Chris Buckley joined the Channel 2 News Team in 2018. She’s been reporting in Northern Nevada for the last six years.

Chris comes to Reno from WGNO New Orleans, where she reported on everything from hurricane recovery to Saints mania. Before that, she covered Minnesota’s Iron Range for KBJR Duluth. It was in Minnesota where she broke the story of a lost child’s dramatic rescue and secured an exclusive interview with then-Senator Hillary Clinton, and northern Minnesota will always hold a special place in her heart.

She began her career as lead anchor and news director at WBUP in Marquette, Michigan, where she anchored the morning news, evening news and a weekly feature show called “In Focus.”

Chris graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and holds an additional major in economics. She was born in Southern California and grew up in Breckenridge, Colorado.