He met his wife, Laura, an All-SEC volleyball player, while at Alabama.
Do Christopher Sign And Laura Sign Have Children?
They have three children 3 together.
Sign, who grew up near Dallas, previously worked as a reporter for ABC 33/40 from 2000 to 2005, where he covered the 2001 Brookwood mine disaster and hurricanes Charlie, Frances, and Ivan.
While a reporter and morning anchor at ABC affiliate KNXV-TV in Phoenix, Sign broke the story of the June 2016 secret tarmac meeting between former President Bill Clinton and then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch.
In 2017, ABC 33/40 announced that Sign would return to Birmingham from Phoenix as the nightly anchor, succeeding Dave Baird, who had resigned.
Brenda Ladun and Pam Huff will co-anchor broadcasts. “Our heartfelt condolences go out to Chris’s loving family and close friends,” stated Eric S. Land, Vice President and General Manager of Sinclair Broadcast Group.
Land said, “We have lost a revered colleague whose indelible imprint will serve forever as a hallmark of decency, honesty and journalist integrity. We can only hope to carry on Chris’s legacy. May his memory be for blessing,”
The secret on the Tarmac is a book written by Sign on his experience.
Sign also received an Emmy Award for breaking news coverage of the shooting of two Phoenix police officers in 2014, as well as an Edward R. Murrow Award for spot news coverage of the search for the “Baseline Killer” and “Serial Shooter” who terrorized Phoenix in the summer of 2016.
Sign served four years as an offensive lineman for the Crimson Tide under former coach Gene Stallings at the University of Alabama in the 1990s.
How Did Christopher Sign Die? (Death Cause)
After the ABC 33/40 newsman was found dead shortly after 8 a.m. on June 12, police stated they were investigating the death as a suicide.
ABC 33/40 issued a statement expressing their condolences for the passing of their dear colleague, adding: “To know Chris was to love Chris. His family was the single most important thing in his life which is why he ended up returning to ABC 33/40 four years ago.”
THEY SPELLED “SUICIDED” WRONG—Christopher Sign, who broke the news of the secret tarmac meeting between former President Bill Clinton and AG Loretta Lynch, dies by “apparent suicide[d].” 🤡🌎💀 pic.twitter.com/btosp1rLwQ
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