Chris Vanocur

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Chris Vanocur is an American television journalist for WSYX/WTTE in Columbus, Ohio.[1] He is a former reporter for KTVX.[2]

Chris was honored with both a duPont-Columbia University Silver Baton and a George Foster Peabody Award for his role in uncovering Salt Lake City's Olympic bid scandal.

Chris was fired from KTVX in December 2012 when new owners let go several on-air reporters and most of the office staff. In 2013, Chris was hired by the ABC/FOX duopoly WSYX/WTTE in Columbus, Ohio as a senior reporter. He was named to the 2015 list of best state political reporters by the "Fix" section of the Washington Post.

He graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech in 1982.[3] He studied abroad at University of Edinburgh. He was a Western Knight Fellow at University of Southern California.[4] His father is Sander Vanocur.



  1. ^ "ABC6 News Team". 
  2. ^ "Chris Vanocur Bio – ABC – Salt Lake City, Utah News". ABC Retrieved 2010-08-16. 
  3. ^ Alumni News. Retrieved on 2012-12-28.
  4. ^ "Western Knight Center for Specialized Journalism – Speaker Name". Retrieved 2010-08-16. 

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