Kris Reyes

Foreign correspondent

Kris Reyes CBC’s correspondent based in New York. She is a multimedia journalist with more than 15 years of experience in broadcast and digital newsrooms in the U.S. and Canada, as a host, producer, anchor and reporter.

Latest from Kris Reyes

On Broadway, diversity takes a step into the spotlight

There's a transformation happening on Broadway, driven by actors, producers and industry leaders demanding more representation in an industry that has traditionally been predominantly white.

As the Philippines votes for a new president, a political dynasty is back in play

On Monday in the Philippines, more than 67 million registered voters began casting ballots to choose the country's next president, and in doing so decide the country’s next chapter.

Empire State is one of the most energy-efficient buildings in the world. Can others follow suit?

While industry and transportation have long been labelled as major carbon culprits, some environmental advocates are trying to raise awareness about another troubling source, especially in dense, urban areas — buildings.

War in Ukraine tests the limits of UN diplomacy

Weeks of emergency sessions at the United Nations have failed to secure a ceasefire in Ukraine, testing the limits of UN diplomacy and putting the credibility of the global body charged with maintaining international peace and security on the line.

Year of reckoning for Big Tech: How U.S. lawmakers plan to rein in companies like Facebook and Google in 2022

New bills before the U.S. Congress include measures aimed at addressing a broad range of concerns about Big Tech companies such as Facebook, Google and Apple, ranging from anti-competitive behaviour to the mental health impact of using social media and the spread of disinformation on online platforms.

Broadway determined to stage a big comeback despite reopening stumbles

The stakes are high as plays and musicals return to the Broadway stage after the pandemic shutdown, but already there have been setbacks.

New Yorkers heeded calls to return to normal after 9/11. Some fear that decision made them sick

In the wake of the 9/11 attacks, authorities in New York urged people to resume normal life and assured them they would not be at risk from the smoke, dust and debris around Ground Zero. In the intervening years, the U.S. government has acknowledged that those who lived and worked near the site may be at higher risk of some cancers and other illnesses.