Chris Darby

Chris Darby

Chris Darby is a multimedia journalist at NewsChannel 15. He joined the WANE 15 team in August 2015.

Chris was born and raised in the heart of Fort Wayne. He is a South Side Archer and developed his TV broadcasting skills at the Career Academy at Anthis. After high school, Chris went south to Muncie to spend four years at Ball State University.

Chris was lucky enough to get a job in the news business in his hometown after graduating college. He spent four years producing newscasts before becoming a reporter at NewsChannel 15, the station he grew up watching.

He is excited to be working with the WANE 15 team, bringing you stories from people in and around The Summit City, while reporting on overnight breaking news on First News Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.

When not covering news, you can usually find Chris around downtown or spending time with friends and family. He’s a fan of Fort Wayne’s TinCaps, Komets and Mad Ants as well as the Indianapolis Colts. He’ll tell you one of his favorite places is the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and is always up to share stories about the track.

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