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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
  • Three restaurants with scores in the low eighties in this week’s Restaurant Ratings

    Burger King     Score of: 81   105 Hwy 72 W, Tuscumbia Violations: Sewage backing up in the building at the sink area, plumbing company was  called, arrived within 10-15 minutes, snaked the drain and employee removed some items that were blocking the drain Eggs being held in warmer at 115F-127F– 3 day notice given, eggs discarded Liquid dripping from the compressor in the walk in freezer on to various food(s), also food stored on the floor in frozen […]

  • Local defense contractor demonstrates technology

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Robots, vehicles, and technology without compare. This is what Northrop Grumman offers our war fighters every day. “So here in Huntsville we’re part of the missile defense and protective systems division, and what you’re seeing here today is a representation of the types of products and services that we offer the war fighter, ” said Dan Verwiel, VP and GM of Northrop Grumman. They provide services that support the war fighter to plan and train for missions […]

  • ‘This is your perfect companion’ – The Climb Cart handles all stairs with ease!

    The Climb Cart is advertised as a lightweight, heavy-lifting folding cart that can easily climb stairs. It has a three-wheel design so as each approaches a stair step, the wheel pivots to continue climbing and reduces effort going up and down stairs. It comes with a bungee cord for secure carrying, and an attachable bag. June Frost has lived in her home for thirty years and is realizing it might be time she got some help when it comes to […]

  • This aquatic treadmill is making waves in UAH research

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala.  — The University of Alabama in Huntsville is using a state-of-the-art piece of equipment to make waves in their research. That equipment is a combination of a small, self-contained pool and a traditional treadmill, creating an aquatic treadmill. “We allow it to use the buoyancy of the water, or basically the pressure it exerts on the body and the support, as well as combine the normal physiological benefits that you’d get from using a treadmill to provide optimal […]

  • Free community concert featuring Army Materiel Command Band

    MADISON, Ala. – Tickets are available for a FREE event to honor our men and women in uniform, past and present. “A Musical Tribute to America’s Armed Forces,” presented by the Army Materiel Command Band, will be held on Tuesday, June 27, at 7 p.m. at James Clemens High School. The school is located at 11306 County Line Road in Madison. The concert is free, but you’re encouraged to get tickets ahead of time.  You can get them at the Huntsville/Madison […]

  • Huntsville Hospital pays it forward with a pizza delivery

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The emergency department staff at Huntsville Hospital is no stranger to scary situations. “Sudden impact, we get a short notice that they’re coming, we don’t get a lot of time to prepare emotionally for an event like that,” said Joyce Thomas, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for Huntsville Hospital. But an act of kindness that happened over a decade ago has made a long-lasting impact on the way they react to emergencies, even if it’s in another state. “It all […]

  • The Downtown Open is… open!

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — One of Downtown Huntsville Inc.’s most popular events of the year is back, The Downtown Open. “It’s definitely kind of a heritage event now, people really love it, it gets more notoriety in the region every year,” said Ellery Miller, Downtown Huntsville Inc. The Downtown Open is back for its fourth year. Twenty-seven holes in front of businesses throughout downtown Huntsville. It’s free, and everything you need is available downtown. “You can visit one of four locations— […]

  • Improper handling of ready-to-eat food in this week’s Restaurant Ratings

    Chow King Buffet & Grill     Score of: 69     1000 G Beltline Road SW, Decatur Violations: Kitchen hand sink not accessible Chicken temping 55 degrees and fish temping 44 degrees in walk-in cooler Dented cans Hands not being properly cleaned between changing task   McDonald’s     Score of: 83 306 Cox Creek Parkway, Florence Violations: Provide chemical test strips for three-compartment sink Food items being held for serving were not hot enough Employee making cheeseburgers without […]

  • Hartselle police need your help identifying woman using stolen identities and checks

    HARTSELLE, Ala. — Hartselle police posted on their Facebook page about a woman they need help identifying. Police say she has been passing stolen checks using stolen identities. If you know who she is, please call (256) 751-4917.

  • Alabama back-to-school sales tax holiday moves to July

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The back-to-school sales tax holiday will be held earlier this year, allowing people to save money on supplies before school starts. The Alabama Retail Association said tax will be exempt on certain items from midnight July 21 until midnight July 23. Alabama will hold its twelfth annual sales tax holiday giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computers, and clothing free of state sales or use tax. Local sales and use tax may apply – […]

  • Alabama A&M closed due to campus-wide power outage

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Alabama A&M has released a statement through Twitter saying that the campus is closed due to having no power. AAMU has closed due to a campus-wide power outage. — Alabama A&M (@aamuedu) June 15, 2017

  • Police need help identifying shower stall peeper

    SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — Police are trying to identify a man who entered a women’s restroom at a Scottsboro recreational facility. Police say the man stayed in the women’s restroom for a few hours and, according to a witness, was peeping into an occupied shower stall. If you recognize this man call Scottsboro Police at (256) 574-4468.