Derricke Dennis

Anchor

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PROFILE
 
MEDIA PROFESSIONAL – Several years of multimedia experience including current assignment as an afternoon/evening drive news anchor for FOX News Radio. My previous experience includes serving as an anchor/reporter for 1010WINS / CBS Radio, as well as a lead correspondent for WCBS-TV Channel 2. My resume also includes reporting and anchoring for News 12 New Jersey. Parallel experience as an international news and business host, and adjunct journalism instructor.
 

EXPERIENCE
 
Present- Evening Anchor, FOX NEWS Radio, New York, NY
 
Write, anchor afternoon/evening drive newscasts for national audience airing as FOX News Headlines 24/7 on SiriusXM 115. Responsible for LIVE delivery, breaking news adlib bing, and conversational banter with correspondents in-house and around the world. Tapped to train new anchors on technical and editorial aspects of newsroom.
 
 
2014-2015 - News Anchor/Reporter, 1010WINS,  New York, NY
 
Hired initially as a reporter, transferring from WCBS-TV to CBS Radio.
Successfully trained as a top of the hour news anchor/breaking news reporter
Board operator with knowledge of Audio Vault, PPM Meters & Commercial Loads
Go-To-Guy to fill-in on all shifts & day parts as either an anchor or reporter
 
 
2013-2014 National Correspondent, EBRU-TV, Somerset, NJ
 
Correspondent, Producer, Writer of breaking news, public affairs, business and international news for foreign news channel based in New Jersey.
Substitute anchor for nightly international newscast
Extensive reporting on Middle East conflict
Standardized newscast writing into American broadcast style
 
 
2010-2013 Correspondent, WCBS-TV, New York, NY 
 
Emmy-Nominated evening news reporter for CBS network owned station covering New York tri-state area. Additional duties as a substitute anchor.
Round-the-clock Superstorm Sandy Coverage
‘Go-to’ reporter for Breaking News
Exclusive-driven, Hard-hitting, Extensive LIVE reporting
 
 
2009-2010 Reporter/Anchor, News 12 Networks, Edison, NJ 
 
Reporter/Substitute Anchor for 24 hour regional network covering NJ/NY.
Developed political, police and community sources
Quickly established as a lead, night-time correspondent
Called upon to solo-anchor newscasts
 
 
 
SKILLS
 
Associated Press Style, Proofreading, Copy Editing, Speech Writing, Live Reporting.
PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Crisis Management, Talent Coaching / Development.
 
 
 
 EDUCATION
 
Howard University
School of Communications, Washington D.C.
B.A. Journalism
 
 


Derricke Dennis

Represented by:

David Brunner
(484) 695-5187

dbandassociates@msn.com

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