An award-winning author, medical journalist, and television producer, Sherry’s recognized career includes hundreds of projects for print, television, and online media. Since 2003 Sherry has written five children’s books with a sixth in production, and she’s won numerous national awards including the Teachers’ Choice Award for Champ’s Story: Dogs Get Cancer Too in 2011, the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Book Award for Because I Am Your Daddy in 2010, and the NAPPA Gold Award for Because You Are My Baby in 2008. In 2008 and 2010 she was a featured author at the Miami Book Fair International.
Before becoming an author, Sherry spent six years at CNN Headline News as a writer and medical producer. She continues to write as a freelance journalist and has completed more than 100 projects for WebMD, along with feature articles for Miami Herald, Highlights for Children, and CNN.com. Sherry has also written and produced dozens of scripts for programs airing on Lifetime, WE, TLC, and public television. In 2007, she won a Freddie Award in medical journalism for the TV documentary, “Healthy Body, Healthy Mind: Epilepsy Defined.” She conducts writing workshops for children and is a national speaker in the field of children’s literature.
Sherry is now a student doctor of audiology at Nova Southeastern University and a medical journalist. Her interests include diagnostics, hearing aids, and cochlear implants.