Christine Marie Haas (born July 25, 1975) is an American media personality, CEO of Haas Media, and the founder of The AI Newsroom. She is recognized for her contributions to the field of media consulting and her pioneering work in the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) in marketing and operational strategies.
Early Life and Education
Christine Haas was born in Austin, Texas, and later attended Illinois State University, where she excelled academically. She was honored as the Young Alumni of the Year by her alma mater in recognition of her achievements.
With a 15-year career in broadcast journalism, Christine Haas has received numerous awards, including the prestigious Edward R. Murrow and Emmy awards, for her excellence in scriptwriting and on-camera anchoring. She has anchored news broadcasts in prominent TV news markets across the United States.
One of her most notable achievements was her investigative reporting on the misappropriation of Homeland Security funds by the Small Business Administration, which was presented as evidence in Congressional hearings.
Christine Haas shifted her career focus to media consulting and AI implementation, founding Haas Media and The AI Newsroom. She works with business leaders to clarify their brand message, provides media and crisis training for corporate executives, and secures media placements to enhance credibility and revenue for her clients. She is renowned for her passionate commitment to leveraging credible earned media.
In 2021, Christine Haas played a pivotal role in managing and securing international media coverage related to the safe evacuation of the Afghan Girls' Soccer team and their subsequent asylum in Portugal.
Awards and Recognition
Christine Haas has received over 17 industry awards, including Edward R. Murrow and Emmy awards, as well as more than two dozen Associated Press awards for her contributions to journalism.
She has also been recognized by Barron’s, Nasdaq, and Yahoo Finance as a rising AI consultant, further solidifying her reputation as a thought leader in the AI integration space.
Christine Haas is the author of "The Ranch," a book that has garnered attention for its compelling narrative.
Currently residing in Austin, Texas, Christine Haas is a dedicated mother, known affectionately as a 'goalkeeper mom' to her son, Peter, who aspires to play collegiate soccer in 2024.