Chris Costa joined NEWS CENTER Maine as a Multimedia Journalist in July 2015 and works at in Portland.
During his time in Maine, he won an Emmy award for his work as a solo videojournalist, and a first place Maine Association of Broadcasters award for an enterprise story.
Before moving to Maine, Chris worked at KAGS HD News, a TEGNA sister station in Bryan, TX, starting in August of 2013. In the heart of Aggieland, Chris was a news and sports multimedia journalist – and covered Johnny Manziel and the Texas A&M football team and other sports. Chris was later promoted to the station’s 10 p.m. co-anchor/producer.
Chris graduated Summa Cum Laude from Boston University’s College of Communication with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism with a concentration in Broadcast in May of 2013.
Chris was born in Boston and was raised in Newton, MA.
Chris is excited to be back in New England, especially southern Maine, where his family vacations every summer.
Chris is a fan of all Boston sports. Be careful though, Chris likes to talk – a lot.
Chris enjoys surfing, playing lacrosse and basketball, and going to the gym.
He’s also a huge fan of classic rock music, and loves playing the guitar and drums.
Chris lives in Portland with his wife, Ashley, and their dog, Kai.
If you have a story idea, shoot him an e-mail: Christopher.firstname.lastname@example.org