Cheryl Brayboy is a new member of the WBTV family. You can catch her ushering in the afternoons as Co-host of QC @ 3, WBTV’s new lifestyle show! Cheryl also enjoys shooting and editing features for the show.
Her favorite stories address women’s empowerment, cultural heritage, medical miracles, and entertainment. Cheryl is a Chicago native who got her feet wet as an intern for The Jerry Springer Show, writing promos and booking guests.
She also trained under the tutelage of Chicago legendary journalist, Vernon Jarrett on his show, Face to Face: The Vernon Jarrett Show on WLS TV. Cheryl has spent more than a decade covering politics, crime, education, and religion for television stations across the country from Columbus, Georgia to Washington, DC.
In recent years, Cheryl anchored the news on Fox 46 in Charlotte. She has an Emmy under her belt for best news cast in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Cheryl has a Ph.D. in English from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in English/Spanish from Spelman College.
As a professor at Johnson C. Smith University and other universities across the country, Cheryl has conducted independent research in Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and England.
Cheryl Brayboy lives in Charlotte with her husband Jack - a veteran journalist - and their daughter Jiana, a dancer. In addition to being a journalist, Cheryl is a dance mom!