Chris Van Horne
Chris Van Horne, Anchor/Reporter
Chris joined ABC 23 in September 2005 as a General Assignment Reporter.
In June 2006 Chris
became the Weekend Anchor for ABC 23
News at 6pm and 11pm, which he
also produced and wrote.
In April 2008, Chris
became the 11pm Weeknight Anchor and returned to his
role on the weekends in October 2009.
Chris is originally from San Diego and he has a Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a minor in Political Science.
Prior to coming to KERO, Chris worked for KOMU-TV in Columbia, Missouri.
Chris worked as a reporter, anchor, producer, photographer and assignment editor at KOMU.
covered the state capitol in Jefferson City where he
followed the 2004 governor's race and a wide range of stories and issues.
Since coming to KERO
Chris has had the opportunity to cover a great deal of stories in Kern County and throughout California.
Chris had a one-on-one interview with Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger prior to his 2005 Special Election in Fresno.
In October 2007, Chris
reported live from San Diego County as wildfires forced thousands to flee their homes and Kern County crews worked the front lines.
Chris hopes to continue telling the interesting and compelling stories from Kern County and California.
In addition, Chris
enjoys reading and talking about politics, hitting the gym and watching sports.
a big Padres, Chargers and, of course, Mizzou Tigers fan.
And likes going to The Vault for Condors hockey.
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Contact Chris at Chris@turnto23.com
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