He drove to Joplin from the University of Arkansas campus to hand-deliver his resume and reel. Holmes spent less than a year at KSNF as a producer, assignment reporter, and weekend anchor.
Holmes moved back to his home state of Arkansas in 2000 to join CBS affiliate KTHV in Little Rock as a general assignment reporter. In 2003, Holmes moved on to KNTV, the NBC O&O station in the San Francisco Bay Area, to become anchor of the 5 p.m. While at KNTV, he traveled to Athens, Greece to cover the 2004 Olympics, the first Summer Games held after the September 11th attacks.
Holmes left CNN at the end of 2011 after signing a multi-platform talent deal with BET Networks In December 2012, Holmes became a substitute weekend anchor on MSNBC.
Then he moved back to his home state of Arkansas in order to join the CBS affiliate KTHV in Little Rock as a general assignment reporter and there he was promoted to a weekend anchor within a year.
In the year 2003, he moved on to the KNTV at the NBC O & O station in the San Francisco Bay Area in order to be an anchor of the 5 p.m evening news.
He secured some of the first accounts from the survivors of the US Airways Flight 1549 that crash-landed in New York’s Hudson River in January 2009 and reported from the campus of the University of Mississippi during the first presidential debate between Senators John Mc Cain and Barack Obama.
Holmes also anchored from Ground Zero to commemorate the emotional 10th Anniversary of the September 11th attacks.
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