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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VITALS
Joined KDKA: April 2012
Hometown: Hampton Township
Alma Mater: Hampton High School/Duquesne University

FAVORITES
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

THIS OR THAT
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.

most recent stories2 Christine DAntonio

Bicyclist Struck By 2 Vehicles, Killed In Fayette County

An unidentified man died early Friday morning after he was struck by two vehicles in Fayette County.

08/04/2017

Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images

U.S. Senate Clears Way For Global War On Terrorism Memorial

Both chambers of Congress approved a bill that clears a path for the creation of a Global War on Terrorism Memorial in the nation’s capital. 

08/04/2017

Hundred Acres Manor Offering Reward After Break-In, Theft

Allegheny County Police are investigating a break-in and theft at Hundred Acres Manor in Bethel Park. 

08/03/2017

Does It Really Do That? Woof Washer 360

The Woof Washer 360 says it can get your dog squeaky clean in a minute and it’s inexpensive, but does it really do that?

07/24/2017

Gas Leak Fire Closes Roads, Access Limited To Area Homes

A gas leak fire burned for hours early Monday morning in O’Hara Township. 

06/19/2017

PennDOT Makes Changes To Ease Traffic Headaches Along Route 51

Changes are now being made to a construction zone on Route 51 to help ease traffic congestion.

06/06/2017

Pitt Counseling Center Employee Charged With Child Porn Possession

A University of Pittsburgh counseling center employee is facing child pornography charges.

05/25/2017

U.S. Census: Pittsburgh Population Sees Slight Decline

The latest numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show Pittsburgh’s population continues to decline.

05/25/2017

Suspect Sought After Thefts At Local Hospitals

McKeesport Police are searching for a man who reportedly went into the Mansfield Building of UPMC McKeesport and stole from an employee.

05/24/2017

Does It Really Do That? Garden Genie Glove

The Garden Genie Glove claims is can making gardening faster and more fun. But does it really do that?

05/23/2017

1 Woman Killed In Bethel Park Crash

A crash in Bethel Park left one woman dead Friday morning.

05/19/2017

Wilkinsburg Mass Shooting Witness Charged With Threatening Judge

A man described as a “key witness” in a deadly mass shooting in Wilkinsburg is charged with threatening a judge.

05/10/2017

City Officials To Begin Distribution Of Free Water Filters

City of Pittsburgh residents will begin receiving their free water filters this week.

05/08/2017

Low-Cost Carriers Promise Cheaper Flights, But Are Deals Too Good To Be True?

Some airlines promise you can fly to the beach for less money than it would take to drive. But, is it too good to be true?

05/05/2017

Does It Really Do That? Wipe New Recolor

From faded porch chairs or dingy window shutters, the Wipe New ReColor promises to bring it all back to life. But, does it really do that?

05/01/2017

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