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Chris Nakamoto - Weekend Anchor & Chief Investigator

6 years ago August 04, 2009 Aug 4, 2009 Tuesday, August 04 2009 Tuesday, August 04, 2009 2:30:49 PM CDT in News Team

Chris Nakamoto is the weekend anchor and general assignment reporter for News 2 Louisiana. He joined the WBRZ team in June 2007.

A former reporter at WGNO-TV in New Orleans, Chris first worked with WBRZ in 2005 during Hurricane Katrina when the two stations teamed up to inform New Orleans residents who had evacuated to Baton Rouge from the onslaught of the storm. Once Chris returned to a battered New Orleans, he graduated with full honors from Loyola University in New Orleans.

In 2008, the Louisiana Associated Press awarded Chris Best In-Depth Series for his piece on the U.S. Border Patrol.  The Associated Press also awarded Chris the 2012 award for 'Best Investigative Reporting' for his piece "Out of Prison."

Chris enjoys traveling, running, working out and sampling Baton Rouge food. He speaks Spanish and is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association.

Chris currently lives in Baton Rouge with his wife, Jamie.


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