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Chris Essex

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Chris Essex began his career at WTHI in January of 2004, working in the production department. About a year later, he moved into the newsroom as the weekend editor and photojournalist. As a photojournalist, Chris won various Associated Press, Indiana Broadcaster’s Association, and Society of Professional Journalists awards.

In 2009 he accepted a role in the digital department as the Digital Media Manager. Chris is part of the team that runs and WTHI’s social networks.

In 2021, Chris took on the position of Digital Content Manager, leading the charge locally on the content side of You can catch Chris on our website each week with The Wrap Recap, showing you the trending stories for the week.

In his spare time, Chris loves to spend time with his wife Ami, and son Alex. In his spare time, he gets into virtual reality, gaming, and spending time outside.