Christine Devine

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Christine Devine is a veteran television news anchor/reporter/producer. She anchors the weeknight newscasts on KTTV FOX 11 at 10pm and KCOP Channel 13 at 7 and 11pm. She has 16 Emmys, including the prestigious Governors Award. In 2012, she was named by Los Angeles Magazine among the “50 Women Changing LA.”

Christine is well known as the Wednesday’s Child reporter, as an ASU Sun Devil, and Good News gal (co-chair of The Good News Foundation).  Her parents were both in the Peace Corps and then became award-winning educators. She credits them for her concern for community, kids and current events.

While Christine has covered elections, the LA Riots, earthquakes and the nation’s top news, she is recognized as LA’s host of “Wednesday’s Child.” The adoption segment has aired on Fox for 18 years, with more than 450 children from foster care finding forever families. She has been honored by the U.S. Congress and the Child Welfare League of America.  She authored the book “Finding a Forever Family, A News Anchor’s Notebook.”

Christine is a co-founder of The Good News Foundation. GNF was created by the ladies of Los Angeles news to make a difference and leave a legacy. GNF has built computer labs, a park, a library, etc. The Good News Girls received “The Inspiration” award by AWRT, American Women in Radio and Television and were honored as “Treasures of LA” by the Central City Association.

She is a proud Sun Devil, graduated from Arizona State University and was inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Walter Cronkite School of Broadcast Journalism.

Among her honors: The Gracie Allen Award -American Women in Radio and Television, the Anna Quindlen Award for philanthropy journalism-Society of Professional Journalists, Best Anchor Team-Associated Press, Media Volunteer of the Year Award -Volunteers of America, Lifetime Achievement-Chamber of Commerce, “Angel in Adoption”-Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute. An active community supporter, she has been honored before the LA City Council, LA County Board of Supervisors, by the Los Angeles Police Department and LA County Sheriff’s Department.

In Hollywood, she has played a reporter on TV and in film:  Melrose Place, 90210, “24″, Wag the Dog, Independence Day, Cable Guy, Most Wanted.

She was born in upstate New York, but grew up in Arizona.

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