Christina Van Zelst
Christina Van Zelst joined the FOX6 News Team as a multimedia journalist in November 2018, making her way closer to home in Chicago. She’s excited to be back near family and friends!
Before coming to the Badger state, Christina worked as a fill-in anchor and multimedia journalist for Eyewitness News WEHT/WTVW in Evansville, Indiana for two-and-a-half-years.
She graduated from Purdue University in 2016 where she was an anchor and reporter for Fast Track. She also worked for the Athletic Communications Department, covering all Purdue sports. Christina also had her own radio show covering Purdue sports on WAZY-FM. During college, she interned at Comcast SportsNet and NBC5 in Chicago.
Christina was born and raised in the northern suburbs of Chicago in Glenview where she went to high school at Glenbrook South. She has always been passionate about sports — Boiler Up! — and is a Chicago sports fanatic (especially the Blackhawks).
In her spare time she likes going to the movies traveling and hitting the gym.
If you have a story idea or tip, send her an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The latest from Christina Van Zelst
Melting snow creates river garbage problem: 'Gets messy really fast'
The River River Revitalization Foundation said melting snow can leave behind trash and pollution at the end of winter. They held a cleanup effort Saturday.
Shooting near UWM's Cambridge Commons, students on edge
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee police issued an alert after a shooting at a business across the street from Cambridge Commons residence hall.
Mount Pleasant Microsoft data center approved by village board
The Mount Pleasant Village Board voted unanimously Thursday night to approve a planned $1 billion Microsoft data center campus in Racine County, near the site of Foxconn. It goes to the county for approval next.
Over-the-counter NARCAN, FDA grants approval: 'It's about time'
As the opioid crisis impacts families across the country, the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved selling naloxone over the counter.
Milwaukee police chase, shots fired at officers; man arrested
A 21-year-old man is in custody after leading police on a high-speed chase on Milwaukee's northwest side on Monday, March 27.
Ukrainian Kewaskum exchange student's college dream in jeopardy
In Kewaskum, a Ukrainian exchange student unable to get home amid the war could use your help as he tries to go to college in America.
West Allis pursuit, crash video; 2 men charged
A West Allis pursuit and crash near 60th and National led to charges for two men. Body camera video captured the arrests.
We Energies flagger hit, Waterford man said 'I did it:' complaint
A Waterford man is charged with hit-and-run and more after striking a We Energies flagger with his truck Tuesday. Prosecutors say when deputies showed up at his home, he told them, "I did it."
Milwaukee sues Kia/Hyundai over rampant theft
Milwaukee is suing Kia/Hyundai over rampant theft of the vehicles.
French bulldogs stolen from Milwaukee yard, owner says
A Milwaukee woman believes two of her French bulldogs were stolen. She said she won't stop looking for them and has a message for other dog owners.