This year Cheryl Wills is celebrating her 25th anniversary with the national news team for Spectrum News NYI. She is the primetime anchor for “NY1 Live at Ten” and she’s also the host of the public affairs talk show “In Focus with Cheryl Wills”. In 2018, Ms. Wills became the first African- American reporter in NY1’s history to win an Emmy Award.
The award-winning journalist is the author of three books and has interviewed some of the most powerful people in the world. She was the first journalist invited to address the General Assembly of The United Nations about the impact of slavery on her family during the UN’s International Remembrance of Victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade.