Christina Arangio co-anchors four, live hours of morning news on the NEWS10 in the Morning on ABC and FOX23 with Steve Teeling and Stephanie Grady. She also solo anchors the hour long, NEWS10 at noon.
Before arriving in Albany in April of 2007, Christina was an anchor/reporter at the ABC affiliate in Orlando, Florida. She anchored live breaking news coverage of the space shuttle Columbia disaster, which helped earn the station a first place journalism award. She has also worked as an anchor/reporter for the ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh, and for 2 other network affiliated stations, in Pennsylvania.
She has covered the devastating aftermath of tornadoes and Category 3 hurricanes, a deadly Amtrak derailment, was part of the TWA Flight 800 coverage and reported on campaign stops by President Clinton and President George W. Bush. She also covered President Obama's visit to Schenectady. She co-anchored live continuous coverage of Tropical Storm Irene in 2011 and in May of 2012, co-anchored NEWS10's presidential coverage of President Obama's trip to UAlbany.
Christina received a first place spot news award for a deadly shooting at Penn State University during her time in Pennsylvania. Throughout here career, she has received numerous awards for her reporting, including five for breaking news.
She grew up in North Massapequa, New York, and began her career at News 12 Long Island. There, Christina played a part in the station's coverage of the Long Island Railroad Massacre in 1993.
Christina graduated magna cum laude from Ithaca College in 1993 with a bachelor of science degree in television-radio communications. She is also a three time recipient of the Jessica Savitch Communications Scholarship.
Christina also serves on the nominating committee to highlight "Capital Heroes." She reports on the stories of the unsung local heroes who make a difference in the Capital Region. A new hero is profiled each month on the NEWS10
Christina is active in the community. She is committed to raising awareness about brain tumors. She knows advances in medicine and a tremendous neurosurgeon, are the reasons her husband is alive and well today. However, with a very tough prognosis for so many, she wants others to know about the critical need for research to save more lives. In an effort to spread that awareness, the News Center is now an annual sponsor of the Team Billy Ride and Walk for Brain Tumor research held each May in Saratoga Springs.
She took on another cause after learning while pregnant with her second child, that her son had Down Syndrome. With the support of her entire family and wonderful friends, Christina and her husband have made it their mission to give their son the best life possible. She has become a parent advocate, promoting inclusion and educating others about all that people with Down Syndrome can accomplish in today's world. She and her husband are members of the local, Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center and they participate each year in the Capital Region Buddy Walk with their daughter and son.
Christina enjoys her career, the opportunity to help others and most of all, cherishes the time she spends with her family.
ALBANY, N.Y. – Concerned citizens and local leaders have had their voices heard after Albany County Executive Dan McCoy put a stop to plans after Global Partners wanted to expand crude oil processingMore >>
Concerned citizens and local leaders have had their voices heard after Albany County Executive Dan McCoy put a stop to plans after Global Partners wanted to expand crude oil processing at the Port of Albany.More >>
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A Cohoes man pleaded guilty to attempted burglary of another Cohoes resident on Wednesday.More >>
Compiled below is a list of current snow emergencies around the Capital Region area. Village of Catskill – Beginning on Saturday, December 14, all vehicles should be parked on the even side of VillageMore >>
A full list of current snow emergencies around the Capital Region area.More >>
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The New York State Gaming Commission will meet in New York City Wednesday to talk about certain types of therapy for race horses.More >>
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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has announced an initiative to expand tax deductions and credits for child care costs.More >>
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Attorney General Eric Schneiderman making an announcement here in the Capital Region.More >>
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The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is reminding drivers to be safe on St. Patrick's Day.More >>
SLINGERLANDS, N.Y. - A benefit dinner is being held for a Slingerlands family who lost everything in a devastating fire at their home Sunday. Everyone made it out alive, but the family lost everyting,More >>
A benefit dinner is being held for a Slingerlands family who lost everything in a devastating fire at their home sunday.More >>
CAIRO, N.Y. – Fire crews were kept busy Tuesday night as they battled two fires in the Town of Cairo. The first fire occurred at an apartment building on Route 85. The fire chief said the fire startedMore >>
Fire crews were kept busy Tuesday night as they battled two fires in the Town of Cairo. More >>