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.

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July 30, 2022

Demand for abortion pills soaring in the U.S.

  It’s been a little over a month since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade, the law upholding a woman’s right to an abortion.  Today, many abortion clinics in states where the procedure remains legal report a surge of patients.  One telemedicine clinic […] Read More...
July 13, 2022

Colorado has the world’s largest seed bank

It’s being described as the worst global food crisis in a decade. Food costs in general as well as food shortages are up across the board, ​impacting millions around the globe. Perhaps the last line of defense in this growing crisis are seed banks. The […] Read More...
July 7, 2022

U.S. Native Americans demand recognition of intergenerational trauma

It’s a story that’s remained largely untold in the U.S.: the abuse suffered by Native American children at federal boarding schools for over a century and a half. Similar conditions came to light several years ago in Canada. Now tribal members in America and many others are pushing to expose what they term their country’s intergenerational trauma. CGTN’s Hendrik Sybrandy reports.  Read More...
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