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

One hurt after a car reportedly runs a red light at Terre Haute intersection

An accident at 3rd and Hulman Streets in Terre Haute on Friday happened after a car reportedly ran a red light.

Some survivors of bar shooting also lived through Vegas

Southern California’s Borderline Bar and Grill had become a safe haven for dozens of survivors of last year’s massacre at a Las Vegas country music festival, a place where they gathered for line dancing and drinks.

Parke County woman allegedly knocks her sister's tooth out with a drill

Police searched the house for several hours before they say they found her hiding with her son in a crawl space.

Police release the names of the people charged in connection to a Wednesday evening police chase

We now know the names of the people arrested in connection to a Wednesday afternoon police chase in Terre Haute.

Five detained, and a state trooper's car hit after Terre Haute police chase

It happened just before 5:00 near Poplar Street and Brown Avenue in Terre Haute.

Voter turnout percentages for the Wabash Valley

According to CBS News, early voting this midterm exceeded all 2014 -midterm totals in Indiana and Illinois.

Rose-Hulman's president has submitted his resignation

On Wednesday, News 10 learned Dr. James Conwell will step down as the head of the school.

With new jail problems on the horizon, four Vigo County Council seats up for grabs

The new Vigo County Jail is a big problem the next council will be dealing with.

Voters send a message, unseating two Vigo County School Board members

Voters made their voices heard in two contested races for the school board.

Terre Haute's police chief will be the new Vigo County Sheriff

Current Terre Haute Police Chief John Plasse will take over Greg Ewing's position as the next Vigo County Sheriff.

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