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Posted: 9:53 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013

Cheryl McHenry inducted into hall of fame


Cheryl McHenry, WHIO-TV anchor photo

Cheryl McHenry, WHIO-TV anchor.

By Frazier Smith

Breaking News Staff


Cheryl McHenry, WHIO-TV anchor/reporter, is one of the newest members of the Dayton Area Broadcaster's Hall of Fame.

She and seven others were inducted Thursday night as the organization hosted its Sixth Bi-annual Induction Gala and 10 Years Inception Celebration at the Dayton Art Institute.

McHenry, one of the most recognizable anchors in the Dayton community, has been a Channel 7 reporter since 1981.

Among her many awards, Cheryl has been honored as Best Anchor by the Associated Press and already is a member of the Radio/TV Broadcasters Hall of Fame of Ohio. She won two Emmy Awards in July for her work as a journalist.

McHenry, as part of her duties these days, is responsible for "Miami Valley's Most Wanted," a weekly part of News Center 7's 5 p.m. broadcast for many years.

Other honorees:

* Larry Bailey, formerly of WHIO-TV;

* The late Ed Krahling, a former WHIO-TV anchor;

* John "B-Man" Beaulieu, announcer for WTUE radio;

* David G. McFarland, formerly of WONE radio and WHIO-TV;

* Jim Bucher, formerly of WDTN-TV;

* Jim Johnson, WDAO radio president and general manager;

* George Wymer, formerly of WING radio/WKEF-TV.

The Honorable Bill C. Littlejohn, retired Dayton Municipal Court judge, was named the Community Service Award recipient.

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