Chuck is an award-winning reporter with decades of experience in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas. Chuck joined KRLD in 2002. Since then he has covered the first anniversary ceremony in New York of the 9/11 attack, the Columbia shuttle disaster from Johnson Space Center and rode out Hurricane Rita in a Beaumont high rise office building giving live reports.
He has won numerous awards including several from the Texas Medical Association for stories focusing on medical issues. He’s been part of KRLD’s Edward R. Murrow Award for severe weather coverage that included his live reports as he witnessed a deadly tornado hit near Fort Worth. He’s been awarded numerous Associated Press Broadcasters awards and a Dallas Press Club Katie award.
Chuck has a wide variety of news stories in his experience. He’s covered both Republican and Democratic presidential conventions. Born and raised in Chicago, Chuck moved to Dallas while in high school graduating from Thomas Jefferson High School. He now heads the KRLD Fort Worth bureau.
So what was life like in north Texas when first settlers arrived?
We are just days away from the debut of DART’s new route to DFW Airport.
A woman and three children were transported to a local hospital after their vehicle slammed into the rear of a stopped utility truck Wednesday morning.
Despite its small size, Bailey’s Barbeque has been a Fort Worth icon for several generations. KRLD”s Chuck Schechner reports from the restaurant, which was founded and has been family-owned since 1931.
Several hundred people gathered in Arlington for a ceremony to remember those who lost their lives for our country.
A Denton pharmacist and her husband are both under arrest, accused of money laundering and diverting controlled drugs.
A standoff ended peacefully in Haltom City on Wednesday after a car stolen out of For Worth was spotted in the area.
A former Bell Helicopter machinist calls Cleburne home. Though Paul Henicke is retired, he’s as busy as ever using the skills he learned on the job.
Despite being hit by a car, a Fort Worth elementary school student walked on to class. It happened early Wednesday morning outside of a Fort Worth apartment complex.
In a first for Texas, one stretch of north Texas freeway is going to allow you to drive on the shoulder.
An import from Ireland is gaining popularity in east Dallas, and it’s not Guinness. In Ireland, it’s Gaelic football.
A man was driving in north Fort Worth on Friday morning when a bullet came flying through his car windshield. He was struck in the neck and chest area and taken to the hospital.