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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
  • ‘Intrude’ hops into Big Spring Park, bringing whimsy and delight to all who encounter it

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Downtown Huntsville is soon welcoming a global invader to Big Spring Park– in the form of 23-foot-tall inflatable, illuminated BUNNIES! Arts Huntsville, in partnership with Downtown Huntsville Inc., is bringing whimsy and delight to downtown Huntsville this October with Intrude, a traveling public art installation by Australian artist Amanda Parer. Huntsville joins the ranks of Denver, Seattle, Singapore, Sydney, and Berlin – and other metropolitan destination cities – to host Intrude. Intrude will be on display to the public […]

  • Hurricane Michael evacuees return to north Alabama after surveying damage, don’t know when they’ll be able to go back

    HAZEL GREEN, Ala. — When you walk into Shari Myhre’s home, you’d never guess her family was dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. Her son and his family have been staying with her for a week, but they never planned to be there that long. “We grabbed enough for about three or four days, that was it,” said her son, TSgt. Kenn Myhre. “We had no intention of being here longer.” Kenn, Blair, and their three young children are evacuees […]

  • National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day…a day to gather, honor, and acknowledge

    UNTSVILLE, Ala. — It’s a topic many people may not know much about…until perhaps it happens to you, a loved one, or a friend. But it’s a reality that needs to be acknowledged: One in four pregnancies end in miscarriage. About one in 100 babies are stillborn. And there are many that die from other complications— before or after birth. And we need to be able to talk about it. “It’s a very taboo-type subject, because it makes people uncomfortable,” said […]

  • Lacey’s Spring School brings book focusing on Alabama history to life

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. — In 2019, Alabama will commemorate its 200th birthday. In August,  Governor Kay Ivey announced the 200 Alabama Bicentennial Schools. Each school received a $2,000 grant to support a year-long project designed to strengthen connections between campuses and their communities. Lacey’s Spring School in Morgan County received the grant, and for their project, they used the book “Leaving Gee’s Bend” as a focal point for cross-curricular studies. It’s a book of courage and determination based in Gee’s […]

  • Innovative high-friction agent increases safety along dangerous curve in Madison County

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. —  Road work temporarily stalled traffic at the intersection of Maysville Road and Cooper Drive in Madison County Monday morning. Crews applied a high-friction surface treatment to a curved section of the road there. Leaders say it is an area notorious for crashes when it rains. “This curve, the historic crash data over the last five years– we`ve had 10-15 accidents here,” noted Madison County Commissioner Craig Hill. The county was awarded federal highway dollars to apply a […]

  • Enjoying a Caturday away? This cats-only inn will keep your feline family member completely catsified

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The city of Huntsville is growing, and with that growth comes new hotels and accommodations for more people. But Catisified Inn is making high-class accommodations for a different kind of guest– in a space that guarantees complete catisfaction. Catisfied Inn is the first of it’s kind in all of Alabama. It offers luxury boarding with one very important rule: no dogs allowed. Dr. Stephanie Gandy conceptualized Catisfied Inn when she realized there were lots of luxury boarding […]

  • Land Trust of North Alabama partners to help manage and conserve cave system

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Huntsville is known worldwide for its innovations in technology and development, but the Rocket City is also a national destination for outdoor recreation, including the exploration of its thousands of caves. The Land Trust of North Alabama has formed a new partnership with the National Speleological Society (national and local cave experts) to help manage the caves right here in the Tennessee Valley. “We’ve identified a whole host of caves that are on our property, but not […]

  • Help protect the homeless from the elements during annual cold weather gear drive

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — In 2018, north Alabama is “home” to 424 people who have no home. Day and night, rain or shine, homeless people are out in the elements. That’s something most of us can’t imagine, nut it’s right in our backyard. The North Alabama Coalition For The Homeless (NACH) kicks off their annual blanket and cold weather gear drive this week. The drive will go on throughout October and the rest of the winter months. They are asking for […]

  • Thrive Alabama primary care clinic opens to people from all walks of life

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Everywhere we go, it’s emphasized that taking care of your health is so important. But recently, whether you have insurance or not, it’s hard to find medical care providers willing to take in new patients … and if you do find one, paying for them is a whole different story. Thrive Alabama, a clinic with three locations across north Alabama, has expanded its programs to provide primary care for everyone — insurance or not. Starting October 1, […]

  • UG White permanently closes Huntsville location, owner discusses future plans

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — UG White Mercantile, along with its upstairs neighbor Pints and Pixels closed in early August due to a fire and the resulting water damage. Pints and Pixels has since reopened, but UG White announced this week that they don’t have plans to reopen at all. “It wasn’t an easy decision,” said Derrick Young, owner of UG White. “We love Huntsville, we loved the patrons we had over there. We didn’t see how we could recover.” Ultimately, the […]

  • James Clemens mock crash gives students practice, warns about distracted driving

    MADISON, Ala. — Science and art converged Tuesday morning at James Clemens High School to teach more than science and art. Students participated in a mock car accident to demonstrate the dangers of distracted driving on prom night and give health science students some realistic practice. Warning: Special effects makeup was used to make the scenario *appear* to be very graphic. The James Clemens health science interns and advanced theatre class teamed up for a mock emergency scenario. It’s prom night, […]

  • ‘Taste of Huntsville’ charity event to feature over 30 Huntsville restaurants

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Get your taste buds ready for the tailgate of the year with Huntsville’s 43rd annual “Taste of Huntsville” charity feast. Every year this event brings together dozens of Huntsville restaurants, bake shops, and unique eateries to provide the public with a tailgate-themed experience that gives you flavors from all across north Alabama. The event includes everything from high-end restaurants to neighborhood barbecue joints. Where: Von Braun Center South Hall When: Oct. 2, 5:30 p.m – 8:00 p.m. Tickets: […]