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.