Artist Bio

Cheryl Raye-Stout

Cheryl Raye-Stout has worked in the Chicago radio market for more than forty years and is one of the first women to cover sports here. One of the barriers she broke was being the first female reporter to enter locker rooms. Presently, she is the sports contributor for WBEZ-FM. Previously; Cheryl  has contributed to WMAQ-AM and WMVP-AM as a producer, talk show host, and as a lead sports reporter. She announced a White Sox game with Don Drysdale, broke key stories of Michael Jordan’s decision to play baseball and his return to the NBA. Cheryl has covered 13 Chicago professional championships, starting with the Bears Super Bowl to the  recent Chicago Sky WNBA Championship. Cheryl grew up in the Austin area of Chicago, a Columbia College graduate and former adjunct teacher.