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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
  • Fire and rescue officials respond to large house fire in Hampton Cove

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Huntsville Fire and Rescue have responded to a large house fire in Hampton Station on McEachern Lane. A witness near the scene said they’ve seen potentially twelve emergency units respond to the incident.

  • This is what a NASA astronomer will be doing during the eclipse

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Are you excited yet? Tomorrow afternoon we will see something most of us have never seen, a solar eclipse. We won’t see the total eclipse here in Huntsville, but we will see 97 percent of what astronomers call “totality.” NASA astronomer, Alphonse Sterling will be watching the eclipse just like we will, but in his case… it won’t be just for fun. “I think even more than the excitement there’s this tension actually,” Sterling said. “Because as […]

  • Straight To Ale’s first taproom to close at the end of the month

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Before their location at the Campus 805 entertainment complex, Straight to Ale’s location on Leeman Ferry Rd. was Huntsville’s first taproom. Huntsville is now littered with taprooms galore, but the Straight to Ale original will be closing its doors on August 31. Our news partners at report that the closing has something to do with Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board regulations, but didn’t clarify exactly what it was. The original brewery and taproom opened six years ago […]

  • Grissom Volleyball annual golf tournament is August 28th

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — If you’re looking for some extra golf game the Grissom Tigers could use your support! They’re having their annual volleyball team fundraiser. When: Monday, August 28, 2017 2 p.m. shotgun start Where: Valley Hill Country Club 8300 Valley Hill Dr. SE, Huntsville, AL 35802 Dinner will be provided after the tournament, and $1,000 in prizes will be awarded to the winning teams, the closest to pin the longest drive, and more! Email for more information or […]

  • 19th Hole: Lie Below Your Feet

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Assistant Golf Professional at Robert Trent Jones Hampton Cove, Shea Balch, talks to us about facing a lie below your feet.

  • 19th Hole: Downhill Lie

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Assistant Golf Professional at Robert Trent Jones Hampton Cove, Shea Balch, shows us how to hit a ball off a downhill lie.

  • 19th Hole: Uphill Lie

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Assistant Golf Professional at Robert Trent Jones Hampton Cove, Shea Balch, shows us how to hit a ball off an uphill lie.

  • Several low peforming convenience stores in this week’s Restaurant Ratings

    Busy Bee Market Score: 80 1010 19th Ave, Decatur Violations: Inspectors found no soap and nothing to dry hands with at the sink No chemical safety testing papers available, an opener was dirty, and dirty utensils were sitting in stagnant, dirty water Can opener was dirty Dirty utensils were sitting in stagnant, dirty water   FloBama     Score: 84     311 North Court Street, Florence Violations: No proof of a food service employee certificate — 10 day warning […]

  • The EZzz Travel Pillow claims to be the sleepy traveler’s dream

    The EZzz Travel Pillow may just change the way you sleep on flights and other forms of transportation. This inflatable pillow is designed to support the necks and backs of sleepy travelers. The pillow comes in a small convenient pack so it can easily fit right into a carry on bag and was surprisingly easy to inflate! This travel pillow boasts about all the possibilities for sleeping positions, depending on what makes you comfortable. You can stick your arms through […]

  • 13-year-old Lawrence County runaway found safe in South Carolina

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. — Lawrence County Sheriff Gene Mitchell has called off the search for 13-year-old Ashlyn Richards, who was reported as a runaway on August 2. Sheriff Mitchell said the teen was found in Anderson County, South Carolina. Authorities received a tip on Monday that Richards was at an apartment complex in another state. Anderson County deputies found Richards staying with a 17-year-old boy in an apartment. Sheriff Mitchell confirmed that it doesn’t appear that the teen was kidnapped or […]

  • Public Health warns of increased whooping cough cases in Alabama

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Public Health’s Immunization Division is warning people that pertussis cases are significantly higher in Alabama this year compared to last year. According to immunization data, in 2016 there were 113 reported cases of pertussis and in 2017 there are 151 reported cases thus far. Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease. Pertussis begins with symptoms such as a runny nose, low-grade fever, and cough. After a week or two […]

  • President Trump outlines administration’s response to violence in Charlottesville, condemns hate groups

    WASHINGTON — President Trump addressed the rally violence that killed one woman and injured 19 others Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia. You can see his full remarks in the video. The president noted that the Department of Justice and FBI are investigating those responsible for the violence this past weekend. “You will be held fully accountable,” President Trump said. “Justice will be delivered.” “No matter the color of our skin, we all live under the same laws, we all salute the […]