Derricke Dennis is a staff correspondent and anchor for ABC News Radio in New York City, where he reports breaking, political, business and human-interest stories. Additionally, he contributes to ABC NewsOne, ABC News LIVE and World News Now.
Previously, Derricke was a Host/Anchor for the Law & Crime Network, an upstart competitor to Court TV. He also anchored a weeknight global newscast on the international news channel I-24 News. Before that, he worked as a reporter and anchor at WCBS-TV in New York, News 12 New Jersey, and WDIV-TV in Detroit.
He’s a skilled storyteller and has covered some of the biggest events in recent history: the COVID-19 Pandemic, Superstorm Sandy, the Newtown School Massacre, the Boston Marathon Bombing, and the death of civil rights icon Rosa Parks.
Derricke is a New Jersey native who grew up in Atlantic City. He’s a graduate of Howard University’s School of Communications in Washington DC, with a degree in journalism. He is also a proud member of the Newark / Essex County, New Jersey chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.