Darnell is a reporter for CBS19 News.
Darnell is a reporter for CBS19. He joined CBS19 in December of 2017 as the station's photographer before becoming a reporter in January 2019. Prior to moving to Charlottesville, Darnell worked at NBC12 and iHeartMedia in Richmond.
A native of Central Virginia, Darnell was born in in Petersburg. Darnell is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University where he majored in Mass Communications, Go Rams! During his time at VCU, Darnell interned at CBS 6 and Radio One while also working for VCU's student radio station, WVCW as their sports and programming director. He did play-by-play and reported on many of VCU's sporting events including basketball and baseball. He also covered the UCI Road World Championships in 2015 and go to the NCAA Basketball Tournament in 2016.
One of Darnell's fondest moments here in Charlottesville was covering UVA's national championship run in 2019 on the homefront, getting the chance to see the Corner explode with excitement on multiple occasions.
When Darnell is not working, he is typically watching sports or exploring the area's breweries and wineries.
If you see him, feel free to say "hello." Trust The Process!