Chris Hernandez

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Chris Hernandez is an American former reporter for KSHB-TV in the Kansas City, Missouri metropolitan area.

Early life and education[edit]

Hernandez is a native of Shawnee, Kansas[1] and received a degree in journalism from the University of Kansas.[2]

Professional career[edit]

From 1992 until 1999, Hernandez was a reporter for WDAF-TV in Kansas City, Missouri.[3][4] Prior to that, he had been a reporter for KFDA-TV in Amarillo, Texas.

From 1999 until 2001, Hernandez worked as a general assignment reporter for WEWS-TV in Cleveland. In 2002, Hernandez joined WBBM-TV in Chicago as a general assignment reporter. In April 2004, Hernandez left the station and spent four months backpacking through Mexico and Central America.[5] Once he was done traveling, Hernandez in late 2004 joined KSHB-TV in the Kansas City, Missouri metropolitan area.[6] In August 2012, Hernandez left KSHB to take a marketing position with the Unicorn Theatre in Kansas City.[7]


Hernandez and his partner live in the Brookside neighborhood of Kansas City, Missouri.[8][9]