Biography: Chris grew up on the Northern Beaches of Sydney like the other Chasers (minus Craig Reucassel). Attended a private school like the other Chasers (except Craig). After finishing high school he went to the University of Sydney studying journalism and also studying playwrighting at NIDA. Chris then ditched those plans when he moved to Melbourne for 5 years as a journalist for ABC Victoria, including 2 years as a court reporter. Stories that he covered included: The Jaidyn Leskie murder case, Longford gas explosion and then premier of Victoria Jeff Kennett trying to take defamation action aganist "The Australian". In 1999 Chris left Melbourne and joined The Chaser.