Christine Buck retires after 39 years in television news

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) - We celebrate the career of the woman who has been the face of KPLR 11 for quite some time now. Christine Buck has been everything from a weathercaster to reporter, news anchor and talk show host. She has covered every aspect of the business.

After nearly four decades on the airwaves Christine is saying farewell to television news. It's time for the interviewer to become the interviewee
as we spend an afternoon with Christine Buck.

You may not now but Christine has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including four Emmy awards and the Silver Circle award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. She did this all while being a devoted wife and mother of two.

Christine's passion for the community extends far beyond the newsroom. She has served as mistress of ceremonies for numerous local events and speaking engagements. She has worked with several area charity organizations, including Mathews-Dickey Boys` and Girls` Club, The Backstoppers and Children`s Miracle Network of Greater St. Louis.