Christopher Robert Bury
December 10, 1953
|Alma mater||University of Wisconsin–Madison M.A.|
Southern Illinois University Carbondale B.A.
Christopher Robert "Chris" Bury (born December 10, 1953) is an American journalist at Al Jazeera America, where he is a correspondent for America Tonight. He is best known for being a correspondent at ABC News Nightline, where he also served as substitute anchor. Bury was also a national correspondent based in Chicago for World News with Diane Sawyer and Good Morning America.
He then moved on to Milwaukee station WTMJ-TV, where he served as a political and investigative reporter. In January 1981, he served as co-host and reporter for "EXTRA," an award-winning television program at KTVI-TV in St. Louis. From 1981 to 1982, Bury was a reporter with KPRC-TV in Houston.
In 1982, he joined ABC News as a general assignment reporter based in Chicago. In 1992, Bury was assigned full-time coverage of Bill Clinton's Presidential campaign for World News Tonight, and was relocated to Nightline in Washington, D.C. after the inauguration, where he served as a correspondent and anchor until 2007.
He is married to CBS WBBM Radio News Anchor, Catherine Catalane; they have two sons, Jack and Charlie.
- 6-time Emmy Award winner for his work on Nightline and World News Tonight.
- Contributor to Nightline broadcasts, which earned two Peabody Awards
- Recipient of the Edward R. Murrow Award from Radio-Television News Directors Association for continuing coverage of the Whitewater story
- Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Journalism School Award for Outstanding Television Reporting for a World News Tonight series on children in poverty
- 1998 Distinguished Service to Journalism award from the University of Wisconsin–Madison
- 2001 Distinguished Alumnus Award from Southern Illinois University