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Deborah Kobylt LIVE

Dec 13, 2023

She’s been on the air practically EVERY NIGHT in LA on Fox 11 News for more than 30
years, earning 16 Emmys and the respect and admiration from her peers, community
leaders, and the public. Please welcome Christine Devine to our show today, and I’m
honored to have her share HER story. And what a story it is!
Christine grew up in Arizona and lived on a Navajo reservation where her mom was a
teacher and dad was a principal. Earlier in her life, mom served in the Peace Corps,
and that’s where this story begins, because Christine’s birth dad was from Brazil.
Christine didn’t look like her mother, who was of German descent, and her dad, Jack
Devine, adopted her was she was little. She grew up knowing she was adopted by her
dad, but looking and feeling different, she wondered, “who am I?” Fast forward, and
shortly before her mom passed away from cancer a few years ago, she opened the
pages of social media and pointed, “that’s your father.”
It’s been nearly seven years, and Christine found located him. But the rest of the story
is for Christine to tell. I’ve been following her writings about finding dad on Christine’s
social media, and I’ve been captivated, and absolutely riveted. The women who cares
so deeply about the stories she covers, who is behind the success of the Wednesday’s
Child adoption program, where nearly 500 children have been adopted since 1994, is
finally finding her roots, and what she’s uncovered is astounding.
We will also talk to Christine about her successful work in the news business, along
with her love of fashion and music (her husband, Sean McNabb, is a successful
So much to talk about, and so excited to share Christine’s story with you. Please find
our full interview on all video and audio platforms of #DeborahKobyltLIVE, and please
invite your friends, too. I’m your host, #DeborahZaraKobylt, and it’s an honor to have
you join us