Chris joined WDRB News in 1995.  He added executive producer responsibilities in 2001 and became assignment editor in 2016.  He works with Managing Editor Kerry McGee on the assignment desk weekdays.  His vast market knowledge and experience help our staff to cover the news thoroughly and efficiently.

Chris started work in Louisville television in 1990.  He has covered almost every type of news story in his career in broadcast news.  Chris has worked at TV stations in Evansville, Ind., and Columbia, Mo., and several Missouri radio stations in a career that goes back to 1979 and his high school days.

Honors include a 2013 Emmy nomination for spot news coverage, sharing in news "team" Emmys for spot news coverage and awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Associated Press in Kentucky, Indiana and Missouri.  

He holds an M.A. in journalism from the University of Missouri and a B.S. in broadcasting and film from Central Missouri State University.  Chris is a native Missourian and lives in southern Indiana. 

You can reach Chris at cturner@wdrb.com.