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.

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

Three in custody after a car crashed into the pumps at a Vigo County gas station

Thee people are in custody after a crash at a Vigo County gas station.

Bloomfield School superintendent releases statement after former coach accused of sex crimes

According to court documents, Gilmore was a golf coach. Three families accused him of misconduct at his pizza shop.

Town leaders issue emergency evacuation near collapsing Sullivan building

Sullivan officials have called for an evacuation of a city block...and it's all due to safety concerns involving a collapsing building.

Martin County officials put burn ban in place

Officials in Martin County announced on Friday they have put the burn ban in place.

Police search for Martin County man after they say he removed an ankle monitoring device

Police in Martin County are searching for a man they say removed an ankle monitoring device and took off.

Parke County teacher resigns, assistant fired in connection to allegations of an inappropriate relationship with student

A Parke County teacher has resigned and a teacher's assistant has been let go in connection to allegations about an inappropriate relationship with a student.

One person dead after Knox County crash involving moped

It happened on Thursday night just before 10:00 on U.S. 41 north of Willow Street.

Man arrested in connection to Daviess County child molesting investigation

A Gibson County man is facing charges in connection to a Daviess County child molesting investigation.

Putnam County man faces hunting-related charges for killing deer worth around $4,500 without the proper license

A Putnam County man is facing charges after officials used his cell phone records to bust him for multiple hunting violations.

Tony Dokoupil from CBS News answers News 10's 22 Push Up Challenge, and then challenges a Vigo County judge

Dokoupil answered the challenge, with the help of 22 veterans, from the 88th floor of the Empire State Building in New York.

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