Christine Maddela joined NBC10 in September of 2011. Prior to NBC10, she was with WKRN-TV in Nashville, Tennessee, as an anchor/reporter from 2006-2011. From 2004-2006, she was with KDBC-TV, El Paso, Texas, as an anchor/reporter.
Maddela began her career in Columbia, Missouri. From 2001 to 2002 she was with KMIZ-TV as a general assignment reporter. In 2002 she joined KOMU-TV, where she started as a general assignment reporter then became an anchor/reporter and also served as Washington Correspondent.
Maddela has received numerous honors for her work, including 4 Mid-South Emmy nominations. She received a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for her coverage of the 2010 Nashville floods. The Tennessee Associated Press named her "Best TV News Anchor" for 2008. Her three-part series on illegal immigration, "The Border", received a 2008 Tennessee Associated Press Broadcaster's Award and earned her an Emmy Award nomination. "Appalachia", a special report on poverty and drug abuse in Kentucky's rural Appalachian Mountains was also recognized with an Emmy nomination. The "Nashville Scene" magazine awarded her a "Best of Nashville" award for "Best Media Twitter Feed". Broadcasting & Cable Magazine included her in its "10 of the local TV world's most active and influential Twitter users" list.
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, Maddela’s other interests include volunteering in her community, politics, and public speaking.