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
Kids fighting cancer get an up-close look at the nation's largest police force
The Sunshine Kids Foundation is giving children who are fighting cancer a chance to put aside their illness and just be kids, even if for just a moment.
Young dancers hope to open eyes with their moves at NYC Dance Alliance auditions
Hundreds of young dancers from around the country and Canada are in Midtown putting their best foot forward in hopes of securing a financial boost for their college education.
Remembering Sakia Gunn: Stonewall Inn honors teen murdered 2 decades ago for being gay
Today, Sakia would have been 36 years old. Her name was added to the Wall of Honor at the Historic Stonewall Inn this Pride month.
Dangerous rip current activity at Jacob Riis Park leaves beachgoers on high alert
Sunday was a red flag day at Jacob Riis, which means there is a dangerous rip current activity - stronger, and more frequent
DJ Spinna takes the stage for Celebrate Brooklyn's Unity Fest on Juneteenth
Falling on Juneteenth, this year's theme centers around Black entrepreneurship and will feature all kinds of free and ticketed events right through early August.
Suspect who stole car with baby inside accused of same crime 6 other times
The judge called the suspect's record "abysmal" and set bail at $100,000.
Shirley Chisholm's legacy celebrated in new NYC exhibit
The exhibition commemorates the centennial birth of Shirley Chisholm, a groundbreaking politician and New Yorker.
Investment banker accused of punching woman in the face over dispute about Israel-Gaza war
52-year-old Moelis investment banker Jonathan Kaye is behind closed doors after a video surfaced of him allegedly punching a woman in the face in Brooklyn.
Woman who inspired many after surviving her groundbreaking surgery in 2011 dies at 22
The world fell in love with the then-7-year-old Heather McNamara as she detailed her history-making surgery in a popular commercial.
Manhattan art exhibit 'Bloomtanica' immerses people in the serenity of a Korean garden
A new innovative art exhibit in Manhattan is giving people a glimpse of nature, like you've never seen before!