Anchor Chris Flanagan


Twitter: @ChrisFlanaganTV

Facebook: / ChrisFlanagan WEWS

Birthplace:  Stamford, Connecticut

Education:  Colorado State University; Southern Connecticut State University.

Current Position/Job Duties:  6 & 11 p.m. anchor/Multimedia Journalist

Previous Work Experience:  WFAA Dallas; KNTV San Francisco; WRTV Indianapolis; WVIT Hartford; WOI-TV Des Moines; WNNE White River Junction, VT; WENY-TV Elmira, NY

Joined NewsChannel 5:  November 2011

Most Memorable Stories: 2008 Iowa Caucuses; 2002 Winter Olympics; Ft. Hood Shootings; Three Cleveland Women Rescued From Seymour Ave.

News Philosophy:  Be accurate and fair

Role Models:  My parents

Favorite Sports Teams: Any team that my kids play on

Favorite Music: Jimmy Buffett

Favorite Movie:  The Godfather

Favorite Program: NewsChannel5 at 6 & 11 naturally

Favorite Foods:  Pizza

Family: Wife; three children

Hobbies & Interests:  golf; skiing; reading

Hidden Talent: so hidden I can’t find it

Something most people don't know about me:  I can juggle, sort of

What I like best about Northeast Ohio:  The numerous fantastic restaurants

You're most likely to see me around town at:  Looking for my lost golf balls

On the weekends I love to:  hang with my family

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