Beth Shelburne

Beth Shelburne was born and raised in Birmingham and came home to join WBRC FOX6 News as anchor of WBRC FOX6 News at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. in September of 2010. Her broadcasting career has taken her all over the United States, but "sweet home" Alabama has always been in her heart and she's happy to be back home. Beth has reported and anchored the news in half a dozen cities around the country, including San Diego, California, Fort Myers, Florida, and, most recently, Boston, Massachusetts. Her work has been recognized numerous times; she won an Emmy award for best breaking news coverage during the devastating brushfires of 2003 in Southern California. She also won an Edward R. Murrow award for writing on a series of reports she filed in Manhattan shortly after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Beth's work has been recognized by the Alabama Broadcasters Association and the Alabama Associated Press. She also won a regional Edward R. Murrow award for her 2012 series on heroin abuse called "Chasing the Dragon." Beth lives in the Birmingham area with her husband, Kevin, and their daughter, Avelina. She cares deeply about issues that affect women and children and is active in many cancer organizations. She also enjoys music, cooking and traveling. She is proud to be a part of the strong tradition of news and community service at WBRC FOX6 News.

Recent Articles by Beth

A new beginning for church destroyed by tornado

Alabama DOC confirms latest suicide and homicide in men’s prisons

Dark Salt Sisters: AL poets on identity, relationships and celebrating differences

AL prison suicide means heartbreak and unanswered questions for family

“The silence is worse.” LGBTQ youth often targeted by adult bullies

  “It’s hogwash.” Skepticism surrounds Governor Ivey’s prison building plan

  Helping people turn the corner on homelessness

  Alabama Attorney General clears Hoover officer who shot and killed E.J. Bradford

Inmate on the run escaped prison by hiding in state truck

AL family grapples with “out of the blue” cancer diagnosis

Attorneys file emergency motion over recent prison suicides in Alabama

Alabama prisoner commits suicide at Kilby Prison

Inside the federal investigation of Alabama prisons

Alabama correctional officer arrested for marijuana possession

Alabama prisons report fatal stabbing and two recent suicides

  Christmas shoebox recipient surprises AL family who sent her ‘life-changing’ gift

“They are letting the inmates kill each other,” says mother of man stabbed at Holman Prison

  Prisoners used bolt cutters, hacksaw and handgun to escape maximum-security prison in Alabama

  It’s never too late to change: UAB employee shares journey from homelessness to redemption

Alabama women’s prison opens first-of-its-kind lactation room