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Chris Proffitt is an Indiana native who joined the RTV6 Team in November of 2011. Chris is a veteran Indianapolis broadcaster and a graduate of Indiana University.
Chris' work has been featured on Dateline NBC, CNBC, ABC World News Now, The Today Show, Discovery Network and The Weather Channel.
Chris is a nine-time Emmy Award winner. His reporting has garnered some of the nations most prestigious journalism awards including a first place National Headliner award, National Edward R. Murrow Award and five consecutive regional Murrow awards. He is also the recipient of The National Media Owl Award for excellence in reporting on senior citizen issues.
Chris reporting has taken him around the world. He reported and anchored coverage from the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta and the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.
Chris has covered three NASA shuttle missions, including Senator John Glenns return to space. He has also broken numerous national stories including the 2006 misidentification of two Taylor University students involved in a deadly crash. The case subsequently produced the best-selling book, Mistaken Identity: Two Families, One Survivor, Unwavering Hope.
He lives in Fishers with his wife, Stacy, and daughter, Alexis.
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