Christine D’Antonio

Christine D’Antonio joined the KDKA-TV news team as a general assignment reporter in April of 2012.
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Joined KDKA: April 2012
Hometown: Hampton Township
Alma Mater: Hampton High School/Duquesne University

Music: Dave Matthews Band
Movie: “Forest Gump”
TV Show: Basically anything on HGTV, Travel Channel or Bravo
Book: “Tuesdays with Morrie”
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, bargain shopping and catching up on sleep!
Sports Team: Steelers/Pirates/Penguins
Food: Mexican & Pizza…too hard to choose!
Local Restaurant: El Paso in Bridgeville and Burgh’s in Bridgeville
Hidden PA Gem: Eat’n Park
Sport/Exercise: Running
Historical Figure: Mother Teresa
Favorite Pennsylvanian: Mr. Rogers…I met him when I was a little kid and to this day it’s one of my greatest childhood memories!
Quote: “Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching.” – Satchel Paige
Word: Exciting
Vacation Spot: Anywhere in the Caribbean. I also adore the Outer Banks, NC
Holiday: Christmas
Guilty Pleasure: Sarris Chocolate Pretzels. I can’t have them in the house or they’re gone!
Planet: Earth for sure

Facebook or Twitter? Facebook
Cats or Dogs? Dogs…all day
Beatles or Rolling Stones? Beatles
Comedy or Tearjerker? Comedy…I love to laugh!
Phone Call or Text Message? Text Message
Mac or PC? PC
Coffee or Tea? Coffee
Paper or Plastic? Paper
Morning Person or Night Person? This may come as a surprise but I’ve always been a night person…even though I work in the mornings. Although with a small child and getting up at 2:20AM, I’ve become a morning person.
East Coast or West Coast? East Coast except for the weather!
Star Trek or Star Wars? Star Trek I suppose…I’ve never seen Star Wars (I know, I know)

Christine 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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