Dennis is the Sports Director for ABC 13 Sports, recently celebrating his 31st anniversary with the station. He began his career with WSET in 1983 after working four years at WBTM/WAKG Radio in Danville.
Over the years, Dennis has covered major local and national sports stories, including Virginia Tech's Sugar Bowl National Championship Game against Florida State in January, 2000, the Daytona 500, NCAA and ACC Basketball Tournaments, and state high school championships in a variety of sports. Dennis and Sports Anchor/Reporter Justin Feldkamp have been honored numerous times by both the Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters and the Virginia Association of Broadcasters for outstanding sports coverage. ABC 13 Sports earned both the Virginia AP and VAB awards in 2014.
In 2007, Dennis was honored by the Lynchburg Area Sports Hall of Fame with the Calvin Porter Award for outstanding coverage of area sports. He's also a past recipient of the Marshall Johnson Award for standout coverage of high school sports in the state. In recent years, Dennis has been inducted into the Amherst County Sports Hall of Fame and the Danville Community College Sports Hall of Fame. He works closely with the Subway Commonwealth Games each year and stays active in Central Virginia with volunteer work, including Virginia Special Olympics.
When he's not covering sports, he enjoys playing them, especially tennis and golf, including Putt-Putt.
Dennis and his wife Regina celebrated their 25th anniversary in July, 2014 and have one son, Ryan, 22.
Dennis grew up in Danville, graduating from G.W., Danville Community College and Virginia Tech.