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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
  • Police: Shooting in Albertville over lawn mowing

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. — Albertville Police have confirmed that one person has been injured in a shooting at 1403 Highpoint Rd. Police say the incident initiated over a fight pertaining to lawn mowing between three people. Two men approached a man who was mowing a yard at the address above. A physical fight ensued, and the man mowing the lawn pulled a gun and shot one person during the fight. The victim was transported by ambulance to Huntsville Hospital. His condition is unknown at […]

  • Dead insects, expired meat products, and dirty dishes in this week’s Restaurant Ratings

    Wok-N-Roll     Score of: 88     115 Edgewood Drive, Florence Violations: Dirty dishes stacked with clean dishes No date mark on expired beef, cooked eel, cooked shrimp, chopped cabbage and lettuce– 10 day notice given   Legends Steakhouse     Score of: 76   201 N. Seminary Street, Florence Violations: Pans of green beans, broccoli casserole, sweet potatoes, macaroni, and rice sitting cold in container meant for warming Walk-in-cooler much warmer than required temperature Dirty meat slicer No date […]

  • Flippin’ Fantastic is a fail

    Flippin’ Fantastic is supposed to be the answer to all your pancake problems. For $15, it makes perfectly round and perfectly cooked pancakes—every time. Rusty Hutt says Saturday mornings in her home usually include an entire batch of pancakes. “So to make seven at a time would actually be helpful, and they’re really cute, you could eat a whole stack and not feel guilty because they’re small and cute,” Hutt said. We place Flippin’ Fantastic into the skillet, and get to […]

  • Very first ‘pocket park’ opens in downtown Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — While Huntsville is getting bigger, some of its parks are getting smaller. Thursday afternoon, downtown Huntsville opened its first “pocket park,” officially named “Washington Street Park With a Purpose.” It’s located at the end of the alley behind U.G. White Mercantile and Pints and Pixels, right in the heart of downtown. “This provides a nice little park for people that live, and work downtown to come relax,” said Chad Emerson, Downtown Huntsville Inc. The park is a project started […]

  • ‘Smart Lens’ is not as smart as we’d like it to be

    “Smart Lens” is the as-seen-on-TV clip-on lens system that’s supposedly for pro and amateur phone camera users alike. We bought ours for about $9 at Target. It comes with three lenses that are supposed to easily help you take better photos, and the lenses can be used on all smart phones. Ben Brice is a phone-camera user just like anyone else. He sticks to the basics. So why is he interested in testing Smart Lens? “I mean if you need […]

  • High school upperclassmen receive ‘Medal of Valor’ for heroism

    FLORENCE, Ala. — Heroism was shown by two young men on February 9, 2017 when an SUV accidentally drove into the side of Waterloo High School. Two pedestrians, including a 9-year-old girl, were hit and injured. The young girl was trapped underneath the vehicle. Dacota George and Chandler Cole, who both so happened to have trained with the Waterloo Volunteer Fire Department Explorer program, were nearby, saw the accident, and took action. “We just looked up and saw the car hit the […]

  • Two restaurants with a long list of violations in this week’s Restaurant Ratings

    Ami’s Restaurant     Score of: 84 500 Montgomery Avenue, Sheffield Violations: No drying devices available at the kitchen hand sink or the women’s restroom No toilet tissue in the restrooms Dirty meat slicer Dirty pans stacked with clean–10 day notice given No date mark on required foods– peas, corn, beans, hamburger meat, cole slaw, green beans, Fish still in airtight packaging   New Orleans Transfer     Score of: 92     1682 South Wilson Dam, Muscle Shoals Violations: Not properly […]

  • ‘Yoga on the Square’ happening in Downtown Huntsville during April

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — There’s a lot to do on weekend nights and mornings in downtown Huntsville, and starting Friday, April 7, you’ll have another option to add to that list: Yoga on the Square Yoga instructor Anna McDonald will be holding eight free yoga sessions, and wants to assure those interested that anyone is welcome at these classes. “No matter where you are in your fitness journey, you are more than welcome to come and attend,” McDonald said. “We’re going […]

  • Constantly losing your glasses? ‘ReadeRest’ may be your solution

    ReadeRest is a small, simple concept that could make a big difference if you wear glasses or sunglasses. “You’ve always got to put your glasses on. Take them off. And there are only so many things you can do with your glasses, and then you’re always looking for them,” said Nansi Clark, who saw ReadeRest on another TV show and just had to give it a try. Maybe some of these options for your glasses will sound familiar to you. […]

  • Mill Creek Elementary students make dog beds for class donation project

    MADISON, Ala. — Each year, Mill Creek Elementary School teacher Katie Machado reads “Marley, a Dog Like No Other” to her second grade students. “They loved the book so much last year I decided to add a service component to reading it,” Machado explained. “And we decided to make no-sew dog beds and donate to a local animal shelter.” The no-sew dog beds teach the students about community involvement as well as incorporating learning standards. “We incorporate measuring into it, and […]

  • Catch a ride with us on the Screaming Eagle Zipline at Lake Guntersville State Park

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – Are you ready to see north Alabama’s beauty like you’ve never seen it before? Now you can catch some awesome views, and have a lot of fun, at Alabama’s largest zipline canopy and aerial tour— right here at Lake Guntersville State Park. A day in the life of a Guntersville zipliner, and that can be anyone, starts with the most important element — safety. “You go up there with guides, they’re looking out for your safety, making sure […]

  • Wild turkey spotted trotting around Walmart parking lot

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Walmart is known for welcoming people from all walks of life, and recently, someone new has taken advantage of that hospitatlity. A wild turkey has been seen the past few days trotting around the Walmart parking lot off of Winchester Road. “Well first thing that comes through is, well, Thanksgiving came early,” Walmart customer Roger Lawrence said. “Second thing that you think of is safety, we don’t want that to come into play with drivers coming through. Third […]