Chris Essex

Chris Essex began his career at WTHI in January of 2004

Title: Digital Media Manager

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.

Chris is the station’s resident tech geek, always first in line for the latest and greatest gadgets.

You can find Chris each week on the Report It Wrap with Jade Scott, and blogging in the Digital Download section of our website.

Do you have a tech related question or story idea? He would love to hear from you!

Recent Posts by Chris Essex

Clay County man charged with child molesting

The Clay County Sheriff's Office says the investigation into Paul Dillon, of Carbon, Indiana started in October of last year.

Posey County man charged for allegedly passing fake $100 bill in Sullivan County

A Posey County, Indiana man is facing charges after police said he passed fake money in Sullivan County.

Police identify person killed in Knox County crash

News 10 has learned two people were also hurt in the crash - of those two, one was airlifted to an out of area hospital.

NAACP calls on City of Terre Haute to cancel Live PD contract

On Friday, The Greater Terre Haute NAACP Branch said they voted unanimously to express its opposition to the show Live PD having a presence in the city.

Police say there was no immediate danger after threat at a Parke County middle school

An investigation is underway after police say threats were made at a Parke County school.

Firefighters work to handle hot spots in Sullivan diner fire, cause under investigation

The fire happened just after 5:00 on Wednesday night at the Old 41 Diner on North Section Street.

Police find the owner of stolen guns after Terre Haute man arrested

Police said they found Cody Doss on his way back to a vehicle he wasn't authorized to drive with around 20 stolen guns inside.

Man at the center of Monday night Vigo County water rescue charged

Dunn allegedly told police the accident happened because he was moving to Delaware and GPS led him into the lake.

Jasonville police warn residents after a series of car break-ins

According to the Jasonville Police Department - it has received several reports of items being stolen from vehicles.

Man and his dog rescued after getting stuck in high water

First responders told News 10 the man was in a truck and got stuck in about four feet of water.

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