Derek Henkle is a video journalist and production specialist of TV news content for some of the world’s leading news agencies. Working both freelance and fixed, his careers has spanned nearly 15 years and more than five countries.
He has worked in technical and editorial roles for both affiliates and major networks, including ABC News, The Associated Press, and VOA News.
While at ABC in New York, Henkle assisted with the launch of Good Morning America’s weekend edition.
Since earning a degree in International Political Media from American University, Henkle has focused his career on combining his skill sets in the emerging Video Journalism model.
This has him producing, reporting, shooting, editing and packaging news content across the world’s major cities.
In addition to his news corresponding for Voice of America, Henkle regularly contributes to the Associated Press Television News wire. That international focus has seen his content broadcast to nearly half the world’s population.
This diversification of news outlets has allowed Henkle to report on breaking news and political stories, as well as entertainment, features and celebrity interviews.
Henkle is currently based in Sydney, Australia, with a home base in Washington, D.C.