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
FDNY arrest, charge Brooklyn e-bike store owner for lithium-ion battery violations
There were five lithium-ion battery fires this past weekend, part of 10 reported fires within the past week. Although the number of deaths from these fires are down, the warning sign is clear.
U.S. exchange students in Israel moved to shelters during Iran attack
The kids from Alexander Muss High School were moved at 2 a.m. to shelters out of precaution, despite there being no sirens in Hod HaSharon.
Nephew describes 'devastating' attack, mugging of woman on church steps in Jamaica Hills
The family of a woman who was viciously attacked and then mugged outside of a church in Queens over the weekend spoke with Eyewitness News about the horrifying encounter.
New Yorkers gather to rally for hostages in Gaza
Dozens of people walked one and a half miles in Plainview on Sunday to rally for the release of the 134 hostages still held in captivity in Gaza.
New York City reveals 9 new public schools amid uncertain future of mayoral control
Schools Chancellor David Banks offered a first look at the future of New York City Public Schools on Thursday, announcing that nine new schools will open in September.
F train service between Lexington-63rd, Queensbridge resumes
After seven long months, those commuting on and off Roosevelt Island will have access to the F train again.
Roosevelt Island commuters get back vital F train service after 7 months of repairs
Thousands of people who live on Roosevelt Island are finally getting their main means of transportation back after enduring seven months of repairs to subway tracks and tunnels.
Meet the professional whistler who caught the ear of Dr. Dre and soundtracked 'Barbie' movie
There are people who can whistle, and some who can't at all. For Molly Lewis, she's a professional whose whistled for Dr. Dre and earned placement in the 'Barbie' film.
NYPD ESU officers detail rescue of woman pushed on subway tracks | Exclusive
Officers with the department's Emergency Service Unit were on duty. They walked Eyewitness News through their methodical response to save the woman's life.
New Chapter: Whitney Museum to offer free story time on certain Sundays
Starting Sunday, the museum wil offer free story time every second Sunday of the month.