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C.J. Ward

KEYT - KCOY - KKFX Anchor/Reporter

Published On: Dec 07 2012 12:25:07 PM CST   Updated On: Mar 14 2016 02:08:34 PM CDT

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C.J. arrived here in January, 2002.  He anchors all weeknight NewsChannel 3 broadcasts and provides investigative reports through his exclusive Tipline series.

Before joining KEYT, C.J. was the Investigative/Call 12 For Action Reporter at KPNX-TV in Phoenix, Arizona and before that he helped create the Troubleshooter 5 Unit at KPHO-TV in Phoenix. C.J. Also worked as the 47 On Your Side Reporter at KJEO-TV in Fresno and at stations in Lansing, Michigan and Palm Springs.

C.J. was honored with a 2011 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Investigative Reporting. He also won the 2010 RTNA Golden Mike Award for Best Investigative Reporting (Div.B) and received a 2010 Emmy nomination for Journalistic Enterprise. C.J. is a four time Emmy winner and nine time AP Award winner.

He also donates his time to several causes and is a Board Member for the Santa Barbara Arthritis Foundation. The Arthritis Foundation gave C.J. the 2010 Mary G. Kendall Award for his years of service.

C.J. is married to his NewsChannel 3 co-anchor Beth Farnsworth.  Their two beautiful daughters love the beach as much as their parents.

Follow C.J. on Twitter: @KEYTNC3CJ