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


January 25, 2023

Rabbits become popular pets in the U.S.

  The Chinese New Year of course marks the start of the Year of the Rabbit. Rabbits are interesting animals who’ve become very popular pets in recent years. Pets with plenty of quirks.  Read More...
December 24, 2022

Yearender 2022: Fighting COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S.

  COVID-19 cases are back on the upswing in the U.S., up 44 percent over the past two weeks according to a New York Times tracking tool.  Deaths are up 71 percent. Medical experts urge Americans to take precautions as they head into the holidays. […] Read More...
December 15, 2022

Chinese ice sculptors build Christmas display

A big December storm has covered several U.S. states in a sheet of snow and ice. Meanwhile, ice has also piled up indoors at one Colorado venue. It’s part of an extravagant Christmas display. In fact, for some ice sculptors from China, this is their specialty. Read More...
December 10, 2022

Colorado legalizes “magic mushrooms”

  Colorado is now the second U.S. state to legalize “magic mushrooms”. A month ago, residents voted to legalize psilocybin mushrooms as a way to treat anxiety, PTSD and depression.  Now, the lengthy process of setting up so-called healing centers begins. Read More...
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