TV anchor Christopher Sign was tragically found dead on June 13, 2021.
Sign won several awards, including an Emmy, for his journalistic endeavors throughout the years.
Who was Christopher Sign?
Christopher sign was a television anchor from Birmingham, Alabama.
He worked for ABC 33/40 as the evening anchor, replacing Dave Baird after he retired in 2017.
He previously worked as a reporter for the network from 2000 to 2005, where he covered the Brookwood mine disaster and hurricanes Charlie, Frances and Ivan.
Between 2005-2017, Sign was an ABC affiliate KNXV-TV in Phoenix.
He attended the University of Alabama and was a football player at the school under Coach Gene Stallings in the 1990s.
How did Christopher Sign die?
Local police chief Keith Czeskleba said the death is being investigated as a suicide after the reporter was found unresponsive in his home.
ABC 33/40 released a statement mourning the loss of their colleague.
"To know Chris was to love Chris," the report said. "His family was the single most important thing in his life which is why he ended up returning to ABC 33/40 four years ago."
“Our deepest sympathy is shared with Chris’s loving family and close friends,” said Sinclair Broadcast Group Vice President and General Manager Eric S. Land.
“We have lost a revered colleague whose indelible imprint will serve forever as a hallmark of decency, honesty and journalist integrity. We can only hope to carry on Chris’s legacy. May his memory be for blessing,” Land said.
Was Christopher Sign married?
Sign met his wife Laura, an All-SEC volleyball, in college.
The couple have three sons together.
What was Christopher Sign's exposé on Bill Clinton?
Sign broke the secret 2016 meeting between President Bill Clinton and then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch.
'Secret on the Tarmac' was published in 2019.
The book "details revealed for the first time, the process, the questions of sabotage, the attempt at a coverup and the source who saw it all."
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