Bobby Cherry

Senior editor • • Pittsburgh, PA
Last edited October 4, 2019

Bobby Cherry is a senior editor at, a San Francisco-based news startup. In his role, Bobby leads digital news curation and engagement for topical newsletters.

He began his professional journalism career as a reporter with the Sewickley Herald and The (Carnegie) Signal Item. Bobby helped to usher in the use of social media at the Trib. His digital news media accomplishments have been honored with numerous awards from the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association, Society of Professional Journalists Keystone Pro Chapter and The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania.

In addition, Bobby’s reporting skills also have been honored with a number of awards.

His love for journalism is matched by his dedication to volunteering with the American Cancer Society — which he’s done for more than 20 years, holding several positions nationally and regionally within the organization.

A native of the Pittsburgh area, Bobby embodies the spirit of Buddy the Elf with his love of Christmas, regularly plays Mario Bros. games, is enthralled with the lives of the Bradys and Hortons on “Days of our Lives,” and continues his quest for that perfect slice of pizza.