Chris Essex

Chris Essex began his career at WTHI in January of 2004

Title: Digital Media Manager
CEssex@wthitv.com

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 WTHITV.com 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 WTHITV.com. 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.

Recent Posts by Chris Essex

Parke County teen arrested after police said they clocked them driving at nearly 100mph

A teen in Parke County was arrested after police said they were going nearly double the speed limit.

Vincennes police K9 put to sleep after suffering multiple seizures

The Vincennes Police Department says one of its K9s has died after having medical issues as he was getting ready to respond to a call.

Multiple people killed in suspected bow and arrow attack in Norway

Several people have been killed and others injured during an attack in the Norwegian town of Kongsberg, according to local police.

Here's where all four proposed Vigo County casinos would be built - including a proposal for a temporary location in the mall

We are learning more about the four companies that have applied to build a casino in Vigo County.

Bloomfield woman receives time behind bars for her role in January 6 Washington, D.C. insurrection

A Greene County woman has been sentenced to time behind bars for her role in the January 6 insurrection at the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

This Wabash Valley town could be without water for the next several days

A post on the Oaktown, Indiana Facebook page says the town is having problems with its sewage plant.

Vigo County Sheriff's Office issues warning after they receive reports of scammers pretending to be detectives

It involves scammers acting at police detectives threatening you with legal action unless you fork over some cash.

Terre Haute Humane Society names new executive director, saying he was an early champion of the low-kill shelter model

On Tuesday, the organization announced Charles Brown would take the leadership position.

Police say 70-year-old Farmersburg man busted with two pounds of meth, scales, and drug paraphernalia

Indiana State Police says they busted a man with two pounds of meth after a traffic stop.

Here's who will be moving into the old KMart building on Terre Haute's southside

News 10 has obtained documents that shows what business will move into the old Kmart building on South US Highway 41 in Terre Haute.

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