Kemberly Richardson  | ABC7 WABC News Team
Kemberly Richardson is a multi-Emmy Award winning journalist. Her versatility as a reporter is exceptional, a rare find in an extremely competitive industry.

Kemberly graduated from Syracuse University and began her career in television at WNET in NYC. She then headed west to Ft. Wayne, Indiana, working as a reporter at ABC affiliate, WPTA. Up next, ABC affiliate KNTV in San Jose, California. After several years, Kemberly landed back home, in the #1 market in the country, joining the team at FOX5 in NYC. What followed was an exciting path as a national correspondent for the relaunch of BET Nightly News and strategizing in the media division at renowned public relations leader Fleishman Hillard.

Kemberly joined WABC in 2003 where she remains front and center, keeping viewers in the loop with breaking news and exclusive interviews with prominent figures and a long list of celebrities. Some of her most memorable moments include reporting on the September 11th terror attack, Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, historic Superstorm Sandy, a royal wedding in London, along with hosting fashion week specials.

Kemberly prides herself in telling unforgettable stories - protests following Eric Garner's death, George Floyd's murder, and Covid-19 as it hit the Tristate area in unprecedented ways. Whether on the street or in the studio anchoring, Kemberly connects with viewers in a unique way.

Born in Washington DC, Kemberly was raised in Westchester County, New York. Martha's Vineyard is her second home. A beach enthusiast who loves adventure, Kemberly has a fierce love of cycling, fresh flowers, puppies, home decor, fashion and anything that sparkles. Curious, authentic, and fully transparent, Kemberly is soaking up each and every minute of life...stay tuned.

Kemberly's Stories
Hunter College professor arrested after threatening NY Post reporter with machete
A Hunter College professor who held a machete to a journalist's neck and threatened to chop him up has been arrested on charges of menacing and harassment.
FDNY's 'Second Chance' ceremony offers full-circle moment for survivors, first responders
The survivors included a baby girl who decided to come into the world a little sooner than her mom expected.
Hope Lodge provides home away from home for cancer patients in New York City and many other cities
One cancer patient explains how Hope Lodge has been an incredible blessing to her.
Hospital worker's attorney responds after viral confrontation over Citi Bike in Kips Bay
The worker's attorney told Eyewitness News that his client, the woman seen on camera in scrubs, is getting threats after the video surfaced.
Hospital worker under fire after viral confrontation over Citi Bike
Many say the incident is reminiscent of the Central Park encounter between a bird watcher and woman walking her dog back in 2020.
Friend of Jordan Neely speaks out
Lance Clarke tells Eyewitness News it is a side of Neely he never saw. He first met him about a decade ago performing at a birthday party.
This NYC program is already preparing the next generation of designers
KickNKnowledge, a nonprofit program that teaches sneaker and fashion design to students in underserved communities, is inspiring students across NYC.
Brooklyn residents get scare after several manholes explode, sending metal covers shooting in air
While the cover did not hit anyone, the force of the explosion was so intense that it shattered the front window of one man's apartment.
MTA invites children with autism to record safety messages for subway riders
Tens of thousands of New Yorkers will hear these messages as a way to celebrate the talents these children possess.