Chris Reason

7NEWS Reporter | Seven

Chris Reason


An award-winning journalist with more 30-years’ experience, Chris Reason is 7NEWS’ Chief Reporter.

Chris has reported from the front line of some of the biggest news events of our time, including the Boxing Day tsunami in Thailand and Indonesia, September 11, the London bombings, the US Presidential election of Barack Obama, the Papal election of Pope Francis, the deaths and funerals of Princess Diana and, Nelson Mandela, the Oscar Pistorius murder trial, the Israel-Lebanon war, the Bali bomber trials, Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, the Schapelle Corby trial, the Beaconsfield Mine and Thredbo disasters, and the Victorian bushfires in the aftermath of Black Saturday.

Chris reported on the Sydney Lindt Café siege from inside the network’s Martin Place studios located directly opposite the café. Chris and Seven News cameraman Greg Parker were the only two members of the media allowed through police lines to enter the evacuated building, holding an all-night vigil alongside a police marksman.

Most recently, Chris reported from the frontline during the Ukraine/Russia conflict, and fronted the Networks coverage of the death and funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.

He has also covered multiple state and federal elections and eight Olympic Games.


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