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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Teen, 14, Fatally Shot While Lighting Fireworks In Rankin

A teenage boy has died after being shot in Rankin on Monday night while celebrating the Fourth of July holiday.


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Parades & Fireworks Mark Independence Day Around Area

Today is Independence Day and there are plenty of events going on around the area to celebrate the holiday.


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Police Investigating Deadly Shooting In Clairton

Allegheny County Police are investigating a deadly Tuesday night shooting in Clairton.


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Man Involved In Police Chase Potentially Jumps Fence Into Pittsburgh Zoo

Pittsburgh Police were searching inside and around the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Tuesday morning for a man involved in a police chase.


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Route 51 Crash Leaves 2 Dead In Jefferson Hills

Two people are dead following a crash on Route 51 in Jefferson Hills Monday morning.


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Police Make 2 Arrests In Woman’s Fatal Stabbing In East Pittsburgh

Allegheny County Police homicide detectives say they have made two arrests after a woman’s body was found inside an East Pittsburgh apartment.


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ACHD Considering HPV Vaccine Mandate For Children

The Allegheny County Health Department is considering a mandate that would require 11 and 12-year-olds to receive one of three doses of the HPV vaccine before being admitted to school.


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Gateway School Board Votes To Put Armed Officers In All Schools

The Gateway School Board voted 7-2 Tuesday night to put armed police officers in all of its schools.


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Elmer’s Aquarium Hopes To Re-Open After Car Smashed Into Building

A local business is hoping to re-open today after a car plowed through their front doors over the weekend.


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World’s Best Golfers Face Tough Test At Oakmont As U.S. Open Begins

At long last, the U.S. Open has returned to Oakmont and the world’s best are tackling the course.


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Sanitation Crews Clean Up Big Mess At Big Screens After Game 5 Loss

Roughly 20,000 fans watched Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final on two big screens set up in Pittsburgh Thursday night.


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Police: Body Found In Penn Hills; Victim Shot & Burned

Police are investigating after a body was found in a wooded area of Penn Hills Thursday morning.


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Perry South Shooting Leaves 1 Man Dead

A man died after being shot late Tuesday night in Pittsburgh’s Perry South neighborhood.


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Police Arrest Beaver County Murder Victim’s Boyfriend In Kentucky

Police say the former boyfriend of a woman who was found murdered in Beaver on Monday, is now in custody.


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UPDATE: Victim In New Kensington Shooting Has Died

Man died from injuries two days after a shooting in New Kensington.




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