Chris Lovett was born in Dorchester, Mass. Lovett is a Euro-American, multilingual graduate of Boston Latin School and Columbia University, earning a BA in Comparative Literature.
Lovett served as a reporter, editor and photographer for Dorchester Argus-Citizen from 1976 to 1987. He came to Boston Neighborhood Network News as a freelancer in 1984 and later became a full time employee of BNN as a news anchor. Lovett is currently the News Director and Anchor of Boston Neighborhood Network News as well as a freelance reporter and photographer for the Dorchester Reporter and Bay State Banner.