Alan Collins

WBRC FOX6 News Reporter Alan Collins is a native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Not only was he born and raised there, he also attended and graduated from the University of Alabama. Alan spent his early broadcasting years working in radio. His career took a big turn when he landed a job with The Alabama Radio Network in Montgomery. Not only did he begin broadcasting news statewide, he also had the opportunity to cover then Governor Guy Hunt's trip to Japan, Korea and Taiwan. He also covered the 1988 Democratic National Convention for ARN. Radio news then brought Alan to Birmingham when he took a job as a newscaster for public radio's WBHM. His transition into television news began with a job at the local CBS affiliate. WBRC hired Alan to help cover state political news. He worked out of the Montgomery bureau for some time before moving back to the Birmingham area. Alan's experience and expertise in the often time complex world of politics is invaluable. He is an important part of the FOX6 News team. He lives with his wife Robin and their two dogs, Nikki and Abby, and cat Sheba. If you have any story ideas for Alan please feel free to contact him.

Recent Articles by Alan

  Hoover city leaders speak out about protests

BBB of Central Alabama warning about Medicare card scams

Hoover mayor, police chief asking for patience; say the city has a plan

I-59/20 bridge replacement project happening in January

Brown family asking for public to withhold judgement

Erron Brown’s attorney wants all videos of Riverchase Galleria Mall shooting released

Attorney for accused Riverchase Galleria shooter holds news conference with family

Protesters release Hoover officer’s name

Funeral for E.J. Bradford set for Saturday

Hoover shooting suspect waives extradition, will return to Alabama soon

Working for racial healing after Galleria shooting

Hoover City Council wants shooting video released

Security expert, civil rights leader commend Hoover PD protest response

Hoover City Council meets to discuss possible Galleria shooting lawsuit

Mayor Brocato holds press conference regarding officer involved shooting

12-year-old injured in Galleria shooting released from hospital

Sewer bill Help in Jefferson County

Vaccination concerns after chicken pox outbreak in North Carolina

Hoover Councilman raises concerns about Benton Nissan

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