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Chris Sedens

chris sedens Chris Sedens 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.

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Southeast Symphony

Inglewood is home to one of the longest running African-American orchestras in the world: The Southeast Symphony.

03/08/2013

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: The Robinson Helicopter Co.

The city of Torrance is home to the world’s largest civilian helicopter manufacturer.

03/08/2013

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Hustler Casino

The city of Gardena is known for its casinos – or card rooms, as some call them.

03/08/2013

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Normandie Casino

The legendary “Normandie Casino” is the last of the original six southern California card clubs.

03/08/2013

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2012 Statistics Show Violent Crime In Long Beach At 40-Year Low

The violent crime rate in Long Beach has dropped to a historic low, officials announced this weekend.

01/27/2013

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Fletcher Jones

any Southern California streets are lined with car dealerships, but nestled just off Jamboree Road in Newport Beach is a dealership that many others around the world can only look up to.

01/25/2013

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Leisure World

While the beach communities of Orange County are known for their world famous surf, Seal Beach also boasts one of America’s most unique retirement communities.

01/25/2013

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Brand Boulevard

If you’re in the market for a new or used car, Glendale is the place to visit.

10/19/2012

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Commuters Pack Bus, Rail Lines To Dodge Sepulveda Pass Congestion

Would you endure multiple transfers on several bus and light rail lines in order to avoid the Sepulveda Pass?

07/16/2012

Jobs

LA County Jobless Rate Slips To 11.4 Percent In May

Employers in Los Angeles County were among the factors behind the highest increase in job growth in the country.

06/15/2012

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KNX On Your Corner: Sierra Madre Tap Water

It’s virtually unheard of anywhere but here – and Sierra Madre residents are proud to say they drink tap water.

06/01/2012

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KNX On Your Corner: Anaheim Ballet

From resorts to conventions to professional sports, there’s a lot to see and do in Anaheim, but there’s also a strong sense of culture.

04/20/2012

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Hotel Dispute (Pt. 3)

The city will be welcoming two new 4-star hotels, but who will get the jobs?

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/20/2012

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Hotel Dispute (Pt. 1)

One of the most controversial issues facing the city of Anaheim these days is the plan to build two 4-star hotels near Disneyland.

04/20/2012

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LA Fire Commission To Review Response Times, Aging Dispatch Equipment

Despite comments from the mayor and the fire chief, concerns still linger over whether the fire department needs a technological upgrade.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/19/2012

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