Jermont Terry, an investigative reporter with the Milwaukee NBC affiliate, will join Detroit’s WDIV-TV/Local 4 as a reporter.
Terry began his career in journalism on radio, in his home state of Illinois, while he was still a student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
After college, Terry spent time working at WXII, the NBC affiliate in Greensboro, N.C. before working nearly five years as an investigative reporter at WKYT, the CBS affiliate in Lexington, Ky. Terry also worked as a producer and reporter at WLFI, the CBS affiliate in West Lafayette, Ind.
He has been honored with numerous awards including an Associated Press award for Best Enterprise/Investigative Story and the prestigious Edward R. Murrow award. Terry is also an active member of Investigative Reporters and Editors and the National Association of Black Journalists.
Terry earned his Bachelor of Science in journalism at the University of Illinois.