Chris Guin


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Chris joined the News 12 Now team in January of 2022. He began his career as the editor of the Elk Valley Times Newspaper in Lincoln County, Tennessee. A UTC alum, Chris naturally found his way back to Chattanooga, where he now covers a variety of stories.

When not reporting, Chris is one of the coaches of UTC’s mock trial team.


College Enrollment Continues to Decline

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) -- Overall college enrollment has fallen four point one percent since last year, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Enrollment has declined the most among undergraduates, falling four point seven…

Homeland Security Opens New Chattanooga Office

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) -- The investigations division of the Department of Homeland Security opened a new office in Chattanooga, this morning. Located across from the TBI on Century Oaks Drive, the office will provide agents with resources for investigating crimes such…

Inflation Soars to 39-Year High

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the United States's inflation rate is eight point five percent higher than it was one year ago. "The eight point five percent increase in year over year…

Mask Mandates Banned in Georgia Schools

LAFAYETTE, Georgia (WDEF) - Yesterday, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed Senate Bill 514, which prohibits mask mandates in primary and secondary schools. "No local board of education, governing board, superintendent, or personnel at any…