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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Snow, Cold Temperatures Make Commute Miserable For Many

Motorists are facing a snowy morning commute in Pittsburgh and the surrounding area.


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Police Car Rammed During Chase in West Homestead And Munhall

It was a wild night in the Homestead and Munhall area after a man reportedly stole a car and then crashed it into police car during a chase, injuring an officer.


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Former Plum H.S. Teacher Accused Of Sex With Student May Face More Charges

A former Plum High School teacher accused of having sex with his student is now under investigation for allegedly violating his bond by driving past the victim’s home.


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Ellwood City Standoff Ends Peacefully

A man is in custody after a nearly seven-hour standoff in Ellwood City.


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Pittsburghers Battle Coldest Weather Of Season

The coldest temperatures we’ve seen since March of last year arrived today. With temperatures in the teens and below this morning, Pittsburghers were bundling up.


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Primanti Brothers Sends A Big Thank You Platter To Buffalo Bills

A Pittsburgh food staple will be heading to Buffalo as a big thank you to the Buffalo Bills.


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McKeesport Fire Destroys 2 Homes, Damages 1 Other

A vacant home was destroyed by an early Friday morning fire, which spread to two neighboring homes.


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Pittsburgh Gearing Up For First Night Celebration

Crews have been busy preparing and blocking off streets in the Cultural District for First Night.



County Homicide Detectives Looking Into Murder In McKeesport

Allegheny County homicide detectives are investigating a murder in McKeesport.



Tree Slams Into Etna Apartment Building, Forces Evacuations

At least six apartments were evacuated after a tree slammed into an Etna apartment building.


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Community Donates Christmas Gifts For Family Whose Home Burned Down

A family of 8, left with nothing after fire destroyed their home on Thanksgiving, will have a much better Christmas.


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Local Mother Of 3 Wins Community Auto Car Giveaway

One deserving family received an incredible Christmas gift Thursday morning.


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Employee Indicted, Accused of Stealing Nearly $500,000

A Canonsburg woman has been indicted on charges that she stole nearly half a million dollars from her employer.



Molotov Cocktail Thrown Through Window Of Penn Hills Home

Police and the fire marshal are looking into a suspicious situation in Penn Hills.


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2 Children Escape Castle Shannon Fire, 2 Adults Injured

A couple had to be rushed to the hospital for burns after a three-alarm fire in Castle Shannon.




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