Chris Sedens joined KNX in February 2009. Prior to that he was an anchor and reporter at CBS sister station KFWB and a reporter on CBS-2 and KCAL-9 in Los Angeles.
Chris came to southern California from Southwest Florida where he was the primary weeknight anchor at FOX affiliate WFTX TV.
Before being recruited to Florida, Chris worked as a network television anchor for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and its cable news channel, as well as CTV in Montreal and for several years as a primary anchor on the Canadian sports network TSN.
Since joining CBS in Los Angeles in 2005, Chris has covered many of the biggest stories in southern California, either at the anchor desk or as a frontline reporter.
An award winning journalist, Chris has won several Golden Mikes, and was part of the KNX news team that garnered an Edward R. Murrow Award and Associated Press Award for coverage of the Station Fire, the largest fire in Los Angeles County history.
During the 2008 Presidential election campaign, Chris covered both the Democratic and Republican debates held in Southern California.
Chris was at the anchor desk with Diane Thompson on June 25th, 2009 providing non-stop comprehensive coverage of the death of “The King of Pop” Michael Jackson
Chris was also live on the air when southern California was rocked by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake. He described the rolling effect as it happened, watching as studio equipment swayed back and forth. Within seconds the phone lines lit up as residents turned to KNX.
Over the years, Chris has worked closely with several charities including Special Olympics, Juvenile Diabetes and The Missing Children’s Network. He’s served on the Board of Directors of the Starlight Foundation and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Florida.
Chris has also hosted numerous telethons including “The Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon” in Florida, “The Sports Celebrities Festival” in Toronto, and “The Telethon For Research Into Children’s Diseases” in Montreal.
Chris lives in the Hollywood Hills, in his spare time he enjoys reading, golf, tennis, cooking, finding new restaurants and travel.
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ompassion and care is what a La Habra dentist offers to patients here and in some of the poorest countries around the world.
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