Chris Cheshire
Content creator working in comedy and journalism.


Producing Portfolio

Annenberg TV News - November 12, 2018

Role: Executive Producer

Annenberg TV News takes a deep dive into the fires raging across Ventura and Los Angeles counties.

The Rundown - March 30, 2018

This week: over 2 million people marched for gun control across the U.S., USC custodial workers marched for higher pay and benefits, and Springfest is implementing new safety measures for this year's festival.

Varun Soni explains LA's religious diversity

USC Dean of Religious Life Varun Soni explains the factors that have gone into creating the wide gamut of religious belief and practice in Los Angeles in this Annenberg International video, made in collaboration with the USC Center for Public Diplomacy.

The Current INTL: Germany Decides

Role: Producer, Animator, Assistant Director

Angela Merkel will stay Chancellor of Germany despite far-right representatives entering parliament for first time since WWII. The Current International breaks it all down with reports from Berlin, London, and Los Angeles.

Viet Thanh Nguyen Explains the Difference Between Expats, Immigrants, and Refugees

Role: DP, Editor, Animator

What's the difference between an expat and an immigrant? And where do refugees fit in? Acclaimed author and USC professor, Viet Thanh Nguyen, breaks it down in this Annenberg International video, made in collaboration with USC's Center for Public Diplomacy.

Turkey is Purging Its Teachers

Role: Graphics Producer, Editor

Turkey's president is flexing his authoritarian muscles. Reporter Dan Toomey lays out the country's recent academic purges.

Match Volume: Ani Ucar (Radio)

The Armenian Genocide was one of the largest massacres to take place in world history. Still to this day, Armenians are demanding reparations for the tragedy that took 1.5 million lives during World War One. Journalist Ani Ucar attended a march outside the Turkish consulate in LA that has been held every year since the genocide. She spoke with Chris Cheshire on this week's edition of Match Volume.

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Root Source: Hocus Pocus (Radio)

Have you ever wondered about the origin of popular words and phrases? In today's Root Source, Reporter Chris Cheshire breaks down the history of a popular Halloween phrase.