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.


Nine Hamilton County Schools go Virtual

UPDATE: Hamilton County added 5 new schools to the virtual learning list late Thursday:   School Dates Battle Academy 1/21-1/25 Chattanooga School for Liberal Arts 1/21-1/25 East Brainerd Elementary School 1/21-1/25 Lookout Valley Middle…

TDOT Preps for Icy Roads

Winter weather means hot cocoa and snow angels, but it also means caution when taking to the road. News 12's Chris Guin goes over TDOT's plans for the roads to prepare for the conditions.

UTC Continues Offering COVID Tests, Vaccines

Amid a national rise in COVID-19 cases, students at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga returned to class Monday for the first day of the Spring semester. While COVID-19 remains prevalent in the lives of UTC students and staff, the…

Donation Shortage at Blood Assurance

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF)-  The recent rise in COVID cases and challenging weather have greatly reduced the number of blood donations, putting a strain on Blood Assurance. The decline in donations comes during the first week of National Blood Donor Month. Since…