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Chris Hurst, whose girlfriend Alison Parker, a reporter for WDBJ-TV reporter, was killed on air last month, greets Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D-Va., during a rally on the East Front lawn of the Capitol to demand that Congress take action on gun control legislation, September 10, 2015.
Chris Hurst, whose girlfriend Alison Parker, a reporter for WDBJ-TV reporter, was killed on air last month, greets Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D-Va., during a rally on the East Front lawn of the Capitol to demand that Congress take action on gun control legislation, September 10, 2015.

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Chris Hurst: from newsroom to VA Statehouse

Former WDBJ anchor Chris Hurst, whose girlfriend Alison Parker was killed in a gun attack on live television in 2015, was just elected to the Virginia Statehouse, over a Republican NRA-backed opponent. Having made the pivot from press to politics, Hurst reflects on how the media's coverage of gun violence could improve.

Chris Hurst: from newsroom to VA Statehouse

Former WDBJ anchor Chris Hurst, whose girlfriend Alison Parker was killed in a gun attack on live television in 2015, was just elected to the Virginia Statehouse, over a Republican NRA-backed opponent. Having made the pivot from press to politics, Hurst reflects on how the media's coverage of gun violence could improve.