21 March 2015
Jamboree 2015 - Meet the Headliners: Chris Schauble
Since moving to Los Angeles in 2001, Chris has earned multiple awards, including two Emmy awards and five Golden Mike Awards. In 2007, he was also named to the San Fernando Valley Business Journal's "40 Under 40" list (he laughingly admits he no longer qualifies).
Chris is passionate about his work, family, and fitness. He is a marathoner and triathlete, having completed in three Ironman competitions, including Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
Prior to his Los Angeles work, Chris spent time at KCNC-TV in Denver where he covered a number of national stories. His coverage of the Columbine High School shootings helped the station earn a regional Emmy for spot news. In 2000, Chris was named "Television Journalist of the Year" by the Colorado Association of Black Journalists, and in 2001 he was honored as one of Denver's top 10 history-makers by Urban Spectrum Magazine.
Schauble holds a Bachelor or Arts in broadcast journalism from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colo. He was honored by Fort Lewis College with the 2002 "Distinguished Alumni Award." In addition to his work as a journalist, Chris has been an instructor for speech communications and media research analysis at Miles College in Birmingham, Ala., and was a guest Instructor at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Fla. He is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
As an adoptee himself, Chris has dedicated much of his free time to helping needy children. He has been recognized by the city of Los Angeles and the state of California multiple times for his ongoing community service. Chris, his wife and their two sets of twin girls live in the Los Angeles area.
TH013 Thursday June 4, 2015 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Thursday Genetic Genealogy Luncheon
Family Found! An Adopted Multi-Ethnic TV Newsman Delves into His DNA and Discovers His Biological Family
Follow Chris's journey in finding his biological family through the use of a genealogist, DNA, and a private investigator.