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.

most recent stories2 Christine DAntonio

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In January of 2016, a 16 mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike shut down after a tractor trailer jackknifed during a snow storm.


Fire Engulfs, Destroys Home In Richland Township

A home was destroyed by fire in Richland Township early Wednesday morning.


Woman Shot & Killed, Vehicle Riddled With Bullets In East Hills

Police are investigating after a young woman was shot and killed in the East Hills on Monday night.


4 In Custody After Hours-Long Butler SWAT Incident

Four people are in custody after a SWAT situation in Butler County.


Man Killed In Pleasant Hills Hit & Run, Driver Sought

Police are searching for the driver involved in a hit-and-run accident in Pleasant Hills that left one man dead.


Pileup Crash On I-90 In Erie Blamed On Lake-Effect Snow

PennDOT says 15-vehicle pileup on Interstate 90 in Erie is being blamed on lake-effect snow.


Valley High School Student Suspended, Security Boosted Over Threat

A student has been suspended and security was boosted Thursday at Valley High School after the teen allegedly wrote a plan to “shoot up the school” on his cellphone’s calendar.


Couple Charged After Infant OD’s On Methadone

A couple being treated for heroin addiction has been charged with endangering their infant son who overdosed on methadone.


Sheriff’s Office: Kidnapping, Rape Suspect Found Hiding Behind Dryer, Arrested

Allegheny County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a man suspected of kidnapping and raping a woman.


Attorney For Woodland Hills Principal Speaks Out As Protesters Call For His Firing

The attorney for a Woodland Hills principal allegedly recorded threatening a student is speaking out.


Police: Man Fatally Shot Wife For Urging Him To Kill Himself

A Butler county man is charged with killing his wife after he initially tried to take his own life.


Connellsville Comes Together To Give Flood Victims Christmas Decorations

For Amber Porterfield and her four children, their Christmas tree and ornaments mean so much this year.


Girl, 4, Selling Homemade Dog Treats To Raise Money For Free Care Fund

A 4-year-old girl is working with her mom to help others. She and her mom decided to make dog treats to raise money for the Free Care Fund.


90-Year-Old Woman Walking Across Country To Make Juneteenth Official Holiday

A 90-year-old woman was in Pittsburgh on Saturday as she walks across the country to gather support for a petition to make Juneteenth an official holiday.


Officers Deliver Free Thanksgiving Meals To Those In Need

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police is getting involved in creating a happier holiday this Thanksgiving, by participating in the “Get Stuffed With Love” program.




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