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Christine joined the WHNT News 19 team in July 2016 as our Interactive Content Reporter/Producer. She works to keep you in the loop and entertained on the web and on the air. She is an American-Canadian who loves lip balm, kickboxing, Indiana Jones, and lake life.

After spending four years at The Loveliest Village On The Plains, Christine began her post-grad career as a freelance news and production assistant for CNN in Atlanta. She has written and produced international and domestic stories, including a report on an archaeology project in the Ur region of Iraq and a feature piece on an Atlanta-based acupuncturist.

Christine was raised an Army brat and thrives in an ever-changing environment. Her interest in broadcast news stems from a combined passion for the performing arts and genuine conversation.

Favorite quote:
“Somebody kind, who touches your mind, will suddenly touch your heart.” -The Sound of Music

Recent Articles
  • Mobile home with no electricity burns to the ground in early morning hours

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. — Volunteer firefighters were called to a double-wide mobile home fire on the100 block of Shasteen Lane around 3:45 Monday morning. When they arrived they found the home engulfed in flames. It’s unknown at this time how many people lived in the trailer. Volunteer firefighters from Brindlee Mountain and Florette responded and there were no injuries while battling the fire. Firefighters are still putting out hot spots, but the mobile home is a total loss. According to […]

  • This UV light device claims it can sanitize your sensitive items and electronics in just 6 minutes

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — We are surrounded by microorganisms…everywhere, every day. Microorganisms include viruses, fungi, and even some types of worms. There are the “good guys”… “Most microorganisms out there are friendly, or maybe kind of neutral, maybe not having a whole lot to do with us,” said Dr. David Ansardi, an instructor for the biotechnology program at Calhoun Community College. “But the ones that harm us of course can have a big impact on human health.” There are also the […]

  • Dress up for ‘A Night Under the Stars’ at the US Space and Rocket Center ✨

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Party under the stars and the Saturn V rocket for a purpose! The Galaxy Gala will be a night filled with food, music, dancing, interactive games, live and silent auction opportunities, and *out of this world* fun. Show your stellar support on Friday, February 23, starting with a social hour at 6 p.m. The main event starts at 7 p.m. and features the Twickenham Jazz and Swing Band, a carving station, and heavy hors d’oeuvres. There will be […]

  • Absences due to the flu prompts Cullman County Schools to close for the rest of the week

    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. — The Cullman County School district will be closed Thursday, Feb. 8, and Friday, Feb. 9, due to absences from the flu. A pre-scheduled early dismissal will still take place today at 12 p.m. Cullman County Schools will be closed Thursday, Feb. 8 & Friday, Feb. 9 due to absences from influenza. — Cullman County EMA (@CullmanEMA) February 7, 2018

  • TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Two southbound lanes on Memorial Parkway closed due to flooding

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Huntsville police are advising drivers that two southbound lanes on Memorial Parkway near Green Cove in front of Farley School are closed due to a water leak. An officer told WHNT News 19 that the “road is bubbling up and could collapse.” Avoid the area if possible.

  • Police provide update in viral child pornography video investigation, three arrests made

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Elmore County authorities say that a man wanted for his suspected role in a multi-state child pornography investigation turned himself into authorities at 2:30 Tuesday morning. Germaine Moore, 44, is currently being held at Elmore County Jail. Moore faces 11 felony charges in Michigan, including two counts of sexually abusing a child and distributing sexually explicit material involving a child. More charges are expected to be filed in Alabama. “The video became viral worldwide and leads began pouring […]

  • One injured in officer-involved shooting at Boaz residence during attempt to serve search warrant

    ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. —  Law enforcement officials say an officer-involved shooting took place Tuesday morning while Etowah County Drug Task Force agents were attempting to serve a search warrant at a Boaz residence.   At around 9 a.m., drug task force agents and Boaz police officers were attempting to serve a search warrant on Pleasant Hill Cut Off Rd. when a man inside the residence began to shoot at officers. Two Boaz officers returned fire.   The suspect, later identified […]

  • Suspect turns himself in after almost two weeks, charged with first-degree assault for Decatur shooting

    DECATUR, Ala. — On January 23, the Morgan County Central Dispatch received a call of two males that had been shot at 19th Avenue SE early that morning. Police say officers responded to the scene and discovered both individuals had been transported to Decatur-Morgan Hospital. Police say one man, Dedrick Rashad Moody, had been shot multiple times in the torso and had a bullet lodged in his neck. The second man, Victor Lamond Mitchell Jr., had been shot in the […]

  • This heated butter knife does not lead to buttery bliss

    Is there anything better than…butter? “With baking, you have to measure, and think about it, and do it more than once to try to get it right and perfect it,” Bregetta Wortham said. Bregetta graduated with a culinary arts degree and is a baker at Cyn Shea’s Cafe in downtown Huntsville. “Most breads. All pastries. Cakes. Everything that you bake you pretty much put butter in.” Butter is an essential ingredient in the culinary art of baking, but using it correctly […]

  • Decatur woman arrested, accused of lying to police about her identity during traffic stop

    DECATUR, Ala. — On Saturday, February 3, police say a Decatur officer pulled over a vehicle for a speeding violation near the intersection of 14th Avenue and Beech Street SE. At first contact with the driver, police say the woman gave the officer what was later discovered to be a fake name and did not provide proof of license or identification. An investigation led to officers learning her real name was Casey Hayes, according to Decatur Police. They say Hayes lied […]

  • Special education students at Sparkman HS host the program’s first game

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. — Sparkman High School’s “Senator Learning Community” has officially hit the court for the first time! These special education students have waited a long time for a chance to play ball, and for their first game, they played Buckhorn High School. Senior Dakota Malone grew up playing basketball with his brothers and has waited for this chance to play competitively for a long time. “It should have happened earlier, you know,” Dakota said. “It’s our first year. […]

  • Alabama House passes bill to ban smoking in cars with minors

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. —  Smoking in vehicles with people under age 19 would be banned under a bill that passed the Alabama House of Representatives Monday night. Rep. Rolanda Hollis, D-Birmingham, said she got the idea for the bill after riding in her husband’s truck while he was smoking, reports our news partners at AL.com. Hollis’ intent isn’t to ban adults from smoking, but rather to protect children who don’t have a choice about riding in a confined space with a smoker. […]