Christine D’Antonio

Dantonio, Christine WEB 2014Christine D’Antonio joined the KDKA-TV news team as a general assignment reporter in April of 2012. A Pittsburgh native, D’Antonio graduated from Hampton High School and Duquesne University.

With a decade of television news experience under her belt, D’Antonio feels fortunate to tell the stories from her hometown at the station she grew up watching.

D’Antonio started her on-air career at WBOY-TV in Clarksburg, W. Va. She wore several hats at the station as a reporter, anchor, producer and photographer. Some of her most memorable stories include the Sago Mine Disaster where she provided live coverage for the entire state of West Virginia. While in West Virginia, D’Antonio’s work was also featured on MSNBC and The Drudge Report.

From West Virginia, D’Antonio headed south to Greenville, N.C.. She served as the primary anchor for WITN-TV’s 5, 6 and 11 o’clock evening newscasts. D’Antonio also served as the 11 p.m. Executive Producer while at the station.

D’Antonio also earned accolades from the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas for in depth reporting on a family’s fight regarding the detrimental effects of Second Generation Agent Orange Syndrome.

When she’s not digging up stories, you can find Christine taking in a Pirates game with her husband, Luke, at PNC Park and swinging a terrible towel at Heinz Field cheering for the Steelers.

Her passions include spending time with family, travel and golden retrievers.

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Officials Investigating After Gateway Clipper Hits Trees

A private corporate event on the Gateway Clipper’s “Three Rivers Queen” got a little rocky Wednesday night when officials say the riverboat was traveling down the Ohio River.


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New Report Ranks Pa. As One Of Worst States To Have A Baby

If you’re expecting a baby in Pennsylvania, you can also expect to have a high cost to deliver the child and less support after the baby is born.


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New “Companion” App Makes Getting Home At Night Safer

Say you’re walking home late at night, maybe in an unsafe area, and you wish you had someone with you to make sure you get home safely.


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McKeesport School District Putting New Safety Measures In Place After 2 Fatal Accidents

The McKeesport Area School District now says it has a plan to ensure what happened to 15-year-old Deonte Cobbs and 14-year-old Alyson Higdon won’t happen again.


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Pope Speeds Up, Simplifies Process For Marriage Annulments

Pope Francis radically reformed the Catholic Church’s process for annulling marriages Tuesday, allowing for fast-track decisions and removing automatic appeals in a bid to speed up and simplify the procedure.


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Iconic Writer, Who Chronicled Steel Industry, Remembered On Labor Day

For John Hoerr, Pittsburgh not only represented the steel industry, it made the city what it is today.


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Man Accused Of Sending Suspicious Package To “Dance Moms” Stars Speaks Out From Jail

A YouTube video shows some of the obsession 36-year-old Phoenix Sundown has with the young stars of Lifetime reality show “Dance Moms.”


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Subcontractor Putting Up Tent Struck By Lightning In West Mifflin

Emergency crews have been called after a person was struck by lightning Wednesday afternoon.


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Pope: Priests In Holy Year Can Absolve ‘Sin Of Abortion’

Pope Francis declared Tuesday he is allowing all priests in the church’s upcoming Year of Mercy to absolve women of the “sin of abortion” if they repent with a “contrite heart.”


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Carnegie Residents Mad After Packages Left Out

A delivery snafu with the U.S. Postal Service this weekend had one neighborhood confused as to what happened with their packages and when they saw where the boxes were, some got pretty irritated.


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2 Injured In Crash On Parkway East

Multiple people were injured in a crash on the Parkway East Friday morning.


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Police: Robbers Knock Elderly Woman Down, Grab Emergency Alarm From Her Walker

Police have arrested four men accused of robbing an elderly woman in Crafton Heights, knocking her down and taking her emergency alarm remote before she could call for help.



Police Investigating Deadly Shooting Along Parkway East

State police and Pittsburgh police are looking into a deadly shooting along the Parkway East.



Community Pitches In To Help South Side Business Dealing With Break-Ins

The owner of the Commonwealth Press on the South Side said the act of kindness got him all choked up.


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1 Arrested, 1 Sought In Connection With Fatal East Hills Shooting

One man has been arrested and another is wanted after a shooting in the East Hills prompted a response by the SWAT team Wednesday afternoon.