I joined FOX43 Morning News in July 2012. Every morning I’ll be hitting the road and finding cool and fun things you can do in the area.

Prior to joining the FOX43 team, I was a traffic reporter for 6 different radio stations in the Harrisburg, York and Lancaster areas, where I learned from the best in the area and is happy to bring his talents to FOX43 Morning News Team!

Originally from Washington, D.C., I grew up in the Maryland area, and moved to Central PA in 1995 to pursue a career in radio, just like my godfather. I have worked as an intern at local radio stations in Harrisburg, and was an On-Air Personality within a year! I started doing traffic back in 2006 with Clear Channel/Total Traffic and loved every day talking with people about the roadways. I took a break from traffic in 2011 to work with CBS 21 News as an assignment editor, but was excited when I was called to bring my traffic expertise to FOX43, and join a great morning team!

In addition to reporting the traffic, I spend my time on the weekends as a DJ for Mixed Up Productions and Events By Garrett Inc, providing musical entertainment for weddings and parties, which adds to my love of all things music.


Recent Articles
  • Presto Pasteria at Market at The Wilbur in Lititz

    LITITZ,Pa– This morning FOX43’s Chris Garrett enjoined the new hit in Lititz at Market at The Wilbur, Presto Pasteria. Chris spoke with Toni and Tony Calderone about the new venture. For more information about  Presto Pasteria, check out the Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/pg/prestopasteria/about/?ref=page_internal  

  • Hotel Hershey’s 10th Annual Wine & Food Festival Preview

    HERSHEY,Pa– This morning FOX43’s Chris Garrett talked with Abbey Zelko, Communications Coordinator for Hershey Entertainment & Resorts & Chef Mario Oliverio, Executive Sous Chef at The Hotel Hershey about the 10th Annual Wine & Food Festival. The Hotel Hershey’s 10th annual Wine & Food Festival returns Sept. 6-8 and features six interactive events and activities that celebrate the passion of wine and food. New this year are a rosé tasting class called Passport to Rosé and a guided tasting with […]

  • 2019 Hanover Chili Cook Off Preview

    HANOVER,Pa– This morning FOX43’s Chris Garrett ate some chilli…. Why? Cause it’s time for the 2019 Hanover Chili Cook Off. The Hanover Chili Cook Off has become a staple for family entertainment, chili tasting and fundraising for local nonprofit organizations, all built around the PA State Chili Cooking Championships. The day’s events include three local bands, a magician, a juggler, a face painter and many, MANY varieties of chili, along with many supporting vendors. Not to mention Good food and […]

  • Wyndridge Farm Craft Beverage Release Party Preview

    DALLASTOWN,Pa–  This morning FOX43’s Chris Garrett traveled to Dallastown to Wyndridge Farm to learn more about Thursdays craft beverage release party. Wyndridge Farm is pleased to announce a Craft Beverage Release Party, which will be held on Thursday, August 29th from 6-8pm at Wyndridge Farm, 885 S. Pleasant Avenue, Dallastown, PA 17313. This free, ticketed event is open to the public 21 and older, and will include live music by Peter Bottros, area composer and pianist. Tickets are required and can […]

  • Gun and Archery Safety with 717 Armory

    HARRISBURG,Pa— This morning FOX43’s Chris Garrett learned more about 717 Armory. 717 Armory is Harrisburg’s premier indoor shooting facility and gun shop. Our facility is truly one of a kind, and we can’t wait to show you around. It is our honor to help build our special community through safety education and training with firearms shooting and archery. For more information about 717 Armory, checkout the website at: https://717armory.com.    

  • Live UP! LIVE – Aqua Stand Up Training at The JCC

    YORK TOWNSHIP,Pa— This morning our own FOX43’s Chris Garrett learned some new ways to train in the water at the York Jewish Community Center for our Live UP! workout segment. Aqua Stand Up is a complete training program that incorporates elements of yoga and pilates, use of resistance bands and paddle all done while on a board. The waves of the water will help engage and strengthen all muscle groups to make you stay balanced in the water and fitter […]

  • Grilling Tips with YTI Career Institute Lancaster

    EAST HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP,Pa–Summer is not over yet! This morning FOX43’s Chris Garrett talked with Chef Joseph Renfroe from YTI Career Institute about some grilling tips you can use for the grilling season.  This morning were grilling a marinated pork loin with tropical mongo and peach salsa with grilled asparagus and roasted fingerling potatoes. For more information on YTI Career Institute, checkout their website: www.yti.edu      

  • Inaugural Cumberland Valley Fly Fishing & Outdoor Festival Preview

    BOILING SPRINGS, Pa– On Saturday, Aug. 10 and Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, Allenberry, TCO Outdoors, and Troegs Independent Brewing Co. will combine forces to host the inaugural Cumberland Valley Fly Fishing & Outdoor Festival at Orvis-endorsed Allenberry Resort in Boiling Springs, Pa. The two-day annual festival is open to the public and provides festival-goers a chance to meet vendors from the world’s foremost fly fishing and outdoors brands, learn important skills from a range of instructional classes, enjoy beer from […]

  • 2019 PDGA Amateur Disc Golf World Championships Preview

    YORK,Pa— This morning FOX43’s Chris Garrett previewed the 2019 PDGA Amateur Disc Golf World Championships held at Heritage Hills Golf Resort. For more information about the 2019 PDGA Amateur Disc Golf World Championships, checkout the website at: https://www.pdga.com/2019amworlds & https://2019amworlds.com Schedule of Events Tuesday, July 23rd 8:00 a.m. – Tee Times start on Heritage Hills for Pools C & D 9:00 a.m. – Morning Round of Scheduled Singles Competition 2:00 p.m. – Afternoon Round of Scheduled Singles Competition 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. – Fly […]

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