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.

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PPS Report Shows Higher Graduation Rates, Concerns In Other Areas

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11/22/2016

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11/21/2016

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An estimated 300,000 people are expected to be in downtown Pittsburgh tonight for Comcast Light Up Night.

11/18/2016

South Hills Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

A bank robbery suspect in the South Hills has been arrested, but police believe he may be tied to other hold ups as well.

11/17/2016

Firefighters Called To Vacant House Fire In Beltzhoover

Firefighters battled an intense fire in Beltzhoover Tuesday morning.

11/15/2016

Armed Men Hold Up Business In East Liberty

Pittsburgh police are searching for two armed robbers who held up a business in East Liberty Monday night.

11/15/2016

Support Continues To Pour In For Fallen Canonsburg Officer

Tributes continue to pour in for Officer Scott Bashioum, who friends say was born to help people.

11/11/2016

1 Officer Dead, 1 Wounded In Canonsburg Shooting

One officer has died and another was wounded in a Canonsburg shooting early Thursday morning.

11/10/2016

Westmoreland County’s Turnout Helped Trump Win Pennsylvania

For the first time since 1988, Pennsylvania elected a Republican candidate, despite having more registered Democrats.

11/09/2016

New Medicine Helping Dogs Live Longer Lives

A new medicine is giving owners the chance to keep their pets alive longer.

11/07/2016

Residents Forced Out By Fire At Avalon Motel

Emergency crews were called out early Friday morning to battle a fire at the Avalon Motel

11/04/2016

PPS Board Members Shocked By Report On Discipline In District

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11/03/2016

3rd Suspect Arrested In Kidnapping For Ransom Case

Police have arrested a third suspect in an alleged kidnapping in Pittsburgh’s California-Kirkbride neighborhood.

11/02/2016

Man Critically Injured In Hill District Shooting

Police are investigating after a man was shot in the head in the Hill District early Tuesday morning.

11/01/2016

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