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Christine Buck has been a member of the KPLR news team for over 35 years, and has worn many hats throughout her broadcasting career. During her employment at KPLR-TV, Christine's positions have included Weathercaster, News Anchor, General Assignment Reporter, and she is currently working as a Feature Reporter, three days a week.

Christine is the recipient of numerous, prestigious awards, including four Regional Emmy Awards. Her passion for the community extends far beyond the newsroom, and has her serving as mistress of ceremonies for many local events and speaking engagements throughout the area. She is also actively involved with several charitable organizations all dealing with children's issues, including the American Heart Association, Matthews Dickey Boys and Girls Club, the station-sponsored Children's Miracle Network and Kids In The Middle, for which she received the 2002 Champion of Kids Award.

A talented writer and avid reader, Christine's favorite book is That's a Winner, written by her favorite author, her father, Baseball Broadcast Hall of Famer, the late Jack Buck.

You can watch Christine Buck on News 11 weekdays at noon.


Recent Articles
  • Afternoons on 11: An inspiring story of a man who overcame his severe disabilities

    (KPLR) – On Monday’s Afternoons on 11, Christine Buck talks with John O’Leary, he was severely burned as a child while playing with gasoline and matches in his garage. He was not expected to survive. He’ll tell us what kept him going and how the kindness of his community, love of his family and motivation from Hall of Fame broadcaster, Jack Buck, helped him reach his life goals in a big way How Jack Buck Help Inspire John How To […]

  • Afternoons on 11: Opera Theater of St. Louis

      (KPLR)– It’s one of the leading American opera companies in our own back yard. The Opera Theatre of Saint Louis is known for its spring festival of new productions. And the 2014 season does not disappoint! It opened with the magic flute, directed and designed by fashion icon Isaac Mizrahi.

  • Dermatologist discusses condition that causes excessive sweating

    (KPLR) – On Monday’s Afternoons on 11, Christine Buck talks with a local dermatologist, Dr. Dee Anna Glaser, is internationally known as an authority on a condition called hyperhidrosis. Millions of people suffer from this condition which causes excessive sweating. Imagine being self conscious about shaking hands, playing an instrument or simply writing with a pen. We’ll talk about what’s being done and we’ll talk to two patients who have sought treatment. Patient talks about dealing with excessive sweating Treatment […]

  • Nutritionist talks about living better

    (KPLR) – On Monday’s Afternoons on 11, Christine Buck talks with a nationally known nutritionist about the debilitating disease he had, until he changed his life style. Now, he’s sharing words of wisdom with other people who want to live their best life possible. To learn more about Shawn Stevenson, go to his websites: www.TheShawnStevensonModel.com http://quickstartplan.com/ How Eating Better Healed Shawn’s Back Shawn’s Podcast and foods that are good for your body Final Thoughts On Helping Your Body Follow Christine […]

  • Afternoons on 11: Annie Malone

    (KPLR) – On Monday’s Afternoons on 11, Christine Buck discusses the Annie Malone Children’s and Family Service Center. When you hear the name Annie Malone, you may think about the parade that bears her name. But you may not know Annie Malone was also a businesswoman, a philanthropist and an inventor. We’ll talk about her legacy and how she continues to influence St l Louis and the African-American community. Here are some of the services that the Annie Malone Children’s […]

  • Afternoons on 11: Fashion and arts in St. Louis

    (KPLR)– From artistically directing music videos to commercials and styling, she’s done it all. Working with top talents like Brad Pitt, Rihanna, and Rupaul just to name a few, Sarah Faragalla has been making a name for herself in the arts. Now she’s in St. Louis where she’s sharing her talent and spring boarding careers. She has put together an event called Apocalyptic Wonderland. Fashion designer Nasheli Juliana is also participating in Apocalyptic Wonderland. More information

  • Afternoons on 11: Eating healthier and affordable meals

    (KPLR) – On Monday’s Afternoons on 11, Christine Buck discussed the topic of eating healthy and not busting your budget. Sarah Gleason, a nutrition therapist sat down with Christine to talk about how you can eat better, find healthier food, and cook affordable meals in your home. One option to get healthier food is Green Bean Delivery, a company that will deliver vegetables, milk and bread from local farmers at a reasonable cost to your door. You can reach Sarah […]

  • ‘Legends of Oz: Dorthy’s Return’ tour stops in St. Louis

    (KPLR) – This May, you could be off to see the Wizard – again. The new animated movie, “Legends of Oz: Dorthy’s Return” is set to open in theaters in mid-May. But the first weekend of May, the “Legends of Oz Express Tour” is rolling through St. Louis. Scott Jones, the “Legends of Oz: Dorthy’s Return” tour manager told Christine Buck about the tour’s stop in St. Louis. The tour is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wehrenberg Ronnies […]

  • Author shares ideas from book ‘Clean Green Drinks’

    (KPLR) – Summer is just around the corner so that means it’s time to shed those extra pounds we put on during the winter. Candice Kumai, chef and New York Times bestselling cookbook author, talked to Christine Buck about her latest book, “Clean Green Drinks.”  

  • Metro St. Louis starts up Forest Park Trolley season May 3

    (KPLR) – The weather should be beautiful the first weekend of May. Get out and be a tourist in your own town. Starting Saturday, May 3, you will be able to take the Forest Park Trolley on part of your tour. Patti Beck from Metro told Christine Buck about changes to the trolley this year and where you can catch it. For more information: www.stladventurepass.com/forestparktrolley.html

  • Cinco de Mayo: Drunken Fajitas recipe

    (KPLR) – Cinco de Mayo is this coming Monday and if you’re planning a party, Ingrid Hoffmann, the host of the Cooking Channel’s “Simply Delicioso”, is here to help. She had a few suggestions for Christine Buck to make your fiesta fabulous. Drunken Fajitas (Serves 4) 2 pounds of skirt or flank steak 4 garlic cloves, finely minced 3 tablespoons tequila (preferably gold) 2 tablespoons lime juice (from about 1 lime) 2 tablespoons orange juice plus 1 teaspoon grated orange […]

  • Ryan Williams: “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – One of the most enduring musicals of all time is now showing at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis – “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” Ryan Williams, who plays the pharaoh, talked to Christine Buck about the show, his experience performing at the Fox, and spending part of his childhood in the St. Louis area. “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” is showing at the Fox Theatre through May 11. Tickets start at […]

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