Who is WFOR Journalist, Kendis Gibson?
Kendis Gibson has won several awards including two Emmy Awards for “Outstanding News Reporting” and “Sports Feature”. His career in broadcast journalism spans more than two decades, working across several media platforms. Gibson anchors the morning and evening newscasts at CBS’ Miami station, WFOR.
Upon joining the station in January 2022, he stated that he was excited about the opportunity to do more news reporting and being on the ground than he could at MSNBC, where he was limited to hosting early mornings and weekends.
Kendis Gibson Was Born in Belize
Gibson (51 years old) was born on September 6, 1972, in Belize City, Belize. in a family of boys. He was raised by his parents; Alrick Gibson, a cabinetmaker, and his wife Hortense Gibson alongside his 6 brothers, him being the youngest. He was 12 years old when his family moved from Belize City to New York City in the 1980s.
Kendis Gibson Education
Gibson attended John Jay High School and later enrolled at the State University of New York at Oswego, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.
Is Kendis Gibson Gay?
Gibson has been subjected to several gay allegations and rumors has it that he is married to a man by the name of George Brown. However, the WFOR journalist has not revealed his sexual orientation so all these seem to be just rumors. The are no wedding photos that can justify he is married to George.
Kendis Gibson’s Salary and Net Worth
Gibson earns approximately $89,758 from his job at CBS’ Miami station, WFOR. His net worth is approximately $900,000. Kendis has created a stable source of income from his career and his wages have increased significantly over the years that he has worked in mainstream media.
Kendis Gibson’s Career
Gibson began his career at the Rochester, New York-based NBC station. He was later hired by WTXF in Philadelphia as the morning anchor and reporter and his journalism skills improved greatly. As time went by, Gibson won two Emmy Awards, one for his exceptional journalism skills.
In January 2002, he started working for CNN and CNN Headline News, first as a national entertainment anchor and then as a news anchor occasionally. He spent three years there and went to a number of red-carpet events, such as the Grammy Awards and the Academy Awards.
He has had the pleasure of sharing concealed stories of intriguing people with audiences across a variety of media channels for almost 20 years.
Gibson began working as a weekend anchor for MSNBC in 2019 with the goal of providing more live content during the weekend, which was previously filled with repeats of the jail documentary series “Lockup”.
His resume also indicates that he once worked at ABC News. Before joining the station in 2014, he worked as an anchor for the early-morning shows “America This Morning” and “World News Now.” Among other networks, he has worked for WJLA in Washington, D.C., CNN and its sister network, HLN, and CBS News’ Newspath.
Gibson is currently in a new role at WFOR. He joined the station in January 2022 and he jumped to a new role at CBS’ Miami station, WFOR, where he anchors the morning and noon newscasts.