Hendrick Sybrandy

Hendrik Sybrandy

Hendrik Sybrandy became the first correspondent for CGTN’s Denver Bureau in February, 2014. Prior to joining the network, he spent 30 years reporting for six local news stations around the U.S. (in Sioux Falls, S.D., San Antonio, Baltimore, Indianapolis and Denver). 

Sybrandy has covered major national stories (the Columbine High School massacre, the Aurora theater shootings, the Columbia shuttle disaster, the Oklahoma City bombing trials, the L.A. earthquake and the O.J. Simpson and Rodney King trials), international stories (peacekeeping efforts in Bosnia and Kosovo) and been in the middle of blizzards, fires and floods as well. He enjoys reporting on issues like politics, immigration, the environment and the economy, space and technology. He’s won two Emmy awards for his efforts.

Sybrandy has a Master’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern University and has taught T.V. news at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Follow Hendrik Sybrandy on Twitter @hsybrandy


September 14, 2023

The Detroit Auto Show kicks-off

The Detroit Auto Show has kicked off in Detroit, Michigan. Featuring the latest tech in new model cars, the show comes on the heels of a potential autoworkers’ strike. Read More...
August 31, 2023

Maui fire victims identified through DNA

The search for victims of the deadliest U.S. wildfire in more than a century is gradually coming to an end. A total of 115 people are confirmed to have perished in the August 8 Maui fire. A number of others remain unaccounted for. Four dozen […] Read More...
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August 20, 2023

Challenges are marring the semiconductor boom in the U.S.

While rebooting the U.S. semiconductor industry is a top priority, the U.S. needs foreign help to do that.  The Taiwanese company TSMC makes over 90 percent of the world’s most sophisticated chips, the kind that provide speed and muscle for AI.  TSMC says it plans to invest around $40 billion […] Read More...
July 14, 2023

Wildfires impact U.S. solar energy industry

Many in the U.S. this summer have seen days of poor air quality from wildfire smoke blowing south from Canada. While the smoke is hazard to breathe, one study indicates it’s also having an impact on the solar industry. Read More...
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