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


March 17, 2024

First labor union for college athletes formed in the U.S.

  The first ever labor union for college athletes in the U.S. is now a step closer to reality. The National Labor Relations Board has certified a union to represent members of the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team. Under an agreement, still to be negotiated, […] Read More...
March 14, 2024

Colorado’s biggest snowstorm of the season

Colorado is seeing what may be the U.S. state’s biggest snowstorm of the season. Up to a meter of snow, perhaps more, is expected to fall on Thursday, part of a very active weather day that’s also seeing severe thunderstorms and the threat of tornadoes […] Read More...
February 11, 2024

Why is the Super Bowl so hyped?

  The countdown is on for the Super Bowl, the year’s most popular sporting event in the U.S. by far. The San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs will clash on Sunday to determine this season’s American football champion. The Super Bowl is big […] Read More...
February 2, 2024

Sudden layoffs amid declining unemployment in U.S.

Job gains in the U.S. occurred in professional and business services, health care, retail trade, and social assistance, and the national unemployment rate now sits at 3.7 percent. It’s the longest stretch that rate has been below 4 percent in 50 years.  At the same […] Read More...
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