Boris Sanchez is a CNN US correspondent based in Miami, Florida.
Boris Sanchez is a CNN correspondent based in Miami, Florida.
Sanchez joined CNN in June 2015 as a New York-based correspondent. Previously he anchored the 10PM newscast at FOX 31 Denver, also contributing coverage across all of the stations' programs since 2012. Sanchez relocated to the Miami bureau in 2016 and throughout his tenure has covered a number of news events, which includes being the first CNN reporter on the scene at both the Ft. Lauderdale Airport shooting (2017) and the Orlando Pulse Nightclub massacre (2016), covered Hurricanes Hermine and Matthew (2016), the death of baseball legend Jose Fernandez (2016), the tragic flooding in Louisiana (2016), the Walt Disney World alligator attack (2016) and the Ecuador Earthquake of 2016. During the 2016 presidential race he traveled across the country to speak with voters and reported from the battleground state of Florida on Election Day. Sanchez has also reported on the Arapahoe High School shooting (2013), the Black Forest Fire (2013), devastation caused by the historic floods of September 2013, as well as broke a series of stories on the implementation of Amendment 64, which legalized the recreational use of marijuana in Colorado. Sanchez's work culminated with a 2015 Heartland Regional Emmy award.
Sanchez graduated from Syracuse University in 2009 with degrees in Broadcast Journalism and International Relations. While completing his degrees, he interned at Miami NBC affiliate WTVJ, before taking a job anchoring weekends at KRCR in Redding, California.