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

ROAD CLOSED: Here's where you can find flooded areas to avoid during your commute

The constant rain has forced road closures across the Wabash Valley.

Vendor's Village offers a reward for arrest and conviction of suspects that hid inside mall, battered security guard

An investigation is underway after police say a group of suspects hid out in Honey Creek Mall until closing time and then battered a security guard.

Greene County leaders sign disaster declaration after weekend storms

County leaders say it is in hopes to bring in federal disaster funding to help pay for damage caused by last weekend's storms.

Indiana residents will soon have a new drivers license, ID card design

The BMV says the new licenses and IDs will have more security features and an easier to read design.

Sky Drone 10 Photos: Storm damage in the Wabash Valley

News 10 had crews and Sky Drone 10 on the scene as people assessed damaged property. See some of the photos above.

Indiana man arrested for driving 107 m.p.h. as he entered a construction zone...drunk

Police say 37-year-old Matthew McClure of Noblesville was driving into a construction zone on I-69 when a state trooper clocked him at 107 miles per hour in a 70 mph zone.

UPDATE Missing Linton man located

Police say James Brian Mayfield has been located.

One dead, one seriously injured in Sullivan County crash

One person is dead and another remains seriously hurt after a Sullivan County crash.

Jasper man arrested after police said he raped a minor he met at a graduation party

Police say 26-year-old Dakota Browning met the underage victim at a graduation party.

Brazil man accused of touching a small child in Terre Haute Walmart bathroom

A Brazil, Indiana man faced a judge on Tuesday afternoon on one count of child molestation.

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