Chris Marrou

Chris Marrou

Chris Marrou, born in 1947, was a news anchor before his retirement in 2009. He worked for KENS 5-TV in Texas.

About Chris Marrou

Chris Rene Marrou (born November 12, 1947) is former news anchor for KENS 5-TV in San Antonio, Texas from 1973-2009. Marrou is known for doing segments where he involved himself in different occupations or tried unique endeavors (such as eating a hot chili pepper). At the end of the broadcast he ran the 'Eyewitness Newsreel,' for which he added humorous commentary to clips from the news. Marrou was born in Nixon, Texas, and moved with his family to Castle Hills, Texas when he was in grade school. He graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio, Texas. After school he attended Princeton University, where he was a disk jockey. After two years he returned to San Antonio and worked for WOAI-TV as a reporter.

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