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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
  • Zagster is relaunching as Pace Bike Share

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Zagster was the first bike sharing service to launch in Downtown Huntsville in the spring of 2017, and just over one year later, Huntsville’s bike share game is being upgraded! Pace is a branch of Zagster, but offers more bikes to the city as well as an upgraded sharing system. Instead of picking up and leaving your bike at a designated bike rack you can pick up and leave your Pace bikes at any designated Pace rack PLUS […]

  • Three companies to hold upcoming job fairs

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Three Huntsville companies are searching for people with different skill sets this summer. Remington Arms Company, Mesker Doors and Torch Technologies will host their own job fairs in June and July. Below are the following details: JUNE: Who: Remington When: Thursday, June 21, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Where: 1816 Remington Trail SW (follow the signs on Wall Triana Highway) Why: Hiring for CNC Mill & Lathe Operators _____________________________________ Who: Torch Technologies  When: Thursday, June 28, 3:30 […]

  • Kinsa Smart Thermometer claims to make sickness easier for you, your children, and your doctor

    When deciding whether to stay in bed or make a trip to the doctor, it can be helpful to have a thermometer of your own. “I would think the most common reason is, of course, our child who’s at home and they’re sick, and we’re trying to find out you know, do they have a fever,” said Crystal Gaskins, a CRNP at Dove Family Health in Huntsville. “Also when we’re sick and of course, we’re only a few months away […]

  • Volunteers desperately needed to ‘grant wishes’ in North Alabama

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Tens of thousands of volunteers, donors, and supporters work every day to grant the wishes of every child diagnosed with a critical illness through the Make-A-Wish foundation. But the North Alabama chapter of Make-A-Wish is in need of volunteers— called wish granters. They will help sick children waiting on their wishes to come true. Nastia is an 11-year-old girl with a brittle bone disease, Osteogenesis Imperfecta. This year for her birthday she had a wish to go to […]

  • Big Spring Crush Wine & Food Festival upgrades to weekend-long event for fifth anniversary

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Good food and good drink are easy to find in downtown Huntsville. A signature event has decided it’s time to expand and draw even more people to the heart of downtown. It’s the fifth year for the Big Spring Crush Wine Festival, but this milestone comes with some big changes. “I’ll never forget our first year, we were just crossing our fingers to have a thousand people out to make it successful,” said Ashley Ryals, founder of Homegrown Huntsville. […]

  • Scammers send you packages with your information, hope to intercept them

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — These days,  most of our personal information can undoubtedly be found online. There are many ways to be vigilant in protecting ourselves, but sometimes, scammers still find a way to take advantage of you. There’s a new scam that’s circulating in the Tennessee Valley — one where the scammer is taking an extra risk to avoid detection. “I didn’t open it up right away, I actually didn’t pay attention much to it. I just assumed it was […]

  • The Foot Hammock is a product for the professionals…and the professional relaxers!

    This unique hammock design replaces that extra chair you use to prop your feet up. Whether at work or for school, the Foot Hammock is made especially for desk life. And for Garrett, a pre-med student, studying for the MCAT means a lot of time spent slumped over a desk. “Sometimes you wish you were in like a reclining chair or something,” Garrett said.  “Just something where you can just be comfortable or adjust your position a little bit more.” […]

  • THIS WEEKEND: Children can cast a line at the Youth Fishing Rodeo

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, the Huntsville Parks and Recreation Youth Fishing Rodeo is a great event. Children ages 6 through 12 can “cast a line” at the Brahan Spring Park north lagoon Saturday morning. Event organizers filled the lagoon with more than 500 pounds of catfish for the event. Some fish are also tagged with sponsoring companies, and if those fish are caught, they’re worth cash prizes! To participate, be sure […]

  • Local wounded veteran makes move to a mortgage-free home in Auburn thanks to Operation Finally Home

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A local family received a special surprise last fall and on Thursday that surprise turned into a reality. U.S. Army Sgt. Adam Lee and his family were gifted a brand new, mortgage-free home by Operation Finally Home. U.S. Army Sgt. Adam Lee was born and raised in central Alabama. “I first enlisted in Alabama National Guard in 1996. I was still a senior in high school.” Sgt. Lee served for several years before he was injured on his second […]

  • NASA partners with JAXA to collect sample from Martian moons

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Japanese have a history of doing sample return missions. And now, they have their sights set on something bigger. “These moons are right on the edge where a lot of the action is happening,” said David Lawrence, Principal Investigator of MEGANE. The Mars Moons eXploration (MMX) mission is in development by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). They want to go to the Mars system, more specifically, they want to go to the Martian moons. And […]

  • Defying Gravity bungee training introduces flying to the world of fitness

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — If you’re the kind of person that’s always seeking new, innovative ways to work out, this is your newest obsession. 24/7 Health Club in Huntsville is the first in the area to bounce on this new exercise trend that can take you to new heights. “It is a full body workout and it’s sort of a sneaky workout, you’re having so much fun,” said Kristin Bernard, the fitness director at the gym. You can fly, you can […]

  • 39th Cotton Row Run marks record-breaking 10K finish

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — For 39 years runners and supporters alike have been gathering to commemorate those who gave their lives for our country and to celebrate our community. That’s the essence of the Cotton Row Run. “This will be my 39th, there’s only like 9 of us left. And we run every one of them. If I finish today, it will be 39,” said Don Hillis, a dedicated Cotton Row runner. Runners of all ages and abilities race. Whether it’s […]