice issues as well as breaking news in the Midwest and across the country. In her role as a criminal justice correspondent, Corley works as part of a collaborative team. She has a particular interest in issues and reform efforts that affect women, girls, and juveniles. She’s reported on programs that help incarcerated mothers raise babies in prison.

In addition, she reported on pre-apprenticeships in prison designed to help cut recidivism of women., Other reports by Corley include the efforts by Illinois officials to rethink the state’s juvenile justice system While in Peoria, Corley worked as a reporter and news director for public radio station WCBU and as a television director for the NBC affiliate, WEEK-TV. She is a past President of the Association for Women Journalists in Chicago (AWJ-Chicago).

Cheryl Corley Net Worth

Corley Net Worth is still under review, 

Cheryl Corley Family

Corley family background is not known publicly ,The award-winning journalist lives a very private life. She has not shared with the public her marital status. This section shall be updated once information will be available .

Cheryl Corley Education

Corley graduated cum laude from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. Corley is also a former Bradley University trustee .

Cheryl Corley NPR

Corley was the news director at Chicago’s public radio station, WBEZ. While there she supervised an award-winning team of reporters. She worked as the City Hall reporter covering the administration of the city’s first black mayor, Harold Washington, and others that followed.

She has been a frequent panelist on television news-affairs programs in Chicago. In her role as a criminal justice correspondent, she works as part of a collaborative team. She has a particular interest in issues and reform efforts that affect women, girls, and juveniles
Miss Corley reported on programs that help incarcerated mothers raise babies in prison. She also reported on pre-apprenticeships in prison designed to help cut recidivism of women. Furthermore on the efforts by Illinois officials to rethink the state’s juvenile
justice system.

Not To mention reports on the push to revamp the use of solitary confinement in North Dakota prisons. For more than two decades with NPR, Corley has covered some of the country’s most important news stories. She’s reported on the political turmoil in Virginia over the governor’s office.

Moreover on the campaign and re-election of President Barack Obama, on the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina and oil spills along the Gulf Coast, as well as numerous other disasters, and on the funeral of the “queen of soul,” Aretha Franklin

Other NPR media personalities include Alina Selyukh, Anastasia Tsioulcas, Arun Rath, Asma Khalid, Brett Neely, and Ayesha Rasco.

Cheryl Corley Community Service

Corley is the co-creator of the Cindy Bandle Young Critics Program. The critics journalism training program for female high school students was originally a collaboration between AWJ-Chicago and the Goodman Theatre. She has served as a board member and president of Community Television Network. This is an organization that trains Chicago youth in video and multimedia production

Cheryl Corley Awards

Corley has received awards for her work from a number of organizations including the National Association of Black Journalists, the Associated Press, the Public Radio News Directors Association, and the Society of Professional Journalists.

She earned the Community Media Workshop’s Studs Terkel Award for excellence in reporting on Chicago’s diverse communities. Equally important a Herman Kogan Award for reporting on immigration issues.

 

 

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