Christopher Conover joined the Arizona Public Media team in January of 2005. His main beats are politics, the military and the environment. With more than 17 years of experience in broadcast news, Chris brings a wealth of expertise to the position. Prior to joining Arizona Public Media, Chris spent 13 years covering the Florida legislature for both television and radio. No stranger to public broadcasting, he worked at WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel anchoring a weekly newsmagazine and producing television documentaries. Before that he was News Director and a reporter for WFSU-FM and Florida Public Radio. Chris has won numerous journalism awards for his news documentaries, feature stories, deadline reporting and investigative reporting.
He has been recognized with a national Edward R. Murrow Award, a National Society of Professional Journalists award, three regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, ten regional awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, and numerous awards from the Associated Press, and an Emmy nomination. He holds a B.A. from Florida State University.