Chad Hedrick

Anchor/Multimedia Journalist

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Chad Hedrick is an anchor and multimedia journalist at WSAZ News Channel 3.

Chad joined the WSAZ team as a part-time photojournalist in December 2014 and became a full time reporter in June 2016.

He took over as Saturday Morning anchor in January 2019. In May 2019, he became the anchor of the 6, 10, and 11 o'clock weekend newscasts.

Chad studied Convergent Media at Morehead State University where he served as an anchor, reporter, weather anchor, and news director for MSU-TV's newscast, NewsCenter. He also created and moderated a round table talk show.

While at MSU, Chad covered many stories including Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis and her decision to not issue marriage licenses to same sex couples. Chad says getting to cover Davis and being around national media outlets was the highlight of his college career.

In his time at WSAZ, Chad has covered several high profile stories including the Rhoden Family murders, recurring incidents at the Boyd County Detention Center, and teacher strikes and sick outs in Kentucky and West Virginia.

Chad is from Ashland, Kentucky and is thrilled to be reporting for the station he grew up watching and strived to work for.

If you ever have story ideas, feel free send Chad an email at or connect with him on his Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages!

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