Kerry Sanders is a correspondent for NBC News. He worked as a general news reporter for a number of Florida television stations including: WTLV in Jacksonville, Fl (where he worked as a paid intern), WINK in Ft. Myers, WTVT, the CBS and later Fox affiliate in Tampa and WTVJ (NBC) in Miami. He is a 1982 graduate of the University of South Florida from which he received his Bachelors Degree and later, a Distinguished Alumni Award. In 1996, Sanders became a correspondent for NBC News, based in the network's Miami bureau. He was immediately thrust into a major story, when the ValuJet crash occurred in the Everglades just days after he began with NBC.