Josh Chapin - Reporter at ABC11 WTVD
Josh Chapin joined the ABC 11 Eyewitness News team as a reporter and fill-in anchor in February 2018. You'll see his live reports every weeknight at 11 pm from around the Triangle.

Before joining the Eyewitness News team, Josh was a general assignment reporter in Houston for KHOU 11 News-a CBS affiliate.

He spent more than three years reporting in the most populous city in Texas, covering a range of stories including the devastation and humanitarian response to Hurricane Harvey. Josh covered the Astros first World Series title in 2017 as well as Super Bowl LI and a Final Four. In 2015, he provided coverage to all of TEGNA's affiliates throughout the Southeast the night a gunman opened fire in a movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana. Josh donned cowboy boots to report on the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and tossed beads into the crowd during Mardi Gras in Galveston.

Prior to Texas, Josh spent two years in the Nutmeg State as a reporter and fill-in anchor for WVIT, the NBC affiliate in Hartford, Connecticut. Josh was part of a Peabody Award winning team for its 2012 coverage of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School. In 2013, Josh also spent a week covering the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings. He extensively reported on transportation issues, focusing on Metro North-Josh was one of the first reporters on scene of the 2013 train derailment in Bridgeport that injured more than 70 people as well as the massive power failure in the Bronx that crippled train service from New York City to Stamford.

Josh began his career in television news at News 12 The Bronx and Brooklyn starting as a desk assistant and finishing his time there as the station's weekend anchor and lead reporter.

Josh was born and raised in New York City, where he still has family. But he's no stranger to North Carolina-Josh graduated cum laude from Duke University in 2009 with a minor in media policy and interned at another station in the Raleigh Durham market.

Josh lives in Durham and is excited to root on his Blue Devils up close and personal again. When he's not reporting, he likes to travel, play golf, listen to a variety of music, watch all kinds of sports, and solve at least one crossword puzzle a day.

Josh's Stories
'A sickening, dark day': Arrest made after 2 teens found dead near Durham school, another injured
Durham police said they've charged an 18-year-old with murder in the deaths of two Durham high school students and the wounding of another.
New Durham superior court judge focused on representation, fairness
The Rocky Mount native will be presiding over Judicial District 14A. She was appointed by Governor Roy Cooper to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Orlando Hudson.
'What about the victims?' Durham hears community feedback on how to hand out opioid settlement money
Durham County leaders heard from the public Monday about how to use opioid settlement money. "Please address the people who have lost so much from this."
One person dead, 3 hurt after boat capsizes on Jordan Lake
One person died and three others were injured in a boating accident at Jordan Lake on Friday.
'Good spirits' : Glenwood South draws lively crowds for St. Patrick's Day
Law enforcement is increasing patrols this weekend as part of the Booze It and Lose It campaign for St. Patrick's Day celebrations.
What to know before you consider 'medical tourism'
The multi-billion dollar and growing medical tourism industry has been thrust into the spotlight after two American men were killed in Mexico in an armed kidnapping.
Durham Police investigating deadly afternoon shooting outside Subway on Hillsborough Road
Durham Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon outside a Subway, the second deadly shooting in the past 6 months at the shopping center.
She was 'afraid': Durham woman's death puts renewed focus on domestic violence
A Durham family remembers the victim as a caring sister and loving mother who lived in fear -- and has a message for other women trapped in an abusive relationship.
Wake County residents voice displeasure at Duke Energy proposed rate hike
Your Duke Energy power bill could soon see a big increase.
Search for next Wake County Superintendent moves to next stage
The Wake County School Board is narrowing down details as it prepares to launch the search for a new superintendent.