Los Angeles News Anchor- Entertainment Producer
Christine Devine is a veteran television news anchor in Los Angeles with a passion for empowering young people. In 2012, she was named in Los Angeles Magazine among the “50 Women Changing LA.”
Off the job, she taps into her creative side producing music, music videos, and fashion shoots. She has been accepted into several film festivals.
Weeknights, Christine anchors the newscasts at 5pm and 10pm on Fox 11 News. She has 16 Emmys from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, including the prestigious Governors Award. In 2015, Christine marked her 25th anniversary at KTTV. In 2018 she is receiving the Golden Mic for Lifetime Achievement.
On weekends, you’ll find her either in a music studio producing a music video or styling a fashion shoot. She loves creating superstars!
On the job, Christine is best know for her weekly adoption segment on the news, Wednesday’s Child. Over the past 20 years it has helped more than 500 children in foster care find adoptive families.
Christine is a proud Sun Devil graduate from Arizona State University and was inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Walter Cronkite School of Broadcast Journalism. Christine is a member of the prestigious Board of Trustees and the ASU Leadership Council-Los Angeles. She is a past member of the National Alumni Board. Having attended ASU on Leadership Scholarship and Medallion of Merit she believes it is important to give back and create opportunities for other students. Christine also funded a scholarship. Christine was Valedictorian of her high school, Tolleson Union in Tolleson, Arizona.
In Hollywood, Christine has had the fun of playing reporter roles in the following movies: Independence Day, Cable Guy, Wag The Dog, and Most Wanted. She’s been seen on the following series: American Horror Story, 24, 24 Legacy, Rosewood, Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place, Prison Break.
Christine calls herself a “cheerleader for children. She mentors kids and young adults under her unofficial concept “TEAM WC – #WeCan #WestCoast.
The team has refurbished apartments at a crisis center for girls, spoken and performed at Central Juvenile Hall, painted a mural at Interval House domestic violence shelter, sung the theme song for foster care non-profit A Sense Of Home, and performed at charity benefits and at Children’s Hospital at Christmas.
With her team, she toys with entertainment and video projects, music, and making music videos. She’s most proud of the ones with a message. One song is titled “Faith in Truth” and is a tribute to children in foster care. One rap music video salutes the Tuskegee Airmen, another tackles alcoholism.
The Britt J, Lela Brown music video “Save The World” was named Best Music Video at the Hollywood & Vine Film Festival. It also received Best Cinematography.
The documentary “Lotis Jackson: A Young Man Living His Dream” was screened at juvenile hall. It was accepted into the following film festivals: Pan African Film Festival, African American Marketplace, Dayton Onyx Cinefest, Sistas Are Doin’ It For Themselves.
As for Christine’s fashion shoots, her photos have been used on music covers and event promos.
Christine’s husband is musician/actor Sean McNabb. McNabb first gained fame as a bassist in the rock band Quiet Riot and is now in Lynch Mob. He is now also acting and composing music for film projects.
Before Los Angeles, Christine worked for NBC in Tucson, AZ and CBS in San Angelo, Texas.
Christine’s parents adopted one boy and fostered five children from Vietnam. That insight made her a great fit for the Wednesday’s Child adoption segment, which has aired on Fox since 1995. Christine was honored by the Child Welfare League of America, and the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute- “Angel in Adoption.” She received the Anna Quindlen Award for Philanthropy Journalism from the Society of Professional Journalists.
Christine authored a biography ”Finding a Forever Family, A News Anchor’s Notebook.” She also has written articles for Fostering Families Magazine.
Christine won a Gracie Allen Award from AWRT-American Women in Radio and Television for a special on breast cancer and the Avon Walk. She also won a Gracie for a series, Fertility Over 40.
Active in the community, 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.
Among her other honors: Best Anchor Team from the Associated Press, Media Volunteer of the Year Award from the Volunteers of America, Lifetime Achievement from the Century City Chamber of Commerce, and numerous Press Club awards.
Christine Devine – Finding A Forever Family – Part 1
CHRISTINE DEVINE – “ARTIVIST AWARD RECIPIENT”