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


US university helps China's Olympic team
November 22, 2019

US university helps China’s Olympic team

Beijing hosts the Winter Olympics a little more than two years from now. But Chinese athletes have a lot of catching up to do when it comes to winter sports. At the last games, the country placed 14th in the medal count. Now, a university in the U.S. state of Wyoming is helping out. Read More...
Finding safe solutions to cramped planes
November 20, 2019

Finding safe solutions to cramped planes

Perhaps you've noticed: planes across the world have become more cramped and crowded in recent years. Now US regulators are trying to determine whether those packed planes are affecting passenger safety. One entrepreneur thinks he's found a way to address passenger comfort. CGTN's Hendrik Sybrandy reports. Read More...
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