Kendis Gibson Biography
Kendis Gibson is a Belizean-born journalist and an anchor for WFOR-TV. He has won two Emmy Awards for “outstanding news reporting” and “sports feature”. He has been an anchor and correspondent for CNN, CBS News, ABC News, and a reporter for MSNBC. Gibson also anchored World News Now and America This Morning.
Gibson’s work can be seen on all ABC News programming, including “Good Morning America,” “World News Tonight with David Muir,” “Nightline, “20/20,” “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” and ABC News Digital. He is an American citizen of black ethnicity.
Kendis Gibson Age
He was born on September 6, 1978, in Belize Central America, under the birth sign Virgo. He is 44 years old.
Kendis Gibson Family
Much is not known about their family life of Gibson as Kendis himself is secretive about it. The only known facts are those that he gave himself in interviews and on websites. Kendis is known to have been born in Belize, Central America to an African American family, and not any other than that is known at the moment.
Kendis Gibson Education
Gibson received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the State University of New York at Oswego in 1994.
Kendis Gibson MSNBC
Kendis began as a weekend anchor on MSNBC after a stint at ABC News, the latest hire by the NBCUniversal cable-news network as it continues to emphasize live news programming on Saturdays and Sundays. He began his new job on Saturday, January 19, 2019.
Gibson, who joined ABC News in 2014, had been an anchor of “World News Now” and “America This Morning,” an early-morning program. He is expected to anchor the 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. hours on MSNBC on both Saturdays and Sundays.
Kendis Gibson ABC News
Kendis announced his departure from ABC World News Now lives on Monday’s broadcast on December 17, 2018. While his colleagues were excited, the show’s viewers were going to miss him. The 40-year-old’s final show with WNN was on Friday, December 14, 2018.
If you’re wondering why Kendis is left WNN, he said during his Monday announcement that he’s going to join the “daywalkers.” He’s been a mainstay on ABC’s early morning time slot since 2014, and his quirky liveliness has earned him loyal fans.
In 2014 is when Gibson joined ABC News as a correspondent and anchor after spending time in local and national networks. At ABC, Gibson has covered multiple severe storms; he was the first network correspondent at the devastating Santa Barbara oil spill; he reported on the FIFA scandal in Switzerland, and covered the shooting of an unarmed black man by a white police officer in the South Carolina.
Before joining ABC, Gibson was an anchor and reporter based in Washington, D.C. during the Obama presidency. Gibson reported on politics and led coverage on historic events, including the deadly navy yard shooting and the damage resulting from Hurricane Sandy.
He worked as a primetime anchor for Fox, he was also an entertainment anchor at CNN covering red carpets in Hollywood, Cannes, and Sundance, and also hosted a popular show on HGTV.
Kendis Gibson CNN
In January 2002 Gibson joined CNN and CNN Headline News as an entertainment anchor and occasional news anchor seen nationally. During his three years there, he would often make the rounds on the red carpet including the Academy Awards and the Grammy Awards.
He also spent time in the hosting world with HGTV’s I Want That! and as an evening news anchor for KSWB-TV news in San Diego, California.
Kendis Gibson Wife
Gibson lives a very secretive personal life and it seems that he is possibly single. He is not yet married and has no children yet. Gibson’s past dating history has also been pretty well hidden from the news tabloids and he has also never been associated with anyone from the journalism sector. Looking at the situation, it’s clear that Kendis is miles away from getting married.
Gibson is known to be gay by sexual orientation but these are controversial and also a rumor and is keeping it a secret. This hoax was started when Gibson gave off suspicion in an interview about being gay. However, he has rejected all these notions. Single relationship status Kendis also provide ground to the suspicion of Controversy.
Kendis Gibson Height
He has a dusky complexion and tall height which enhances his personality.
Kendis Gibson Belize
Belize native can be seen informing millions of Americans on the news of the day, the trends of these times, and occasionally, performing an uncanny impression of the ‘Carlton’ dance.
Kendis Gibson Net Worth | Salary
It is only estimated by experts that Gibson has a Net Worth of about $1 million. His annual salary is estimated to be $50,000.
Kendis Gibson Reporter
Kendis began his career at the NBC station in Rochester, NY. After he spent three years reporting there, Kendis moved to WTXF in Philadelphia as the morning anchor and reporter. Kendis won two Emmy Awards for “outstanding news reporting” and “sports feature”.
He later went back to New York City to be a lead reporter for WNBC NewsChannel. He reported on some of the biggest news stories at the time at NBC, including the crash of the Concorde. With his home just blocks from the World Trade Center, Kendis was one of the first reporters on the scene following the attacks of 9/11.
Kendis Gibson Correspondent
In June 2010, Kendis joined CBS News in Los Angeles as west coast correspondent for CBS Newspath. Gibson also serves as an entertainment correspondent including topics like the 2011 trial of actor Mel Gibson, when Gibson agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor battery charge.
Gibson left Southern California to join WJLA, the ABC affiliate Washington, D.C. in October 2011. In December 2013 Gibson left WJLA-TV to join ABC News as a correspondent. Until January 2019, he was also co-anchor for World News Now and America This Morning.
Kendis was criticized for his coverage of the South Korean band BTS in September 2018, which aired on the September 25th show of ABC’s World News Now. The ABC news show aired a clip BTS’s speech before the UN General Assembly on youth mental health and violence toward youth.
Many of BTS’s songs discussed the topics of depression, mental health struggles, and recovery. The band had collaborated with UNICEF during 2017-2018 on the “Love Myself” campaign to advocate against youth violence.
Kendis’s response to BTS’s UN speech was regarded as powerful by many viewers he mocked the foreign accent and imitated the diction of the band leader RM. Kendis also stated that “fans are used to seeing the boys spreading their legs” as he dismissed BTS for being a “boy band from South Korea”.
His remarks were viewed as both racist toward Asians and belittling to those struggling with mental health issues. When fans and general viewers requested that Kendis apologize for his remarks, he responded that their comments were “hilarious”.
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