I learned to embrace a healthy lifestyle early in life. I aim to use my journalistic voice to share my deep knowledge about health and wellness with others so they can live their best lives outside the box.
Cherie Berkley, MS, is a writer covering health features for Verywell. She is an award-winning journalist for her coverage of international health in Africa. Prior to joining Verywell, Ms. Berkley worked as an assistant managing editor at WebMD. While there she also wrote news and feature stories covering the gamut of health and wellness.
Ms. Berkley has also worked in television as a news producer and writer at CNN International and CNN USA in Atlanta. Before her four-year stint at CNN, Ms. Berkley produced national, award-winning television documentaries for the A&E network and worked as a television news health reporter and anchor at a CBS affiliate in Illinois.
Ms. Berkley earned a Master of Science in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She also holds a master's certification in international health from The Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins and a Bachelor of Arts from Emory University.
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