Chris Renkel

Sports Reporter

Chris comes to Idaho from Indiana, where he graduated from Ball State University with a degree in telecommunications/journalism news.

While attending Ball State, Chris was involved with multiple student media groups, including Ball State Sports Link and News Link Indiana. As a member of WCRD 91.3 FM, Chris served as the radio sideline reporter for the Ball State Football team and radio play-by-play announcer for the Ball State women's basketball team.

Chris has won multiple national reporting and storytelling awards, and as a student he received a Professional Emmy Nomination for Single Sports News Story in 2013.

Originally from Westlake, Ohio, Chris grew up a huge sports fan and still loves his Cleveland Browns and Indians. He is also an avid outdoorsman and enjoys backpacking, camping, hiking and canoeing in his spare time.

If you have a news- or sports-story idea for Chris, you can e-mail him at

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