Christine Maddela joined NBC10 in 2011. She had previously been with WKRN-TV in Nashville, Tennessee, as an anchor/reporter. She can currently be seen reporting in the air and on the ground, and filling in at the anchor desk and traffic center.
As the main reporter assigned to Skyforce10, Maddela often has a bird’s eye view of news from high above Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Among the stories she has reported on from Skyforce10 were the devastating 2013 Jersey shore boardwalk fire and the massive February 2014 pileup on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Maddela has received numerous honors for her work, including 4 Mid-South Emmy nominations and an Edward R. Murrow Award. The Tennessee Associated Press named her Best TV News Anchor for 2008. She received a 2008 Tennessee Associated Press Broadcaster's Award.
Nashville Scene magazine awarded her a "Best of Nashville" award for "Best Media Twitter Feed". Broadcasting & Cable Magazine named her one of the ten most active and influential twitter users in the broadcasting community.
Maddela began her career in Columbia, Missouri, as a general assignment reporter with KMIZ. She later moved on to KOMU in Columbia, Missouri, and KDBC in El Paso, Texas.
Maddela grew up in Denver, Colorado. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism with a Bachelor's of Journalism and a double minor in political science and Spanish. In addition to journalism, her other interests include volunteering in her community, politics, and public speaking.