Christian Farr joined NBC5 News as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor Monday, August. 24th, 2009.
Christian comes to us from WTTW’s “Chicago Tonight” program, where he has been a correspondent for the last three years.
"I'm pleased to have Christian join NBC5 News" said Frank Whittaker, Station Manager and VP of News at NBC5 Chicago. "Christian is a member of one of Chicago’s famous broadcasting families.His wife, Karen Jordan, anchors weekends at WLS and his father-in-law, Robert Jordan, anchors weekends at WGN."
Prior to joining WTTW, Farr was a weekend anchor and reporter for the FOX affiliate WTXF in Philadelphia. He began there as a General Assignment Reporter and also anchored morning news. Both the New York State Broadcasters Association and the Ohio Associated Broadcasters Association have also recognized Farr for his outstanding contributions to the field of broadcast journalism. He also won the E. W. Scripps School of Journalism award for a series on Dangerous Roads in Ohio in 2000.
Farr is a graduate of University of Delaware.