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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Steel Coil Slams Into Home After Tractor-Trailer Crash In Hazelwood

A tractor-trailer crash shutdown the inbound side of the Glenwood Bridge early Thursday morning.


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Pittsburgh Police Hold Town Hall Meeting On Downtown Safety

Pittsburgh Police, city officials, business owners and the public met for a town hall meeting Wednesday night.


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Expert: Simple Steps Can Get Picky Eaters To Like New Foods

A local expert says how you present new foods to your kids can make the difference with them being picky eaters or not.


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3 Homes Damaged By Midland Fire, 7 People Displaced

Fire broke out at a duplex Tuesday night, sending emergency crews to Midland, Beaver County.


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Police Investigating ‘Blue Lives Murder’ Graffiti Found Downtown

Pittsburgh Police are investigating after someone spray painted “Blue Lives Murder” on a building downtown.


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Pine-Richland’s Temporary Transgender Bathroom Rules Rejected

The Pine-Richland School Board rejected two resolutions that would have temporarily set rules regarding the use of restrooms.


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Traffic Stop In Arnold Leads To Major Drug Bust

A man is now facing charges after a routine traffic stop in Westmoreland County on Wednesday afternoon ended with a major drug bust.


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Crews Blast Loose Rock From West Carson St. Hillside

Crews with Norfolk Southern set off blasts on the hillside along West Carson Street early this morning to clear away loose rocks after a landslide last week.


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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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