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Chris Horgen

Chris Horgen has been on the air with Newschannel 6 since April of 1992. His 25 years of covering Texoma is another reason Newschannel 6 is the place to turn when it comes to finding the stories and events that are important to you. While not a native Texoman, the community has grown on him and he takes pride in giving back to it as often as he can.

After 15 years covering sports, Chris moved to the News desk as the station's Main Anchor and has been there ever since. He was promoted to Assistant News Director in August of 2016 and maintains the day to day operations of the newsroom. From story selection to special coverage, he keeps the wheels turning and helps manage the newsroom staff. 

Chris grew up in Tulsa,Oklahoma and is a graduate of Oklahoma State University. He tries to spend his free time chasing a little white golf ball all over some of the great golf courses that Texoma has to offer. He currently serves on the North Texas State Hospital Volunteer Services Council Board. He has done countless volunteer projects with the North Texas United Way and was named their Volunteer of the Year in 2006.

Chris is available to speak at events and share stories of more than a quarter of a century with students or groups. Just contact the station to check his availability for your event. 

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  • Prostate Cancer Prevention Comes Down To Screening

    Prostate Cancer Prevention Comes Down To Screening

    Monday, November 16 2015 9:39 PM EST2015-11-17 02:39:40 GMT
    Monday, November 16 2015 11:15 PM EST2015-11-17 04:15:09 GMT
    Screening from ages 55-69 can prevent prostate cancer deaths. 
    Screening from ages 55-69 can prevent prostate cancer deaths. 
  • CSC October: Sunrise Optimist Club

    CSC October: Sunrise Optimist Club

    Monday, October 5 2015 6:02 PM EDT2015-10-05 22:02:26 GMT
    Monday, October 5 2015 6:02 PM EDT2015-10-05 22:02:26 GMT
    The Sunrise Optimist Club has been chosen as the Newchannel 6 Community Service Champion for the month of October for their dedication to area of Youth. 
    The Sunrise Optimist Club has been chosen as the Newchannel 6 Community Service Champion for the month of October for their dedication to area of Youth. 
  • Bowling For Soup: Hometown Hitmakers

    Bowling For Soup: Hometown Hitmakers

    Monday, September 28 2015 11:44 PM EDT2015-09-29 03:44:57 GMT
    Monday, September 28 2015 11:44 PM EDT2015-09-29 03:44:57 GMT
     From a small practice space off of 10th and Beverly to 11 studio albums and countless tours, Bowling For Soup has come a long way. 
     From a small practice space off of 10th and Beverly to 11 studio albums and countless tours, Bowling For Soup has come a long way. 
  • Redefining The Way

    Redefining The Way

    Monday, August 10 2015 10:37 PM EDT2015-08-11 02:37:54 GMT
    Monday, August 10 2015 11:15 PM EDT2015-08-11 03:15:09 GMT
    North Texas Area United Way is focusing on 3 main areas to better the 11 North Texas counties they serve. 
    North Texas Area United Way is focusing on 3 main areas to better the 11 North Texas counties they serve. 
  • Buyer Beware

    Buyer Beware

    Monday, July 27 2015 10:35 PM EDT2015-07-28 02:35:43 GMT
    Wednesday, July 29 2015 1:57 PM EDT2015-07-29 17:57:18 GMT
    Steps you can take when buying from a Trading Post on social media. 
    Steps you can take when buying from a Trading Post on social media. 
  • Broadcasting Legend

    Broadcasting Legend

    Monday, July 13 2015 10:33 PM EDT2015-07-14 02:33:10 GMT
    Monday, July 13 2015 11:10 PM EDT2015-07-14 03:10:03 GMT
    Joe Tom White is being honored for his Hall of Fame radio career. 
    Joe Tom White is being honored for his Hall of Fame radio career. 
  • Ready To Light The Fuse

    Ready To Light The Fuse

    Monday, June 29 2015 7:02 PM EDT2015-06-29 23:02:47 GMT
    Monday, June 29 2015 11:15 PM EDT2015-06-30 03:15:04 GMT
    Freedom Fest 2015 is ready to go for this weekend!
    Freedom Fest 2015 is ready to go for this weekend!
  • Don't Go Head First Until Pool Is Ready

