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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
  • Does the Dunking Buddy complete the milk & cookies trifecta?

    Whether you consider yourself to be a big-time cookie dunker or just a casual dipper, the Dunking Buddy claims to be the newest necessity in anyone’s cookie-dunking routine. The age-old pair of milk and cookies has just always made sense. “When you think of cookies, you automatically think of cookies and milk,” said Mallory Sachen, who hosted a Christmas cookie party ahead of the holiday season. “Growing up I remember my mom’s ginger snaps were my favorite cookies that she […]

  • Florence Police identify homeowner and deceased in fatal house fire

    FLORENCE, Ala. — Florence authorities have identified those involved in a fatal house fire that took place early Sunday morning. Officials say the homeowner, Trisha Henry, was able to escape the fire safely with her children. Crews responded to the home on the 100 block of Whisperwood Trail at around 6:45 a.m. Authorities say John Kalama, Henry’s former boss, entered her home, started a fire and attempted to assault her. Police say she retreated to her bedroom where he followed, shots were […]

  • WHNT News 19 asks Doug Jones some pertinent questions

    As part of WHNT News 19’s ongoing coverage of the special election for the Senate, we invited both Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones to answer some pertinent questions. We gave the candidates the questions ahead of time, and Doug Jones accepted our interview request, but Roy Moore declined. In today’s Leadership Perspectives interview, we asked Doug Jones how he sees the role of a U.S. Senator representing the state of Alabama. We also asked Doug Jones a health care […]

  • Apply for a full time volunteer service opportunity with The Catalyst

    The Catalyst is looking for nine people to fill a volunteer service opportunity with AmeriCorps Volunteer In Service To America (VISTA) project. The goal is to help rural, suburban and urban communities. The volunteer positions are full time/40 hours a week of volunteer service opportunity, for which the VISTA will receive a modest living stipend of $12,312 for the service period of one year. Other benefits include child care, health insurance, and educational award toward college debt. Additionally, after the year […]

  • HAPPENING SATURDAY: Sippin’ Cider Fest in Athens

    ATHENS, Ala. — Athens Main Street invites one and all to the 2017 Sippin’ Cider Fest! From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., several participating merchants will craft a signature cider recipe for your tasting. You can vote on your favorite cider while shopping, dining, listening to live music, participating in children’s and family activities and celebrating holiday cheer! Shoppers will rate a merchant’s cider 1-5 (5 being the best) and have the ballot initialed by a store employee. To qualify […]

  • US Senate write-in candidate Lee Busby talks how he represents Alabama values

    He’s a retired marine who sculpts clay figures of veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan. And now, Tuscaloosa’s Colonel Lee Busby wants you to write his name on the ballot for the Tuesday’s special election for the U.S. Senate. Busby is an announced write-in candidate in next Tuesday’s special election. We asked him why he decided to join the race a couple of weeks before voters make their decision? Busby says he decided to run because the two official party candidates on […]

  • Huntsville’s first ‘Polar Bear Pub Crawl’

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — As the nights grow colder, it’s time to bring out your inner social polar bear. The House app has partnered with several local eats to form Huntsville’s first “Polar Bear Pub Crawl”.  The company has hosted similar events in cities like Birmingham and Chattanooga, and Huntsville can also expect future pub crawls, brewery tours, wine nights, etc. This Thursday, December 7th, you can meander to and from Old Town Beer Exchange, Below The Radar, Humphrey’s Bar & Grill […]

  • Be dazzled by the design of this two-in-one winter accessory

    NeckHats– it’s a hat for your head and a scarf for your neck. Whatever you need it to be, you can make it happen with this patent-pending winter accessory with “wormhole technology” that was invented right here Huntsville. “Wormhole technology should come from Huntsville, Alabama, because of the Space and Rocket Center, all the work that we do, all the work we do involved with NASA; this is an abstract concept,” said Michael Escamilla, Founder of NeckHats. So, what does […]

  • A variety of exclusive exhibits are available for the holiday season at Gaylord Opryland

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Every year a country Christmas at Gaylord Opryland resort in Nashville brings back show-stopping holiday displays and attractions as well as new exhibits and experiences for guests. Three million holiday lights throughout the resort, a Charlie Brown ICE! exhibit, a Cirque performance, dinner shows, scavenger hunts, and the list goes on. But nothing will draw in your inner child more than snow tubing and snow throwing! Guests can head outdoors and brave the hills of the resorts […]

  • Discover the true meaning of Christmas with Peanuts & friends at Gaylord Opryland’s ICE! attraction

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Every year, Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center transforms its property into a dazzling winter wonderland, with attractions and displays beyond even a sugar plum fairy’s wildest dreams. But there is one attraction that tops them all– ICE! A Country Christmas brings in 7,000 blocks -that’s 2,000,000 pounds- of ice to be carved into the resort’s most popular holiday exhibit featuring a new theme every year. “ICE! is back this year with a brand new theme, a Charlie Brown […]

  • The Delta Atrium is Opryland’s largest indoor garden at 4.5 acres

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Three million holiday lights decorate all of Gaylord Opryland Resort during the holidays, including nine acres of indoor gardens and waterfalls. The largest atrium in the resort hosts several holiday displays and shows– including A Country Christmas-themed cruise. Year-round, the Delta Riverboat Cruise is available to guests and tourists to learn about the hotel, the history, and the gardens– but during the holidays it turns into something else completely. In the evening, that’s when our Christmas lights […]

  • ‘A Country Christmas’ is back in Nashville with even MORE lights than last year

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The wonder of the holiday season has arrived in Music City for the 34th year! Gaylord Opryland Resort’s “A Country Christmas” offers over-the-top decorations, dazzling shows, and unlimited family-friendly activities. And it’s important to know that you and your family don’t necessarily have to spend a night at the resort in order to enjoy the holiday extravaganza. “That’s right, we are a holiday destination unto itself,” said Jenny Barker, PR Director for Gaylord Opryland. “There’s no charge to come […]