Kendis Gibson

Kendis Gibson

Kendis Gibson (born 1978) is currently a weekend anchor and reporter at WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C. Gibson received a Bachelors of Arts in Political ... More »Kendis Gibson (born 1978) is currently a weekend anchor and reporter at WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C. Gibson received a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from the State University of New York at Oswego. Gibson started his career at the NBC station in Rochester, NY. After spending three years reporting there, he moved to WTXF in Philadelphia as the morning anchor and reporter. He won two Emmy Awards for "outstanding news reporting" and "sports feature". He returned to New York City to be a lead reporter for WNBC NewsChannel. At NBC he reported on some of the biggest news stories at the time, including the crash of the Concorde. With his home just blocks from the World Trade Center, he was one of the first reporters on the scene following the attacks of 9/11. Gibson joined CNN and CNN Headline News in January 2002 as an entertainment anchor and occasional news anchor seen nationally. During his three years there, Gibson would often make the rounds on the red carpet including the... [ Wikipedia ]

Pedestrians struck on 14th Street NW

Photo: Kendis Gibson Four people were struck and injured by a car in an alley near 14th Street in Northwest Washington late Wednesday morning while they were lined up at a food bank, police say. The crash happened in a narrow alley in the 2900 block of 14th Street NW just before 11:40 ...

Cell phone, wallet stop bullet from hitting D.C. man in stomach

Photo: Kendis Gibson Brian Harris, an Edgewood resident, reports that the man was sitting on the front porch of his home just off Rhode Island Avenue when a stray bullet hit a wallet and cell phone in his pocket. Authorities say that had the items not been there, Harris would have likely been ...

D.C. storm: Brief storm pushes through area

A tree crashed into a vehicle in northeast D.C. (Photo: Kendis Gibson) The storm moved out of the D.C. area by about 1:30 p.m. but left some minor damage, including a tree that fell onto a vehicle in Northeast D.C. The storm caused some flight delays at regional airports. A ground stop ...

Navy Yard shooting: President Obama calls victims 'courageous Americans'

Monday’s mass shooting took place only 2 and 1/2 miles away from the White House, the closest the president has ever been to such an incident. “So we are confronting yet another mass shooting and today it happened on a military installation in our nation's capitol,” he says. “It’s a shooting ...

WJLA Anchor Says Calling Dwayne Wade ‘Overrated’ Inside Joke

By Kevin Eck on September 24, 2012 3:34 PM Kendis Gibson, weekend anchor for WJLA, the Washington, D.C. ABC affiliate, told TVSpy he was joking when he called NBA star Dwayne Wade overrated. Gibson was voicing a story about the Miami Heat player this weekend when he added in a bit ...

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Southern storm causes flight delays, cancellations in D.C. area

Southern storm causes flight delays, cancellations in D.C. area (WJLA) - An ice storms slamming parts of the south is causing problems for air travel around the country, including at our local airports. About 50 percent of flights in the Washington area had been canceled as of Wednesday ...

D.C. TV Anchor Kendis Gibson Calls Dwyane Wade Overrated NBA Star (Video)

Wade was at a local D.C. bookstore promoting his memoir ”A Father First: How My Life Became Bigger Than Basketball,” when a Kendis Gibson a local D.C. WJLA-TV anchor felt the need to voice his opinion and play his hand on how he felt about Wade’s ball game. The statement which was part ...

Flight delays and cancellations due to weather frustrate travelers

(WJLA) - So many passengers made it to Reagan National Airport on Monday, only to find out that they’d have to come back another day. Augosto Carranza is trying to return to Lima, Peru after spending the holidays here – and his flight was so delayed that it had a domino effect. "I wouldn't have ...

Holiday travel conditions improve in time for Christmas Eve

(WJLA) - After several days that tested the holiday spirit of Christmas travelers, flying on Tuesday was a breath of fresh air. At Reagan National Airport, like so many others across the country today, there was extra staff on deck to guide the planes more smoothly and get travelers through ...

Chris Brown misdemeanor: Uncle says Brown was targeted

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - Few people in Washington D.C. know Chris Brown as well as his uncle, Kevin Brown. He lives in Capitol Heights, Maryland, and received a call early Sunday morning with the news of his nephew’s arrest. “Knowing him, he didn't hit the guy," said Kevin. "I was ...

MetroAccess strike possible due to paycut push

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - Keith Diggs can’t imagine what he would do without his daily MetroAccess rides. But a strike is becoming increasingly possible, and may be just days away. “I go up to the National Rehabilitation Center and I rely on them quite a bit, so I hope they don't go on strike," he ...

Local businesses react to averted water crisis

At the National Harbor, the signs greeting visitors informed them of the water outage situation. With restaurants and shops closed and hotel guests rushing to leave the area as soon as possible, it was very much a ghost town on Wednesday afternoon. Willy Pharisian, visiting from New Mexico, had ...

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