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Chris Parente c/o Napoli Management Group
8844 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 100
Beverly Hills, California 90211
310.385.8222

CAREER SUMMARY

Renaissance man of sorts who can be seen anchoring, covering a hard news story, going live from a red carpet, and hosting all in the same day. 

EDUCATION

Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & Journalism

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Host and Main Anchor, The "Everyday" Show
2010 to Present

FOX31 KDVR   -  CW2  KWGN
Promoted to main host of hour long, daily entertainment program. As talent for "The Everyday Show," responsible for fronting a full hour of lifestyle stories, home improvement packages, cooking demos, and celebrity interviews. In addition, producer of daily entertainment news...researching, writing, and editing a 10 minute segment each day. Work also includes movie reviews, actor interviews, and celebrity one-on-ones. Recent interviews include: Natalie Portman, Elton John, Cher, Justin Bieber, Harrison Ford, Justin Timberlake, Daniel Radcliffe and Gwyneth Paltrow.

Entertainment Anchor/Reporter
2009 to 2010

FOX31 KDVR   -  CW2  KWGN
Promoted from morning show to entertainment anchor on both 4 p.m and 7 p.m. newscasts.  Responsible for writing, producing and hosting 10 minute segment for each show. Celebrity one-on-ones, L.A. red carpet events, movie interviews and local entertainment features.  In addition, primary back-up anchor for both programs.

Anchor/Entertainment Reporter
2005 to 2009
KWGN-TV, Denver, Colorado
Live feature and entertainment reporter during four-hour morning newscast. In the field and on location for six segments daily.  Anchor of one-hour midday newscast.  Produce and host on-set entertainment segment for the 5:30pm show.  Substituted for Regis Philbin on the “Regis and Kelly Show.” 

Anchor/Reporter/Talk Show Host
1997 to 2005

WAVE-TV, Louisville, Kentucky
Anchor of one-hour daily noon newscast.  Field reporter for the two-hour morning show and solo host of “WAVE3 Listens.”  The one-hour daily talk show featured live guests, comedy and local music.  Also host of award-winning weekly teen issues program, “It’s Your Life.” 

Anchor/Reporter
1995 to 1997
WKJG-TV, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Solo anchor of weekend, primetime newscasts.  Served as executive producer of all weekend shows.  Dayside beat reporter with focus on love work and breaking news.

Anchor/Reporter
1993 to 1995
WLFI-TV, Lafayette, Indiana
Co-anchor of the two-hour, weekday morning newscast.  Also anchored half-hour noon newscast and reported.  Enterprised stories daily. 

AWARDS
Winner of the 2015 Emmy Award for Best Lifestyle Program
Winner of the 2012 Emmy Award for Outstanding TV Host
Winner of the 2013 Emmy Award for Best Entertainment Program
Winner of the 2014 Emmy Award for Outstanding TV Host

Regional Emmy Award:       Best News Reporting/Feature
Regional Emmy Award:       Best News Reporting/In Depth

 

Represented by Laurie Jacoby 310.385.8221 / jacobyl@tvtalent.com