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Chris Hansen

Christopher Edward "Chris" Hansen (born March 26, 1959) is an American television infotainment personality. He is known for his work on Dateline NBC, in particular the former segment known as To Catch a Predator, which revolved around catching potential Internet sex predators using a sting operation. Hansen became a reporter for Lansing NBC affiliate WILX in 1981 during his senior year at Michigan State University. He then reported for WFLA in Tampa, various radio stations and newspapers in Michigan, WXYZ in Detroit, and WDIV as an investigative reporter and anchor from 1988. In May 1993, Hansen joined NBC News as a correspondent for the newsmagazine Now with Tom Brokaw and Katie Couric. Hansen's notable work for Dateline includes coverage of the Columbine massacre, the Oklahoma City terrorist attack, the Unabomber and the TWA Flight 800 disaster; as well as investigative reports on Indian child slave labor and on counterfeit prescription drug sales in China.

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Chris Hansen -- 'Can I Be the Bait Voice on To Catch a Predator?'

Chris Hansen
'Can I Be the Bait Voice on To Catch a Predator?'

Most guys dream of being a fireman or a football player when they grow up ... our NYC photog has always wanted to be the bait meat in a "To Catch a Predator" sex sting ... and yesterday he finally… READ MORE >

Acquittal In Dateline 'To Catch A Predator' Case

"To Catch A Predator"
Judge Dismisses Sex Case Says Dateline Entrapped Sailor

A sailor caught in the web of Dateline's "To Catch a Predator" was just acquitted of all charges, after the judge ruled NBC engaged in entrapment.Joseph Roisman was prosecuted for lewd and… READ MORE >

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