Bobby Ross Jr.
Chief Correspondent


Bobby Ross Jr. is an award-winning journalist who has traveled to 48 states and 10 countries to report stories for The Christian Chronicle.

Ross joined the Chronicle as managing editor in 2005, overseeing the journalistic operations for more than eight years. At the end of 2013, he transitioned to a new role as chief correspondent.

"What an incredible blessing!" he says of the opportunity to report news that informs, inspires and unites members of Churches of Christ.

Ross was honored as the Religion Newswriters Association's 2013 Magazine News Reporter of the Year. He has received 28 national "Best of the Christian Press" awards from the Associated Church Press and contributed to the Chronicle three times winning recognition as top newspaper. His Chronicle work has earned 24 state awards from the Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists.

The Ross family

A 1990 journalism graduate of Oklahoma Christian University, Ross also contributes to and writes freelance stories for Christianity Today. He is pursuing a master's degree in online interactive media through the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

Before joining the Chronicle, Ross worked three years as a religion and enterprise writer for The Associated Press in Nashville and Dallas, nine years as a reporter and editor for The Oklahoman and three years as a staff writer for other newspapers. 

Ross and his wife, Tamie, are the proud parents of son Brady and daughter-in-law Mary, son Keaton and daughter Kendall. The Rosses are longtime members of the Edmond Church of Christ in Oklahoma, where Bobby serves as a deacon for communications.