Chris McKinnon

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Chris McKinnon is anchor of WBZ-TV News’ weekday morning (4:30-7AM) and noon newscasts with co-anchor Kate Merrill and AccuWeather meteorologist Danielle Niles.

McKinnon joined WBZ-TV News from KWTV News 9 in Oklahoma City, OK where he was a general assignment reporter since October 2011. Prior to KWTV, he was an anchor/reporter for KREX-TV in Grand Junction, CO.

McKinnon is a 2009 graduate of the University of Southern California where he earned a BA degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science. While studying at USC, he worked at USC’s Annenberg TV News, and he had an internship at SiriusXM Radio.

McKinnon is a New England native who enjoys playing hockey and tennis, and he is a devoted fan of the USC Trojans. A self-proclaimed “foodie,” he is happy to be “home” in Boston and to be back enjoying the area’s outstanding restaurants.

Mislabeled Wines Being Sold At Boston Area Shops

The price signs with wine ratings for specific years didn’t match the actual bottle for sale on the shelf.


Mass. Companies, Universities Making Creative Wearable Technology

From sophisticated eyewear to biometric sensors, companies and universities in Massachusetts are making strides in developing wearable technology.


Drone Accidents Could Cause Insurance Hassles

There are concerns emerging that all of these new pilots could confront an insurance issue if they have some type of accident.


Winchester Police Help Parents Find Drugs ‘Hidden In Plain Sight’

The opioid crisis has made headlines across Massachusetts, but many parents are still completely unaware that their kids are at risk, or already doing drugs.


Companies Offering Employees Financial Classes

Companies are offering financial education classes and they are changing people’s lives.


Are You Watching ‘Targeted Ads’ On TV?

Digital set-top boxes allow cable and satellite providers to record what shows air on the TVs in your home.


Online Shoppers Warned Of Gift Card Scam

As the busy shopping season kicks into gear, the FTC is warning online shoppers to be on the lookout for a scam.


Apps Claim To Make Boston’s ‘Horrific’ Parking Situation Easier

For some, describing parking in Boston is easy: “Horrific.”


Limited Lifetime Warranties May Not Be For A Lifetime

Jimmy Ipp didn’t expect his blinds to last forever, but he did think he would be able to get them fixed for as long as he had them thanks to his limited lifetime warranty.


Cardless ATM’s May Be More Secure And Convenient

Cardless ATM’s are a new type of technology that is starting to show up at area banks.