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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

Five arrested during The Wabash Valley's Most Wanted

WTHI once again teamed up with Crime Stoppers to take some of the Wabash Valley's Most Wanted off the streets.

Vermillion County man denied he was the driver of a single vehicle crash, police say they found the keys in his pocket

A single-vehicle crash in Vermillion County landed a man in jail when police say he was driving drunk.

Lawmakers reach deal on border wall funding

Congressional negotiators announced an agreement late Monday to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to scuttle the talks.

Parke County man charged after allegedly molesting a girl under the age of 14

According to Indiana State Police, an investigation started on February 2nd, after they received a report that 20-year-old John Allen Montgomery III molested a female under the age of 14-years-old.

Two juveniles charged after reported armed robbery at Terre Haute home

The victim told police he was robbed in his house at gunpoint by two males.

Edgar County town warns residents to avoid letting small babies drink tap water

Babies left untreated could become seriously ill, and if left untreated, could possibly die.

PHOTOS AND LINKS: Flooding, freezing, and tornados - The Wabash Valley's wild weather week

Over the last few days, the Wabash Valley has seen spring-like weather, heavy rain, flooding, tornadoes, and freezing. fe.

Daviess County babysitter charged after six-month-old baby suffered a skull fracture and broken arm

According to court documents, Kaylyn Jones had been babysitting a six-month-old baby boy for about five weeks.

Police in Greene County search for missing 17-year-old

The Greene County Sheriff's Office is looking for Chaise Smith.

One hospitalized after Vigo County water rescue

It happened around 6:45 Tuesday evening at Crossing Boulevard and Winthrop Court.

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