Jericka Duncan

Jericka Duncan
CBS News

Jericka Duncan is a CBS News correspondent based in New York.

Duncan has reported on a wide range of national stories and breaking news including; the shooting deaths of four Marines and a Navy sailor in Chattanooga, historic snow storms in Boston, and the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy. More recently, she spent a month in Canada traveling with the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team documenting its run to the 2015 World Cup title.

Before joining CBS News in 2013, Duncan spent three years at KYW, the CBS owned TV station in Philadelphia. At KYW, she earned first place from the Associated Press for a series of reports on disabled adults that were held captive in a social security scam. She was also nominated for an Emmy. Duncan covered Hurricane Irene in 2011 and Superstorm Sandy in 2012. The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists honored her in 2012 with the Journalist of the Year Award.

Before that, Duncan was a reporter for WIVB (CBS) in Buffalo, New York, from 2007 to 2010. While there, she received a local Emmy Award in the best morning show category for her winter storm coverage in 2008. In 2009, she was one of first reporters at the scene of a plane crash near Buffalo that killed 50 people. Her coverage contributed to the station winning two national Edward M. Murrow Awards. She began her career in 2005 in nearby Elmira, New York, where she covered the search for Ralph "Bucky" Phillips -- the longest manhunt for a fugitive in state history. Duncan received a New York State Broadcasters Association Award for Best Spot News Coverage in 2007.

Duncan graduated from Ohio University in 2005 with a degree in Communications. She is a 2005 NAACP Image Award recipient. In 2006 she was a fellow at a North Carolina A&T conference on childhood obesity. Duncan is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and has volunteered with Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Boys and Girls Club and the Black Leadership Commission on AIDS. In her spare time, she enjoys running, reading and spending time with her family.