    Don't Go Head First Until Pool Is Ready

    Monday, June 1 2015 9:48 PM EDT2015-06-02 01:48:48 GMT
    Monday, June 1 2015 11:10 PM EDT2015-06-02 03:10:08 GMT
    If you are a pool owner who took the drought off, there are a few things you are going to need to do now that the drought is over. We reached out to the experts to get a heads up, before you jump in feet first. "Our biggest concern is, you had 17 inches of water fall into your backyard. Plus, off the roof you could have over 3 feet of water added to your backyard. Now, that water is seeping into the ground and that can cause us really big concerns. So, people are going to want to empty that...
    If you are a pool owner who took the drought off, there are a few things you are going to need to do now that the drought is over. We reached out to the experts to get a heads up, before you jump in feet first. "Our biggest concern is, you had 17 inches of water fall into your backyard. Plus, off the roof you could have over 3 feet of water added to your backyard. Now, that water is seeping into the ground and that can cause us really big concerns. So, people are going to want to empty that...
  • 287, Drug Superhighway

    287, Drug Superhighway

    Monday, May 11 2015 9:26 PM EDT2015-05-12 01:26:33 GMT
    Monday, May 11 2015 11:17 PM EDT2015-05-12 03:17:10 GMT
    One of Texoma's main traffic arteries is showing signs of becoming a "drug superhighway". Just 2-years ago, only a couple of major drug busts in Wichita County were made on U.S. Highway 287. In 2014, there were 11 major busts between the Wichita County Sheriff's Office, and the Department of Public Safety. We wanted to find out why. From more than 100 pounds of pot in one bust. To hash oil and pills. To more than $3-million in synthetic marijuana. All from simple traffic stops on Highway 287...
    One of Texoma's main traffic arteries is showing signs of becoming a "drug superhighway". Just 2-years ago, only a couple of major drug busts in Wichita County were made on U.S. Highway 287. In 2014, there were 11 major busts between the Wichita County Sheriff's Office, and the Department of Public Safety. We wanted to find out why. From more than 100 pounds of pot in one bust. To hash oil and pills. To more than $3-million in synthetic marijuana. All from simple traffic stops on Highway 287...
  • May Community Service Champion

    May Community Service Champion

    Monday, May 4 2015 11:45 PM EDT2015-05-05 03:45:20 GMT
    Monday, May 4 2015 11:54 PM EDT2015-05-05 03:54:55 GMT
    May Community Service Champion
    May Community Service Champion
  • Neighbors Watching Neighbors

    Neighbors Watching Neighbors

    Monday, April 13 2015 10:18 PM EDT2015-04-14 02:18:12 GMT
    Monday, April 13 2015 11:15 PM EDT2015-04-14 03:15:05 GMT
    More and more home burglaries are being stopped because of neighbors in Wichita Falls. 
    More and more home burglaries are being stopped because of neighbors in Wichita Falls. 
  • Fuel For The Fire

    Fuel For The Fire

    Monday, March 30 2015 10:45 PM EDT2015-03-31 02:45:12 GMT
    Monday, March 30 2015 10:47 PM EDT2015-03-31 02:47:33 GMT
    Green grass may look like it would take a while to burn, but we found out it may give you a false sense of security. 
    Green grass may look like it would take a while to burn, but we found out it may give you a false sense of security. 
  • I Do With Conditions

    I Do With Conditions

    Monday, February 16 2015 10:38 PM EST2015-02-17 03:38:16 GMT
    Monday, February 16 2015 11:15 PM EST2015-02-17 04:15:11 GMT
    Pre-marital agreements are not just for the rich & famous anymore. Are they right for you?
    Pre-marital agreements are not just for the rich & famous anymore. Are they right for you?
  • Bogus Bins In Wichita Falls

    Bogus Bins In Wichita Falls

    Monday, February 2 2015 11:59 PM EST2015-02-03 04:59:46 GMT
    Monday, February 2 2015 11:59 PM EST2015-02-03 04:59:47 GMT
    Know who you are donating to when you drop off clothing and shoes in those bins all over Wichita Falls. 
    Know who you are donating to when you drop off clothing and shoes in those bins all over Wichita Falls. 
  • VOTE FOR CHRIS!!

    VOTE FOR CHRIS!!

