CHRIS HANSEN Host
Emmy®-winning investigative journalist Chris Hansen is the new host of Crime Watch Daily with Chris Hansen. Bringing his signature headline-making investigations to the Emmy®-nominated Crime Watch Daily from his newly revamped Hansen vs. Predator series, the veteran journalist aims to take down criminals and predators of all types. Hansen is also the host of Investigation Discovery’s (ID) Killer Instinct with Chris Hansen, now entering its second season. Known for his work on Dateline NBC and its trademark “To Catch a Predator” segment, Hansen was previously an anchor and investigative reporter for the NBC affiliate, WDIV-TV, in Detroit, Michigan. In addition, he reported for Detroit’s ABC affiliate, WXYZ-TV, and the Tampa, Florida NBC affiliate, WFLA-TV. A graduate of Michigan State University, Hansen has received numerous accolades during his illustrious career including eight Emmy® awards for excellence in journalism, as well as awards from both the Associated Press and United Press International and four Edward R. Murrow awards.
Follow Hansen on Twitter @chrishansen.
MATT DORAN Correspondent
Matt Doran is an award-winning Australian reporter and the former host of the crime show Wanted, Doran was also a national news and morning show anchor with Network TEN in Sydney, where he regularly interviewed the biggest names in Australian politics, crime, media, sports and business. Doran also hosted Australia’s popular national talk show The Project and anchored TEN’s on-scene coverage of international stories, including the Japanese tsunami, the "Bali 9" executions in Indonesia, deadly earthquakes in New Zealand, and the Sochi Olympics.
Launching his career as a police reporter for Melbourne’s Herald Sun newspaper for five years before moving into television, Doran’s investigations have taken him around the globe – from feuding drug gangs in Buenos Aires to the secret world of human organ brokers in Southeast Asia, and exclusive, covert investigations on human trafficking and child slavery in the Philippines and Myanmar. On the issue of human trafficking, Doran is a tireless advocate – working closely with a number of global organizations aiming to abolish the slave trade. He is also an ambassador for Australia’s Bravehearts Foundation, which supports child victims of sexual assault.
Doran graduated from Melbourne University in 2003 and currently lives in Los Angeles, California.
Follow Doran on Twitter @MattDoran22.
MICHELLE SIGONA Correspondent
Michelle Sigona is an Emmy Award®-winning producer and reporter who specializes in missing persons and fugitive cases. She is a former national correspondent for the FOX primetime show, America's Most Wanted, and Deadline: Crime on the Investigation Discovery network. She also more recently served as the daily reporter for CBS News, the 48 Hours Crimesider franchise, where in addition to her live reporting duties, she worked within the 48 Hours development and planning unit producing long-form cases. She has covered hundreds of major news stories including 9/11, the anthrax attacks on Washington and the D.C. sniper murders. Sigona was also on the ground in Newtown, Connecticut in 2012 when the community suffered a tragic elementary school shooting, and Sigona broke news from the crime scene at the Aurora movie theatre shootings in Colorado.
Appearing regularly on major news networks across the board, Sigona maintains strong connections to law enforcement. A graduate of the University of Maryland, Sigona is a volunteer firefighter in her community and lives just outside Washington, D.C. with Charlie Lisko and their newborn daughter. Follow Sigona on Twitter @MichelleSigona.
ANDREA ISOM Correspondent
Andrea Isom is an Emmy Award®-winning reporter who worked for ten years at FOX Detroit where she earned a name covering major stories like the Underwear Bomber, The Detroit Squatters Scandal and an international prostitution ring. Her distinctive confrontational style of reporting has been called “gritty,” “edgy” and “unconventional,” while her take on tough stories helped to make local headlines covering crimes, the violation of victims and the spirit of the underdogs and the courage of Detroit’s heroes. She was the first Detroit reporter ever to be featured on the Crimestoppers billboard. Isom’s journalism career began in Dayton, Ohio, before stops in upstate New York and Kansas City, Missouri. Isom is a graduate of Ohio State University and lives in Los Angeles, California. Follow Isom on Twitter @IsomTV and Facebook.
JASON MATTERA Correspondent
Jason Mattera is a New York Times bestselling author and journalist famous for his hard-hitting interviews with politicians. He served as the youngest editor of any national periodical (with Human Events magazine) and hosted a show on the legendary News Talk Radio 77 WABC in New York City. In addition to his frequent cable news appearances on FOX News, CNN, and C-SPAN, Mattera’s videos featuring his aggressive questioning of politicos, including Vice President Joe Biden, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and U.S. Senator Al Franken, have garnered more than 14 million views on YouTube. Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Mattera graduated summa cum laude from Roger Williams University. Follow Mattera on Twitter @JasonMattera, Facebook, and Instagram.