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Chris  Hansen

Chris Hansen

Emmy-Winning Dateline NBC Correspondent


Chris Hansen is host and correspondent for Investigation Discovery's investigative crime show Killer Instinct With Chris Hansen and the upcoming Hansen VS Predator, which targets adults soliciting children on line for sex. He is CEO of Hansen News LLC, which has numerous projects underway. Hansen spent 20 years as a correspondent and anchor at Dateline NBC, where his groundbreaking enterprise reporting earned him eight Emmys, Overseas Press Club Awards, Edward R Murrow awards and several others. Read More >

Hansen also created and hosted the NBC series To Catch A Predator and authored a book on the topic. Hansen's journalism career began in 1977 as a radio reporter at Michigan State University, where he graduated in 1981 from the College of Communications. He has been a reporter and anchor in Lansing, Tampa and Detroit. Hansen has two sons also working in journalism and TV and is based in New York. Read Less ^

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The Power of Breakthrough Investigations

My Life as a Reporter