2024 Gala Emcee Cheryl Wills blog feature

2024 GOSO Gala Emcee: Cheryl Wills

Cheryl Wills

NY1 TV Anchor, Author, Public Speaker

Cheryll Wills GOSO is proud to have NY1 Anchor Cheryll Wills as Emcee for this year’s gala.

Ms. Wills is an Emmy award-winning journalist based in New York City. She is the author of a series of books about her great-great-great-grandfather Sandy Wills – an enslaved Tennessee man who fought for his freedom during The American Civil War. Cheryl has keynoted events all over the world and teaches students about her grandfather’s service with United States Color Troops.

Cheryl has received numerous awards for her work including New York Press Club and AP Awards, the YMCA National Black Achievers in Industry Award, and the Carl T. Rowan Leadership in Media Award as part of the 25th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Awards. She was awarded an honorary doctorate from New York College of Health Professions in May of 2005.

Learn more about this year’s gala, and find sponsorship and ticket information, here.