    Sunday, January 25 2015 10:10 PM EST2015-01-26 03:10:08 GMT
    Sunday, January 25 2015 10:10 PM EST2015-01-26 03:10:55 GMT
    Help Big Brothers/Big Sisters of North Texas and the SBDC at MSU by voting for Chris Horgen. He's going to dance (in front of other people). 
    Help Big Brothers/Big Sisters of North Texas and the SBDC at MSU by voting for Chris Horgen. He's going to dance (in front of other people). 
  • Families React To Whitefield Verdict

    Families React To Whitefield Verdict

    Tuesday, January 20 2015 10:05 PM EST2015-01-21 03:05:06 GMT
    Tuesday, January 20 2015 10:05 PM EST2015-01-21 03:05:07 GMT
    Family members of Gloria Montoya talked to Chris Horgen after sentence in Whitefield trial is handed down. 
    Family members of Gloria Montoya talked to Chris Horgen after sentence in Whitefield trial is handed down. 
  • Teddie Whitefield Trial

    Teddie Whitefield Trial

    Monday, January 12 2015 6:48 PM EST2015-01-12 23:48:03 GMT
    Thursday, January 15 2015 6:34 PM EST2015-01-15 23:34:39 GMT
    Both sides have rested in the Teddie Whitefield Manslaughter bench trial. 
    Both sides have rested in the Teddie Whitefield Manslaughter bench trial. 
  • New Year, New You: Gym Memberships

    New Year, New You: Gym Memberships

    Monday, January 5 2015 10:29 PM EST2015-01-06 03:29:40 GMT
    Monday, January 5 2015 11:20 PM EST2015-01-06 04:20:11 GMT
    What you need to know before signing that gym contract.
    What you need to know before signing that gym contract.
  • Holidays Mean Hackers. Are You Protected?

    Holidays Mean Hackers. Are You Protected?

    Monday, November 10 2014 9:45 PM EST2014-11-11 02:45:37 GMT
    Monday, November 10 2014 11:16 PM EST2014-11-11 04:16:01 GMT
    Did you hear the one about the FTC Identity Theft Specialist who had her identity stolen? It happens. So how do you protect yourself?
    Did you hear the one about the FTC Identity Theft Specialist who had her identity stolen? It happens. So how do you protect yourself?
  • Only On 6: Final Approach

    Only On 6: Final Approach

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-10-28 20:52:57 GMT
    Thursday, November 6 2014 12:12 AM EST2014-11-06 05:12:05 GMT
    A new terminal is set to open at the Wichita Falls Regional Airport, but city official know it will take more than a new building to get more people flying in and out of the Falls. 
    A new terminal is set to open at the Wichita Falls Regional Airport, but city official know it will take more than a new building to get more people flying in and out of the Falls. 
  • CSC: A Need To Feed

    CSC: A Need To Feed

    Monday, October 6 2014 1:05 AM EDT2014-10-06 05:05:05 GMT
    Monday, October 6 2014 7:25 AM EDT2014-10-06 11:25:08 GMT
    For 30-years one woman has been the driving force behind a food pantry that just keeps on growing. 
    For 30-years one woman has been the driving force behind a food pantry that just keeps on growing. 
  • Record Setting Year For MSU International

    Record Setting Year For MSU International

    Monday, September 29 2014 10:12 PM EDT2014-09-30 02:12:13 GMT
    Monday, September 29 2014 10:12 PM EDT2014-09-30 02:12:14 GMT
    How many countries are represented this year at Midwestern State University? 
    How many countries are represented this year at Midwestern State University? 
  • CSC: Relay for Life Passion

    CSC: Relay for Life Passion

    Sunday, August 31 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-09-01 02:13:55 GMT
    Monday, September 1 2014 7:30 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:30:10 GMT

    Her passion for a cause is driven by the need to do more after losing 4 family members to cancer.  

    Her passion for a cause is driven by the need to do more after losing 4 family members to cancer.  

  • CSC August: Belle Of The Ball

    CSC August: Belle Of The Ball

    Sunday, August 3 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-08-04 02:35:30 GMT
    Monday, August 4 2014 7:15 AM EDT2014-08-04 11:15:07 GMT
    Our August Community Service Champion Nominee is looking to help girls go to the prom who might not have been able to go. 
    Our August Community Service Champion Nominee is looking to help girls go to the prom who might not have been able to go. 
  • CSC: Libby Brooks Making A Difference

    CSC: Libby Brooks Making A Difference

    Monday, July 7 2014 1:35 AM EDT2014-07-07 05:35:02 GMT
    Monday, July 7 2014 1:35 AM EDT2014-07-07 05:35:02 GMT
    A young Wichita Falls girl has hear heart set on making life a little easier for kids in the hospital.
    A young Wichita Falls girl has hear heart set on making life a little easier for kids in the hospital.
  • CSC: Henrietta Sonshine House

