Chris Chacon
Digital Journalist

Chris joined the Global News team in 2019. He is originally from Calgary, but has been working as a journalist in Western Canada for the last few years.

Before moving back to the Prairies, he spent several years working in British Columbia’s northern capital of Prince George, where he worked as a television news anchor and producer. Before making the move to northern B.C., he also spent some time in Canada’s only border city Lloydminster.

Reporting the news from both Alberta and Saskatchewan, he began his career as a general assignment reporter and weekend weather anchor, he then moved into the weekend news anchor and city council reporter position.

Chris graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science with an emphasis in International Relations and Chinese Studies from Utah Valley University. He spent some time studying abroad in China, earning certificates in Chinese language studies. He also holds a Diploma in Broadcast News from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.

When Chris isn’t shooting, editing and writing stories, he loves to spend time with his wife and family. He also enjoys travelling, cooking and working on cars.


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