Cheryl Lasseter

Cheryl Lasseter grew up in Bel Air, Maryland, a suburb nestled about 45 minutes away from Baltimore. She worked at Oriole Park at Camden Yards for a short time, then realized her true calling was TV news. After one year at WMDT-TV in Salisbury, Maryland, she traveled West to take an education-reporting job at WLEX-TV in Lexington, Kentucky. In October 2000, an anchoring position at the #1 station in Mississippi beckoned her down to Jackson, and she has been enjoying it ever since. Cheryl's on-camera work has stretched beyond the television screen to the silver screen. Catch her chasing actor Richard Gere down the street, microphone in hand, in the movie "Runaway Bride". In December 2006 she received a Master's Degree in Applied Communication from Mississippi College, with a 4.0 grade point average. Since she moved to Mississippi, Cheryl has gotten married and given birth to two sons. Sean Michael Lasseter was born in December 2002. Mason Wayne Lasseter came into the world in December 2007. Cheryl is the recipient of numerous Associated Press Broadcasting Awards, including three 1st place awards for outstanding investigative reporting. Cheryl graduated from the FBI Citizens' Academy, Jackson Division, in May 2012.

Recent Articles by Cheryl

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Reflecting on kindness, compassion at St. Jude

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19-year-old shot to death in Forest

St. Jude spirit made family feel right at home

Baton Rouge family thankful for high spirits at St. Jude

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Don’t stand in line, renew your license online

Red Kettle Campaign $172,000 short of goal

Trio of new businesses now open in downtown Brandon

Trial dates set in Mike Moore’s fight against opioid industry

Brandon police search for big rig that clipped power pole

Michael Guest wraps up freshman orientation in Washington

Rankin supervisor’s welding trailer stolen

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Brandon Lady Bulldogs volleyball team recognized

Tylertown man killed in hit-and-run

Rankin Supes consider change to safe room rental policy

Forest Hill Students selected to make ornaments for National Christmas Tree

Efforts continue to kill giant salvinia in Reservoir