Cheryl Hurd is an NBC Bay Area reporter, and primarily appears on the 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts. She has been with the station for a decade. Born and raised in Vallejo, Cheryl attended and graduated from California State East Bay. She enjoys her job because she meets all types of people every day. As an accomplished reporter, Cheryl has been honored with an award from the Bay Area Black Journalist Association. She was nominated for an Emmy by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences San Francisco for her breaking news report on the freeway collapse in April 2007.
Cheryl also was the first to report about the BALCO steroid scandal that rocked the sports world back in 2003. She was also the first TV reporter to interview former NBA All-star Latrell Sprewell after he choked his coach in 1997.
Cheryl is one of the founding members of Friends of Faith, a non-profit organization that raises money for women diagnosed with breast cancer in the East Bay.
Cheryl is married and has one sister. No children, only two dogs, Penny and Stripe. Most of her family lives in the Bay Area; therefore her favorite holiday is Thanksgiving.