christine devine '87 b.a.

Editor's Note:  She anchors the weeknight newscasts on KTTV FOX 11 at 10 p.m. and KCOP Channel 13 at 11 p.m. She has won a total of 16 Emmy Awards for her work.

Devine has covered presidential elections, the 1992 L.A. Riots, earthquakes and the nation's top news. However, she is also well known for her role as the local host of "Wednesday's Child." The adoption segment has aired on Fox for 17 years, and has facilitated more than 400 children from foster care finding adoptive families. She has been honored by the U.S. Congress and the Child Welfare League of America for her work with the segment. She is the author of a book on adoption, "Finding a Forever Family: A News Anchor's Notebook on Domestic Adoption."

Devine, who graduated from ASU in 1987, is a member of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Hall of Fame, and has received industry honors that include The Gracie Allen Award from the American Women in Radio and Television; the Anna Quindlen Award for philanthropy journalism from the Society of Professional Journalists; and Media Volunteer of the Year Award by the Volunteers of America. She is a member of the ASU Alumni Association’s National Alumni Council and received the Alumni Association’s 2002 Alumni Achievement Award at its annual Founders’ Day celebration.

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