Sydney Glenn joined the ABC 15 News team as a reporter in May 2016. She joined the Good Morning Carolina's Weekend team in August 2017 as the morning anchor.
You can count on Sydney to work for you every day, by holding the powerful accountable and always digging deeper to find the facts.
During her time at WPDE, she has covered a wide range of stories from Hurricane Matthew to misconduct with the Horry County Police Department. While covering the hurricane, Sydney truly put the station’s “working for you” motto to work. She focused on what people needed to know: evacuation routes, how to prepare your home, etc. all while maintaining journalistic integrity and never sensationalizing the story. She also understands the importance of following up a story. In 2017, Sydney followed the Coastal Carolina University cheerleading scandal as they were suspended indefinitely. She continues to ask questions, read through hundreds of pages of documents and talk to sources. She understands that being a reporter is a 24/7 job.
Sydney is from Scottsdale, AZ and graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Meteorology in 2016.
She comes to WPDE from KAET in Phoenix, AZ where she was an anchor and reporter for the Emmy award winning newscast Cronkite News.
While attending ASU, Sydney held multiple internships including landing her dream internship with NBC’s TODAY Show. There she had the opportunity to learn from some of the best journalists in the country. She also interned for KTVK Good Morning Arizona and iHeart Media’s Matthew Blades Show.
Sydney was the news director, followed by the station manager for ASU’s student radio station KASC Blaze Radio. It was named one of Billboard’s top 5 college radio stations in the country during her time there.
Sydney has been recognized for her work by being named Student Leader of the year, receiving the Cronkite Spirit Award and was nominated for two Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Awards, as well as being a finalist for a Hearst Journalism Award.
When she’s not at work, you can find Sydney spending time with her friends and family, at the gym or traveling!
She strives to tell compelling stories every day that impact the people in the community she serves. If you have a story idea, you can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.