Lynn Sherr is an American broadcast journalist and author, best known as a correspondent for the ABC news magazine 20/20.
Sherr was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and attended Lower Merion High School in Ardmore. She received a B.A. from Wellesley College.
She was a freelance host at WNET-TV in New York, then staff. She worked for the Associated Press and WCBS-TV. In 1977, she was the guest host of the MacNeilâ€“Lehrer Report while Robert MacNeil was absent, and has hosted a number of PBS specials. In 1983â€“85 she was a reporter/editor for CondÃ© Nast.
She received a 1994 George Foster Peabody Award along with producer Alan B. Goldberg for the "Hunger Inside" a 20/20 documentary about extreme anorexia.