Christine joined the WHNT News 19 team in July 2016. 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, Jurassic Park, 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.
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ATHENS, Ala. — A well-known professor at Athens State University passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2019. Dr. Angie Nazaretian began her tenure at Athens College in 1958 and called it her home for more than 42 years. She was affectionately known to all who knew her as “Miss N”. She was a professor of physical education at the university, but to students and faculty, she was much more than that. “If someone didn’t have gas money on the weekend […]
MADISON COUNTY, Ala. — The government shutdown directly affects many federal employees, but it also affects families who rely on federally-funded programs. So far, the federal program that provides food assistance and other support for women, infants, and children — known as “WIC” — has not been affected by the ongoing government shutdown. At least not yet. The WIC program is designed to ensure women and their children get the nutrition they need. Moms are given vouchers to pay for […]
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A local non-profit organization is seeking the opportunity to help area churches and their members feel safe, and they want to offer that peace of mind for free. “We really felt like this was the right time to start a ministry like this,” said Jason Corrigan, President/CEO of Wired For Christ. “I really felt God calling me to do something different with this military background and security experience.” Wired For Christ is a non-profit organization that installs […]
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Whitesburg Baptist Church security team is hosting a church security conference on Saturday, March 23. Whitesburg hopes to provide information and training sources for the establishment and effective operation of a church security team. The conference runs from 9 a.m-2:30 p.m. on the Whitesburg Baptist Church South Campus at 7300 Whitesburg Drive. For more information, visit the conference website. The conference costs $10 for materials and expenses, and includes a box lunch. To register for the […]
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — This week, a student at Sparkman Ninth Grade School left school in an attempt to run away. Paxton Glenn, 14, had used other students’ cell phones to plan her escape and had even talked to friends about wanting to leave home. “There are so many people that said they saw this coming,” her father, William Glenn, said before she’d been found. “That she had said she may run away, that she said she wasn’t happy at home, […]
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A 2015 study told Huntsville infrastructure officials that the city would need about 1,000 hotel rooms for everyone visiting to function comfortably. To put it simply, things have changed since then. “With the Havoc, an amphitheater coming in, minor league baseball, they’re gobbling some of those from that study in 2015 when we hadn’t announced those things,” said Shane Davis, Huntsville’s Director of Urban and Economic Development. Just this spring, the AC Hotel has opened downtown, and […]
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Thursday afternoon marked the kickoff of Two Men and a Truck’s “Movers for Mom” campaign in Madison County. This is the campaign’s third year in our community. “Movers for Moms” helps recognize moms in crisis on Mother’s Day by arranging delivery of essential care items to women living in local shelters on the holiday weekend. “There are so many single moms, that have just hit hard times, and they have found refuge here at the Downtown Rescue […]
MADISON COUNTY, Ala. — Law enforcement officials confirmed Paxton Glenn has been located and is currently with Madison County Sheriff’s Office Investigators. Paxton Glenn has been located and is currently with @mcsosheriffAL Investigators. Thanks to local FBI and other LE assistance. No information is available at this time. https://t.co/Dt8zDOvss5 — Donny Shaw 👮🏻♂️ (@LtDonnyShaw263) March 15, 2019 Previous Story: State officials have issued an Emergency Missing Child Alert for a 14-year-old Harvest girl. Paxton Marie Glenn was last seen Tuesday […]
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The South Huntsville community wants to hear from *you* about what they can do to join in on the city’s growth. The South Huntsville Business Association has partnered with Main Street Alabama to bring new life to south Huntsville businesses. The Main Street project focuses specifically on revitalizing the South Huntsville community from Martin Road to Meadowbrook Drive. They’re encouraging new restaurants, businesses, and retailers to build and expand– but they need your help! The community survey offers […]
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – When disaster strikes an area like it did in Lee County over the weekend, hundreds of volunteers make it known they’re ready to help. The North Alabama disaster response group Prepare and Respond, or PAR, said it’s not always as simple as just wanting to volunteer. There’s a lot of work that needs to be done to prepare for the influx of volunteers, too. First, PAR notifies local emergency management agencies that they’re available to help as […]
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Over 700 people gathered at the Von Braun Center Monday afternoon to hear Congressman Mo Brooks give a legislative update. The annual luncheon is a chance for Brooks to let people in the Fifth Congressional District know what’s happening in Washington and how that impacts North Alabama. Brooks was in partisan politics mode as he spoke as an advocate for President Donald Trump, criticizing the president’s critics and those that resist his policies. “This is truly a […]
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The International Downtown Association has announced Huntsville has the host city for the 2019 International Place Branding and Placemaking Summit in May. The Rocket City has been identified as a place that excels at telling its own authentic and original story in its branding and marketing, and now our community gets to share its strategy with visitors from around North America. “For example, a lot of the city’s history here is based on rockets and space,” explained […]