Cherish Lombard Biography
Cherish Lombard is an American Anchor/Reporter working for WKRG in Mobile, Alabama as a weekday evening news anchor. She is also known for having recently worked for WKRN-TV.
Cherish Lombard Age
Lombard was born on June 22 in Mollie, Alabama, United States. She likes to keep her personal life private hence she has not yet disclosed the year she was born. However, she might be in her 40s.
Cherish Lombard Height
Lombard stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches.
Cherish Lombard Family
Lombard grew up in Mobile, Alabama. She has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Lombard has any siblings.
Cherish Lombard Husband / Children
Lombard is married to her lovely spouse, Glen Johnson. He works for Cumulus Media as a radio producer. They tied the knot on December 18, 2017.
Cherish Lombard Children
Lombard and her husband, Glen, take great pride in being dad and mom to their 2 kids, Solstice (daughter – lastborn) and Fox (son – firstborn). Fox is 5 years old as of 2023 having been born on August 16, 2018. Solstice is 2 years old as of 2023 having been born on June 21, 2021. Lombard often posts her kids and husband on her Instagram Page. She likes spending her spare time with them, as well as with their rescue cat and 3 rescue dogs.
Cherish Lombard Net Worth
Lombard has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Anchor/Reporter.
Cherish Lombard Salary
Lombard earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Cherish Lombard Career
Lombard serves at WKRG News 5 as a weekday evening news anchor. She appears on the 4 and 9 PM newscasts from Monday to Friday. Before joining WKRG, she worked for WKRN-TV in Nashville, Tennessee as a news anchor. During her time at WKRN, she was involved in some of the city’s most important news stories. These stories were so significant that they were talked about all across the country. They included events like when they caught the person who had done a shooting at a Waffle House and when Nashville’s old Mayor decided to quit.
Lombard was in charge of the WKRN team that paid attention to the Nashville skyline as it grew. She was on the field during the CMA Fest and the Nashville Predators’ journey to the Stanley Cup. At CMA Fest, she collaborated with famous people like Hayley Orrantia, Luke Bryan, and the Property Brothers. She has served as a host of the CMA Awards after-party live for 2 years. During those parties, she talked to some of the most well-known people in the Country Music industry, like Chris Stapleton, Garth Brooks, Little Big Town, and Keith Urban.
Before Lombard joined WKRN, she worked for WALA-TV – FOX10 in Mobile, Alabama as a news anchor, reporter, and host for nearly 6 years. The then News Director at WALA-TV noticed her and asked her to do traffic reports for the TV station. Later, in the year 2008, they hired her as a General Assignment Reporter. In the year 2010, she got a promotion and became the 1st host of WALA-TV’s new show about entertainment and lifestyle, called Studio 10.
When she was going to the South, she got a job at WABB FM in the year 2001. She worked hard and moved up in the radio station. It didn’t take long before she became the 1st female co-host for the morning show at the famous radio station. She was part of the “Matt, Jay, and Cherish” team.
Lombard loves dedicating her time to any volunteer work when she is free. She has served at several non-profit organizations: Susan G. Komen, Girl Scouts of America, the March of Dimes, Boy Scouts, the American Cancer Society, Prevent Child Abuse America, Read Across America at different schools, and the American Heart Association.
When it comes to her education, Lombard is a proud 2004 alumnus of the University of South Alabama, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Elementary Education. Lombard is also an alumnus of Murphy High School.
Cherish Lombard Illness (Shingles)
For 2 months in the year 2017, Lombard was off on air for several weeks and her fans wondered where she was. She returned to her newscasts on October 6 and she explained her hiatus. Lombard explained that she got shingles in her left eye, on her face, sinuses, inner ear, and scalp with some nerve problems earlier in the summer. Lombrad stated that it hurt really bad, and she had to stay in the hospital for about a week. Even after leaving the hospital, doctors watched over her closely. In her announcement, she was really grateful for all the kind messages from viewers.
Cherish Lombard WKRG
Lombard is working at WKRG where she works alongside other famous WKRG meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Peter Albrecht
- Rose Ann Haven
- Bill Riales
- Jessica Taloney
- Devon Walsh
- Chad Petri
- Dana Winter
- Drexel Gilbert
- Ed Bloodsworth
Cherish Lombard Social Media Platforms
She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 4.2K followers on Instagram.