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 Academy Awards and the Grammy Awards. Gibson has 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.
In June 2010, Gibson joined CBS News in Los Angeles as west coast correspondent for CBS Newspath. Gibson also serves as an entertainment correspondent including topic like the 2011 trial of actor Mel Gibson when he agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor battery charge.
Gibson is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.
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- Kendis Gibson joining ABC News ABC News Internet Ventures, December 22, 2014