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

Health officials report first COVID-19 death in Vigo County

The Vigo County Joint Information Center is reporting a COVID-19 related death in Vigo County.

Vermillion County confirms 1st case of COVID-19

Vermillion County health officials have confirmed the county's first case of COVID-19. Vigo County now has its fourth.

Brazil man charged after he was accused of sexually abusing an underage girl

A Clay County man is facing charges for sexually abusing an underage girl.

Police search for two missing Greene County teens

Police in Greene County are searching for two missing teenage girls.

Two arrested in connection to Linton murder

On Wednesday, police arrested 34-year-old Brandon Allen Christopher Lee Criss and a juvenile in connection to the murder of 46-year-old John Chapman, of Linton.

Police say Perrysville woman led them on a chase in a stolen vehicle

It started around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon on State Road 63 near North Vermillion High School.

Police search for suspects in Sullivan County burglary and trespassing

The sheriff's office says it happened on March 18 around 4:00 p.m. on State Road 63 between Fairbanks and Prairie Creek.

Staying in shape while stuck at home - here's where you can find some free online fitness help!

Several groups have reached out to News 10 to tell us about their fitness programs. A way for people to stay in shape while staying at home.

What is an essential business? Here's a list from The State of Indiana

The Indiana 'stay at home' order goes into effect at midnight on March 24. Many of you have asked what essential business. Here's a breakdown.

Woman allegedly steals ambulance from a Terre Haute hospital, leading police on a chase

It happened on Monday when a female suspect reportedly stole a TransCare ambulance from Terre Haute Regional Hospital.

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