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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
  • Due to hacking of America’s JobLink, Alabama users may have personal information exposed

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A recent security breach of the America’s JobLink (AJL) system, an online job database, has possibly caused Alabamians’ personal information to be exposed. The site, www.joblink.alabama.gov, is maintained by America’s Job Link Alliance — Technical Support (AJLA-TS), who confirmed on Wednesday that a hacker potentially gained access to names, social security numbers, and birth dates of job seekers using the AJL system in these 10 states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Maine, Oklahoma, and Vermont. The threat […]

  • Does the Atomic Beam Lantern live up to its atomic name?

    The Atomic Beam Lantern claims to be “The Brightest Lantern You’ll Ever Own.” This As-Seen-On-TV lantern claims to have military grade technology, with a lifetime guarantee. It’s suggested as being great for use on boats, in blackouts, camping, emergencies, in your car, etc. It’s equipped with four bottom-side magnets, and a hook for hanging capabilities. Using the lantern to achieve bright light is simple—you simply pull the top of the lantern up, and voila! Let there be light! But there […]

  • Broadway Theatre League continues student outreach program

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Broadway Theatre League at the Von Braun Center has a student outreach program that serves more than ten thousand children per year. The students do workshops, art projects, and watch live performances– and all of it is absolutely free to the schools and the students. “We try to pick subjects that they’re going to be learning in the classroom so we’re connecting to the curriculum, but then also expanding their minds,” explained Andrew Willmon, executive director of Broadway […]

  • WHNT News 19 celebrates St. Patrick’s Day on Snapchat

    The staff here at WHNT News 19 is just like you! We love to goof around and have a good time, especially on holidays that encompass fun colors and characters. Our interactive team had some fun on Snapchat today celebrating St. Patty’s festivities…First by a scavenger hunt through Downtown Huntsville looking for the Huntsville leprechaun, which of course ended with a pot of gold– and some of our staff dressed in green. You can see more “Can you find the leprechaun?” […]

  • One correctional officer and two inmates stabbed at Draper Correctional Facility

    ELMORE, Ala. — An inmate is suspected of stabbing a correctional officer and two other inmates early Friday morning at the Draper Correctional Facility in Elmore. Prison officials say there was an altercation between two inmates at around 1:40 a.m., one of them stabbed the other, which is when a correctional officer and another inmate stepped in to respond. The stabbed officer and two inmates obtained non-life threatening injuries and were transported to a local hospital. All three of them […]

  • An emergency closure, broken dishwasher, and raw meat contamination in this week’s Restaurant Ratings

    Miami  Ice     Score of: 93   925 Clayborn Liles Drive, Florence Violations: Complete lack of hot water The vendor issued an emergency closure and called inspectors   Wok-N-Roll     Score of: 80   115 Edgewood Drive, Florence Violations: No date mark on several pans of various types of chicken, egg rolls and dumplings–10 day notice given Dishmachine not sanitizing– 3 day notice given Cooked lo mein sitting out , rice and chicken at hazardous temperatures   Fiesta […]

  • Man arrested for overnight shooting; infant in vehicle at time of shooting

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Authorities are investigating a shooting that occurred in Madison County. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office said a shooting took place in the 100 block of Harmening Dr. Authorities said a the victim was seated in a vehicle when when Kenneth Holland, 26, fired several gunshot rounds into the vehicle. The victim had been injured by one of the rounds. Authorities said that the man’s wounds were not life threatening. There was also an infant in the vehicle at the […]

  • ‘RainBrella’ protects your windshield from the elements

    The perfect product test for not-so-perfect weather. RainBrella is an “invisible umbrella” for your car. It claims to repel rain, mud and dirt from your windshield and mirrors while driving in poor weather conditions. For our test we only used the product on half of the windshield, so comparison would be easy. While using protective gloves, the first step is to remove the saturated cloth from its packet, and wipe it onto the windshield in circular motions. Let it sit […]

  • Auburn University student has been diagnosed with a case of the mumps

    AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn University officials addressed the Auburn Community today in a letter informing the public that a student has been diagnosed with a case of the mumps. The student is an undergrad who lives off campus. Auburn University students are required to be vaccinated for the mumps and measles, with very few exceptions, before admission to the university. It was not clarified in the letter whether the diagnosed student was an exception to that process. Auburn University officials will […]

  • MRE ‘food technology’ is showcased at the AUSA Global Force Symposium

    The AUSA Global Force Symposium is all about the newest and coolest military technology, and although not everyone may be able to relate to holographic jets and laser technology, we can all relate to food. The meal ready-to-eat, or MRE, was first used by the military during the Vietnam War. “When we were eating a lot of canned food, canned rations, they were looking for a lighter weight, lower-volume option. And the MRE fulfilled that need,” said Jeremy Whitsitt, Deputy Director […]

  • The MyPillow is guaranteed to be the most comfortable pillow, but that wasn’t a guarantee in this case

    The MyPillow’s claims are plain and simple—it’s the best pillow on the market, offering the best night of sleep you’ll ever have. And to test these spectacular claims, we found the perfect candidate. Brett Neely is a woman who has been having back and neck problems for a few months. “The chiropractor I go to has suggested that there could be other pillows that I use that would help me,” Brett said. “I haven’t really taken any steps to try to correct that […]

  • Madison County Sheriff’s Office shows drugs confiscated during Tuesday’s bust

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office held a news conference Wednesday morning after closing a drug trafficking investigation on Tuesday. Investigators arrested three people after searching a home in the 900 block of McKee Road in Toney. They also searched a storage facility near the corner of Highway 53 and Wall Triana Highway. Deputies confiscated approximately 30 pounds of drugs, including marijuana and spice, six firearms and $7,000 in cash.  They also seized a large bag of […]