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

Foster Home Programs Vital To Helping Special Pets Find Forever Home

So many animals left abandoned or rescued from deplorable conditions sit in area shelters waiting for to the chance to be adopted.

03/10/2017

Allegheny Co. Council Approves E-Cigarette Ban

Allegheny County Council approved legislation that will greatly restrict where people can use electronic cigarettes.

03/08/2017

Woman Mistaken For Burglar Critically Injured In Turtle Creek Shooting

A woman was critically injured when she was shot after being mistaken for a burglar in Turtle Creek Friday morning.

03/03/2017

High Winds Cause Widespread Damage, Power Outages

High winds whipped across southwestern Pennsylvania Wednesday night and Thursday morning, causing damage and knocking out power to thousands of homes.

03/02/2017

Common Thyroid Problem In Women Can Go Undetected For Years

A hidden thyroid problem affecting many women can often go undiagnosed for years.

03/01/2017

New Treatment Offers Hope For Owners Of Pets With Cancer

The Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center is one of just five PetCure Oncology sites in the United States.

02/27/2017

Teenager Killed In Northview Heights Shooting

A teenager died after a shooting in Pittsburgh’s Northview Heights neighborhood.

02/20/2017

6-Vehicle Accident Closes Route 65 In Sewickley

A six-vehicle crash on Route 65 had a significant impact on traffic this morning.

02/10/2017

City Residents Still Waiting For Streets To Be Treated As Deadline Approaches

While the snow has moved on, some city residents are still waiting for their roads to be plowed and treated.

02/10/2017

Pittsburgh Public Schools Students Protest DeVos’ Confirmation

Betsy DeVos was confirmed as Education Secretary on Tuesday, which prompted students to protest in Pittsburgh.

02/08/2017

Summit Elementary Students Return To Class In New Building

Summit Elementary School students have returned to class, but at a different location.

02/06/2017

Pittsburgh Businesses Feeling Effects Of Boil Water Advisory

Restaurants and businesses are battling with the decision about whether to open or stay closed today due to a Boil Water Advisory.

02/01/2017

2 People Safely Escape Stowe Twp. Fire

Firefighters spent several hours working to knock down a house fire in Stowe Township.

01/30/2017

1 Killed In Derry Township Crash

One person was killed when a car smashed into a tree in Derry Township Wednesday night.

01/26/2017

Man In Underwear Rescued After Being Swept Away In Creek

Emergency crews rescued a man from a creek in Upper Saint Clair Wednesday morning.

01/25/2017

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