Cheryl Chodun

Reporter

Channel 7’s Cheryl Chodun is ready for breaking news everyday. She has built a reputation as one of Detroit’s most tenacious reporters, never backing down, always searching for the facts. She has been an Action News reporter since 1988.

She began her career in journalism as a freelance reporter for the Observer and Eccentric newspapers and later wrote cover stories for the Detroit news Sunday Magazine. She first joined WXYZ-TV as a writer and producer back in 1978, left in 1982 and was a radio reporter before heading back to TV.

Cheryl is the proud recipient of several awards including two Emmy’s for general excellence in reporting and for breaking news, also several Associated Press awards and twice, she was voted best street reporter by Detroit Free press readers.

In 2010, Cheryl was honored by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with the prestigious Silver Circle Award, an award given to members of the broadcast industry who have excelled in their field for 25 years or more.

Cheryl is a graduate of Wayne State University. She and her husband Stan have two children and three grandchildren.

If you have any stories or questions for Cheryl email her at cchodun@wxyz.com .