About Christine

Los Angeles News Anchor- Mentor -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.”

Christine anchors the 5pm and 10pm weeknight newscasts on Fox 11 News. She received the prestigious Governors Award from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, as well as 16 Emmy.

In 2015, Christine marked her 25th anniversary at KTTV.  For 2018, she was named an RTNA Lifetime Achievement honoree.

Christine is best known for the long-running adoption segment, Wednesday’s Child. For more than 20 years Fox 11 has showcased children in foster care in need of permanent homes. More than 500 children have found adoptive families. The DCFS segment focuses on older children, large sibling groups and children with special needs.  Christine was an honored as a Congressional “Angel in Adoption.”

Christine’s parents had adopted a boy from foster care and welcomed five refugee children from Vietnam into their home. Both parents were in the Peace Corps.

Christine is a proud Sun Devil graduate from Arizona State University. She was inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Walter Cronkite School of Broadcast Journalism and has funded a scholarship. Christine is a member of the prestigious Board of Trustees and the ASU Leadership Council-Los Angeles. Christine was Valedictorian of her high school, Tolleson Union in Tolleson, Arizona.

In Hollywood, Christine has played reporter roles in the following movies: Independence Day, Cable Guy, Wag The Dog, Most Wanted. She’s appeared in the following Television series: 24 Legacy, American Horror Story, 24, Rosewood, Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place, Prison Break.

Christine calls herself a “cheerleader for children.” She mentors “young peeps” under the unofficial name “TEAM WC – #WeCan #WestCoast.

The team has refurbished apartments at a crisis center for girls, performed at Central Juvenile Hall, painted a mural at a domestic violence shelter, sung the theme song for foster care non-profit, and performed at charity benefits.

On weekends, you may find her either in a music studio, producing a music video, or styling a fashion shoot.  Her works have been accepted into film festivals and her mentees have walked the runways in both LA and New York Fashion Week.

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 was honored by the Child Welfare League of America and received the Anna Quindlen Award for Philanthropy Journalism from the Society of Professional Journalists.

Christine received 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.

Christine authored a biography ”Finding a Forever Family, A News Anchor’s Notebook.” She also has written articles for Fostering Families Magazine.

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.

Before Los Angeles, Christine worked for NBC in Tucson, AZ and CBS in San Angelo, Texas.

Christine Devine – Finding A Forever Family – Part 1