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Journalist Skyler Henry has been named a Washington, D.C.-based correspondent for CBS Newspath, it was announced today. His appointment is effective immediately.

Henry will cover a variety of stories, including the 2020 race for the White House as well as U.S. politics from the front lines, at CBS Newspath, CBS News’ 24/7 newsgathering service for CBS stations and broadcasters around the world.

Henry joins CBS News after three years as a weekend anchor and reporter for WMAR-TV in Baltimore. There, he was a co-anchor of the station’s 6:00 PM and 11:00 PM newscasts on Sundays. A skilled writer, reporter, videographer and editor, he was recently promoted to the station’s investigative unit focusing on long-form stories around cold-case files.

Before WMAR-TV, Henry spent three and a half years as an evening news anchor, managing editor and reporter for WMGT-TV in Macon, Ga. Henry anchored the station’s 6:00 PM evening news and assisted with the production of each night’s newscast.

Earlier, he was a production assistant and stage manager at WSB-TV in Atlanta, Ga.

Henry was raised in Stone Mountain, Ga. He earned a bachelor’s degree in multimedia communications from Georgia Southern University. He is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Press Photography Association.

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