Dennis House ’85
Dennis is an Emmy award-winning journalist and co-anchors Eyewitness News at 6 and 11 p.m. for CBS affiliate WFSB-TV in Hartford, CT. He joined Hartford's Channel 3 in 1992. Among the big stories Dennis has covered include the bombing of the World Trade Center in 1993, the O.J. Simpson trial in 1995, the U.S. visit of Pope John Paul II in 1995, the TWA crash and Olympic bombing in 1996, the Florida wildfires in 1998, the UConn Huskies' trip to the Final Four in 1999, the death of John F. Kennedy Jr. in 1999, the Republican and Democratic conventions in 2000 and the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks in 2001. Dennis won an Emmy award in 1997 and has been nominated for several others, including three for anchoring.
Dennis previously anchored what was then Eyewitness News Daybreak in the mid 1990s, during which time the program became Connecticut's No. 1 morning news broadcast. He got his start in television news at WPRI-TV in Providence, R.I., and then moved on to become the assignment manager at WMUR-TV in Manchester, N.H. From there, he went to WREX-TV in Rockford, Ill., where he worked as a weekend anchor. He was also a weekend sports anchor and news reporter at WWMT-TV in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Dennis lives in Hartford with his wife, Eyewitness News anchor Kara Sundlun. The two are very involved in the renaissance of the capital city along with many charities.
Last updated 7/6/11