Philly Reporter Bumped Up the Food Chain

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Jericka Duncan has been named a Correspondent for News Services at CBS News, the Network’s 24-hour television newsgathering service for CBS stations and broadcasters around the world.  Her appointment is effective immediately.

Duncan joins CBS News from KYW-TV, the CBS owned and operated station in Philadelphia, where she had been a general assignment reporter since August 2010. While there, she earned a first-place award from the Associated Press and a local Emmy nomination for a series of reports about disabled adults held captive in a Social Security scam.  In addition, the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists named Duncan its “Journalist of the Year.”

Duncan reported for KYW-TV as part of the CBS News Development Program, which is designed to create a pool of highly qualified producers and correspondents for the news division. 

Before that, Duncan was a reporter for WIVB-TV, the CBS affiliate in Buffalo, N.Y., where she served as a reporter since August 2007. She began her broadcasting career in 2005 as an anchor and reporter for WETM-TV in Elmira, N.Y.