Christian Payne joined the WBOC team in July 2012 as a photographer/editor after graduating cum laude from Denison University in Granville, Ohio. As a Salisbury native and graduate of Worcester Preparatory School in Berlin, he followed his passion for broadcast television serving as a News/Sports intern at WBOC from May-August 2011.
At Denison, Christian majored in communications with a minor in Spanish. He gained media experience as editor-in-chief for The Denisonian and student sports information assistant. In addition, he led more than 100 live radio broadcasts for the Denison Sports Network with play-by-play and color commentary of Big Red soccer, football, basketball, and lacrosse. In spring 2012, Christian was an intern for WBNS-10TV Sports in Columbus, Ohio.
Christian, 22, is an avid sports fan who enjoys running, photography, parasailing, and the beach.