Chris Halsne

Investigative Broadcaster in Residence

AU’s first Investigative Broadcaster in Residence, Chris Halsne has been on television for 30-plus years. He’s managed special projects units in Seattle, Denver and Oklahoma City. His work has received top honors from the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Press Club and the RTDNA.

One of the top reporters on animal rights in the country, Halsne has also been honored by the Humane Society of the United States for his undercover exposés. A documentary filmmaker, fiction author and podcast creator, he takes a multimedia approach to every investigative news idea.

Halsne is married to an accomplished ultra-runner who sells virtual-reality surgical teaching simulators. They have two daughters.