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

Brandon police search for big rig that clipped power pole

Michael Guest wraps up freshman orientation in Washington

Rankin supervisor’s welding trailer stolen

3 On Your Side Investigates: Risky Business

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

Town of Edwards parts ways with police chief Mayfield

Second person arrested in armed robbery of Yazoo County 911 dispatcher

City of Flowood to adopt “small cell facility” ordinance

Budget cuts put youth sports programs in peril in Yazoo City

Mississippi Red Cross staffs hurricane-ravaged areas

Special tribute for Brookhaven community at elementary football game

ICE places hold on Gluckstadt child rape suspect

City of Brandon’s fire rating improves

Rankin County’s misdemeanor jail to open in 2019

Sign honoring Torie Bowie to greet drivers on Highway 25

Accused Ridgeland groper released from jail