Christie Battista, WDRB News

Christie Battista


Louisville, KY, United States

Contact Christie

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • Unknown
  • WDRB News

Past articles by Christie:

Kentucky social workers plea for help amid staffing shortage, heavy caseloads

They need more people to be able to work fewer cases to make sure the most vulnerable kids in the commonwealth get help. → Read More

'Can't believe it' | Louisville man who suffered traumatic brain injury attends Super Bowl

It's a story he'll share to give others going through a similar struggle, hope. → Read More

Former Manual runner breaks American indoor mile record, inspiring local athletes

Yared Nuguse, a 2017 duPont Manual High School graduate, broke the U.S. record for the indoor mile and ran the second-fastest indoor mile in history. → Read More

Paws-ability is giving back to Louisville area veterans one service dog at a time

Paws-ability trains the dogs to help comfort and offer support to those dealing with the lingering impact of post traumatic stress. → Read More

Valve issue caused rolling blackouts in Kentucky on Christmas Eve, officials say

Representatives say that valve that iced over caused a pressure issue. → Read More

American Printing House for the Blind celebrates 165 years, announces expansion project

American Printing House for the Blind is plans to renovate and expand its campus by 100,000 square-feet. → Read More

Amid surge of violence, Louisville nonprofit program supporting children, parents

Parents of children impacted by gun violence are using a Louisville-based nonprofit, Christopher 2X Game Changers, to support children. → Read More

Human trafficking shelter opens in Louisville to provide safe haven for survivors

It's the first-of-its-kind in Louisville. → Read More

Louisville man who suffered brain injury surprised with free trip to the Super Bowl

Cayden will be flying out to the big game in a private jet. → Read More

Metro Corrections director hopes new management system helps fix problems at jail in 2023

Now, it's time for them to think outside the box. → Read More

Petition filed calling for demolition of Hogan's Fountain Pavilion in Cherokee Park

A fence has been up around the iconic structure for seven months. Now, a petition to demolish it has been filed over structural concerns. → Read More

105-year-old World War II veteran in Crestwood asking for Christmas cards

The Crestwood man served in World War II nearly 80 years ago. → Read More

Oldham County teenagers shadow UofL Health doctors, surgeons to gain real-world experience

Doctors at UofL Health had a typical day of surgery Friday. The only difference was the group of high school students from Oldham County who joined them in the operating → Read More

Construction progressing at UofL Health South Hospital in Bullitt County

The building is expected to open next December, 2023. → Read More

Oldham County Schools cracking down on vape use with new detectors

They've been installed in every bathroom at each high school in Oldham County, and can tell if a student is using a vape pen or one with nicotine or THC. → Read More

Emergency room wait times increase as flu cases rise across Kentuckiana

It's a trend doctors are seeing across the country. → Read More

$18.5 million investment by Louisville company will bring 100+ jobs to Scottsburg

A Louisville company will invest more than $18 million to build a new manufacturing campus in Scottsburg. → Read More

Kentucky National Guard soldiers return home just in time for the holidays

Their primary mission was to protect the people of Kosovo. → Read More

Kentuckiana cities gearing up for holiday events for the family

Lights, trees and decorations are starting to pop up everywhere you go, including downtown Louisville. → Read More

KYTC looks for 'permanent solution' for Second Street Bridge railing

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has added metal straps to secure the fence to the railing. → Read More