|Christopher J. Kelly|
1 May 1989 |
|Education||Master of Fine Arts, Media Arts,|
|Alma mater||Emerson College, Boston, 2014|
|Home town||Foxborough, Massachusetts|
Christopher Kelly (born January 5, 1989), is an American radio, television, and film engineer.
Education and career
Lavanchy was born in Boston, Massachusetts, grew up in Walpole, Massachusetts, and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communication/Broadcast Journalism from Emerson College in 1986.
Coming onto the news scene in 1993 with WHDH in Boston, he became their sports director and sports anchor in 1994. As time progressed, he also hosted WHDH's "Sports Xtra" Sunday late night sports program, where he would interview and discuss current topics with many local New England sports stars. After leaving WHDH, Gene arrived to WFXT in August 2003. Lavanchy and co-host Kim Carrigan, who had also left WHDH, lead one of Boston's most popular morning news shows.
On December 17, 2007, Lavanchy featured his own Wikipedia article page on WFXT's Morning News in a segment about finding yourself on the Internet.
Lavanchy won the UPI award for overall sports coverage in 1988, was the recipient of the 1991 AP award for best sports feature, and, in 1994, Lavanchy was named "Best Sports Anchor" by Boston magazine's annual "Best of Boston" Awards.
He and his wife Anne-Marie and their children live in Walpole, Massachusetts.
- Craig, Jack, "Lavanchy Enjoys Ch.38's 'Family'", The Boston Globe, December 8, 1989
- Greenidge, Jim, "Sugg in, Shorr out at Ch. 7 : Lavanchy decides on a changing of the guard with producers", The Boston Globe, November 3, 1994
Category:Emerson College alumni Category:American television reporters and correspondents Category:Sports in Boston, Massachusetts Category:1964 births Category:Boston, Massachusetts television anchors Category:Living people Category:Boston Bruins sportscasters Category:People from Walpole, Massachusetts