Chris Essex began his career at WTHI in January of 2004
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!
A Terre Haute man was arrested in connection to a fatal accident in Coles County, Illinois.
School leaders say they were not able to identify any threats after rumors at Terre Haute South Vigo High School.
According to police, 40-year-old Mervin Dale Knepp and 18-year-old Joseph Wagler were coyote hunting when their trained dogs ran into an oil well pump housing.
A Knox County town will be without water for a short period of time starting on Wednesday.
An Indianapolis man is dead after trying to rescue his dog from an icy pond at the apartment complex on the city’s northeast side where he lived.
Police were initially called to the scene for some sort of disturbance.
Two people were arrested in connection to a suspected armed robbery and carjacking in Knox County.
It happened on Tuesday afternoon just before 3:00 on Broadway Street.
51 percent of registered Indiana voters went to the polls for the 2018 general election.
A Martin County Sheriff's Deputy was forced off the road and three people are behind bars.