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!
The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado in Sullivan County earlier this week.
On Thursday, officials used a helicopter to help in the search for 72-year-old Daniel Grannan.
It happened on Thursday around 1:30 in the westbound lanes of the 18-mile marker.
A Sullivan County town plans to roll out a new alert system to keep its residents informed.
Crews were on the scene of a grain bin rescue in Crawford County on Wednesday afternoon.
44-year-old Ryan Followell has been located and is safe.
A Chicago woman is facing charges after investigators say she tried to lie about her identity to get into a Parke County prison.
Swimmers will attempt to swim 200 lengths in two hours.
Riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong’s airport late Tuesday night, moving into the terminal where the demonstrators had shut down operations at the busy transport hub for two straight days.
Police have identified the person wanted in connection to theft at a Brazil hardware store.