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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.

Favorite quote:
“Somebody kind, who touches your mind, will suddenly touch your heart.” -The Sound of Music

Recent Articles
  • This special needs class enjoyed a field trip to Build-A-Bear thanks to community donations

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. – The Autism Unit at East Lawrence Elementary School is a classroom full of very special individuals — kids in kindergarten through 4th grade, who form a tribe of friends. Today they’re on a special Christmas field trip to Build-A-Bear Workshop. It’s special, because it was a gift from the community. “We’ve got kids that don’t necessarily get to get out a lot, we’ve got some that may not be in the highest economic status that don’t […]

  • Award-winning local pianist to perform solo Trinity Keyboard Series holiday concert

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A north Alabama native is home for the holidays, and putting on a solo performance for anyone seeking some holiday cheer! Christopher-Joel Carter is a pianist of most exquisite versatility and a master of genres. His diverse playing has taken him around the world and has made him a favorite among locals and celebrities alike. In 2008, Carter won first place in the Liberace Piano Competition Showmanship division. He’s shared shared the billboard with Natalie Cole, Alan […]

  • Huntsville Hospital and University of North Alabama team up for partnership

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Hospital is a work home to more than 12,000 employees, and many of them work there for life. Now, Huntsville Hospital and the University of North Alabama have signed a partnership that will benefit both the hospital and the university. An official signing of a Learning Agreement took place Monday, December 10 at the hospital. According to the agreement, Huntsville Hospital Health System will be considered a “preferred educational partner.” As such, UNA will offer full-time employees […]

  • Huntsville Ballet Company celebrates its 50th Nutcracker

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Huntsville Ballet Company, accompanied by the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra, is presenting “The Nutcracker” Dec. 7-9 at the Von Braun Center’s Mark C. Smith Concert Hall. “It’s been a lot of hard work, rehearsals…lots of rehearsals,” said Ashley Jordan, who performs as the Sugar Plum Fairy. “But it’s been really fun this season.” Set in the 1850s in Huntsville, this production of The Nutcracker has a traditional feel thanks to the historical sets and elaborate antebellum-style costumes, […]

  • Alabama Youth Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’ is a production for the community, by the community

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Alabama Youth Ballet Theatre prides itself on not just being a dance company, but having a mission to inspire students to achieve their individual potential, perform to the highest standard, and enrich communities through dance. You can enjoy their performance of “The Nutcracker” as a classical tale interpreted by members of our community, for members of our community. Performers say the obvious closeness of the dance company is what makes this particular show so unique! When: […]

  • Contribute to a charity & treat the kids at ‘Character Wonderland’ event

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Things get busy during the holidays, and we understand that sometimes it might be hard to give your time and money to charitable causes when you also have to give so much of yourself to your family and kids. On Saturday, Dec. 8, there’s an event that can satisfy your charity itch while keeping the kids happy! Character Wonderland is a character meet & greet benefiting Toys for Tots. Your child can make another little girl or boy’s […]

  • Nativity scene in Big Spring Park represents what the Tinsel Trail was originally missing

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville’s Tinsel Trail is ready for you to enjoy with family and friends, or for a quiet walk after a long workday.  It boasts a forest of 300-plus trees, decorated by local organizations that light up Big Spring Park. But three years ago, one Huntsville man noticed something was missing and introduced a piece that now also has a permanent home in Big Spring Park during the holidays. “It’s such a wonderful thing, to be able to […]

  • Help a little girl’s princess wish come true

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Christmas is often touted as being the most magical time of the year, and Make-A-Wish Alabama is determined to make sure that is true for one little girl in Huntsville this year. Your presence at Tuesday evening’s Christmas parade in downtown Huntsville can help grant her wish. Nine-year-old Khushi has been fighting neuroblastoma, a type of cancer, for over two years. She’s a designated “wish kid” and like many little girls, she’s always dreamed of being a princess. […]

  • Local brewery answers Sierra Nevada’s call for Camp Fire relief beer

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Collaboration is common among independent brewers, and so is the brewing of charity beers. The deadliest fire in California history has set into motion the largest charitable collaboration ever among the nation’s breweries, and the initiative has been historic. More than 1,200 breweries have signed on to brew a beer to raise funds for those affected by the Camp Fire in northern California– including Huntsville’s very own Straight to Ale. “Traditionally, craft brewing has been very community […]

  • Chamber’s annual Redstone Update highlights important work taking place on Redstone Arsenal

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — More than 700 people gathered at the Von Braun Center Thursday morning to learn more about the happenings going on with the economic engine that powers half of our community: Redstone Arsenal. The Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce puts on this annual event to bring together community leaders and citizens with commands and agencies on the arsenal. All because the best way to build partnerships is by exchanging information. “They need to know what’s on the minds […]

  • ‘A Christmas Carol’ enhances the holiday season in Huntsville for 29th year

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. —  The Fantasy Children’s Playhouse Theater is bringing back a Huntsville Holiday tradition is back with a fresh interpretation of the Dickens’ classic! Audiences of all ages are invited to follow Ebenezer Scrooge on a ghostly musical journey through his past, present, and future, as he receives the most important Christmas gift of all-redemption through the power of love in “A Christmas Carol”. This show is recommended for ages 6 and up Nov. 30, Dec 2, 7, 8, […]

  • The region’s only ‘Infant Nutrition Lab’ prepares milk for NICU babies

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Huntsville Hospital for Women and Children is constantly using new technology to bring patients the best treatment possible. When it comes to babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, their treatment needs to be extremely specialized. The hospital has opened a new Infant Nutrition Lab to bring innovation to one of the simplest and most important things a baby needs– a mother’s milk! Studies have proven that breast milk is the best diet for making a baby […]