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

Three arrested in connection to Terre Haute armed robbery

A victim told police they went to the area to buy a cell phone. That's when police say he was battered and hit several times with a firearm while in his car. During the incident, a gunshot was reportedly fired.

A Night at the Museum? The former Vigo County Historical Society Museum to be turned into Bed and Breakfast

We now know the new plans for the former Vigo County Historical Museum on 6th Street in Terre Haute.

West Terre Haute Police warn residents about two different scams

The West Terre Haute Police Department is warning residents about two scams making the rounds.

Justice Department set to release redacted Mueller report

After nearly two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller.

WATCH: Crash in Sullivan County ends with motorcycle explosion, teen injured

A 16-year-old was hurt after a wreck that ended in an explosion in Sullivan County.

Rockville Correctional Facility staff compete to make a big donation to food pantry

It all started with a friendly competition among the staff at the Rockville Correctional Facility in Parke County.

Jasonville Police make arrest after fatal hit and run

An arrest has been made after a fatal hit in run in Greene County.

"I was able to grow myself in learning more about jobs..." Supporters of JAG Program awarded during Tuesday event

Local schools and community members gathered to recognize the Jobs for America's Graduates or the JAG Program.

Knox County school to have increased security 'until further notice' after alleged Instagram threat

A local school has increased security after a threat investigation.

Search continues for a driver that allegedly hit a Jasonville pedestrian, and then fled the scene

Police in Jasonville continue to look for the driver involved in a hit and run.

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