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Overview (3)

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

Mini Bio (1)

Nominated for an Emmy and named "Boston's Best Meteorologist" by Improper Bostonian magazine, Christine was a Geology major with a love of theater when she landed a part time job as a weekend weather reporter in Missoula, MT. Four months later 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 for top rated stations across the country including KABC in Los Angeles, WCCO and KMSP 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.

Since moving to Los Angeles she has gone on to appear in movies and television series including It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, 90210, The Closer, Hallmark, Lifetime, and 4 seasons of Desperate Housewives. 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, relatable and media friendly.

After many years covering natural disasters she enlisted with the Air National Guard as a loadmaster on the C-130 Hercules. As a loadmaster she supervises all aspects of loading, weight and balance, preflight and airdrop operations. She is an expert marksman who has deployed twice for Operation Enduring Freedom, completing many successful combat airlift missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Her additional work as an Airlift Control Loadmaster includes managing readiness and rapid response for national and international disasters. She is also an Air Force instructor, teaching aircraft load planning and emergency response airlift operations to the sister services, NASA, Lockheed Martin and other government contractors to ensure rapid coordinated airlift response worldwide.

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 is certified Meteorologist with a B.S. in GeoScience, an Airdrop qualified C-130 Loadmaster and an Air Force instructor.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Central Artists Mgmt

Trivia (10)

The oldest of the 5 girls in her family.
Has climbed 22,842' Aconcagua in Argentina, the highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere.
C-130 Airdrop qualified Loadmaster with the Air National Guard.
Has climbed numerous high-altitude, snow, ice, and glacier covered peaks. Led many novices ranging in age from 9 to 60 to the top of 14,000' 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.
Freelance meteorologist and science reporter for KMSP in Minneapolis-St. Paul and Fox News Channel in New York [July 2007]
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.
KABC-TV Los Angeles, CA [April 2005]

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