Skip to content

Anchor Mike Cherry joins KCRA 3, My58 morning team

Anchor Mike Cherry joins KCRA 3, My58 morning team

KCRA 3 is pleased to announce that Mike Cherry will be joining the KCRA 3 and My58 team as a morning anchor. Cherry will join Brandi Cummings as co-anchor of KCRA 3 News on My58 at 7 am and 8 am He’ll be part of KCRA 3 News from 4-7 am with Deirdre Fitzpatrick, Teo Torres, Tamara Berg and Melanie Hunter.“We ‘re thrilled to Welcome Mike Cherry to the KCRA 3/My58 Family,” said KCRA 3/My58 President and General Manager Ariel Roblin. “His passion and record of excellence in journalism will be a great contribution of service to our community.”“Mike has a fantastic track record of inspiring the team around him and we know that will make him a great fit for our station,” KCRA 3 News Director Derek Schnell said. “Mike is also passionate about getting out into the community and making connections, which will translate into some excellent stories that we can share with our audience.”Cherry currently works within Hearst Television as the 5 pm anchor at WMUR in Manchester, New Hampshire. Cherry started his journalism career at KGMB in Honolulu after graduating from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He worked as a video editor, photographer and sports reporter. After that, Cherry served as an evening anchor at KITV.“The opportunity to work for a news family like KCRA does not come along very often and I am beyond blessed and excited to join an institution that has built decades of trust in Sacramento,” Cherry said. “My wife and I cannot wait to become part of the community and, if anyone has recommendations on hikes, restaurants, and must-do activities, don’t hesitate to let us know.”Cherry is the recipient of multiple journalism honors, including an Emmy and Mark Twain awards. ABOUT KCRA 3KCRA 3, a Hearst Television station, went on the air September 3, 1955. It was the first television station in the Sacramento Valley capable of color transmission, use of videotape and the first to broadcast in HD. The station’s involvement and dedication to responsible reporting is embodied in their slogan, “Where the News Comes First®.” KCRA 3 is the recipient of multiple Emmy and Edward R Murrow awards. KCRA 3’s website address is www.kcra.com. ABOUT HEARST TELEVISION Hearst Television owns and operates 33 television and two radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 22 million US television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, Estrella and more. The radio stations are leaders in Baltimore news/talk and rock music listenership. Its Hearst Media Production Group unit produces original programming across linear and streaming platforms for domestic and international distribution. Its Very Local app, free to download on household OTT devices and available across popular streaming services, offers 24/7 access to local news, weather and an array of local and regional programming. Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry’s premier companies and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service. Hearst Television is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hearst.

KCRA 3 is pleased to announce that Mike Cherry will be joining the KCRA 3 and My58 team as a morning anchor.

Cherry will join Brandi Cummings as co-anchor of KCRA 3 News on My58 at 7 am and 8 am He’ll be part of KCRA 3 News from 4-7 am with Deirdre Fitzpatrick, Teo Torres, Tamara Berg and Melanie Hunter.

“We’re thrilled to Welcome Mike Cherry to the KCRA 3/My58 Family,” said KCRA 3/My58 President and General Manager Ariel Roblin. “His passion and record of excellence in journalism will be a great contribution of service to our community.”

“Mike has a fantastic track record of inspiring the team around him and we know that will make him a great fit for our station,” KCRA 3 News Director Derek Schnell said. “Mike is also passionate about getting out into the community and making connections, which will translate into some excellent stories that we can share with our audience.”

Cherry currently works within Hearst Television as the 5 pm anchor at WMUR in Manchester, New Hampshire. Cherry started his journalism career at KGMB in Honolulu after graduating from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He worked as a video editor, photographer and sports reporter. After that, Cherry served as an evening anchor at KITV.

“The opportunity to work for a news family like KCRA does not come along very often and I am beyond blessed and excited to join an institution that has built decades of trust in Sacramento,” Cherry said. “My wife and I cannot wait to become part of the community and, if anyone has recommendations on hikes, restaurants, and must-do activities, don’t hesitate to let us know.”

Cherry is the recipient of multiple journalism honors, including an Emmy and Mark Twain awards.

ABOUT KCRA 3

KCRA 3, a Hearst Television station, went on the air September 3, 1955. It was the first television station in the Sacramento Valley capable of color transmission, use of videotape and the first to broadcast in HD. The station’s involvement and dedication to responsible reporting is embodied in their slogan, “Where the News Comes First®.” KCRA 3 is the recipient of multiple Emmy and Edward R Murrow awards. KCRA 3’s website address is www.kcra.com.

ABOUT HEARST TELEVISION

Hearst Television owns and operates 33 television and two radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 22 million US television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, Estrella and more. The radio stations are leaders in Baltimore news/talk and rock music listenership. Its Hearst Media Production Group unit produces original programming across linear and streaming platforms for domestic and international distribution. Its Very Local app, free to download on household OTT devices and available across popular streaming services, offers 24/7 access to local news, weather and an array of local and regional programming. Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry’s premier companies and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service. Hearst Television is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hearst.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.