Christopher Edward Hansen is an American television journalist.
Born in Chicago, Illinois and growing up in the Detroit suburbs, Chris caught the investigative bug at the age of fourteen after becoming fascinated with the disappearance of the former Teamsters President, Jimmy Hoffa
Chris is known for his award-winning reporting spanning 37 years from local news in Lansing, Michigan Tampa, Florida and Detroit. To his ground breaking work at Dateline NBC, including his series To Catch a Predator. Chris also hosted and reported for the syndicated show Crime Watch Daily and hosted Killer Instinct on the ID Channel.
Chris has explored topics ranging from terrorism to financial crimes to human trafficking.
Chris has been honored with numerous awards for excellence in broadcast journalism and 10 Emmy Awards.