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Christine Killimayer joined the WHNT News 19 team in July 2010 as half of the brand new sports department.

She comes to the Tennessee Valley from Las Vegas, where she worked as a multimedia sports journalist for the Greenspun Corporation. Prior to that, Christine was a sports anchor and reporter at KTKA in Topeka, Kan.

A native of Latrobe, Pa., Christine graduated from Ohio University's E.W. Scripps School of Journalism with a degree in broadcast news.

Recent Articles
  • Madison Police recognize citizens for saving 2-year-old boy from drowning

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) — The Madison Police Department is recognizing two citizens for saving a toddler from drowning. Chief Larry Muncey recently presented medals typically reserved for law enforcement officers to Oscar Garcia and Mark Savoie. Muncey said without their quick and selfless action, two-year-old Joshua Manon might not be here. It happened Tuesday, July 21 at the Carrington Cove Apartment Complex in Madison, just after 6:00 p.m. Manon was at one of the site’s pools swimming with his mother, brother […]


    Madison City Council approves rezoning of former Intergraph campus

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) — More than 200 acres of Madison land is now ready for economic development. Monday, Madison City Council approved the rezoning of Intergraph’s 227 acres located south of I-565 and east of Wall Triana Highway. “It positions Intergraph to be able to sell it to either one owner or to multiple owners, but for uses that they want to see in and the city wants to see,” said Madison Planning Director Amy Bell Sturdivant. The planning commission already approved […]

  • Bobbie Taylor, Former Lawrence County Animal Shelter who faces Animal Neglect and Abuse charges

    Former Lawrence County Animal Shelter director files motion to halt adoption drive

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — Bobbie Taylor, the former director of the Lawrence County Animal Shelter, Friday filed a motion asking a judge to halt an ASPCA adoption drive scheduled for this weekend, according to court documents. Taylor filed the motion asking  for a temporary injunction to stop this weekend’s adoption effort for the 250 animals remaining at the ASPCA temporary shelter. Her lawyer said Taylor wants returned to her seven personal pets that were seized, along with the other animals from the shelter. “She’s […]

  • Madison County Schools close to submitting Monrovia rezoning lines to DOJ

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — The Madison County School District is close to submitting a rezoning plan for the new Monrovia high school to the U.S. Department of Justice. Superintendent Matt Massey, with the help of a 13-person advisory committee, spent the summer mulling over roughly two dozen school line scenarios to submit to the DOJ. “We’ve got to make sure that we do that process right and so we’re hopeful that we can put something forward that’s going to […]

  • Dr. Casey Wardynski (WHNT News 19 file)

    Huntsville Superintendent updates community on various issues in meeting at Grissom

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Curiosity and concern packed more than 100 people into the A.V. Room at Grissom High School on Wednesday. The two-plus-hour, standing-room-only meeting organized by the civic group Huntsville South focused on the school system’s new consent decree, along with its implementation. Superintendent Casey Wardynski also discussed the progress of the new schools, detailing both Whitesburg P-8 and Grissom High for those in attendance. He has been meeting with community groups all summer long, primarily answering questions […]

  • North Alabama Sheriff: ‘The world is in a state of disarray and the United States is going down fast’

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – Tuesday, DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris said the recent violent attack in Chattanooga that left five service members dead has prompted him to change his office’s policy on firearms. In a press release, Harris said, “after spending more than 25 years in law enforcement and in my third term as sheriff, I never imagined our country would be in the violent state it is in now… The world is in a state of disarray and the United States […]

  • Mourners gather at Redemption Point Church in Chattanooga to pray for the shooting victims. (WHNT News 19 Christine Killimayer)

    Hundreds gather at prayer vigil in wake of Chattanooga shooting

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WHNT) — Hundreds of worshippers gathered at the Redemption Point Church Highland Park Campus in Chattanooga on Thursday to try to comprehend the day’s events. Four Marines were killed when a gunman attacked two military sites. “Our hearts and our prayers are with the families of the slain soldiers, who lost their lives because of a senseless act of evil,” said Pastor Kevin Wallace. He organized the prayer vigil to help give community members a sense of purpose, as […]

  • Ohio State fans crash Alabama at SEC Media  Days.

    Ohio State fans troll the Crimson Tide at SEC Media Days

    HOOVER, Ala. (WHNT) — The Alabama football team and its supporters are still reeling six months after the Tide’s loss to Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl. Most of the fans at SEC Media Days in Hoover came out support the Tide as the team embarks on another new season, but a couple wanted to make sure Alabama did not forget that semifinal game. “We wanted to let them know who the national champions are and who’s the best team […]

  • Alabama linebacker Reggie Ragland signs autographs for Tide fans at SEC Media Days.

    Alabama linebacker, Madison native Reggie Ragland returns to Tide for senior season

    HOOVER, Ala. (WHNT) — Alabama linebacker Reggie Ragland was a highly touted NFL prospect following his junior season, but shortly after it ended, and after much discussion with his parents, the Madison native decided to delay the pros one more year to return to the Capstone. “In the back of my mind, I knew I wanted to come back and be with those guys in the locker room because this past year was a bad taste in our mouth,” said […]

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    Highly desired Madison recreation campus in design phase

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) — A new recreation center in Madison continues to move from dream to reality. The facility, which will include an indoor pool and multiple basketball courts, is the result of a partnership between the city and the school district. “We need it today, but more importantly we need it for the next 20 years as our population grows,” said Mayor Troy Trulock. The rec center will be built on land donated from Madison City Schools and located […]

  • Mixed-Use Development in the works for former Intergraph campus

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) — Another mixed-use development could be popping up in the Tennessee Valley. Integraph officials want to rezone some its property located south of I-565 and east of Wall Triana Highway. The move would open more than 200 acres for economic development within Madison City limits. The Madison-based software company opened the doors to its new corporate headquarters this past fall. Now, the property owners are looking to utilize its adjoining former campus. The 227 acres are currently […]

  • SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey addresses reporters at SEC Media Days 2015.

    New SEC Commissioner experiences first Media Days in spotlight

    HOOVER, Ala. (WHNT) — SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey first assumed his new role on June 1, but the true test came Monday at his first SEC Media Days in Hoover. “Today was one of those moments in this process where it was real and it will be real again,” he said. For the first time since 1990, a face other than Mike Slive’s addressed the media. In fact, Sankey said he spent the last 12 years hiding in the back […]


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