    CSC: Henrietta Sonshine House

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-05-28 23:17:20 GMT
    Wednesday, May 28 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-05-28 23:17:20 GMT
    A lot of our Community Service Champions help in so many different ways, but they all have a similar goal. That is to help as many people as they can. One woman in Henrietta spearheaded an effort that is in its third year of existence, and is helping more and more people every time it opens its doors. "The first year we helped over 300 and something people. The second year we helped over 400 people. This year, already we've helped over 200 people in just five months," said Sandy Webb. Webb i...
    A lot of our Community Service Champions help in so many different ways, but they all have a similar goal. That is to help as many people as they can. One woman in Henrietta spearheaded an effort that is in its third year of existence, and is helping more and more people every time it opens its doors. "The first year we helped over 300 and something people. The second year we helped over 400 people. This year, already we've helped over 200 people in just five months," said Sandy Webb. Webb i...
  • Only On 6: Stage 5: What's Next?

    Only On 6: Stage 5: What's Next?

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-05-14 04:17:50 GMT
    Wednesday, May 14 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-05-14 04:17:50 GMT
    After Stage 5 restrictions kick in, is there a Stage 6 in the works? What we found out. 
    After Stage 5 restrictions kick in, is there a Stage 6 in the works? What we found out. 
  • CSC: Helping Returning Veterans

    CSC: Helping Returning Veterans

    Monday, May 5 2014 5:25 AM EDT2014-05-05 09:25:18 GMT
    Monday, May 5 2014 5:25 AM EDT2014-05-05 09:25:18 GMT
    One Texoma woman is vowing to make a difference for returning veterans after seeing her son change from going to war.
    One Texoma woman is vowing to make a difference for returning veterans after seeing her son change from going to war.
  • Community Service Champion: Special Needs Passion

    Community Service Champion: Special Needs Passion

    Monday, April 7 2014 12:53 AM EDT2014-04-07 04:53:26 GMT
    Monday, April 7 2014 12:53 AM EDT2014-04-07 04:53:26 GMT
    Sally Stacy is a Special Education teacher in Graham. However, she is as amazing as her students and much more. 
    Sally Stacy is a Special Education teacher in Graham. However, she is as amazing as her students and much more. 
  • Community Service Champion: Rebuilding Main Street

    Community Service Champion: Rebuilding Main Street

    Monday, March 3 2014 2:10 AM EST2014-03-03 07:10:12 GMT
    Monday, March 3 2014 2:10 AM EST2014-03-03 07:10:12 GMT
    Most of our Community Service Champion nominees are involved with a non-profit, or an agency that they volunteer for and go above and beyond. This month, our nominees are working hard to make a difference
    Meet our March Community Service Champion.
  • Community Service Champion: Shaping Scouts

    Community Service Champion: Shaping Scouts

    3 decades is a long time to do anything, but for Lee Ackley it's perfect and this Scoutmaster from Iowa Park is not ready to stop anytime soon in making a difference for the young people in his community.
    3 decades is a long time to do anything, but for Lee Ackley it's perfect and this Scoutmaster from Iowa Park is not ready to stop anytime soon in making a difference for the young people in his community.
  • Community Service Champion: Smokin Jesus Ministries

    Community Service Champion: Smokin Jesus Ministries

    Our Newschannel 6 January Community Service Champion is a family who strives to make a difference to those who may be at a down time of their lives through a ministry that is conducted out of the trunk.
    Smokin Jesus Ministries has gone from food and faith to much more in just 3 years.
  • CSC: Green With Giving

    CSC: Green With Giving

    He may force a double take from you. Especially this time of year. But, he is a year round community servant.
    He may force a double take from you. Especially this time of year. But, he is a year round community servant.
  • Only On 6: Vaping Explosion

    Only On 6: Vaping Explosion

    Electronic cigarettes and vapor devices are being used more and more in Texoma. Many are looking to those as an alternative to smoking, and they're not alone.The growth of the industry has pretty much
    Electronic cigarettes and vapor devices are being used more and more in Texoma. Many are looking to those as an alternative to smoking, and they're not alone.
  • Community Service Champion: Four Legged Birthday

    Community Service Champion: Four Legged Birthday

    Parents often find it hard to teach their kids about the importance of giving to others, and not necessarily just people. One little girl put some needy animals in front of herself.     Do you remember
    7-year old Macie Downs wanted some four legged friends to be happy on her birthday, so she figured out how to help them.
  • Loss Into Life

    Loss Into Life

    The worst thing any parent can imagine is the death of a child. For one Texoma family the past month has been a time of grief and the beginning of a slow healing process many feel will never really end.
    A Texoma family makes a tough decision to turn their loss in to life for someone else through organ donation.
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