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Overview (2)

Born in Paso Robles, California, USA
Height 5' 3" (1.6 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Nominated for an Emmy and named "Boston's Best Meteorologist" by Improper Bostonian magazine, Christine started out as a Geology major with a love for theater. When her college advisor heard her sing at a local opera cafe, he set up a unique internship for her in the KCRA weather department in Sacramento. Within months she was offered a job in Montana, Four months after that she was recruited by the NBC affiliate in nearby Spokane, WA. Three years to the day from her first weather job she was flying across the USA to work for NBC in Boston.

Christine has hosted, anchored, forecast and headlined newscasts across the nation including KABC in Los Angeles, WCCO in Minneapolis, WHDH in Boston and KHQ in Spokane, WA where she also became known as an audio book reader for Books in Motion. Her live severe weather coverage and severe weather programming has garnered several station Emmy Awards and her work as host of "The Snow Snow" in Minnesota led to a Hirsch Broadcasting award for Sports programming in it's first season.

Off camera, she often works as media consultant and producer. Her company assists global corporations, high profile individuals and non-profits alike in techniques to make their stories more approachable and media friendly.

Christine flew with the Air National Guard as a Combat Airlift Loadmaster, deploying for Operation Enduring Freedom, completing many successful combat airlift missions in Iraq and Afghanistan.

A solitary outdoors fanatic, she has climbed numerous North and South American peaks as high as 22,842', kayaked solo for a week through the Apostle Islands on frigid Lake Superior, bicycled from San Francisco to Los Angeles along the Pacific Coast Highway, completed Olympic length triathlons and traversed the Sierra Nevada alone.

She holds a B.S. in GeoScience and an MFA in TV and Film Screenwriting.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Central Artists Mgmt

Trivia (7)

Climbed 22,842' Aconcagua in Argentina, the highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere.
C-130 Airdrop qualified Loadmaster with the Air National Guard.
Climbed numerous high-altitude peaks including Mt. Rainer, Baker, Whitney, Shasta, and Mt. Hood. Led many novices ranging in age from 9 to 60 to the summits of 14,000' cascade peaks.
Produced a TV test pilot titled "Women Outside" leading women of 4 generations to the summit of Mt. Shasta. All 6 of the women reached the summit.
Won 3rd annual "Dancing with the Twin Cities Celebrities" at the Minneapolis Hilton raising over $3,500 for the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans.
Expert Marksman.
Military Awards and Decorations: Air Medal, Aerial Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit Award, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Valor Device, Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border, Air Force Longevity Service, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with 1 'M' Device, Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (Pistol), Air Force Training Ribbon, Minnesota State Good Conduct Ribbon, Minnesota State Service Medal, California Federal Service Ribbon.

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