Christina Van Zelst joined Eyewitness News in July 2016 as a news reporter/multimedia journalist.
She graduated from Purdue University’s Brian Lamb School of Communication in May 2016. While a student at Purdue, Christina was an anchor and reporter for Fast Track, Purdue’s student run news show. She also worked for the Athletic Communications Department, covering all Purdue sports. Christina also got to experience radio, where she worked at WAZY-FM covering Purdue sports on her own radio show that she produced.
During her summers she worked at Comcast SportsNet Chicago and WMAQ-TV in Chicago as an intern.
Christina grew up on the north side of Chicago and has always loved a big city. She has always been passionate about sports and is a huge Chicago sports fanatic (especially the Blackhawks). Christina loves telling stories and journalism has connected her to so many people. In her spare time she likes watching Chicago sports, going to the movies, and traveling.
She loves to hear from viewers. If you have a story idea, or want to get in touch, you can email her at email@example.com or contact her on her Facebook page or Twitter.